AARP South Dakota

News and events for the 50+ and their families in the Rushmore State
NOV 30, 2022
Holiday season is supposed to be joyful, but scammers can take the happy out of the holidays.
NOV 9, 2022
Voters approved Amendment D on November 8.
MAY 13, 2022
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
JUN 14, 2022
AARP and South Dakota’s Helpline Center are testing a service that allows family caregivers to sign up for phone or text support from trained staff. Now in its second year, the pilot program will continue to accept new participants. 
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Join AARP South Dakota at the Birdcage on August 24
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AARP South Dakota Welcomes Jill Franken as State Volunteer Present and Seeks Executive Council Members
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Four South Dakota communities recently received AARP Community Challenge Grants for quick-action livability projects.
Path along a lake with rock formations in the South Dakota Black Hills
There's still time to get out and move
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Mary Michaels joined the AARP South Dakota team on May 2, 2022.
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South Dakota’s June 7 primary election could decide which candidates appear on November’s general election ballot and whether a critical ballot initiative, Constitutional Amendment C, will pass. 
South Dakota Governor converses with AARP staff and volunteers.
Veto Day marks the end of South Dakota’s 2022 legislative session. Funding for high-speed internet expansion, improvements to power of attorney laws, and other bills championed by AARP South Dakota passed in 2022.
Scam Alert #2
Scammers follow the headlines and take advantage of them when they can. Public desire to support Ukraine in this critical time of need is no exception.
South Dakota State Capitol in Winter
AARP South Dakota continues to urge our elected officials to enact policies and prioritize funding for programs that support South Dakotans aged 50 and older. The Governor has until March 28 to sign or veto legislation.
Group of eight people walking across the street at a pedestrian-friendly crosswalk.
America Walks and AARP South Dakota invite advocates for walkable, more livable communities in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa & Nebraska to apply for a six-month Fellowship with the Central Region Walking College by April 15.
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