From community news to senior living trends, we’ll keep you up to date on all the happenings at Smith Village and more.


Blankets add warm touch to help wildlife

Originally published by The Beverly Review. Thanks to a group of local senior citizens and high school students, endangered rhinos and their caretakers in Africa will be safer and warmer in coming weeks. Read the rest of the article here.

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Modern Makeover

Originally published by Primetime Last fall, Smith Village in Chicago kicked off an extensive $22.3 million construction project to modernize the facility’s Johanson Wing. Read the rest of the article here.  

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St. Cajetan students reach out

Originally published by The Beverly Review. The Beverly/Morgan Park and Mt. Greenwood neighborhoods provide many options when it come to Catholic education. Read the rest of the article here.

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Residents look back at 2019

Originally published by The Beverly Review. Over the past year, the 19th Ward was in the spotlight for many reasons, including as Chicagoans prepared to elect new leaders. Read the rest of the article here.

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19th Ward Partners with Smith Village on Valentines for Vets

Originally published by 19th Ward Quarterly. On Wednesday, Feb. 12, for the fourth year in a row, Smith Village residents, St. Cajetan School student council members, USMC Gold Star Mother Modie Lavin and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea will convene to create special handmade Valentines for veterans. Read the rest of the article here.

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Senior Tech Survey

Originally published by 19th Ward Quarterly. This year, the 19th Ward and the Beverly Area Planning Association are collaborating to offer two free series of Smart Tech Seniors classes hosted by Smith Village in June and by Mercy Circle in September. Read the rest of the article here.

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Smith Village to host holiday fair

Originally published by The Beverly Review. Smith Village resident Leslie Rokaitis, who creates Christmas ornaments with silver spoons, will be among a dozen vendors offering great gifts for holiday shoppers during Smith Village’s holiday fair on Friday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2320 W. 113th Pl. Read the rest of the …

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