The South Dakota Aging Statistics & Resource Guide contains key information, links and statistics for senior citizens in South Dakota. With an aging population and the average cost of care averaging between $28.00 an hour for home care to $7,194 a month for skilled nursing care, South Dakota is typically less expensive than the national average.  This guide also contains helpful contact information for county offices, Alzheimer’s Disease organizations and government agencies that offer assistance to caregivers and senior citizens. 

South Dakota Key Statistics

Choosing Long Term Care in South Dakota

  • South Dakota Home Care Agencies Directory: The average hourly home care rate in South Dakota is $28.00, making South Dakota more expensive than the national average ($22.50) for home care. 
  • South Dakota Adult Day Care Directory: The average cost of adult day care in South Dakota is $2,427 per month making South Dakota more expensive than the national average ($1,625) for adult day care.
  • South Dakota Assisted Living Directory: The average cost of assisted living in South Dakota is $3,500 per month making South Dakota less expensive than the national average ($4,051) for assisted living.
  • South Dakota Skilled Nursing Directory: The average cost of skilled nursing in South Dakota is $7,194 per month making South Dakota less expensive than the national average ($8,517) for skilled nursing.

South Dakota Senior Services

South Dakota Department of Human Services

Address: 3800 East Hwy 34, Hillsview Plaza, c/o 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD, 57501 

Phone: 605-773-5990

Website 

South Dakota State Plan on Aging

South Dakota Elder Justice and Advocacy

To report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elder or an adult with disabilities, please contact your local law enforcement agency or local state’s attorney’s office

South Dakota Support for Caregivers

To find out if you or someone you know qualifies for Caregiver services or if you want more information about long term services and supports, call Dakota at Home: 1-833-663-9673

South Dakota Senior Disaster Preparedness

South Dakota Health Care Fraud

SHIINE Eastern South Dakota

Phone: 605.333.3314

Phone: 800.536.8197

Email

SHIINE Central South Dakota

Phone: 605.494.0219

Phone: 877.331.4834

Email

SHIINE Western South Dakota

Phone: 605.342.8635

Phone: 877.286.9072

Email

South Dakota Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Phone: 1.866.854.5465

Email: LTCO@state.sd.us

Aberdeen Area:  1-866-239-8855 ext. 213

Mitchell Area: 1-877-656-0023 ext. 204

Pierre Area: 1-866-854-4565

Rapid City Area: 1-800-644-2914 ext. 302

Sioux Falls Area:  1-866-801-5421 ext. 416

Yankton Area: 1-800-455-5241 ext. 209

Watertown Area: 1-866-239-6787 ext. 205

South Dakota Medicaid Elderly & Disabled Waiver Programme

South Dakota Medicare and Insurance Counseling

South Dakota Elderly Nutrition & Wellness

South Dakota Prescription Assistance

South Dakota Area Agencies on Aging

Dakota at Home, South Dakota’s Aging and Disability Resource Center

Address: 3800 East Hwy 34, Hillsview Plaza, c/o 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD, 57501 

Phone: 605-773-5990

Website 

Aberdeen Long Term Services and Supports (Brown, Day, Edmunds, Faulk, Marshall and McPherson)

Address:  3401 10th Avenue SE, Aberdeen, SD  57401

Phone:  605-626-3160

Fax: 605-626-2610

Belle Fourche Long Term Services and Supports (Butte and Harding)

Address:  609 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD 57717

Phone: 605-892-2731   Ext. 216

Fax: 605-892-3616 

Brookings Long Term Services and Supports (Brookings, Moody, Deuel (southern) and Hamlin (southern))

Address:  1310 Main Avenue South, Suite 101, Brookings, SD  57006

Phone: 605-688-4399

Fax: 605-688-6880

Custer Long Term Services and Supports (Custer and Fall River (western))

Address:  1164 Mt. Rushmore Road #3, Custer, SD 57730

Phone: 605-673-4347   Ext. 211

Fax:  605-673-2070

Deadwood Long Term Services and Supports (Lawrence)

Address:  20 Cliff Street, Deadwood, SD  57732

Phone: 605-578-2404   Ext. 1 

Fax:  605-578-1280  

Hot Springs Long Term Services and Supports (Bennett, Fall River and Oglala Lakota)

Address:  2500 Minnekahta Avenue, Bldg. 1, Hot Springs, SD  57747

Phone:  605-745-5100  

Fax: 605-745-6562

Huron Long Term Services and Supports (Beadle, Buffalo, Hand, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Miner and Sanborn)

Address:  110 3rd Street S.W., Suite 200, Huron, SD  57350

Phone:  605-353-7100   

Fax: 605-353-7103

Madison Long Term Services and Supports (Lake, Moody (Colman), Minnehaha (Colton, Dell Rapids, Hartford and Humboldt))

Address:  223 South Van EPS, Suite 201, Madison, SD 57042

Phone: 605-256-5055   Ext. 1

Fax: 605-256-5043

Mitchell Long Term Services and Supports (Aurora, Brule, Davison, Hanson, Hutchinson (western), Lyman and McCook) 

Address:  116 East 11th Street, Mitchell, SD  57301

Phone:  605-995-8279

Fax: 605-995-8929

Mobridge Long Term Services and Supports (Campbell, Corson, Dewey, Edmunds (western), Meade (northeastern Faith area only), Perkins, Potter, Walworth and Ziebach)

Address:  920 6th Street West, Mobridge, SD 57601

Phone: 605-845-2922   

Fax: 605-845-7126

Pierre Long Term Services and Supports (Dewey (central and southern), Haakon, Hughes, Hyde, Jackson (northern), Jones, Lyman, Stanley and Sully)

Address:  912 East Sioux, Pierre, SD  57501

Phone:  605-773-3848

Fax: 605-773-5390

Rapid City Long Term Services and Supports (Meade (southern) and Pennington)

Address:  510 North Cambell, Rapid City, SD  57701

Phone:  605-394-2525 

Fax: 605-394-1899               

           

Redfield Long Term Services and Supports (Clark and Spink)

Address:  210 East 7th Avenue, Spink County Courthouse, Suite 3, Redfield, SD 57469

Phone: 605-472-2230   Ext. 212

Fax: 605-427-4298

Sioux Falls Long Term Services and Supports (Minnehaha and Lincoln (Lennox, Chancellor, Tea, Canton, Harrisburg, Fairview and Worthing))

Address:  811 East 10th Street, Dept. 4, Sioux Falls, SD  57103

Phone:  605-367-4777

Fax: 605-367-4866 

Sisseton Long Term Services and Supports (Grant and Roberts)

Address:  10 East Hickory Street, Suite 2, Sisseton, SD 57262

Phone: 605-698-7673    Ext. 204

Fax: 605-698-7842

Spearfish Long Term Services and Supports (Lawrence)

Address:  1300 North Avenue, Spearfish, SD 57783

Office Telephone:  605-642-6981   

Fax:  605-642-6907

Sturgis Long Term Services and Supports (Meade)

Address:  2200 West Main Sturgis, SD  57785

Phone:  605-347-2588   Ext. 201

Fax:  605-347-3767

Vermillion Long Term Services and Supports (Clay, Lincoln (southern), Turner and Union)

Address:  114 Market Street, Suite 102, Vermillion, SD 57069

Phone:  605-677-6800 

Fax: 605-677-6808

Watertown Long Term Services and Supports (Codington, Deuel, Grant and Hamlin)

Address:  2001 9th Avenue SW, Suite 300, Watertown, SD  57201

Phone:  605-882-5010

Fax: 605-882-5045

Winner Long Term Services and Supports (Gregory, Jackson (northern, includes Kadoka), Lyman (only Presho and Kennebec), Mellette, Todd and Tripp) 

Address:  649 West 2nd Street, Winner, SD 57580

Phone: 605-842-8419   

Fax: 605-842-2574

Yankton Long Term Services and Supports (Charles Mix, Bon Homme, Douglas, Hutchinson (eastern) and Yankton)

Address:  3113 N. Spruce Street, Suite 200, Yankton, SD  57078

Phone:  605-668-3030   

Fax: 605-668-3014

Resources

National Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

South Dakota Healthcare, Caregiving & Senior Living Resources

Alzheimer’s Organizations & Resources

South Dakota Senior Health Studies

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