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ClassGraphic First there was childhood, then there was adulthood, and now, for all of us who have “made it,” there is Elderhood. In her Pulitzer Prize-nominated book, Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life (Bloomsbury, 2021), Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, walks us through the challenges of aging, drawing on both her personal experiences and her clinical practice as a board-certified geriatrician. In this 7-week study group, we will discuss her searing critique of the medical system, with its emphasis on expensive procedures and treatments over personal care, and a society that values youth over wisdom and experience. She urges us to re-examine our assumptions about aging and medicine, and to reimagine elderhood as a unique stage of life with its own joys and rewards, despite its physical and emotional challenges. If you want to know more about where you are going, while maintaining a positive mindset, join us to see what we can all learn from Dr. Aronson and each other.

Class Details

7 Session(s)
Weekly - Tue

500 Davis Center

MultipleInstructor :
1.Jeffrey Graff2.Mary Hummel 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/23/2024 - 6/4/2024 Weekly - Tue 09:45 AM - 11:45 AM Evanston, 500 Davis Center  Map Mary Hummel  ; Jeffrey Graff 
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