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SPRING 2023 Alzheimer's Series

UChicago Medicine & the SHARE Network

for Educational Programs about Alzheimer’s disease

Join us two ways - your choice:
ZOOM (to see the presenters, but they won’t see you) or PHONE ONLY to listen


Healthy Living for Brain and Body: Tips from the
Latest Research

Thursday, June 8, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30am
Elizabeth Murphy - Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at the Kovler Diabetes Center, the University of Chicago

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Passcode: 0xNM^HWp


Managing Money: A Caregiver's Guide to Finances

Thursday, June 15, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30am
Jim Sullivan, Alzheimer's Association Community Educator

How much do you know about managing money? This free program will help you learn about the costs of caregiving and the benefits of early planning and teach you how to avoid financial abuse and fraud, start a conversation about finances, assess financial and legal needs, and find support.


Awareness Presentation

Thursday, June 22, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30am
Renee Kroplewski, LSW, Administrative Director, SHARE Network, UChicago Medicine

This presentation provides a brief overview of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and the Alzheimer’s Association services. Topics include the impact of Alzheimer’s, risk factors, warning signs and how others can join the fight
against the disease.