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AARP Illinois

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.
District Advocacy and Outreach
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Illinois for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
Meet the staff and volunteers passionate about improving the lives of older adults in Illinois
Valentine’s Day can be challenging for many seniors who have lost loved ones and friends. But that was changed by heartfelt cards to help them feel more connected this Valentine’s Day.
Consider ways to do some financial regrouping with the help of a panel of experts in saving and financial and retirement planning.
Here’s what to know, whether you’re a resident who’s working or retired, or if you’re considering a move to Illinois.
AARP Illinois strongly believes you should be informed on the issues addressed by the Illinois state legislature that directly impact your family and loved ones.
Applications for Election Judges with The Chicago Public School’s Office of Local School Council Relations is gearing up for the 2024 Local School Council Election.
Rick Planos has been selected to receive the 2023 AARP Illinois Andrus Award for Community Service, the association’s most prestigious volunteer tribute recognizing outstanding individuals for sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of others.
Come learn about the benefits of music therapy on the older brain through the experience of Oaknotes, a choir of older adults in Iowa City.
Applications for the 2024 Community Challenge Grant are being accepted through January 10th until March 6th. Learn about the 2024 AARP Community Challenge
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