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NYTimes.com: Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support

An offshoot of the sharing economy, virtual villages are popping up all over the country to offer older adults access to resources and social connections that help them age in place.  Read<
NBC Nightly News
News Anchor Brian Williams featured his in-laws' Village in Connecticut, and shined a light on the national "Village" movement.  Read and Watch the Segment from Friday, January 24, 2014


Forbes: Welcome To Age 50: Top Caregiving TIps
Finding and joining a village was the #1 tip out of 50. Read<


NPR Broadcast (O 89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio):
Are virtual villages the future for elder care: Listen Now   
 
Helen Dennis: Village concept at work at Westchester Playa, Pasadena sites.
Last week we provided an overview of the Village concept in response to the question from A.W. who wants to remain in her home.
This week we describe two Villages in our communities. Read<
Helen Dennis: What seniors can expec from village movement
It started in 2001 with the Beacon Hill neighborhood in Boston. Its older residents wanted a way to help one another live as long as possible in their homes. A New York Times article by Jane Gross (Feb. 9, 2006) featured their story with the headline: "Aging at Home: For a Lucky Few, a Wish Come True. " Read<
 
Westchester Playa Village helps seniors live healthy lives
We do this by providing services and programs that promote healthy and engaged living, done with compassion, dignity and respect. Read<
 
Westchester Playa Village volunteers fill gaps in senior services
Volunteers with WPV, a two-year old group that works to fill in gaps in services for seniors in Westchester, Playa  del Rey and surrounding areas. Read<
Rotary Club Partners With Westchester Playa Village
The Rotary Club of Westchester is organizing to provide much needed volunteer time in assisting and collaborating with Westchester
Playa Village (WPV) to promote a “Neighbors Helping Neighbors”Village environment. Read<
 
Volunteering Makes YouHappy!
Neighbors Helping Neighbors is what its allabout - What you can do to help - Volunteer Read< 

Village to Village Network award.
12 grassroots “Villages” across the U.S. were awarded $55,950 by the Village to Village Network to support the creation of a
sustainable business and organizational infrastructure for their Village organizations. Read<
Others:
  • Westchester - area seniors group receives foundation grant. Read<
  • NCB Capital Impact and MetLife Foundation Help Village Movement Focus on Sustainability   Read<
  • AARP addresses villages  Read<
  • California Planner  Read<
  • NCB Names WPV As PilotProject  Read<