AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
JAN 19, 2022
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.
MAY 27, 2021
State lawmakers pass Secure Choice program expansion in bipartisan vote
JAN 10, 2022
Illinois is a no-excuse vote by mail state, permitting all registered voters to safely cast a ballot from home
OCT 28, 2019
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!
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Meet the staff and volunteers passionate about improving the lives of older adults in Illinois
Setting your sights on career success? Join us at the Online Career Summit to explore the skills you need to kickstart your career and connect with job coaches and hiring managers.
Chicago's Roseland Community Hospital Administers Covid Vaccinations To Hospital Staff
A guide to when, where and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine
Illinois State Capitol
AARP Illinois is emphasizing nursing home priorities and addressing issues for Black and brown nursing home residents.
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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.
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 can be a challenging yet fulfilling and heartfelt part of our lives.
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Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.