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All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
The following statement was issued by AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent following the introduction of the FY25 Budget:
AARP Illinois supports the creation of a Prescription Drug Affordability Board in Illinois to keep the cost of prescription drugs low, especially for people 50 years of age or older, many of whom struggle to afford necessary and life-saving medications. Learn more and find out how you can help.
Illinoisans 50+ helped stop unfair rate hike proposals by Ameren Electric and Peoples Gas, saving Illinois utility customers from paying millions of dollars more on their bills.
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Illinois: Find upcoming election dates, registration deadlines and options for voting, such as voting by mail, early voting or voting with a disability.
With the 2024 legislative session beginning in early January, AARP Illinois is urging state lawmakers to enact a tax credit for family caregivers who incur out-of-pocket expenses. The pressure on Illinois’ family caregivers is likely to grow as the state’s population ages.
Chicago, December 14 - AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent issued the following statement in response to the Illinois Commerce Commission’s (ICC’s) decisions in the Ameren Electric and Peoples Gas rate cases.
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The following statement was issued by AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent following the emergency motion filed by Peoples Gas asking the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to increase part of its Nov.16 rate case ruling.
For the first time since AARP began publishing the Scorecard in 2011, more than half of Medicaid long-term care dollars nationwide for older adults and people with physical disabilities went to home- and community-based services instead of nursing homes and other institutions.
On the hunt for a new job this year but unsure where to look or how to get started? During this free, interactive virtual seminar, career expert and author Kerry Hannon will share tips to improve your job search and help you land your next position.
Learn about who is eligible to own and open an IL ABLE Account, a tax-advantaged savings and investment program for people with disabilities.
AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent issued the following statement in response to the Illinois Commerce Commission’s decision in the Peoples Gas rate case
Are you starting to think about retirement and your Medicare options? Join AARP and AgeGuide to learn the A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare.
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