Stories of Villages are becoming more common in the news. We will keep try to list links to stories which are local or of broad interest.
The online news service for Arlington ARLnow.com published a story Organizers Kick “Senior Village’ Development into High Gear on August 10, 2012.
Rich Massabny of the Arlington Weekly News cable show interviewed Barbara Karro and Peter Olivere about the Wisdom Works program and the Arlington Villages Project on July 12, 2012. This is the youtube video of the interview.
Video of Judy Willett founding Director of Beacon Hill Village on its origin at TEDx in Boston June 22, 2012.
Washington Post Article on Village Groups and Home Alterations - July 28, 2012
Article in the The Beacon - July 2012 – A free paper for people over 60, available at CVS and other locations. The full article on page b3. This is the link to thier website’s shorter version of “Villages help neighbors stay neighbors”
Huffington Post Article November 2011 -”Aging Americans In Capitol Hill Stay Home With Aid Of ‘Villages’”
Washington Post Article February 2010 – “‘Village’ groups help seniors remain in their homes as they grow older”