Pathlights works with communities in the Southwest Suburbs of Cook County to help navigate and celebrate aging.
We are here for every stage of your journey, whatever it may be.
Our remote events inform caregivers, clients, and their families.
Find out about the many ways in which you can support the community today!
Pathlights, formerly known as PLOWS Council on Aging, is a vital component of a healthy, empowered, and compassionate community.
Everyone has someone they care for who can benefit from our services.
For resources call 708.361.0219
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Pathlights help communities by ensuring that individuals have equal access to food, shelter, safety, and care.
Learn more about our programs and services below.
Sometimes accessing basic nutrition can be a challenge for older adults living independently or with limitations. We can help with home-delivered meals and assistance with Illinois SNAP benefits, formerly known as food stamps.Read more
We can help you learn about housing options and work with you to identify ways to maximize your budget with benefits that may lower your monthly expenses such as utility bills, property taxes, transportation, and more.Read more
Our trained professionals work with the Illinois Department on Aging to investigate abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults and adults with disabilities, and educate our community how to take action to prevent abuse.Read more
Our resources can enhance your life and aid caregivers, friends, and family with in-house services, support groups, Respite, benefits’ assistance, and options for safe transition from hospitals or skilled nursing facilities.Read more
Here’s a front page Daily Southtown/Chicago Tribune story about our new name and look.
Check out our events page to register.
Are you a family caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? Attend our in-depth Caregiver Stress-Busting Dementia Program that meets virtually for 90 minutes every week for nine weeks.
August 6, 2021
Join us for a therapeutic movement experience that focuses on breath and relaxation. We will engage in gentle, seated movements to help expand and deepen breathing while enjoying calming music. This activity will also include a guided meditation to help let go of stress.
August 11, 2021
Get to know other informal caregivers, share experiences, advice, and words of encouragement at Caregivers Connecting support group.
August 18, 2021
Do you have a family member or person
in your life who needs Pathlights' services? We are available at 708.361.0219.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
There are many ways you can contribute towards our cause, and every act of generosity goes a long way in helping us fulfill our mission.
Pathlights is a 501(c) (3), independent, charitable, human service organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. Tax ID: 36-2882809