AARP Illinois

All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50
JUN 3, 2021
All throughout the 2021 Spring regular legislative session, AARP Illinois fought hard on issues important for its 1.7 millions members and older adults in Illinois.
JUL 28, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
JUL 29, 2021
Would you like to expand your areas of influence by becoming a leading volunteer representative of AARP Illinois? Joining the AARP Illinois Executive Council is an excellent way for leaders who are age 50+ to use their talents and skills to help others.
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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Spotting a scam can be harder than it looks. Join AARP for a free webinar to dive into the dark web of a scammer. You’ll hear from real-life fraudsters and learn how they work behind the scenes to con people everywhere.
The ACA enrollment period in Illinois for adults aged 50-64 years old has been extended until August 15! This three-month extension can help nearly 340,000 more adults in Illinois who have been faced with difficulties posed by insufficient or pricey health care coverage packages.
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The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard incorporates new data on vaccination rates among nursing home staff and residents, and finds that just 22.6% of Illinois nursing homes meet an industry benchmark of having at least 75% of staff fully vaccinated.
The Andrus award is presented to volunteers who display exemplary commitment to their communities and executing the vision and purpose of AARP.
AARP Illinois is leading an education campaign on accessory dwelling units (ADUs) to increase awareness of a new Chicago ordinance that permits the dwellings in five zones. 
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As Illinois legislators meet with environmental groups and labor unions this week to discuss an omnibus energy bill, consumer advocates continue to be left out of these important discussions that could leave ratepayers facing the largest utility rate hikes in history.
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As the Chicago City Council Committee on Environmental Protection and Energy meets with ComEd leadership today to negotiate a new franchise agreement, AARP Illinois urges the City Council to demand ratepayer affordability, transparency and ethics reform in any agreements made with the utility.
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On behalf of our 1.7 million members and all older adults across the state, AARP Illinois commends legislators for passing a sweeping array of bills and reforms that will improve the lives of those 50+.
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