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The SHARE Network is older adults, caregivers, providers, and aging specialists working together to improve health on Chicago’s South Side.



  • Fall Awareness
    September 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Mather’s—More Than a Café, 33 E 83rd St, Chicago, IL 60619

  • Dementia Friendly Cruise
    September 24, 2019 @

  • MARS (Minority Aging Research Study) 15th Anniversary Conference
    September 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Chicago, 1250 W 119th St, Chicago, IL 60643, USA

The Impact

3328 People impacted

Geriatric specialists work with our community based partners to provide health education.

Healthcare Learners: 1026

Community Learners: 2302

375 Cataloged South Side Resources


SHARE Network

Older adults on the South Side have unique health care needs and require a unique approach to care. There are too few geriatric specialists to meet the current and future needs of older South Side residents, and many providers and community members lack training to meet the health care needs of older adults.


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Stay Informed


It was the best discussion about Medicare that I’ve had so far.

— Program participant

The SHARE Network brings together the health care professionals, patients, and caregivers invested in the wellbeing of elders.

— Provider

I value being a SHARE Network partner because it allows our organization to share resources with other reputable institutions that are committed to addressing the health needs of older adults on Chicago’s south side.

— Partner