Senior Fair

The Village of Lombard hosts an annual Senior Fair where area senior citizens can learn about programs, events and local residence options. While attending, seniors can have their blood pressure checked by the Lombard Fire Department, get a flu shot or take advantage of free massages, snacks and giveaways. The event is hosted by the Community Relations Committee. 

The 2016 Senior Fair will take place on Wednesday, October 5, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Lombard Community Building located at Lombard Common Park. 

Anyone with additional questions can call Communications Coordinator Avis Meade at (630) 620-5718 or email 

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Senior of the Year

Lombard's Senior of the Year will also be announced at approximately 10 a.m. The award aims to celebrate the accomplishments of seniors in the community. Nominees must have a Lombard mailing address and be 65 years of age or older. Nominations must include a brief statement, 50 words or less, on why the senior should be considered for this award as well as a short biography of the person.

The winners will be selected by the Village’s Community Relations committee and receive the Village President’s Award along with a gift certificate to a local restaurant. The “Senior of the Year” award winner will also be honored by riding in the 2017 Lilac Time Parade.

2016 Vendor Information

The 2016 Senior Fair is full.  There is no cost, however vendors must represent a community organization, service, or business that provides useful and beneficial information to seniors. Vendors are chosen on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the 2017 Senior Fair, the deadline to sign up as a Senior Fair vendor is September 15, 2017. Please send information on what types of service or information you would be able to provide to attending seniors to Communications Coordinator Avis Meade at

Below is a list of 2016 Vendors:

Lombard Community Organizations will provide information on events, classes, and opportunities for seniors. 

  • Alcoholics Anonymous will share information on their support group and meetings 
  • DuPage Homeownership Center is a non-profit organization that provides a full range of services to promote responsible sustainable home ownership, and assists individuals in homeowner crisis. 
  • DuPage Senior Citizen Council's Meals on Wheels provides food services for house bound individuals. 
  • Healthy Lombard will share information on healthy habits for every age.
  • Helen Plum Library offers classes for seniors as well as reading devices for individuals with vision restrictions.
  • Lombard Park District hosts classes to help keep seniors active and involved and to enjoy an active and social lifestyle.
  • Lombard Senior Men’s Club will share about information about their club.
  • Lions Club's mobile unit will be on site to offer hearing tests.
  • Senior Suburban Orchestra representatives will provide information about their all senior orchestra. 
  • Smart911 will inform and sign up seniors who want to provide additional information to emergency responders, should they call 9-1-1. 
  • Tri Town YMCA offers seniors the Senior "Sunshine" Program. 
  • York Township representatives will provide information on this unincorporated area of Lombard. 
 Village of Lombard services: 
Veterans Information 
  • Lilac VFW Post 5815 is always looking for new The VFW Lilac Post 5815 and its Ladies Auxiliary usually meet from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Comfort Suites Conference Area, 530 West North Avenue (Route 64 and Route 53), Lombard, Illinois. June and December meetings are sometimes held at area restaurants. 
Medical Services and Resources
Assisted living facilities:
Local businesses: Representatives from the following offices will be providing useful information and services to seniors:

For more information please contact Communications Coordinator, Avis Meade at