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


St. Cajetan School to hold reunion

Originally published by The Beverly Review. Margaret Lane (left) and Bridey Kaufman recently gathered at Lane’s apartment at Smith Village in Morgan Park to promote St. Cajetan Elementary School’s all-school reunion on Sept. 28. Read the rest of the article here.

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Smith Communities to Offer Free Memory Care Support Groups

Originally published by Village View. Southwest Chicago and suburban families and caregivers of older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are invited to free support groups in September at Smith Village in Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood and at Smith Crossing in Orland Park. Read the rest of the article here.

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Jocelyne and Jacquelene G

Originally published by Moraine Valley Community College. Sisters Jocelyne and Jacquelene Garcia are starting the next journey in their health care careers. Read the rest of the article here.

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Johanson, 80, led WJS Home

Originally published by The Beverly Review. Gary T. Johanson, 80, former executive director of the Washington and Jane Smith Home, in Morgan Park, the precursor of Smith Village, died July 6. Read the rest of the article here.

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Seniors share MPHS memories with graduate

Originally published by The Beverly View. Smith Village, a retirement community in Morgan Park, hosted a workshop on July 18 in which residents who attended Morgan Park High School (MPHS) and other area high schools met with a recent MPHS graduate to share stories about their high school experiences. Read the rest of the article here.

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Smith Village hosts annual Pet Parade

Originally published by The Beverly View. Dogs big and small paraded through Smith Village in Morgan Park on July 19 as part of the retirement community’s 12th annual Dog Days of Summer pet parade. Read the rest of the article here.

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