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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APR 22, 2022
2021 Illinois Report and Voting Record on Legislative Issues
OCT 28, 2019
District Advocacy and Outreach
Making Illinois Affordable: How AARP is Working With State Officials to Tackle Pressing Pocketbook Concerns
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?
Groundbreaking New Legislation Will Break Down Barriers for LGBTQ Older Adults, People Living with HIV in Illinois
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.
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.
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.
With heating bills skyrocketing across Illinois, a coalition of consumer advocates joined with key legislators on Monday to urge the Illinois General Assembly to eliminate a natural gas surcharge that has helped major utilities rapidly increase bills, plunging many families into crisis this winter.
AARP Illinois knows that increases on monthly utility bills are an important pocketbook issue for Illinois residents, and especially for older adults on fixed incomes whose ability to pay for necessities or save for retirement may be impacted.
Advocating for More Nursing Home Accountability, Addressing Disparities for Black and Brown Residents
AARP Illinois is emphasizing nursing home priorities and addressing issues for Black and brown nursing home residents.
Join AARP IL, SEIU, Access Living, and the Alzheimer Association for a one-day virtual summit to examine solutions for long-term care in Illinois, so that older adults and people living with disabilities can thrive with home and community-based services.
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