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Evanston community members and organizations are encouraged to nominate an older adult in Evanston who has made an impact in the local community through his or her interest in aging for the 2020 Aging Well Award. Nominations should be submitted by March 1.

The nomination form can be completed online at cityofevanston.org/agingwell. Printed nomination forms are available at the Levy Senior Center and can be submitted by mail to the Evanston Aging Well Conference Planning Committee, c/o Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202 or by email to aging@cityofevanston.org.    

All nominees will be evaluated on both outstanding personal acts and/or community impact. The nominee may have impacted the community and improved the quality of the lives of older adults through outstanding leadership as well as the application of time, resources or advocacy.

The winner of the 2020 Aging Well Award will be honored at the 22nd annual Aging Well Conference on May 1 at the Levy Senior Center. The free half-day conference provides strategies for healthy aging for older adults, their families, caregivers and professionals. Registration for the event will open in March 2020.

Previous winners of the Aging Well Award include Mayor Lorraine H. Morton, Father Robert Oldershaw, William Logan, Julia Hagwood, Gerri Sizemore, Ellen Butkus, Ellen Browne, Bennett Johnson and James Engelman.

More information  about the Evanston Aging Well Award or Conference is available by calling 847-866-2919 or emailing aging@cityofevanston.org.