The start of a new year is always a good time to look at how to improve your health. Join us for Get Set for Life: A 3-part series on vital aging, and discover things you should know about planning for a better lifestyle in your retirement years. At each event, an expert in the field will share their insight and answer all of your questions.

Protect Your Heart from COVID

Wednesday, February 16th • 1pm
GreenFields of Geneva
Heavy appetizers and desserts will be served

There are many factors that affect your heart health – age, weight, diet, activity level, genetics and more. And now, doctors have learned COVID can affect your heart as well. Cardiology specialist Dr. Montpetit will discuss what experts know about this condition and what you can do to protect yourself.

Presenter: Dr. Michelle Montpetit, M.D.

Dr. Montpetit is a cardiologist in Geneva, Illinois, affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital. She received her medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for almost 20 years.

Happiness is Healthiness

Wednesday, March 2nd • 11am
GreenFields of Geneva
Lunch will be served

Wondering what the future brings can be a big weight on your shoulders. That level of stress can affect your health and you may not even know it. In this presentation, Dr. Geber will share tips for solo agers on the importance of having a plan in place, including healthcare, the dangers of loneliness and isolation, and how moving to a community can actually help you live longer.

Presenter: Dr. Sara Zeff Geber, PhD

Dr. Geber is an author, certified retirement coach, and professional speaker on retirement and aging. Her acclaimed book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers: A Retirement and Aging Roadmap for Single and Childless Adults will be our gift to all attendees.

What Matters Most About Memory

Wednesday, March 9th • 10am
GreenFields of Geneva
Breakfast buffet will be served

A certain level of forgetfulness is normal as we age. But when does absent-mindedness become something more concerning? Dr. Levine will discuss strategies to help prevent and slow down dementia, along with latest advancements and treatments in the field.

Presenter: Dr. Stacie Levine, M.D.

Dr. Levine is a Professor of Medicine and Section Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the University of Chicago. She is a senior mentor for the University of Chicago Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program which focuses on developing community-based primary care clinicians in geriatrics and palliative medicine, and builds a supportive network for older adults in the community.

We hope you’ll join us for any or all of these three engaging and informative events. To RSVP, call ​630-576-0472 or fill out the form here.

All of the events will be socially distanced, and masks are required.