AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
MAY 5, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
APR 29, 2021
SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday unveiled the Consumers and Climate First Act, an energy bill that both sets ambitious clean energy goals and highlights much-needed utility ethics and accountability reform.
APR 29, 2021
The Illinois Senate passed Senate Bill 2137, the Nursing Home Resident’s Virtual Visitation bill, which will hold facilities accountable to offering and facilitating virtual visitation in all nursing homes in Illinois, with bipartisan support on a vote of 53-0-0.
APR 14, 2021
IL House of Representatives passes Secure Choice program expansion
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Illinois for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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When documents, records and old keepsakes start to pile up, it can be tough to know when it’s time to toss. Join us and Matt Paxton from A&E’s Hoarders for a free webinar all about decluttering.
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When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
Make your voice heard
This Election Day, AARP Illinois commends the Governor and Legislators who worked to make voting easier and more accessible across the state.
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Dozens of disparities in economic security, health and digital connectivity are outlined in AARP Illinois’ “Disrupt Disparities” report, which is the beginning of a multiyear project.
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ICC Strikes New Consumer Protection Agreement with Large Regulated Utilities & Advocates to Help Prevent Disconnections
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At House Committee, AARP’s McCann Testifies in Support of Federal Protections for Workers Facing Age Discrimination
Alexandra Sims
Politics in Chicago is like nowhere else — they don’t call it the Windy City for nothing. So, when AARP Illinois wanted to engage with the Chicago City Council for the first time after a historic mayoral race, we knew whom to call: Alexandra Sims, the founder and leader of APS & Associates.
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Each year, AARP Illinois compiles a record of how Illinois lawmakers voted on issues important to those 50+ in Illinois.
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Each year, AARP Illinois compiles the legislative voting record of our elected officials.
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About AARP Illinois
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.