Pathlights keeps you connected! Add our monthly support groups to your schedule and check back often to find out about special education events.
We also convene experts to offer free workshops on a wide range of topics including navigating legal and financial issues, housing options, and training for informal caregivers assisting people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Just register and we’ll contact you with all the details to dial-in by phone or join by video.

Pathlights 101

June 20 at 1 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 United Trust Bank (12330 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights). To register, please click here.

Download PDF

Prepare to Care

June 22 at 10 AM
Taking care of an ailing family member is one of the most daunting and demanding roles we will ever experience. What legal documents do you need to put in place? What health care and financial decisions are you allowed to make? What resources are available? In cooperation with Pathlights, Elder Law Attorney Helen Mesoloras will provide valuable information and advice which every family caregiver needs to know.
Generously sponsored by Hoyne Savings Bank.

Registration Required
Register with the Adult Services by call 708.371.5666 or by visiting the Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library. This presentation will be held at the Alsip-Merrionette Park Public Library, 11960 S. Pulaski Rd., Alsip.

Download PDF

Wills, Trust, Advanced Directives

June 27 at 6 PM
Adults of all ages – and their family caregivers – need to understand how Advanced Directives protect you during a medical crisis. In addition, you will learn how Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney can protect your assets in care of a disability and assist with distribution after death. Elder Law Attorney Stephen Sutera discusses these legal instruments and we will also discuss how long-term care is paid for, either privately or with Medicaid. This presentation takes place at Worth Public Library, 6917 W. 111th St., Worth. Generously sponsored by ComEd.

Registration Required
To register, please call the Worth Public Library at 708.448.2855
Download PDF

Pathlights’ Ambassador Mixer

July 9 from 5 to 7 PM
Join us to learn more about becoming an ambassador. Appetizers will be provided, cash bar.

At The Office Sports Bar & Grill, 4901 Cal Sag Rd., Crestwood.

Download PDF

Caregivers Connecting

July 17 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

Download PDF

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.

Download PDF

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