FOCUS ON SENIORS August 1, 2013


Program for
family caregivers
  PLOWS will offer a three-week program on caregiver issues on Wednesdays, Aug. 7, 14 and 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
  The sessions are free and will be held at the PLOWS Council on Aging offices, led by June Bachan, caregiver specialist.
  PLOWS is at 7808 College Drive, 5th floor, in Palos Heights.
  Week 1 is on legal and financial issues.
  Week 2: Caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
  Week 3: Caring for the caregiver.
  To register for this three-week program, call 361-0219.

Legal clinic at PLOWS
  PLOWS will host the next monthly legal clinic presented by the Center for Disability and Elder Law (CDEL).
  Low-income senior citizens may receive free assistance with a variety of legal matters including powers of attorney, wills, landlord/tenant issues, collections and consumer fraud.
  Appointments are necessary and may be made by contacting CDEL at (312) 376-1880, Ext. 22.

Double Nickel
  The Double Nickel Plus Chorus meets at the Community Center, 3450 W. 97th St. in Evergreen Park, every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in Room 111. Newcomers are always welcome. For more information call 422-8776.
Rules of the Road
  The Worth Township Seniors will hold a free Rules of the Road class from 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2. Appointment must be made to attend; call the Worth Township Senior Room at 371-2900, Ext. 28. Worth Township Center is at 11601 Pulaski Road in Alsip.
Meals on Wheels
  The Evergreen Park Office of Citizens’ Services offers a Meals on Wheels program for village residents 60 years and older who are unable to prepare their own meals. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday. For more information call 422-8776.

55 and Up
  Palos Hills residents 55 years and older meet from noon to 2 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at the Palos Hills Community Center, 8455 W. 103rd St. Tickets for events must be purchased one week in advance. Entertainment includes musicians, singers, luncheons, movies, plays and bingo.
  The Worth Senior Pinochle club is seeking new members. Membership is free. Visit the group at the Worth Park District Terrace Centre, 11500 Beloit Ave., every Monday and Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Games begin at noon. Call 448-1181 for information.