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6th Annual National Village Gathering Dates Announced!

Please join us in Washington DC for the 2014 National Village Gathering on 
September 29 - October 1!!

This year we will be focusing on the theme 
Many Villages * One Vision * One Voice.  

We will be holding our first ever Village Hill Day on Capitol Hill on October 1.  Please join us, registration will be open April 29th.  Click here to download the save the date and here for additional information!


New Village Report Now Available!

Village Sustainability and Engaging a Diverse Membership: Key Findings from a 2013 National Survey is a new report from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and is now available for download.  This report describes findings from a two-phase national study of Villages focusing specifically on changes over time in Village size and funding, perceived challenges to sustainability and successful strategies for responding to those challenges.  Click here to download!





Villages Nationally Recognized On NBC Nightly News!



Brian Williams, host NBC Nightly News
talks about his In-Laws 
who are founders and members of "Staying Put in New Canaan" in CT
 



 
Share, Discover and Grow!
 
We are pleased to share with you a recent research report released by Rutgers University and the University of California-Berkeley presents a national "snapshot" of Villages in the U.S.  The  report presents finding from a national survey conducted in 2012 regarding Villages' organizational characteristics, finances, community settings, membership statistics, services, activities, governance and collaborations.  For more information about the study and to view other publications, see agingandcommunity.org.
 
Click below to read the study:
 

 

 

Bringing Together the Power of the Movement! 

 


Is there a Village near me?

 

 


    Latest News
  • New Radio!  Rhinebeck at Home and Hudson Valley Home Matters were featured on a WAMC radio segment this past week.  Listen Here!
  • Just Launched!  Congrats also to STL Village on their successful launch event this weekend.  They are truly on their way to a great opening on June 1.  Visit their website, www.stlvillage.org to learn more!
  • Now Open!  Congrats to the newest Open Village - Arlington Neighborhood Villages!  They officially opened their doors on April 7th, bringing the total open Villages nationwide to 135.  Visit their website arlnvil.org to learn more about them.
  • New Webinars!  In case you missed our most recent webinars, they are now available for viewing.  To Learn more about the Village Member Resource, Cue You click here and to learn more about the changes to Village to Village Network click here!
  • Fundraising Opportunity!  Give Local America is a national fundraising event that helps nonprofits to raise money and gain new donors.  Click here for more information and to register your Village! The event takes place on May 6th and you must register by April 21st.
  • More TV! Georgetown Village was featured in a segment of CBS News - Watch here!
  • New Article!  At Home on the Sound was featured in the Mamaroneck Review - Read here!
  • New Article!  Villages made the front page of the Metro Section of the Washington Post - Great article on all of the services provided by Villages. Read Here!
  • Technology! We recently held a webinar with Laurie Orlov titled Aging Well at Home - What Technology Matters?  We're pleased to share the PowerPoint presentation here and you can visit her website - ageinplacetech.com for more information!
  • New Article!  Joining a Village is listed as the #1 tip for turning 50 according to Forbes.  Share the Press Release and view the article here!
  • For Sale! 4th Annual National Village Gathering 2 DVD Box-Set - Connecting Villages: Community - Collaboration - Cooperation!  Click here for more information and to order yours today!

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