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South Dakota COVID-19 News and Information

Below are the latest articles, information, and resources collected or provided by AARP South Dakota. For questions or concerns, contact the office at sd@aarp.org

Latest COVID-19 News and Information
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Resources for updates, home health visits, food banks, grocery access and meal delivery.
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We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
Key Questions to Ask Before Visiting a Nursing Home
Learn what you need to know before you go so you can keep yourself and your loved one safe.
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Today, AARP SD met virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families who face growing health and e economic challenges due tot he coronavirus crisis.
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You may be concerned about the safety and well-being of your loved one in a nursing home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some key questions to ask to put your mind at ease.
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AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.
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The 2020 South Dakota Legislative Session has officially ended and AARP South Dakota made great progress on many issues of importance to our state's 50+ population. Read below to learn more about how these new pieces of legislation may affect you and your family:
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We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. This includes all fraud and shredding events previously promoted as part of our Operation: Stop Scams tour in April. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.