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The 13th annual Aging Well Conference for older adults, their families, professionals and other caregivers will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 13 at the North Shore Retirement Hotel, 1611 Chicago Ave.

The conference will open with a welcome by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, followed by the keynote address by Charles Johnson, director of the Illinois Department on Aging. From 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., participants will attend two workshops on topics that focus on strategies for healthy aging. Admission is free, but space is limited. Online registration is available at

The 2011 Aging Well Film Festival will feature “Hats Off,” at 7 p.m. on May 11 at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. No registration is necessary, but seating is limited.