Stop Wall Street From Draining Americans’s Retirement Savings

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

Advocacy 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

Technology 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

Caregiving   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 …

Identity Theft Expert Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador

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

Advocacy | Fraud | Money & Work   Boise, ID – AARP Idaho today announced that Frank W. Abagnale, nationally renowned expert on identity theft and fraud schemes, has been named AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador.  Abagnale will work with the Fraud Watch Network to provide online programs and community forums to educate consumers about ways to protect themselves from identity theft and cybercrime. Once one of the world’s most famous con artists, Abagnale’s story was told in his best-selling book, Catch Me if You Can, and in the …

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

Advocacy 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

Community 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 …