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Radio: Virtual 'Villages' Provide Seniors with Support: The California Report
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1/2/2013
Click more info for the link to listen to the interview of Monterey Bay Village member Gerda Rayne
Make it REAL
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5/24/2012
REAL Connections provides a one-stop network to support seniors' goal to age in place. Click for more details.
Concierge service plans to deliver for seniors
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5/21/2012
Monterey Bay Village will be launching July 1st, 2012 and will is featured in this article in the Montery County Herald. Click for more info.
'Villages' help seniors remain in their homes, communities
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5/20/2012
Beacon Hill Village and Cambridge at Home are featured in a new article in The Boston Globe. Click for more details.
Gramatan Village Ensures the 'Golden Years' in Bronxville
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5/21/2012
Gramatan Village was founded in 2008 and now has about 250 members. See below for more details.
New communities allow urban seniors to age in Center City
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5/3/2012
NewWorks Tonight - Aging in Place with the Help of a Village
The Village Life: Aging in Your Own Home
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4/25/2012
Senior Citizens are putting a new twist on "it takes a village." See below to read the full article from the Hartford Courant. courant.com
Moorestown Couple building a 'Village' for Seniors
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4/23/2012
Great new article on It Takes a Village New Jersey with quotes from NCB Captial Impact's Candace Baldwin. See below for the full story!
Villages referenced in USA Today article
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4/2/2012
Few U.S. cities are ready for aging Baby Boomer population
VtV Network and Beacon Hill meet with from South Korea
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3/28/2012
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Monterey Bay Village program aims to help seniors stay in their homes
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3/23/2012
They established the Beacon Hill Village, a support network that gathered together local resources that would then be at the fingertips of individuals who ... See below to read the full article.
It takes a village for elders too
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3/20/2012
Boston's Beacon Hill Village, one of the most established, got its start almost a decade ago when about a dozen longtime residents created a group for ... See below to read the full article.
It Takes A Village
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3/20/2012
Reported on HealthCal.org: Since 90% of village members are 65 and over, the greatest needs are for transportation and home maintenance. In 2002, Beacon Hill Village in Boston ... See below to read the rest of the article.
Charlie Day helps East Falls retirees age in place gracefully
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3/19/2012
Day traveled to other village groups like Beacon Hill Village in Boston, to learn the ropes of running a village community. They also applied for a grant ... See below for the full article
Crowd turns out to learn about new living model for older seniors - by Stephanie Sumell
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As a longtime volunteer for Meals on Wheels, 90-year-old Harry Norkin gets around much better than most folks his age. But that doesn’t mean he’s immune to the challenges that come with growing old at home.

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Volunteer-driven senior villages take care of their members
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12/28/2011
The networks help seniors continue living in their homes by delivering services they can no longer do for themselves and help them stay engaged through social events.
Seniors get help from village support network
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10/24/2011
ABC 7 News - Northern California
Village Model Fills Seniors' Aging in Place Needs
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10/23/2011
"Senior Housing News" by Alyssa Gerace
Your Home Or The Nursing Home? DC Leads In New Approach To Helping Older Adults Stay in Their Homes
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10/13/2011
East Washington Life - By Stephen Lilienthal

Featuring Villages in the DC area.
Redefining The Transition To Retirement And Beyond
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10/7/2011
WAMU 88.5 American University Radio - Featuring DC area Villages
Retirement: Reality Not As Rosy As Expectations
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9/27/2011
NPR.ORG -
Retirement: Reality Not As Rosy As Expectations
by: Jennifer Ludden
Movement Empowering Old Americans to Age in their Communities Gets $1.3 Million to Expand in CA
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9/19/2011
NCB Capital Impact, Nine “Villages,” and University of California Berkeley Receive Grants from Archstone Foundation to Develop and Sustain Aging Friendly Communities through the Expansion of Villages
Growing Older in an Urban Village
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8/15/2011
The New York Times
Author: Niharika Mandhana
A Graying Bay Area
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8/5/2011
KQED Radio - NPR - Host: Dave Iverson
"Village Movement" Trend in Senior Living Leads Agenda at Aging Conference
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5/5/2011
KQED Radio - Host Stephanie Martin talks with Susan Poor, national expert on the model and senior policy adviser for the Village to Village Network.
The Chestertown Spy: Healthy Aging Symposium Great Success
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4/19/2011
HomePorts, Inc., the local non-profit aging-inplace organization for older adults, led a symposium at
Washington College on Wednesday, March 30.
Newton at Home: Helping seniors remain in their houses
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2/3/2011
Herbert and Susanne Spatz of Newton consider joining Newton at Home, a non-profit organization that helps seniors remain in their homes and enjoy a wide range of activities outside the home.
Senior Villages Take Root as Movement Matures
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1/28/2011
Throughout the country, 55 "village" programs are up and running, providing a range of low-cost home, medical, shopping, and social services and activities to senior members. Another 120 are in the works. And there are hundreds of other organized efforts to structure services to older residents of what are called "naturally occurring retirement communities." Their common goal is to help people stay in their homes through their 70s and 80s and, in a growing number of cases, into their 90s.
Wellesley at Home -- It Will Take a Village
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1/5/2011
Wellesley at Home (WAH) is a new enterprise, a “village” within our town. It will help residents who become members to continue living in their own homes as they age or whenever they may need some assistance.
Announcement: National Village Gathering Nov 11-12 in Philadelphia
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7/20/2010
Save the date and join the Village to Village Network in Philadelphia this November 11 and 12. This is a great opportunity to connect with Villages across the nation.
Nauset Neighbors Offer Helping Hand
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10/12/2010
Discussing the launch of Nauset Neighbors, a new Village designed to help elderly residents stay in their homes.
Aging in Place is Made Easier with 'Village Network'
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10/12/2010
Columnist Owen R. Houghton on the Village movement and Monadnock at Home.
Aging in Place -- A Graceful Living Option for Seniors
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9/18/2010
Communities and companies are devising innovative ways to help older Americans work longer, and age gracefully and affordably in their own homes.
Six New Villages Expand Aging in Place in California
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9/15/2010
In the face of declining public resources and cutbacks to social programs for older adults, a grassroots movement has brought groups of local elders together to provide services and healthcare to help people age in place.
It Takes a Village to Age in Place
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8/27/2010
Intentional communities provide seniors the option to remain in their own homes.
'Villages' Help Neighbors Age At Home
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8/23/2010
Part one of a four part series by NPR on aging. The article highlights Capitol Hill Village.
It Takes a Village to Serve a Village
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8/17/2010
Neighbor networking concept helps fill gaps in traditional aging services
'Villages' Let Elderly Grow Old At Home
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7/26/2010
Demographic changes are boosting the popularity of the Village model of aging in community.
Village Network Taking Root in Lincoln
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7/27/2010
Midtown Villages is the first of its kind in the state (of Nebraska) and is open to all ages
Graceful Aging: Overcoming the "multi-billiondolloar-aging-industrial complex"
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7/21/2010
Article highlights Lynne Martinez of East Lansing.
Six California Communitites Pilot Village Model to Support Older Adults
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7/21/2010
Article highlighting the six communities in California piloting the Village model of aging in community.
Retiring To Your Home
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7/14/2010
From On Common Ground, a publication of the National Association of Realtors
Senior Care Also Takes a Village
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6/2/2010
A new Village is getting started in North Oakland.
When It's Too Expensive for Dad to Keep Driving
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5/29/2010
From the Wall Street Journal, Kelly Greene mentions the Village to Village Network as a network of various local grass-roots organizations that can offer older adults transportation serives.
The Village -- A Growing Option for Aging in Place
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4/12/2010
New fact sheet from AARP highlight the Village model. Series provides various strategies to meet the housing needs of older adults.
It takes a 'village' to connect seniors: AARP studies 'aging-in-place' networks
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2/25/2010
A recent AARP study of D.C. seniors who joined "aging-in-place" networks say the move has made them feel more engaged in their communities and more comfortable with their decision to stay in their homes.
'Village' Groups Help Seniors Remain in Their Homes as They Grow Older
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2/9/2010
Washington D.C. has becoming a hotbed for for villages.
How to Build Your Own Retirement Village
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2/8/2010
New Village to Village Network offers supportive tools and resources to help build villages nationwide.
Village to Village Network Launches (Press Release)
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1/29/2010
Innovative Organization to Facilitate Villages Nationwide
Village Model Allows People to Remain in Their Homes Independently as They Age
Grassroots Initiative Gets $250,000 Boost
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1/29/2010
NCB Capital Impact Receives Grant from MetLife Foundation to Launch the Village-to-Village Network,
a program Empowering Older Americans to Age in Their Communities
New York Times - A Grass Roots Effort to Grow Old at Home
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Health section feature on the growing movement for community support, in the form of Villages, to facilitate the aging population remain in their homes.
The Washington Post - A Community Built On a Shared Need; Village Movement Forms Ties to Help Retire
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For an annual fee, these organizations use a small professional staff and volunteers to arrange members' transportation to the doctor's office or the grocery store, to find in-home medical care or to compile a list of reliable contractors who do home repairs at a discount. Modeled on the idea of a hotel's concierge service or a village's face-to-face volunteerism, the organization is part of a broader strategy to promote "aging in place" as an alternative to retirement homes.
AARP Bullentin Today - Declaration of Independents
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Home is where you want to live forever: Here's how
The Profile (Denver) - Today's Seniors Eschew Sun City for Life At Home
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Washington Park Cares aims to enable neighborhood seniors connect to services and resources to continue to life on their own, with dignity and independence in their own homes.
Aging Today - Elders Spark A Social Revolution
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Beacon Hill Village - sparked a social revolution inspiring groups nationwide to launch similar ventures.
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