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.
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!
The Word is Out! 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.
FIT AND STRONG!
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
October 27 – December 19
Members- $40 for the series; Guests – $50 for the series
Fit and Strong is an award-winning, evidence-based physical activity program for older adults developed by University of Illinois at Chicago, Institute for Health Research and Policy. This eight-week program targets older adults with osteoarthritis and has demonstrated significant functional and physical activity improvements in this population. Fit and Strong helps participants:
• learn how to tailor physical activity to their needs and help them manage their symptoms.
• learn to perform safe stretching, balance, aerobic and strengthening exercises.
For more information, click here.
FINANCES AFTER FIFTY:
MAKING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY DECISION
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.
"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