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UPCOMING EVENTS

Pathlights, along with our community partners, is celebrating the strength and resilience of older Americans with a month full of educational, entertaining, and engaging remote events during May’s Older Americans Month.

Just register and we'll contact you with all the detailsto dial-in by phone or join by video. All programs other than the in-person virtual dementia experiences will be presented via Zoom.

Participants’ information will not be shared.

What matters most to you at end of life?

May 17 at 1 PM

Join us for a relaxed and thoughtful conversation.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Create Your Daily Healing Plan

May 18 at 10 AM

Interactive event focuses on self-care and support, solutions, tools, and rituals to help as we struggle through the pandemic, loss of loved ones, isolation and more. Denise Brown, author and coach, speaks with humor, passion, and poignance. Denise owns The Caregiving Years Training Academy and created the first online caregiving community, “CareGiving.com,“ after experiencing the stresses and joys of caring for a loved one.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here

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Caregivers Connecting Support Group

May 19 at 10 AM

Meet other informal caregivers, share experiences, advice, and words of encouragement at Caregivers Connecting support group.

Registration Required

Call Catherine at 708.274.0052 or

e-mail cstowers@pathlights.org

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The FBI’s Look at the Latest Scams

May 19 at 11 AM

Scammers are smart and can wipe out your financial safety net in no time. Be smarter by learning how to recognize scams before the damage is done.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Walk in Our Shoes

May 19 from 11 AM – 1 PM by appointment

In person individual virtual dementia experience simulates dementia and the aging process. This life changing experience can help you make better caregiving and health decisions.

Registration Required. Call Shannon, 708-304-8443, to reserve your experience at Porter Place, Tinley Park.

Estate Planning Made Easy

May 20 at 1 PM

Trying to determine the necessity of a Will or Trust? Tune in for this overview of estate planning to help ease your anxiety over this seemingly daunting but necessary task.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Incontinence

May 21 at 10 AM

Incontinence is a symptom, not a disease. This valuable seminar for caregivers and those who have this condition will teach about the causes, diagnostic process, and treatment options for fecal and urinary incontinence.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Downsizing Made Easy

May 24 at 11 AM

Letting go of the “stuff ” that’s keeping you stuck.

Tips to keep you from feeling overwhelmed.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Coping with the Mental Stress of Covid 19 and More!

May 25 at 1 PM

Alleviate stress and fear in challenging times. Education helps remove the stigma of mental and behavioral disorders. NAMI spearheads these efforts and helps families cope.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

What is Supportive Living?

May 26 at 11 AM

Assisted Living. Supportive Living. What are the differences? Benefits? Financial options and amenities?

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Practical Tips for Brain Health

May 27 at 1 PM

Learn simple, easily integrated ways to increase cognitive resilience and decrease risks of cognitive loss.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

May 28 at 11 AM

Learn about stages, behaviors, and communication strategies.

Registration Required. Sign up by clicking here.

Evergreen Park Senior Health Fair

June 8 from 10 AM – 2 PM

Visit this health fair for free health screenings, healthy, fun activities and more! Meet Pathlights’ team and learn how we can help people in the community with food, shelter, care, and safety. This FREE event is open to community seniors and their caregivers. Light refreshments provided. Event takes place at the Evergreen Park Fire House, 9000 S. Kedzie Avenue in Evergreen Park.

No Registration Required.

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Remote Travel Memory Café

June 9 at 10 AM

Enjoy a visit to Ireland from the comfort of your own home. This month’s Memory Café features a virtual experience of the history, culture, and music of Ireland with popular host Mark and his dog Missy. Mark’s interactive session takes you on a journey through time, creating magic through insights, stories, and the Myths & Legends associated with the emerald isle.

Registration Required.

Call Catherine at 708.274.0052 or

e-mail cstowers@pathlights.org

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Grief & Loss Support Group (Six weeks consecutively)

June 11 at 10 AM

The pain of loss can be overwhelming, but there are healthy ways to cope. This new, six-week group meets weekly to help each other through shared experiences and provides education and healing in a supportive environment.

Registration Required.

Call Catherine at 708.274.0052 or

e-mail cstowers@pathlights.org

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15

We are all born with the same human rights that should be enjoyed at every stage of our lives. When ageism, negative stereotypes based on prejudices about age, is directed at older people, it drives discrimination and the denial of our human rights as we age. Let’s end ageism and make our society more just. Support Pathlights in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) by learning more at: http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home

Caregivers Connecting Support Group

June 16 at 10 AM

Meet other informal caregivers, share experiences, advice, and words of encouragement at Caregivers Connecting support group.

Registration Required.

Call Catherine at 708.274.0052 or

e-mail cstowers@pathlights.org

Download PDF

As an educator we are so lucky to partner with agencies like Pathlights to help our students experience education outside of the classroom.

D. McCauley PhD CTRS, Professor
Moraine Valley Community College

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