October 19, 2014 – On CBS Sunday Morning – Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle. Family members often serve as caregivers for the tens of millions of elderly Americans who aren’t rich enough or poor enough to obtain necessary long-term care. Click here to view a video that describes how villages such as the Beacon Hill Village in Boston – and other villages such as KVVP – can provide help and support.
January 24, 2014 – On NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams introduced his wife’s parents who live in New Canaan, Connecticut. They belong to a village there called ‘Staying Put’, made up mostly of volunteers who serve the ‘village’ allowing those in the community to ‘age in place’. Click here to learn more about Staying Put in New Canaan and click here to watch the video It Takes a Village: Seniors Thrive While Living at Home
There’s No Place Like Home: Seniors Hold on to Independence into Old Age
To watch this PBS Special on how the village concept may help seniors retain their independence in their golden years, right click here.