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May 2018

Join Us On Senior Health and Fitness Day!

May 30, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Howard Brown Health, 6500 N. Clark
Chicago, IL United States
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Howard Brown Health will join an estimated 1,000 local groups to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. As an official event site, Howard Brown Health will host a full day of health and wellness programming and services on May 30, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Life Matters Media will present on the importance on advance health care planning from 4 to 5 p.m.

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June 2018

‘Start The Conversation’ At Abbott Park Senior Center

June 5, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Abbott Park Senior Center, 49 East 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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This introduction to end of life decision making is an interactive conversation intended to: 1) start a dialogue about why this topic is so imperative to discuss 2) address common barriers many face when attempting to address the issues 3) inform attendees about the multiple components of a comprehensive dialogue 4) identify values and goals essential to understanding and communicating care preferences This session’s focus is to enhance comfort and confidence in creating and communicating a “quality of care plan”…

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‘Start The Conversation’ At Chatham Senior Center

June 13, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Chatham Senior Center, 8300 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL United States
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This introduction to end of life decision making is an interactive conversation intended to: 1) start a dialogue about why this topic is so imperative to discuss 2) address common barriers many face when attempting to address the issues 3) inform attendees about the multiple components of a comprehensive dialogue 4) identify values and goals essential to understanding and communicating care preferences This session’s focus is to enhance comfort and confidence in creating and communicating a “quality of care plan”…

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‘Start The Conversation’ At Atlas Senior Center

June 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlas Senior Center, 1767 E 79th St.
Chicago, IL United States
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This introduction to end of life decision making is an interactive conversation intended to: 1) start a dialogue about why this topic is so imperative to discuss 2) address common barriers many face when attempting to address the issues 3) inform attendees about the multiple components of a comprehensive dialogue 4) identify values and goals essential to understanding and communicating care preferences This session’s focus is to enhance comfort and confidence in creating and communicating a “quality of care plan”…

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Join Us At The 2nd Annual “Juneteenth and Atlas VIC Kick Off”!

June 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southeast Regional Senior Center, 1767 E. 79th Street
Chicago, United States
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Securing Your Future Care Preferences At Atlas Senior Center

June 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlas Senior Center, 1767 E 79th St.
Chicago, IL United States
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Fewer than one third of American adults have completed an advance directive; this session will empower attendees to spell out and safeguard care preferences. When completed properly, directives are legally actionable and do not require the assistance or fee of an attorney or notary. Life Matters Media Co-Founders Randi Belisomo and Mary Mulcahy, MD, will explain the many types of advance directives, their various levels of appropriateness for differing populations and their corresponding levels of legality. Attendees will come to…

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Securing Your Future Care Preferences At Abbott Park

June 26, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Abbott Park Senior Center, 49 East 95th Street
Chicago, IL 60619 United States
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Fewer than one third of American adults have completed an advance directive; this session will empower attendees to spell out and safeguard care preferences. When completed properly, directives are legally actionable and do not require the assistance or fee of an attorney or notary. Life Matters Media Co-Founders Randi Belisomo and Mary Mulcahy, MD, will explain the many types of advance directives, their various levels of appropriateness for differing populations and their corresponding levels of legality. Attendees will come to…

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Securing Your Future Care Preferences At Chatham Senior Center

June 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Chatham Senior Center, 8300 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL United States
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Fewer than one third of American adults have completed an advance directive; this session will empower attendees to spell out and safeguard care preferences. When completed properly, directives are legally actionable and do not require the assistance or fee of an attorney or notary. Life Matters Media Co-Founders Randi Belisomo and Mary Mulcahy, MD, will explain the many types of advance directives, their various levels of appropriateness for differing populations and their corresponding levels of legality. Attendees will come to…

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August 2018

Join Us At Jazzapalooza!

August 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W 95th St
Chicago, IL United States

Hi Friends, Earlier this year we asked what living well means to you and received so many fantastic answers. One of the recurring themes was singing, dancing, and enjoying music with others. We will be doing all three this week at Jazzapalooza! Join us this Friday, August 24 from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Trinity United Church of Christ - 400 West 95th Street. There will be plenty of great music and good times. Ticket information is available here!…

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Join Us At Fahrenheit Chicago!

August 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Oakwood Beach, 4100 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL United States
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Join us Sunday, Aug. 26, at Fahrenheit Chicago, a weekend event sponsored by Equality Illinois on Chicago's South Side. We're taking part in the health fair at Oakwood Beach, 4100 South Lake Shore Drive, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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