East St. Louis parks littered with garbage, swimming pools without water, critical programs such as Meals on Wheels cut for seniors and summer camp programs no longer available for children are among the many tragic consequences of years of fiscal mismanagement by the state.
2019 is turning out to be a year of two 50th anniversaries…the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots…and the 50th Anniversary of the Chicago Pride Parade! AARP Chicago is extremely excited to be celebrating these milestones all throughout the month of June…and the rest of 2019!
IL is broken. The fiscal crisis forces people all across this state, like the ones shown in these videos, to endure heartbreaking struggles and choices. Enough is Enough! Tell your legislators to put people over politics by passing the long-term fiscal plan and Fair Tax now.
AARP Illinois sat down with gubernatorial candidates JB Pritzker and Gov. Bruce Rauner and asked them about the issues that matter most to you. Watch this video and see how each responded to questions that matter to those 50 and above as the election nears.
AARP Illinois will participate in a Grandparents Day celebration on Friday, Aug. 10, at Crest Hill Library, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, in Crest Hill, about 40 miles southwest of Chicago. Grandparents and their grandchildren can celebrate from 10 a.m.-noon with an ice cream social, face painting, crafts and more. AARP Illinois is providing the ice cream.