AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
APR 14, 2022
A list of laws passed that will improve lives for older adults across the state -- and won
MAY 5, 2022
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2021 Illinois Report and Voting Record on Legislative Issues
OCT 28, 2019
District Advocacy and Outreach
Gas Bills
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.
Andrus Award
Gretchen Moore is the winner of AARP Illinois’ 2021 Andrus Award for Community Service. The Andrus Award for Community Service is presented to individuals who display exemplary commitment to their communities and execute the vision and purpose of AARP. She is the director of Northside Latin Progress which helps Latin immigrant men with clothing, food and employment assistance. Northside Latin Progress has been featured on CBS Chicago.
Joffrey Ballet
Join AARP and the Joffrey Ballet for a special storybook presentation of Christopher Wheeldon’s The Nutcracker. Plus enjoy a very special LIVE conversation with Joffrey dancers from the comfort of your home!
caregiving
Caregiving can be a challenging yet fulfilling and heartfelt part of our lives.
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Chicago’s new Additional Dwelling Unit ordinances allow people to convert attics, basements, and backyards into livable spaces for their loved ones.
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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.
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A church in Chicago, a Peoria nonprofit, and the city of Urbana were among the AARP Community Challenge grant winners in Illinois.
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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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