An Aging Brain & Body Event, presented by The Chicagoland Villages Collaborative
Members & guests–free, registration is required. To RSVP, click here. The day before the event, a confirmation email will be sent to registered attendees with details to join via Zoom.
Dr. Thompson will discuss how you can get the most from a visit with your
doctor beyond addressing current maladies. She will suggest and encourage
discussion on often overlooked topics which can greatly increase our quality
of life as we age.
Dr. Katherine Thompson is an Associate Professor of Medicine at The
University of Chicago Medical Center and sees patients at the South Shore
Senior Health Center. In 2014, she founded the South Side Healthy Aging
Resource and Education (SHARE) Network to bring information and programs to communities that lack trained specialists to address the unique health needs of older residents, their families and caregivers. She also co-directs the University’s Successful Aging and Frailty Clinic and has collaborated on dozens of panels and scholarly articles. Her many honors include a University of Chicago Biological Science Division Distinguished faculty Award.
About the Aging Brain & Body Series
Chicagoland Villages are working together to provide periodic seminars that
educate, bring awareness, and highlight the exceptional work being done
related to brain and body health at our leading geriatric and dementia
research centers. This series aims to provide our community with
information, interventions, techniques and tools that support us all at various levels of mental and physical health and wellness. Organizing Villages include Chicago Hyde Park Village, South Loop Village, Skyline Village Chicago, and The Village Chicago.