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Medication Safety: A New Program with Pathlights

When Barbara was due home following a hospital stay, doctors advised someone check in on her. She chose Pathlights, her local Care Coordination Unit, to …

Pathlights Helps Educate the Community on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Pathlights is commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) with the launch of a new educational video to help raise awareness about abuse, neglect, and …

Pathlights Celebrates Older Americans Month

Special Events and Resources in May

Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members …

Senior Nutrition Program 50th Anniversary

Supporting nutrition services for older adults since 1972

Pathlights joins the Administration for Community Living and senior nutrition service providers across the country to celebrate …

Preventing Abuse in Our Community

Pathlights received funding from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) program to support community neighborhoods most impacted by economic …

Dr. JoAnn Gruca Recognized On Crain’s List of Notable Nonprofit Board Members

For more than 35 years, JoAnn Gruca, RN, PhD., Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing at Saint Xavier University, has dedicated vision and insight to support …

Community Leader Appointed to the Commission on Poverty Elimination and Economic Security

To better inform policymakers on the root causes of poverty and economic insecurity, Kenneth Grunke, Executive Director for PLOWS Council on Aging, has been appointed …

Making a Difference for 45 Years

“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.”

– Frank Lloyd Wright

Research shows that aging well and achieving a beautiful life often depend …

PLOWS Celebrates GivingTuesday on December 1, 2020

PLOWS Council on Aging, South Suburban Cook County’s premier leader and connection to aging information and resources, is participating in GivingTuesday, a generosity movement where …

A Calling: Pastor, Firefighter & Advocate for Older Americans

If there’s one thing the Rev. Glenn Bergmark has learned in his 85 years of service to others, it’s that one never stops rising to …


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