South Dakota's Aging population and aging gracefully

SD Focus - 10/20/2011

On our Oct. 20th South Dakota Focus - we talking about South Dakota's aging population and programs to help all of us age gracefully.  14% of our states total population is made up of individuals 65 or older and those numbers will only increase at people live longer and our baby boom generation  ages. We'll talk about long term care options and new technology to help us all stay in our homes longer.

On the program will be:

Denise Blomberg - Program Director, Coalition on Aging.

Jen Porter an instructor in the Health Services Administration program in the USD Beacom School of Business

Sam Wilson, AARP South Dakota

Michelle Sybesma - Good Samaritan Society, Home and Community Based Services

Priscilla Thornton - Active Generations

For more information go to: 


1.        Website for the DSS ADRC information -

2.      Link for Transportation services locations -







Good Samaritan Society -

National Campus

4800 W. 57th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108


Planned Giving Office - 1-877-774-2746


SD Division of Adult Services and Aging Adult Services and Aging
Phone: 605-773-3656 or 1-866-854-5465
Fax: 605-773-4085

A AARP South Dakota

5101 South Nevada Avenue
Suite 150
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
Phone: 1-866-542-8172 (toll-free)
Fax: 1-605-361-2323
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday


AARP South Dakota Information Center 

Rushmore Mall
2200 N Maple Avenue
Rapid City, SD 57701
Phone: (605) 394-7798
Fax: (605) 394-7727
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

AARP S Dakota






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