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ABOUT PATHLIGHTS

For more than 45 years, we’ve been helping guide adults 60 years of age and over, adults with disabilities, their caregivers, families, and friends along their best path to aging - providing resources, advocacy, programs, and services needed to live with independence and dignity in the community.

Pathlights helps more than 16,000 people each year understand their options – the multiple paths to aging. Our experienced team is highly specialized and works together united in our mission. We pride ourselves on collaboration with diverse partners and as a convener of conversation and action to promote policies that encourage a healthy aging community. We listen and empower our clients to take steps that can enhance their lives.


PATHLIGHTS BY THE NUMBERS

People Served
Nutritious Meals Delivered
Intake and referral calls
caregiver support hours

OUR MISSION


To empower individuals navigating the aging life cycle with a focus on those 60 years of age and older.

OUR VISION


Pathlights aims to be a premier leader in human services, supporting individuals regardless of demographics or circumstances by: maximizing potential across the life cycle, providing innovative opportunities and solutions, and partnering with families and communities

OUR VALUES


Client and Family CenteredCompassionRespectProfessional Excellence

GUIDING YOU ALONG YOUR BEST PATH


Our work is both innovative and compassionate, focused on helping individuals who are navigating the aging process have equal access to food, shelter, care, and safety. Services offered include: home-delivered meals and safety checks, in-home services, support groups, education, and respite for caregivers, protection from abuse, access to benefits for health insurance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), energy, transportation, and property tax savings, assistance needed for safe transition from hospitals or skilled nursing facilities, shared housing, and general information about resources.

COMMUNITIES WE SERVE


Alsip Blue Island (north of 135th Street & west of Western) Bridgeview (south of 87th Street) Chicago Ridge Crestwood (north of 135th Street) Evergreen Park
Hickory Hills Hometown Lemont Merrionette Park Oak Lawn Orland Hills Orland Park Palos Heights Palos Hills
Palos Park Robbins (north of 135th Street & west of Western) Tinley Park (west of Harlem) Worth Willow Springs (south of 87th Street)

Aging is a shared journey – one that does not have to be made alone and is experienced by all of us every day, not just by older adults. Do you know someone who can benefit from our services? We are available at 708.361.0219.