AARP Illinois

All the news that matters to Illinoisans over 50. Gerardo Cardenas, Jennifer Baier and Heather Heppner write about health, financial security and well-being of Illinoisans.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on the Aeroponic Rooftop Garden
Happy Friday! Jenn here to tell you about one of our latest community projects that has just come to fruition (literally, haha) - the Aeoroponic roof garden for good!
Jenn from the Illinois Communications Team here, reporting on what's shaping up to be a great event this weekend that you won't want to miss...check out the AARP Spelling Bee, coming to you live from your computer this Saturday!
I feel silly introducing myself every week...but there are three of us here on the Illinois Communications Team and you never know which of us you'll get so...this post brought to you by Jenn!   
Blog readers! Hi! It's Jenn from the Communications staff here at AARP Illinois :)  Would you like to come and hang out with us at the movies next week? We'll buy! 
Radio Legend Herb Kent will be hosting a You've Earned a Say Conversation
Blog readers! What's up? This is Jenn from the Illinois Communications team giving you the down low on an event we've got coming up with a really cool guy...
Hey there, blog readers!
Hey - greetings from Terri Worman, Associate State Director for Advocacy and Outreach in Illinois.
Reginald Torian Sings for the Male Health Forum at Trinity United Church of Christ
Happy Friday Everybody! Yesterday in between some really long  meetings I ( Jenn)  caught up with our Multicultural Outreach staffer Laurinda Dodgen to find out what she's been up to lately...and why she's looking for a few good men! 
Dedicated advocates in the toughest of times
We need to Save Illinois Cares Rx...and we can't do it without you. This is Jenn reporting from the Illinois communications team.
Today an Illinois House committee passed a budget bill that will completely eliminate the Illinois Cares Rx prescription drug program, a program that helps low-income seniors access the prescription drugs they need.
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