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Program Details


Activities Offered
  • Various Recreational Activities
Participants Served
  • Age range of participants: 50 to 100

  • Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

  • Transportation Provided by the Program: No


The primary purpose of the Senior Citizen Commission is to encourage the senior residents of the Village of Oak Lawn to help themselves to their optimum level of function physically, socially and economically.

The Senior Citizen Commission views senior citizen programming as a four-prong effort to provide the following:
  1. Programs for Oak Lawn Seniors:
    • Social/Recreational
    • Education/Cultural Arts
    • Health Services
    • Special Events
    • Information & Referral
  2. Social Services: Maintenance of a social service program which, investigates federal, state and local programs available to seniors.
  3. Communications: Improvement of communication between the Commission and the Council and continue the publication of the Trailblazer.
  4. Community Relations: Continue improving media coverage and acquainting local churches and organizations with Oak Lawn senior citizen goals, objectives and programs.

The Senior Center is open six days a week and one night a week.