AARP- Protecting Our Seniors



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What are the possible consequences of the Community Reinvestment Program?
What are the economic benefits of the Community Care Program?
Cynthia Cunningham shares about the cuts that Governor Rauner is proposing.


AARP Illinois held this live, interactive, Vekeo event to inform members about the Community Reinvestment Program proposed by Governor Bruce Rauner, which would cut millions of dollars in funding for essential in-home services in Illinois. Lori Henderson, Associate State Director for AARP Illinois, moderated the call and was joined by guest speakers Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss, Illinois State Representative Gregg Harris and Cynthia Cunningham, President of Illinois Adult Day Services Association.The legislators spoke of their support for bills that would ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities continue to receive care.