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
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!
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.
Village 6th Anniversary & Benefit
See more pictures and read about our 6th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit here.
Tour of the Adler Planetarium
Tuesday, July 14. 11:00 AM
Adler Planetarium (1300 S. Lake Shore Drive)
Members – $16; Guests – $21
Self hosted lunch at Galileo Cafe at 11:30 AM
Come join Village members and guests to see one of the three Planetariums shows (30 minutes). After the show, the group will tour the various exhibits of the nation’s first planetarium. Click here to register and pay online. To register and pay over phone or pay by cash or check, please call the Village office.
Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge Tour
Wednesday, July 29, 2015. 9:00 AM—8:00 PM.
(lunch is included in the price).
Take a mini-bus with Village members and guests to Hennepin, IL to visit the 3,000-acre Refuge project that is one of the premier natural areas in the state. Today a mosaic of lakes, marshes, seeps, savannas, and prairies support native flora and fauna. Officially listed as a Wetland of International Importance in accordance with the international Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. This designation recognizes the Refuge’s value for the rare wetlands, endangered species, native fish populations, and large numbers of migratory waterfowl it supports. Please reserve by Wednesday, July 22nd. To register and pay online, click here. To register and pay over the phone or cash, call the Village office.
"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