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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 now closed.  You may register on-site at the conference for any available workshops.

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. 

Thanks to our generous sponsors:

Platinum Level:  CapTel, Evanston Community Bank & Trust, Illinois Bone & Joint, Legacy Healthcare, Levy Senior Center Foundation, Mather LifeWays, Visiting Angels.

Gold Level: Alden Estates of Evanston, Aperion Care of Evanston, Chicago Methodist Senior Services, Dawson Relocation Services, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras PC, Evanston Lighthouse Rotary, Home Care Assistance Chicago, Home Instead Senior Care, Northwestern University, Peck Ritchey LLC, Presbyterian Homes, Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care and Three Crowns Park.

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.

 

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.