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.
The Village Makes a Commitment to Veterans
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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!
Click here to watch a segment featuring the Village movement on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight!
The Word is Out!
The New York Times says, “An offshoot of the sharing economy, virtual villages are popping up all over the country. Currently, there are 140 villages in 40 states, … [with] another 120 virtual villages on the drawing boards as baby boomers … begin gravitating towards them. Read the article here.
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.
WOMEN’S DISCUSSION GROUP:
ELIZABETH BRACKETT – HER WORK & LIFE
Tuesday, February 3
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark)
Members Only – Free
Self-hosted lunch to follow at North & Clark Cafe
Elizabeth Brackett was an accomplished reporter with WTTW with a career spanning over 30 years. Join us to hear about her work and her life after retiring, where she has managed to continue an active life and compete as a triathlon athlete, among other things.
"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