AARP South Dakota

News and events for the 50+ and their families in the Rushmore State
JUN 9, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
APR 21, 2020
View the latest information and articles from AARP South Dakota.
As the first COVID-19 vaccines have become available in the U.S., a state-by-state patchwork has emerged for where and when older adults can get inoculated. Even in states that have started offering vaccines to older adults — to those 65 and over, 70 and over, 75 and over or 80 and over, depending on the state — getting a vaccination appointment can be a huge challenge.
JUN 1, 2021
AARP South Dakota is connecting members with local leaders and experts to answer questions about aging and cognitive function. 
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No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
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There are only two weeks left in the 2021 South Dakota legislative session but AARP South Dakota’s work is not done!
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With only a couple of weeks left in the SD legislative session, the action in the legislature will be fast and furious for the next few weeks!
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AARP Community Challenge Grant applications are currently being accepted through Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CT.
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With Week 5 in the books, we have officially reached the half way point of SD's 2021 legislative session and AARP is proud to be working on several bills to help protect the rights of voters, nursing home residents and those with pre-existing conditions in our state.
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As we enter February, the pace in Pierre is picking up!  The deadline for introducing bills was Thursday and upon final tally, the legislature will consider nearly 500 bills, resolutions and commemorations over the next several weeks.
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Week three is in the books and AARP SD is making sure your legislators know we are watching happens in Pierre! On Tuesday, AARP South Dakota held its annual Lobby Day - virtually! AARP Advocates participated in a virtual discussion about our 2020 legislative priorities, had a Q&A with SD Secretary of State Steve Barnett regarding the 2020 elections and live-streamed the Senate and House floor sessions.
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Week 2 of the 2021 South Dakota legislative session is winding down but the pace in Pierre is picking up!
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The 2021 South Dakota legislative session kicked off this week and though some things may look a little different, AARP South Dakota’s is still making sure your voice is heard!
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The coronavirus pandemic is expected to linger over this year’s legislative session when state lawmakers return to Pierre this month.
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