This Is Our Village
There is nothing else like the Village. From their own homes and neighborhoods, adults 50+ from all over Chicago’s north side have found community, connection, engagement and fun. If you want to live a life filled with possibilities and choices, the Village is for you. (Read more.)
Stay in Your Own Home or Move?
Read all about when and how to make the decision, and how the Village can help you stay put – plus some alternatives including inter-generational living and shared housing. Click here to read more.
Village Wins the Promising Practice Award
At the 5th Annual National Village Gathering of the Village to Village Network (VtVN), Lincoln Park Village was awarded the “Promising Practice of the Year Award” for Governance. We are proud to lead the way in the national Village movement, which is inventing a different future for older adults in America.(Read more)
The Village in the News!
The Word is Out! Click here to check out our Village’s spotlight article in Crain’s Chicago Business!
Click here to read an article on our Village and the Village movement featured in the Chicago Tribune.
Worried About Your Parents Living Alone?
That’s not surprising – 75% of adult children do. NBC’s Brian Williams thinks a Village is the perfect solution for his family – click here to see their story. If you want to talk it over just call us 773-248-8700.
Videos About Village Life
If you want to see what Village life is all about, these vignettes will show you.
MAKE IT STICK: PRESENTATION AND Q&A WITH AUTHOR PETER C. BROWN
Thursday, September 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Open Books Bookstore (214 W. Institute)
Members & Guests – Free
For those committed to life-long learning, Make It Stick offers provocative new insights into how learning works.
ARTS & CRAFTS IN CHICAGO
Mondays, September 8 – October 6, 10:30 AM – NOON
Gratz Center, Fourth Presbyterian Church (126 E. Chestnut)
Fourth Presbyterian & Village Members – Free; Guests – $25 (Payment for guests should be made directly to Fourth Presbyterian)
Learn what “arts and crafts” really means, how it found a passionate audience in Chicago and how it rekindled the relationship of the artist and artisan. Includes outing to Hull House, Glessner House and Second Presbyterian Church.
FINANCES AFTER FIFTY
Tuesday, September 16, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Charles Schwab – Lincoln Park (820 W. North Ave.)
Members & Guests – Free
The financial professionals at Charles Schwab will offer insights on smart financial decision-making. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of The Chalres Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty.
"Lincoln Park Village offers an exciting example of adult empowerment that I hope seeds itself throughout Illinois and the country."
-- John K. Holton, Director, Illinois Department on Aging