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22nd Annual Evanston Aging Well Conference 

Date: Friday, May 1, 2020
Time: 8 am - 12:30 pm - FREE
Location: The Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston

This free half-day conference provides strategies for healthy aging for older adults, their families, caregivers, and professionals.

Registration for the 2020 Aging Well Conference is not yet open! Please stay tuned, as this page will be updated as more information becomes available.

For more information on the Conference, please call 847-866-2919.

Call for Presentations

The deadline for this year's Conference has passed; the Aging Well Conference Planning Committee is no longer accepting proposals. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for a presentation for next year's Conference, please keep an eye on this website for updates in October 2020.

For more information, please call Senior Services at 847-866-2919 or email aging@cityofevanston.org. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

Aging Well Award

The Aging Well Conference each year pays tribute to an Evanston older adult who has made an impact on the community through his/her interest in aging and service to the local community.  The honoree will be recognized at the Evanston Aging Well Conference to be held Friday, May 1, 2020 at The Levy Senior Center.   

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, and/or advocacy.

Previous honorees 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.

To nominate an older adult for the 2020 Aging Well Award, please complete the online nomination form before Sunday, March 1, 2020. Paper applications can be picked up in-person at the Levy Senior Center, located at 300 Dodge Ave., Evanston IL.

Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the Evanston Aging Well Conference Planning Committee, c/o Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202 or emailed to aging@cityofevanston.org.

Aging Well Film Night - Lives Well Lived

Date: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Time: 7-9 pm - Free
Location: Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston

The 2020 Aging Well Film Night will feature the film "Lives Well Lived," which celebrates the incredible wit, wisdom, and experiences of adults aged 75 to 100 years old. Through their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories encompassing over 3000 years of experience, 40 people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life. These men and women open the vault on their journey into old age through family histories, personal triumph and tragedies, loves and losses - seeing the best and worst of humanity along the way. Their stories will make you laugh, perhaps cry, but mostly inspire you.

View information from the website and the movie trailer here: Lives Well Lived.

Aging Well Conference Collaborating Sponsors:

AgeOptions, Argentium Care, Broad Street Home Care, City of Evanston, CJE SeniorLife, Good Memories Choir/Sounds Good Choir, McGaw YMCA, North Shore Senior Center, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care, Visiting Angels Evanston, WiseUp: Aging With Attitude, and Evanston community members.

The Aging Well Conference Planning Committee has announced an open call for presenters at the 20th Annual Evanston Aging Well Conference on Friday, May 4, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave

 

The Evanston Aging Well Conference and Film Night for older adults, their families, professionals and other caregivers will include a wide range of topics with a focus this year on health and wellness, nutrition, financial health, medical and interactive creative workshops.  The Committee is seeking speakers with passion and experience working with older adults in the Evanston community. 

 

Those interested in presenting should complete the Call for Presentations form by Monday, December 11. A volunteer committee will vet speakers based on subject matter expertise and other criteria.

 

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

 

The Aging Well Conference Planning Committee has announced an open call for presenters at the 20th Annual Evanston Aging Well Conference on Friday, May 4, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave

 

The Evanston Aging Well Conference and Film Night for older adults, their families, professionals and other caregivers will include a wide range of topics with a focus this year on health and wellness, nutrition, financial health, medical and interactive creative workshops.  The Committee is seeking speakers with passion and experience working with older adults in the Evanston community. 

 

Those interested in presenting should complete the Call for Presentations form by Monday, December 11. A volunteer committee will vet speakers based on subject matter expertise and other criteria.

 

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

 

The Aging Well Conference Planning Committee has announced an open call for presenters at the 20th Annual Evanston Aging Well Conference on Friday, May 4, 2018, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Levy Center, 300 Dodge Ave

 

The Evanston Aging Well Conference and Film Night for older adults, their families, professionals and other caregivers will include a wide range of topics with a focus this year on health and wellness, nutrition, financial health, medical and interactive creative workshops.  The Committee is seeking speakers with passion and experience working with older adults in the Evanston community. 

 

Those interested in presenting should complete the Call for Presentations form by Monday, December 11. A volunteer committee will vet speakers based on subject matter expertise and other criteria.

 

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.