Articles on "Aging in Place Villages"

July 5, 2011 7:57 pm

Aging in Reston Continues Planning for a Lifetime of Living in Reston

On Saturday, July 16, 2011, from 2:00 — 4:00 PM, at the Reston Community Center — Lake Anne, in Reston, VA, the Aging in Reston initiative will hold a community forum to report on Phase I of its work, and discuss Phase II – to include neighborhood networking, advocacy, projects, and organization sustainability. Around the nation and throughout Fairfax County dozens of “village” programs are forming to provide a range of services and activities to growing numbers of seniors with […]

May 23, 2011 5:39 pm

The Village Concept Discussed at ProAging @ The Fairfax

Andy Mollison of Washington Area Villages (WAV) Over 150 senior-serving professionals gathered on May 13 to hear national, regional and local leadership in the Village Concept discuss this innovative method for aging in community and how professionals can partner and get more involved. Attendees were treated to a fabulous buffet and a jam packed agenda with a lively questions and answers session. The program kicked off with this AARP video on villages. Agenda, Speakers and Resources Context of the Village […]

Village Movement Sweeping the U.S. Gets $350,000 to Expand
May 22, 2011 8:03 pm

Village Movement Sweeping the U.S. Gets $350,000 to Expand

More than 40 million Americans aged 65 or older will have more choices and opportunities to remain in their homes and stay connected to their communities as they age. As Older Americans Month gets underway with the highly relevant theme, “Older Americans: Connecting the Community,” MetLife Foundation awarded a $350,000 grant to NCB Capital Impact to support the expansion of the Village to Village (VtV) Network with its partner Beacon Hill Village. “Older adults and Baby Boomers wishing to remain […]