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We’re pleased to invite you to join us at:

Friday, November 8, 2019

Hosted by Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly, Chicago Chapter
355 N Ashland Ave

Little Brothers brings together experts to explore the impact and alleviation of elder loneliness for the first End Loneliness Symposium.

The Symposium registration fee is $125, which includes:

Seating will be limited, so register today.

Louise Aronson appeared on The Today Show on Wednesday, September 25th to share insights into the third, and happiest, stage of life: elderhood. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Louise speak at The End Loneliness Symposium!

Featured speakers

  • Kerry Burnight, PhD, Chief Gerontologist, GrandPad, on technology’s impact on elder loneliness
  • Teresa Ramos, MD, Senior Medical Director of Cigna – HealthSpring, on the Cigna 2018 U.S. Loneliness Index
  • Lydia K. Manning, PhD, Associate Professor, Concordia University, on the role of faith and spiritual community in easing elder loneliness
  • Ann Wohlberg, LBFE Director of Program, and Holly Lewandowski, Evaluation Consultant, on understanding elder loneliness through LBFE evidence-based evaluation results
  • Barbara Boryczka, Board Member (Poland) and Albert Quiles, Director (Spain) on LBFE international perspectives to end elder loneliness
Event sponsor

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter

355 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60618

355 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60607-1016


P: 312-455-1000
F: 312-455-9674

Our Mission

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly is a national network of non-profit volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life.

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