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.)

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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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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!

The Word is Out!     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

OH, JUST BURY ME IN THE BACKYARD

Monday, October 27, 10:30 AM – Noon

St. Pauls Church (2335 N. Orchard)

Members & Guests – Free

For more information, click here.

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LGBT MOVIE ENCOUNTERS:

TORCH SONG TRILOGY

Sunday, November 2, 1:00 – 3:30 PM

Center on Halsted (3656 N. Halsted)

Members & Guests – Free

This film series examines the role of Hollywood in the emergence of the LGBT community into mainstream society. Second in the series comes Torch Song Trilogy. For more information on the film, click here. For more information on the series, click here.

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AT LAST:

A TRIBUTE TO ETTA JAMES

Sunday, November 2, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

Black Ensemble Theater (4450 N. Clark)

Members – $40; Guests – $45

First produced to critical acclaim in 2005, this show is a jubilant celebration of the musical career of the late, great Etta James. Spanning the decades from her early years with Chess to her reign as a leader in rhythm and blues, to her ensuing career highs and lows, this showcases the many successes and failures she experienced during her extraordinary life.

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FINANCES AFTER FIFTY:

MAKING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY DECISION

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Thursday, November 6, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Charles Schwab – Lincoln Park (870 W. North)

Members & Guests – Free

For more information on this series, click here.

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"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