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Smith Senior Living to host retirement planning sessions
Smith Senior Living, as part of an ongoing “Smart Sessions” series informing older adults about retirement living and planning, has invited Sharon Brooks, a national retirement living expert, to speak. During two free workshops titled, “Retirement Planning 101,” Brooks shares her insights about how to be a savvy shopper when exploring retirement lifestyle opportunities.

 Brooks will provide an overview of retirement living options, offer resources and strategies for retirement living planning, and suggest questions older adults and their families should ask when touring a retirement community. Both events include lunch prepared by Smith’s executive chefs and a tour of the Smith facility.

The Smith Village “Retirement Planning 101” presentation is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at 2320 W. 113th Pl., Chicago. For reservations, call 773-474-7303.
The Smith Crossing presentation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, at 10501 Emilie Lane in Orland Park. For reservations, call 326-2308.

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 welcome. 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.

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.