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AARP Illinois is hosting workshops/events in these cities to promote financial literacy and security during the upcoming Money Smart Week. We are providing information and resources so that AARP Illinois members and friends can better manage their personal finances, now and into retirement. Don’t see something in your area? Let us know where you live and the topic you are interested in at aarpil@aarp.org – more workshops are coming in the summer and fall.
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!
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation service
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We're the AARP Illinois team based out of Chicago. We work hard to spread awareness and advocate for the 50+ population.
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Individuals ages 50 and older make tremendous contributions to improve our communities. Their life and professional experiences shape and inform their ability to disrupt, innovate, and create. They truly are champions and trailblazers, and their efforts and groundbreaking contributions need to be recognized.
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AARP Chicago was spotlighted on WCIU's "You and Me In The Morning" were AARP State Director Bob Gallo and AARP Chicago Experience Corps Branch Director discussed the work that Experience Corps is doing in Chicago and the difference it is making in the lives of children, volunteers, schools, and neighborhoods, and how that work connects with the work that AARP is doing in the city listening to the issues that matter to the 50 plus population.
I am often asked about ways to reduce the risk of developing certain neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. The following are a few recent questions that have been posed online and through social media, along with my responses, so you, too, can understand the significance of healthy lifestyle choices and early testing to maintain brain health.
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