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AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
The following statement was issued by AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent following the closing of the 2024 Spring Legislative Session.
AARP Illinois hosted Chicago Leaders: A Discussion about Building Wealth and the Future of Social Security. The event was a panel discussion focused on the conversations and discussions around addressing Social Security’s future and its importance to Americans' retirement security.
The right to drive should be based on ability and not age, state lawmakers, AARP Illinois and older adults said at a press conference Tuesday.
A new report from AARP shows that Illinois family caregivers are in crisis. The Family Caregiver Tax Credit and IL Caregiver Assistance and Resource Portal Act will save caregivers time and money.
Find free online and in-person local events designed with you in mind. Discover fun exercise classes, healthy cooking demos, helpful workshops, and more.
Meet the staff and volunteers passionate about improving the lives of older adults in Illinois
The AARP-backed portal will be a one-stop shop for state, federal, nonprofit and paid caregiving information.
AARP Illinois pushed for creation of a retirement savings plan, as well as its latest expansion. Nationwide, AARP has pushed state legislators to support retirement savings programs, and has partnered with organizations on education efforts.
Join AARP Illinois on May 30th at 10 a.m. CT for a special event dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the vibrant and diverse Asian American community in Chicago. This gathering will feature cultural performances, inspiring stories, and discussions that showcase the rich heritage and contributions of Asian Americans in the area. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect, learn, and celebrate with the community. Save the date and join us for a memorable and enlightening experience!
Join AARP Illinois on May 28 at 10 a.m. CT for a special session with the Fraud Fighting Fraudlettes. Teresa Jones, Courtney Hedderman, and guest speaker Steve Bernas from the Better Business Bureau will share valuable tips and tools to help you protect yourself and your family from fraud and scams.
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Join staff from the Cook County Assessor's office on May 10 at 1 p.m. CT to learn about programs available to lower property taxes for older homeown
Join AARP IL Volunteer Pam Jackson in a conversation with WNBA Chicago Sky Head Coach Teresa Weatherspoon on May.14, 2024 bringing a wealth of knowledge to her role.
Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and voting options in Illinois, such as voting by mail, early voting or voting with a disability.
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