On Wednesday, June 10, we talked about the Village-to-Village Network as a way of helping adults stay in their homes and maintain their level of social interaction and quality of life. Here are links to the resources we shared.
Martha Thomas, “Home Sweet Home,” in AARP: The Magazine (May/June 2011). Find the article at http://www.aarp.org/home-garden/livable-communities/info-04-2011/villages-real-social-network.html.
“It Takes Villages.” Ted Talk from Judy Willett. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqTxNrE1mfE.
Robert Lenzner, “Save a Small Fortune by Forming Your Own Retirement Village,” Forbes, 5/23/2103. Available at http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertlenzner/2013/05/23/socially-minded-seniors-keep-co-op-spirit-alive-in-cambridge/.
Candace Baldwin, “The Village Movement: Creating Solutions to Support Aging in Place,” Bifocal: A Journal of the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging, vol. 35, issue 1 (October 2013). Available at http://www.americanbar.org/publications/bifocal/vol_35/issue_1_october2013/the_village_movement.html.
Village to Village Network Website: http://vtvnetwork.org.