20th Annual Evanston Aging Well Conference
Date: Friday, May 4, 2018
Time: 8 am - 12:30 pm - FREE
Location: The Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston
Registration for the Aging Well Conference is Required. To Register, please click here:
For the brochure with a description of all workshops and more information, please click here: Aging Well Brochure
Aging Well Award
The 2018 Aging Well Award will be presented to Bennett Johnson, a long-time Evanston resident and graduate of Evanston Township High School. Starting at an early age, Johnson worked tirelessly to increase minority representation in politics, business, and literature. He joined forces with other activists to organize the Chicago League of Negro Voters, the Evanston branch of the Congress for Racial Equality, and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Path Press, Inc., one of the first Black-owned publishing companies in the United States. Currently,
Aging Film Night
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 7-9 pm - Free
Location: Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston
The Aging Well Film Night will feature two short documentaries. Space is limited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis. Please stay for a short discussion following the documentaries.
Edith + Eddie (Oscar-nominated)
Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America’s oldest interracial newlyweds. Their unusual and idyllic love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.
The Beauty of Aging
The Beauty of Aging documentary project explores myths about aging with stories of active, extraordinary American women older than 80 years of age.
Aging Well Conference Collaborating Sponsors:
AgeOptions, City of Evanston, CJE SeniorLife, Evanston Public Library, Home Care Assistance Chicago, In-Home Counseling for Seniors, The Merion, Metropolitan Family Services, North Shore Senior Center, North Shore Village, PEER Services, Inc., Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care, Services for Adults Staying in Their Homes (SASI), Visiting Angels Evanston.