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Vantage Point, the Peace Village blog.

Where can you read news, opinion and commentary on all things Peace Village? Right here at Vantage Point. This is the place to find out about events and activities at the community and resident perspectives, as well as interesting articles and Web links you’ll want to know about. Check back often.

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Update: Saint Xavier partners with Peace Village

May 26, 2016 Peace Village residents completed their special project with Saint Xavier University students on April 22nd. The residents who participated in this project met with students in February and March to share stories about their lives. These college students had an opportunity to learn from our residents about growing up in a different…Read More

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Battle of the Sexes

April 13, 2016 For the month of March, our Fitness Center had a competition between the men and the women. The name of the game was participation, and the men represented their gender with pride in winning the competition! In this battle of the sexes, both sides came out, worked hard, and left a little bit…Read More

Email Pals Bridge Generation Gap, Learn Valuable Skills Together

The email pals is a program that has been apart of Peace Village since 1998 and continues to grow.  This program allows the 4th grades along with the Peace Village residents to learn life lessons through each other. To learn more about the program and what they learn click the link to read the article…Read More

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St. Xavier partners with Peace Village

March 4, 2016 More than a dozen residents participate in the Low Vision Support Group held at Peace Village each month. Our Resident Advocate brings in experts to speak about vision impairment and helps residents access low vision-related information, resources, and services. One challenge shared among many members of the support group is that they…Read More

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Tea and Cookies with the Girl Scouts!

Feb. 16, 2016 Valentines came early this year for our residents at Peace Village! On February 6th a local Girl Scout troop came and had tea and cookies with our residents, they also colored beautiful Valentine’s Day pictures. As I was walking around I heard some very important conversations going on such as how many…Read More

Alter G Anti-Gravity Treadmill Is Positive Addition To Peace Village Fitness Center

Staying strong and healthy are goals for many of the residents here at Peace Village. With those goals in mind the fitness center is the first place they go to look for inspiration. Many of our residents love our new Alter G Treadmill that allows them to safely exercise.  Check out the article below to see what…Read More

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Peace Village Needlework Club donates warmth, comfort at Christmas, all year round

The women at Peace Village remind us that Christmas is not the only time to give to others. These women are not only giving the gift of physical warmth, they also warm our hearts. New residents are always welcome to join the talented group of ladies. Keep up the beautiful work ladies! Click the link to read more about…Read More

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Meals from the Heart

October 7, 2015 A couple of months ago Peace Village residents took a tour of Ronald McDonald house in Oak Lawn. After hearing about and viewing the facility we were told about an opportunity called Meals from the Heart that allows groups to prepare a meal for residents of the house that are residing there…Read More

Peace Village Breaks Ground on New Dining Venue

Aug. 12, 2015 This is an exciting time for everyone here at Peace Village – we have broken ground on our new dining venue. As our community grows, we need to make sure that we are fulfilling the needs and wants of our residents. To learn more about the process and envision of the new…Read More

New CEO Linda Beushausen Brings New Energy to Peace Village

June 11, 2015 2015 has been an exciting year for everyone at Peace Village! We have welcomed a new CEO to the community, Linda Beushausen. She was chosen by the board because of her ability to think outside the box, her commitment to our mission and the way she views the world. If you would…Read More

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