Eleven meetings will be held across the state of South Dakota to address Social Security and Medicare during the upcoming summer season. It’s not exactly a recycling of the 2012 tour of South Dakota where AARP met with people in each county. The organization still feels, “You’ve Earned A Say.”

AARP feels that Social Security and Medicare are promises from the government that need to be kept. Some changes are being trumpeted within the halls of Congress. If approved, those adjustments will affect you. Thus the AARP intends to explain the ramifications of proposals and submit counterproposals. Sarah Jennings the State Director of the AARP and Erik Nelson Advocacy Director will meet multiple times to talk about it.

Erik Nelson and Sarah Jennings Explain The 2013 Tour

AARP South Dakota kicks off its 2013 You’ve Earned a Say tour with the first of 11 sessions across South Dakota held in Sioux Falls, Thursday, May 30, from 1-2 pm at Active Generations.  The session is free, and AARP membership is not necessary to attend, but registration is required as seating is limited. Register now, or call 1-877-926-8300 to register.

The eleven statewide meetings will include a side trip into Nebraska according to the itinerary.  May 30, 2013 | Sioux Falls, SD; June 05, 2013 | Yankton, SD; June 12, 2013 | Aberdeen, SD; June 19, 2013 | Mitchell, SD; June 26, 2013 | Brookings, SD; July 10, 2013 | Pierre, SD; July 11, 2013 | Valentine, NE; July 17, 2013 | Philip, SD; July 18, 2013 | Bison, SD; July 24, 2013 | Custer, SD; July 25, 2013 | Rapid City, SD.  For times and registration information click here.