AARP Looks at the Village Concept

This article by Martha Thomas at AARP The Magazine delves into the Village concept and discusses how "more than a neighborhood, a village gives older people a better chance to stay in their own home longer."

Villages: Helping People Age in Place

Published in the May/June 2011 issue.


NPR Talks About Aging in Place

In this four part series, NPR looks at aging, and the variety of different ways currently available to help modern seniors age in place.

We find the first article (Villages Help Neighbors Age at Home) to be an interesting look at how the Village movement is beneficial to seniors of every mobility level; even after dramatic and traumatic injuries.  Find the article here.

Villages Help Neighbors Age at Home (part 1 or 4)

High-Tech Aging: Tracking Seniors' Every Move (part 2 of 4)

Wired Homes Keep Tabs on Aging Parents (part 3 of 4)

Building Homes to Age In (part 4 of 4)

Published August 23, 2010.