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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SAFETY FIRST!

Brookdale Plaza Lakeview

Tuesday, April 28

7:00 – 9:00 PM

Members & Guests – Free

Two police officers from our local precinct will speak on personal safety, fraud and home security. This program was given in 2013 and is very interesting and educational – we all need to “up our game” as far as our safety is concerned.  Hopefully we will be able to get the request form from the police officers to order bracelets with our medical information included.  Click here to register.

SOUNDS SO SWEET

Sunday, May 3

3:00 PM

Members – $35 – $40;  Guests – $40- $45  (depending on number in group)

It’s a battle of the Girl Groups.  Old School versus New School, from the Supremes, to EnVogue to Danity Kane – this fun filled musical will thrill all ages while featuring more than 20 girl group knock out hits from the 60′s to the 90′s to today.  Click here to register.

FACETS’ FILM SERIES

Facets Cinematheque (1517 W. Fullerton)

Saturdays – May 9, 16, 30, and June 6 and 13

10:00 AM – 3:30 PM (with a break for lunch)

Members – $350; Guests – $395

Love film but want to explore it deeper?  Want to know more about lighting, camera angles, set design, editing, narrative, and film history? Want a chance to see and discuss classic films? This 5-week college level program is for you!  Milos Stehlik, Director and founder of Facets Multimedia and film critic for Chicago NPR, developed this program specially for Village members and guests.  This deep immersion in film studies will teach you the critical tools of understanding why film is such an important art.  Find out how filmmakers succeed or fail and how creative ideas are shaped into powerful expressions of the human psyche and condition.   Please sign up by April 27.  Make checks payable to “Facets Multi-Media” and send them to the Village Office or mail to:  Facets Film Seminar, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL 60614.  For further information, contact Milos Stehlik at milos@facets.org.

"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