Getting Smart About Getting Older: A Facebook Live Event Featuring Dr. Lee A. Lindquist
By Megan McCannHealth and Wellness June 18, 2017
“Getting Smarter About Getting Older”* will be a live interactive conversation about aging and how to navigate the complexities of getting older. KHN’s Navigating Aging columnist Judy Graham* and Dr. Lindquist will take questions and discuss topics such as keys to successful aging and being smart about dealing with issues that are often met with denial.
Join the conversation tomorrow at 11 a.m. CT on KHN's Facebook page*. Advance questions may also be submitted on KHN’s website*. This event also kicks off the launch of KHN's “Navigating Aging” Facebook group*, a community that invites members to share their own concerns and stories about aging or caring for older adults.
KHN is a nonprofit news service committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. The news service is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation*, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to filling the need for trusted information on national health issues.
Dr. Lindquist is the section chief of geriatric medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Northwestern Memorial is ranked ninth in the country and first in Illinois for geriatrics by US News & World Reports for 2016-17.
Dr. Lindquist has lead multiple research studies focusing on enabling seniors to successfully age in place and being prepared for advanced life health crises. Her research is federally funded by organizations including PCORI, NIH, AHRQ and CMS.