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Many of your state legislators return home after each week in Pierre to reconnect with their communities and to hear from members of their constituency.  AARP SD is one of the many groups who help to facilitate these conversations by sponsoring legislative coffees in cities across the state. We encourage you to take an opportunity to get to know your elected officials and to let your lawmakers know you are watching what happens in Pierre!
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The battle to protect your identity is getting a little easier – or at least cheaper. A new law goes into effect September 21 that will make it free to lock your credit file by freezing it with the three major credit rating companies.
Investigating Alzheimer
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 17,000 South Dakotans. The debilitating disease takes a serious toll on patients, family caregivers and the health care system.
60 Sec With SD Governor Candidates
AARP SD sat down with this year’s candidates for South Dakota Governor to ask about the issues most important to our members and communities including transportation, telehealth, and community services. Watch how they responded below, so you can cast an educated vote this November.
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Scammers pretending to be from computer companies rely on successful tech support scams to steal your money, gain access to your computer and personal information, or both.
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Bring your children, grandchildren and inner child to AARP in Aberdeen’s free family movie night on Friday, August 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the AMC Aberdeen 9 Theaters.
Tax-Aide volunteers
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand its team of volunteers for the upcoming tax season. Tax-Aide, now in its 51 st year, offers free in-person preparation and assistance to anyone, especially those 50 and older, who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Volunteers make a difference in their communities by assisting many older, lower-income taxpayers, and their families, who might otherwise miss out on the tax credits and deductions they’ve earned.
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Today, in South Dakota, more than 155,500 people over 65 and individuals with disabilities are covered by Medicare for their health care. In addtion, Medicare contributes $1.7 billion to South Dakota's economy.
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All charity scams are deplorable, but those pretending to raise funds to support our nation’s veterans are particularly shameful. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission, along with state charities regulators, announced a major takedown of fake veteran charities.
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Communities across South Dakota are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
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