Department of Aging

Illinois Legislature Recognizes Pivotal Role of Caregivers

Posted on 06/10/2013 by |All the news that matters for Illinoisans over 50. | Comments

Home & FamilyHello there! It’s Heather with the AARP Illinois Communications Team, bringing you good news about caregiving in Illinois! On May 29th, the General Assembly unanimously adopted House Resolution 80 – a measure that recognizes the pivotal role of family caregivers in Illinois. With the resolution, the General Assembly pledges to review state policies and support current state programs that address the needs of caregivers while also urging the Illinois Department on Aging to create a work group that focuses on …