AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
NOV 6, 2019
AARP Illinois understands that caregiving is a universal language. And that sometimes, the people working the hardest to take care of their loved ones don’t know how or where to ask for help. That’s why two years ago, we introduced the Caminando Juntos: Caregiving Conference.
JAN 9, 2020
Looking for a job that fits your life and schedule? Part-time work is a great option for experienced workers who want to earn extra money, gain work-life balance or get a job during retirement. Register today for our free online expo to explore the opportunities.
JAN 3, 2020
Can you afford to lose $120,000? That’s the average cost to victims of financial exploitation, a growing crime estimated to impact one in five adults.
JAN 1, 2020
Other potential 2020 legislation would require pharmaceutical companies to explain price hikes and pave the way for importing drugs from Canada and other countries.
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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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(Espanol) It was cold outside, but the warmth and excitement filled the room as 200 people danced the night away at the National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) on a recent Saturday.
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Springfield—AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo released the following statement today, applauding Reps. Cheri Bustos, Sean Casten, Danny K. Davis, Bill Foster, Raja Krishnamoorthi, Dan Lipinski, Jesus “Chuy” García, Robin Kelly, Mike Quigley, Bobby Rush, Jan Schakowsky, Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood of the U.S. House of Representatives for voting to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act.
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AARP will educate Illinois voters on a 2020 ballot referendum that, if approved, would shift the state to a graduate income tax, instead of a flat tax.
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Mindfully Proactive—A Family history of Alzheimer’s disease
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AARP Illinois is thrilled to collaborate with The Joffrey Ballet this holiday season! Check your email for a special offer to see their magical production of The Nutcracker.
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Responding to the pleas of Illinois residents who can’t afford much-needed medication because of soaring costs, the Illinois General Assembly approved legislation this week with resounding bipartisan support that caps the out-of-pocket monthly cost of insulin.
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The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
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The Illinois state budget situation is a mess. That’s why AARP is fighting for a commonsense solution to fix our budget crisis. AARP believes the current plan to switch to a graduated income tax is a step in the right direction.
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