This Is Our Village

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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.)

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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.

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The Village Makes a Commitment to Veterans

Click here to read more.

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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)

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The Village in the News!

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Click here to read the latest Village newsletter!

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Click here to watch a segment featuring the Village movement on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight!

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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.

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Click here to check out our Village’s spotlight article in Crain’s Chicago Business!

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Click here to read an article on our Village and the Village movement featured in the Chicago Tribune.

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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. seprator

Videos About Village Life

If you want to see what Village life is all about, these vignettes will show you.

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Upcoming Events

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Village 6th Anniversary & Benefit

Steppenwolf Theatre’s Amy Morton and Tim Hopper in a special performance of the evocative play,  Love Letters

Thursday, June 18

5:00 PM – Reception & Silent Auction

6:45 – 8:00 PM – Performance

 at the Francis W. Parker School, 350 W. Webster.

(Click here for event flyer).

  • The spectacular silent auction will feature one-of-a-kind experiences and items. Click here to view the list!

Plus

  • A raffle with three great prizes for only $10 per ticket or $25 for 3 tickets:  
  1.  - a one year Village membership
  2. - a 3-day, 2-night stay at beautiful Sweethaven Resort in Michigan’s Harbor Country
  3. - an iPad Mini

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the event or by calling 773-248-8700.

Event tickets are $55 for Village members; $65 for non-member. To purchase tickets, click here  or call 773-248-8700.

Be a Part of the Host Committee

A host committee for the event is now in formation.  For more information, click here.

 

"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