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The 15th annual Aging Well Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on May 10 at Three Crowns Park, 2323 McDaniel Ave. This free conference provides strategies for healthy aging for older adults, their families, caregivers and professionals. This half-day conference includes a continental breakfast and a choice of two workshops.
Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will welcome attendees, and Julie Hamos, director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, will provide the keynote address at the opening session. Workshop session topics range from social media to the Affordable Care Act and from techniques for remembering names to aging and sexuality.
The Aging Well Award will be presented to William Logan, former Evanston Chief of Police. The closing session will feature “Past and Future Reflections on Aging Well,” by Robyn Golden, LCSW, director of Health and Aging, Rush University Medical Center, and past chair of the American Society on Aging.
Space is limited to 175 attendees. Transportation is available through the City of Evanston’s Levy Senior Center and North Shore Village. Anyone with a disability or who needs additional assistance may call 847-864-7274.