Living Longer, Living Healthier: Successful Strategies for Adults with Down Syndrome





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Published on Nov 1, 2013

On September 7, 2013, NDSS and the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles co-hosted the Age of Change conference. Over the course of the day-long conference, presenters shared valuable information about a variety of topics relating to aging and Down syndrome.

Brian Chicoine M.D., is the Medical Director of the Adult Down Syndrome Center of Advocate Medical Group and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and on the faculty of Family Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. Dr. Chicoine is co-founder of the Adult Down Syndrome Center. This Center has served and documented the health and psychosocial needs of over 5000 adolescents and adults with Down syndrome since its inception in 1992. Dr. Chicoine graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital. He presents regularly at national and regional conferences, published numerous articles and co-authored two books "Mental Wellness of Adults with Down Syndrome," and "The Guide to Good Health for Teens and Adults with Down Syndrome" published by Woodbine House Press.

Slides from this presentation are available at https://www.ndss.org/Resources/Aging-....

Learn about NDSS and Down syndrome at http://www.ndss.org.

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