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The Adult Education Series is a series of presentations offered by experts in their field who share their expertise regarding topics of interest to adults in our community.  


Even through the pandemic, the NSYMCA hosts an average of six AES presentations a month and they are always FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 


Some experts offer programs monthly such as the professionals from Illinois Bone and Joint Institute who bring medical conversations to hundreds, and our elder law attorney who has open discussions on the first Wednesday of each month.


Plus, we have the Alzheimer’s Association, physical therapists, nutrition experts, financial experts, psychologists, memory care specialists, social workers, political officers, and the list goes on, who all bring their expertise to the AES throughout the year.  


In addition to presentations, the Y has offered memory screenings, balance, and fall risk assessments, hearing screenings, and hearing aid checks and will do so again when social distancing restrictions are relieved. 


If you would like a reminder email for any of the Adult Education Series events, please register by emailing Karen Brownlee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Upcoming AES Events:

August 25 - Neurology & Concussion Management 

 September 2 - Navigating the Long Term Care Maze

September 8 - The Power of Meditation Series Part I

September 16 - Ditch your Diet

September 22 - Keep Calm and Write On with book promo

September 24 - Treating Hand & Upper Extremity Pain

September 29 - Heal Heel Pain