Kids & Teens: Living with Kidney Disease & Transplantation (17 and Under)
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a day for young patients and their families
This very special, free event is focused on helping young patients live healthy, fun-filled lives. Children, teens, and their families, and caregivers will have the opportunity to meet with physicians, dietitians, nephrologists, and other relevant healthcare professionals for a day of empowering education. This event will feature speakers for parents and fun, engaging activities for kids. Children, teens, and their will gain a better understanding of their bodies, and enable them to gain confidence in their health. Educational topics may cover any of the following areas:
Information about new medicine
Managing a kidney transplant
Emotional support and family wellness
Breakthroughs in technology
Healthy snacks and nutrition
Following a healthy lunch, families will enjoy access to the Museum of Science & Industry. Access to the museum will only be granted to those who attend the full program.
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Museum of Science & Industry
Enjoy access to the Museum of Science & Industry where families can explore and enjoy the fun and educational adventure at the conclusion of the program.
Access to the museum will be given to those who complete the program.
5700 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60637
Sunday, September 10, 2023
9:00 AM Registration & Check In
9:30 AM Welcome and Ice Breaker
10:00 AM Session 1 - Be a Kidney Explorer - Family Activity and Activity Station Rotation
Arts & Crafters & Kidneys
Organize your Medication
Build a Health PLate
Create your Exercise Path
11:00 AM Session 2 - Explore the World Around Us - Breakout
Kids & Teens: Museum Scavenger Hunt
Parents/Caregivers: Expert Panel Discussion
10:30 AM Session 3 - Explore Healthy Options - Family Activity
Healthy Food Bingo
Wrap-up and final comments
12:00 PM Lunch and Networking
12:30 PM Adjourn to Explore Museum
*Agenda subject to change without notice
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The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois is able to successfully impact the lives of young people, their families, and their communities with the help of our dedicated sponsors.
For more information on sponsoring this program, please contact Wesley Bauer at email@example.com or 312-321-1500.
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