ACA SeminarSenator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant will be hosting a free informational seminar on the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect families, seniors and individuals on October 2, 2013 from 6-7:30p.m. at the Edward Plainfield Outpatient Center.

AJ Wilhelmi, former State Senator and Chief Governmental Relations Officer for the Illinois Hospital Association, will be presenting at the event.

“As we move closer to ACA implementation, many people are calling my office with questions about concerns such as pre-existing conditions, the effect on Medicare and even when the plan is scheduled to start,” Senator Bertino-Tarrant said.  “There are obviously a lot of questions out there, and this event is aimed at answering those questions.”

While the event is free to the public, space is limited.  Individuals interested in attending should contact Senator Bertino-Tarrant’s Plainfield office at 815-254-4211 or simply sign up here.

JBTSeniorFlyerCarillonSenator Bertino-Tarrant will be hosting another Senior workshop on Thursday, September 26th at 2:00pm at the Carillon Senior Community in Plainfield. The workshop inform seniors about how protect themselves from financial scams and healthcare fraud and teach them about how they can best use wireless devices and new technology to improve their lives.

Critical Issue Series 1Senator Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) will be holding a town hall meeting on critical issues on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  The meeting will be held in the Troy Middle School auditorium (5800 W Theodore St) from 6-8 p.m.

Town hall meetings give members of the community a unique opportunity to meet with their legislator face-to-face to discuss pending legislation, state government or community concerns.  

“In order to do my best in representing the people of our district, I need to know how they feel and where they stand on the issues,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “This meeting will provide an opportunity for that level of communication.”

This town hall meeting is especially unique because Senator Bertino-Tarrant will be joined by experts who can give candid updates on pensions, job creation and regional transportation.

“If members of the community are willing to take time out of their day to attend a town hall meeting, I want it to be as informative and worthwhile as possible,” Bertino-Tarrant continued.

The town hall meeting is open to the public.  Senator Bertino-Tarrant encourages anyone with questions or concerns to come join her for a candid conversation about state and local government issues.

Willow FallsSenator Bertino-Tarrant is excited to announce a Senior workshop scheduled for this coming Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Willow Falls Assisted Living Facility (1681 Willow Circle Drive, Crest Hill). The workshop will provide a unique opportunity for seniors to learn about ways to protect themselves from financial scams and healthcare fraud with the Attorney General’s Silver Beats program. 

Immediately after, Senator Bertino-Tarrant will be partnering with Representative Natalie Manley and AT&T to provide information to the senior community on how they can best use wireless devices and new technology to improve their lives.

“Keeping seniors connected to the ones they love through technology is vital to their overall happiness,” Senator Bertino-Tarrant said.  “Giving them ways to stay united to family and friends, as well as keep themselves safe, can greatly improve their quality of life.”



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