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You’ve Set Up Your Estate Planning…Now How Do You Make It Work?

July 25 at 6 PM
Perhaps you’ve designated loved ones to make medical and financial decisions on your behalf if you are unable. You may have also set up a trust or will to distribute personal property and money after your death. Now comes the hard part – talking about it. Failing to have discussions with loved ones regarding life care decisions can be disastrous to your family. Join Attorney Stephen Sutera for top tips to foster difficult conversations. Generously sponsored by Old National Bank.

Registration Required
Call Worth Public Library at 708.448.2855 to register. This presentation will be held at the Worth Public Library, 6917 W. 111st St., Worth.

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Estate Planning Workshop

July 31 at 6:30 PM
Please join us for an in-person workshop on Estate Planning presented by local attorney Michael J. Maslanka. Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Last Wills, Trusts, Deeds, and many more topics will be discussed.
Generously sponsored by Republic Bank.

Registration Required
Call Tinley Park Public Library at 708.532.0160 ext. 3, to register. This presentation will be held at the Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park.

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Music Memory Café

August 7 at 10:30 AM
Music therapy is a clinical and evidenced-based practice that uses music to engage, support, and build connection. Therapeutic music experiences are utilized to address goals that enhance health and wellbeing and are based on our client’s needs, strengths, and responses. Music is a powerful tool for people with dementia as it enables the brain to have successful engagement and participation even late into the disease progression. The team at Greater Chicago Music Therapy Inc. will encourage the participants to sings, play instruments, connect with each other, and have fun at the Memory Café. This event takes place at the Orland Park Public Library and is for people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment and their care partners.

Registration Required
Visit Orland Park Library to register. This presentation will be held at the Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.

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Citizens Utility Board Energy Saving Presentation

August 14 at 10 AM
Are you concerned about the rise in utility prices? Join Citizens Utility Board (CUB) for information about how to reduce your energy usage. This presentation is designed to help you better understand the ins and outs of your bill, avoid utility scams, and learn about programs designed to save you money and energy. This presentation is generously sponsored by High Point Residence Tinley Park.
This presentation will be held at Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 Oxford Ave., Chicago Ridge.

Registration Required
To register, please call the Chicago Ridge Library at 708.423.7753 or click here.

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Pathlights 101

August 20 at 5 PM
In Southwest Suburban Cook County, Pathlights is the “go-to” non-profit community resource for people needing assistance along the path to aging. Pathlights 101 introduces the comprehensive and coordinated services helping older adults age in place as independently as possible. We also offer a robust caregiver support program and resources for adults over age 55 raising relatives. Come find out how you and your loved ones can benefit from our services.

Registration Required
This program will be held at Hometown Public Library (4331 Southwest Highway, Hometown). To register, please call the Hometown Public Library at 708-636-0997.

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Caregivers Connecting

August 21 at 10 AM
Staying connected and involved is more important than ever. Our monthly support group gives you a chance to talk with others in similar situations, share experiences, advice, and words of encouragement. Virtual via Zoom

Registration Required Call Lily at 708.361.0219 or e-mail lruckman@pathlights.org

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Advanced Directives

August 22 at 11 AM
Which critical documents should you have in place to maintain control of healthcare and financial decisions if incapacitated? How can you direct what happens to your estate after death? Join the discussion with staff from the Center for Disability & Elder Law.
Presentation attendees 60+ years of age and younger adults living with a permanent disability may be eligible to participate in a follow-up workshop with attorneys who provide some of these legal documents at no charge. Workshop date and eligibility guidelines will be provided on August 22nd.

Registration Required
This program will be held at William Leonard Public Library (13820 Central Park Ave., Robbins). To register, please call the William Leonard Public Library at 708-597-2760.

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Memory Café

September 4 at 10:30 AM
This event takes place at the Orland Park Public Library and is for people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment and their care partners.

Registration will open soon.
Visit Orland Park Library to register. This presentation will be held at the Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.

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Citizens Utility Board Energy Saving Clinic

September 12 at 10 AM
Are you concerned about the rise in utility prices? Join Citizens Utility Board (CUB) for information about how to reduce your energy usage. This clinic is designed to help you better understand the ins and outs of your bill, avoid utility scams, and learn about programs designed to save you money and energy. Each participant will speak one-on-one with a CUB counselor to review their bills. There is no cost for this event. This presentation is generously sponsored by High Point Residence Tinley Park.
This clinic will be held at Chicago Ridge Public Library, 10400 Oxford Ave., Chicago Ridge.

Registration Required
To register, please call the Chicago Ridge Library at 708.423.7753 or click here.

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Pathlights 101

September 12 at 10:30 AM
In Southwest Suburban Cook County, Pathlights is the “go-to” non-profit community resource for people needing assistance along the path to aging. Pathlights 101 introduces the comprehensive and coordinated services helping older adults age in place as independently as possible. We also offer a robust caregiver support program and resources for adults over age 55 raising relatives. Come find out how you and your loved ones can benefit from our services.

Registration Required
This program will be held at United Trust Bank (12330 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights). To register, please click here or call Pathlights at 708-361-0219.

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Estate Planning 101: Your Legacy Matters Part 2

September 17 open at 9:30 AM, speaker starts at 10 AM
This presentation demystifies the complexities of wills, trusts, power of attorney, and other planning documents. Learn how to safeguard your legacy, protect assets, and ensure your wishes are honored. Our expert speaker, Attorney Ronette Leal McCarthy, will guide you through essential components of an estate plan, empowering you to make informed decisions for the well-being of your loved ones. This event is generously sponsored by Republic Bank.

No Registration Required
This presentation will be held at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba, Lemont.

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Caregivers Connecting

September 18 at 10 AM
Staying connected and involved is more important than ever. Our monthly support group gives you a chance to talk with others in similar situations, share experiences, advice, and words of encouragement. Virtual via Zoom

Registration Required Call Lily at 708.361.0219 or e-mail lruckman@pathlights.org

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Understanding Caregiver Stress and Self-Care Strategies

September 19 at 1 PM
While taking care of a friend or family member may be a labor of love, it can also be extremely stressful. Kandis Draw, Senior Community Education Associate – Research & Advocacy for the Hospice and Palliative Care (HAP) Foundation, will discuss the physical, emotional, and financial stressors that caregivers may face. Caregivers need to take care of their own well-being in order to be able to care for another person. Together, you will explore tips and strategies for self-care.
This presentation is generously sponsored by Franciscan Village.

Registration Required
Call Orland Park Library at 708-428-5100 or visit their website to register. This presentation will be held at the Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.

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Pathlights Wins Award in 2022 National Mature Media Program

Pathlights was a winner in the 31st annual National Mature Media Awards Program honoring the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs produced for older adults. The awards program, presented by the Mature Market Resource Center, a national clearinghouse for the senior market, is the largest program of its kind. The awards were created …

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