Member Memo

Every Wednesday, Village members receive this lively forum via email. It’s where members share their recommendations, requests for resources, and items of interest, maintaining connection to each other, our neighborhoods, and our city.

Event Calendar

Village members have no “fear of missing out” because every Friday, they receive via email a complete listing of all upcoming Village events with links for easy registration. This typically will include social gatherings of all kinds, noted speakers, book discussions, Trivia nights, fitness classes, memoir writing, and more.

The Navigator a monthly newsletter which lands in email inboxes ten times a year with a mix of thought-provoking articles, trends, and shared  life experiences. The stories are far-ranging and seek to understand the diverse ways in which the world impacts our lives.


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Publication links

The Navigator • Our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide • December 2022

The Navigator • Turn The Page On Age • November 2022

The Navigator • The Beat Goes On • September 2022

The Navigator • Announcing the 2022 Trailblazer Award! • July 2022

The Navigator • Turn the Page on Age! • May 2022

The Navigator • Who Are You, Really? • April 2022

The Navigator • End of Year Recap • December 2021

The Navigator • Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide • November 2021

The Navigator • Confronting the Care Crisis • October 2021

The Navigator • A Roaring Recap of the Annual Benefit • September 2021

The Navigator • The Roaring ’20s — Then and Now • August 2021

The Navigator • Our 2021 Trailblazers • July 2021

The Navigator • Do What Makes You Smile • June 2021

The Navigator • Don’t Let a Diagnosis Define You • April 2021

The Navigator • The Other Side of the Wall • March 2021

The Village Chicago 2020 Annual Report

The Navigator • On the Cusp of Change • January 2021

The Navigator • “We can do more” • December 2020

The Navigator • Covid and a New Way Forward • November 2020

The Navigator • Meet Our Trailblazers • September 2020

The Navigator • “Widening the Circle of We” • August 2020

The Navigator • The New Learning • July 2020

The Navigator • Becoming the Change We Want • May 2020

The Navigator • Doubling Down on Resilience • April 2020

The Navigator • Our Physical, Mental and Social Fitness • March 2020

The Village Chicago 2018/2019 Annual Report

The Navigator • We Hear You • October/November 2019

The Navigator • Connecting Generations: It’s More Important than We Thought! • August/September 2019

The Village Chicago’s 10th Anniversary Benefit Recap

The Navigator • The Arts and Well-Being • June/July 2019

2019 Annual Members’ Meeting Report

The Navigator • Seeing the Village Through New Eyes • March/April 2019

The Navigator • Connecting Generations • January/February 2019

The Village Chicago 2018 Year-End Review

The Navigator • To Know and Be Known • November/December 2018

The Navigator • Why is Asking for Help So Hard? • September/October 2018

June 2018 Newsletter: Village 9th Anniversary Celebration

May/June 2018 Newsletter: Social Health & Well-Being

2018 Annual Members’ Meeting Report

March/April 2018 Newsletter: What exactly is well-being?

December 2017/January 2018 Newsletter: Giving & Gratitude

October/November 2017 Newsletter: Living With Purpose

August/September 2017 Newsletter: Resilience

May/June 2017 Newsletter: The Power of Community

February/March 2017 Newsletter: The New Longevity and You

Year End Review December 2016 Newsletter

November/December 2016 Newsletter: Al·ly, noun: friend, partner, supporter

September/October 2016 Newsletter: Play, Awe, and Wow!

June/July 2016
“Village Anniversary Celebrations – Creating a Tradition”

April/May 2016
“Creativity is Everywhere”

March 2014
“Housing Options”