AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
DEC 7, 2021
AARP Illinois knows that many Illinoisans will struggle to afford higher heating bills this winter, and we’re advocating for a reduction of the high surcharges that utilities will charge. As Illinoisans brace for higher heat bills this winter, AARP Illinois also wants to help Illinoisans prepare with these tips for saving money on your heating bills.
MAY 27, 2021
State lawmakers pass Secure Choice program expansion in bipartisan vote
JAN 10, 2022
Illinois is a no-excuse vote by mail state, permitting all registered voters to safely cast a ballot from home
JAN 7, 2022
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine
AARP Illinois recently ran a contest calling on artists across Illinois to create art around the theme of “disrupting disparities.” The theme comes from AARP Illinois’ multiyear “Disrupt Disparities” initiative, which aims to identify challenges and policy solutions for older adults of color across the state. “Clean Justice” by Springfield- based painter and potter, Wilma Wofford, was selected as the winner of the contest.
A church in Chicago, a Peoria nonprofit, and the city of Urbana were among the AARP Community Challenge grant winners in Illinois.
Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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AARP Illinois State Director Bob Gallo issued the following statement today in response to the announcement of the 2022 cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) in Social Security benefits.
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AARP, en colaboración con la organización sin fines de lucro StoryCorps, lanza “Vivan Las Voces,” un proyecto dedicado a capturar diversas historias y experiencias de la comunidad latina a nivel nacional, preservar su historia e inspirar a las generaciones futuras.
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Acompaña a AARP Illinois en Caminando juntos: Conferencia para cuidadores
AARP Illinois is seeking new members to join its Executive Council, which helps carry out AARP’s work throughout the state.
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On behalf of our 1.7 million members and all older adults across the state, AARP Illinois is dismayed at the signing of the omnibus energy bill. This legislation will harm older adults on fixed incomes across Illinois while utilities and certain power generators continue to reap historic profits. This is the bottom line.
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IL House of Reps to Vote on Legislation Thursday
A new ordinance that allows additional dwelling units, which are secondary structures built on existing lots, can help to alleviate social isolation by allowing older Chicagoans to live affordably near their families. 
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