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Stop Wall Street From Draining Americans’s Retirement Savings

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

Last year alone, hidden fees, unfair risk and bad investment advice robbed Americans of as much as $17 billion.

AARP TEK Academy Offers Free Online Courses

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

AARP is offering free, easy-to-use courses via its AARP TEK Academy, an online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most out of technology to connect with family and friends, explore employment opportunities, access health information, enjoy entertainment and more. AARP TEK stands for Technology Education and Knowledge and launched last year to empower the 50-plus audience to use technology to live their best lives. The TEK Academy is the latest offering as part of this program. While aimed …

Caring for Caregivers Coming to Morton Illinois

Posted on 08/28/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

  Over 1.5 million Illinoisans are providing unpaid care for an older parent or loved one. If you are one of them, you’re probablyfeeling the weight of the time, money and stress involved in this labor of love. Join AARP, IPMR Senior World and leaders in the field to discuss the challenges you face and learn more about resources available to you. The Caring for Caregivers program will feature David Priddy,PhD, Licensed Psychologist, who has extensive experience in working with older adults and their caregivers.  There …

New Illinois Law Will Allow Cameras In Nursing Homes At The Request of Residents and Their Families.

Posted on 08/24/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

AARP Illinois applauds Governor Rauner for signing HB2462 – a bill which gives thousands of Illinois nursing home residents and their family members peace of mind by allowing them the option to install electronic monitoring devices in resident rooms.

Broadway in Chicago Gotta Dance Pre-Sale Offer for AARP Members and Guests!

Posted on 08/24/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

AARP Members and their guests are invited to the Pre-Broadway World Premiere of “Gotta Dance,” a joyous and inspiring star-studded musical featuring Stefanie Powers, André De Shields, Georgia Engel and Lillias White. Pre-Sale offer: December 13 and December 15 performances – $29 for balcony seats or $49 for orchestra or mezzanine seats Code – “DANCE” AARP members may buy tickets beginning on August 24 from or by calling Broadway in Chicago at 800-775-2000 Be sure to learn more about what AARP …

Save Community Care Tools and Resources

Posted on 04/14/2015 by | AARP Illinois | Comments

  BREAKING NEWS UPDATE (6/23/15): Illinois House Committee hosts hearing on proposed DON score change for the Community Care Program.  AARP Illinois issued this release in regards to the hearing. BREAKING NEWS UPDATE (6/3/15):  Governor Rauner files emergency rules to create a means test for the Community Care Program.  AARP Illinois issued this statement in response to the filing. Governor Rauner’s proposed cuts to the Community Care Program could leave thousands of older Illinoisans without the care they need to …