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All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
AUG 12, 2022
Bill Allows Medicare to Negotiate Lower Drug Prices and Caps Out-of-Pocket Spending on Medications for Seniors
APR 14, 2022
A list of laws passed that will improve lives for older adults across the state -- and won
MAY 5, 2022
AARP Illinois is here for you. Here in your neighborhood.
APR 22, 2022
2021 Illinois Report and Voting Record on Legislative Issues
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Chicago–AARP Illinois, the state’s largest outreach and advocacy organization dedicated to improving lives of those 50+ is proud to announce the appointment of Alan Hollenbeck as Illinois’ State President. This position is the top volunteer role in Illinois.
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AARP Illinois commends Governor Pritzker for new law inspired by report organization commissioned with SAGE last year
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AARP is encouraging Illinois voters to make their voices heard by casting their ballots in the Tuesday, June 28, primaries.
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At the close of the 2022 Spring Legislative Session, AARP Illinois commends the General Assembly for passing several measures that will significantly enhance the lives of older adults and their loved ones across the state.
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Statement from AARP Illinois State Director Philippe Largent on the passage of the Nursing Home Rate Reform Bill.
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Property tax relief, an end to utility surcharges, expanded retirement savings options—those and other changes could make the state more affordable for residents. What other ways could state leaders help cash-strapped older residents stay in their own homes?
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On behalf of 1.7 million members across the state and all adults 50-plus, AARP Illinois commends the bipartisan passage of SB3490, “The Disrupting Disparities for LGBTQ Older Adults Bill.” LGBTQ people and people living with HIV have long faced unique challenges as they age because of a lack of affirming resources and services, and stigmatization, and this bill is an important step in ensuring that their voices are represented in state programming and policymaking.
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Philippe Largent, who has spent the last 25 years advocating for greater access to quality, affordable health care and other issues central to the well-being of Illinois residents, joins AARP Illinois on March 7.
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AARP is fighting to make sure nursing home residents receive safe, high-quality, care by advocating for nursing home care reform.
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On behalf of our 1.7 million members across the state, AARP Illinois commends Governor Pritzker on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget that includes several measures that will help older adults -- many of whom have struggled to afford life in this state.
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