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MAY 24, 2020
Springfield, Ill. - AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo issued the following statement today in regards to legislative action taken that will have a meaningful impact on the lives of older adults:
APR 21, 2020
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MAY 21, 2020
Springfield -- As legislators meet for three days this week, AARP IL is urging lawmakers to do whatever it takes to expand the opportunity to allow Illinoisans to vote by mail.
MAY 20, 2020
The decisions you make now could affect what doctors you see, how much you might spend on your health in the future and more. Whether you’re 65 or will be soon, there’s no better time to start exploring your Medicare options.
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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AARP Illinois, on behalf of our 1.7 million members and all older Illinoisans sent Gov. JB Pritzker strong opposition to Illinois’ current Executive Orders granting immunity from civil liability for any injury or death alleged to have been caused by an act or omission related to COVID-19 for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term care (LTC) facilities.
How do you remain connected and support loved ones in care facilities during the global Coronavirus pandemic? Join AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins & actress Susan Lucci who will share her family’s experience during this pandemic in a special Q&A event at 1pm ET Thursday, May 21.
1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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En AARP Illinois nos preocupa mucho la información reciente del Departamento de Salud Pública de Illinois que indica que la comunidad latina tiene el porcentaje más alto de pruebas positivas a pesar de tener índices de pruebas más bajos que otros grupos de la población.
You never know when you could find yourself in charge of a loved one’s care. From a catastrophic injury to a sudden decline in health, their life changes can dramatically alter yours too.
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AARP is providing information and resources about COVID-19 to help older Illinoisans and their families protect themselves from the virus and prevent it from spreading to others.
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Thank you to AARP Illinois’ wonderful volunteers.
You’ve earned a right to Social Security benefits, but have you ever wondered how it all works? Join our free webinar where we’ll explore these questions to help you get more out of Social Security.
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AARP will host a live Coronavirus Information Tele-Town Hall every Thursday at 12 p.m. (CST). Experts at this week’s live Q&A event will address your questions related to protecting yourself and loved ones from the virus, staying healthy and reducing social isolation.
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