Education2018-06-23T13:40:14+00:00

Education

Empower yourself by learning more about issues associated with aging, such as memory concerns, caregiving and managing chronic diseases. The Rush Center for Excellence in Aging offers access to online tools as well as in-person learning opportunities.

CATCH-ON Online Learning

CATCH-ON is a program that is dedicated to improving older adult and family-centered health and wellness through education and improving primary care. Access its online educational tools and resources that address issues including normal aging, managing chronic conditions, and memory loss.

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Rush Generations Classes and Programs

Check out health lectures and workshops, exercise classes, support groups and more at Rush, including offerings from Rush Generations — a program dedicated to health and aging.

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Information About Healthy Aging and Caregiving

Connect to Discover Health and find articles related to healthy aging and caregiving.

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Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Educational Programs

The Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center provides educational programs to churches, senior groups and other groups to educate individuals about Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias, caregiving, research opportunities and more.

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Falls Prevention

Called “A Matter of Balance,” this evidence-based program teaches older adults practical strategies to prevent falls.

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Health Legacy Program

Partnering with faith-based organizations and local community centers, Rush helps women from under-resourced communities who are at risk for diabetes and other chronic diseases.

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

These interactive, six-week workshops at Rush help those with ongoing health conditions maintain control and confidence in managing their health while doing the things that matter most in life. Participants learn about the importance of healthy eating, physical activity, stress management and more.

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