Here are links to two short videos explaining Time Banking – a concept where individuals exchange ‘an hour of service’ for ‘an hour of service’. For example, someone might exchange an hour of tutoring for an hour of plumbing, or an hour of baby sitting for an hour of window washing.
VILLAGE to VILLAGE Movement
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
Click on this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CflwlXBnWns to find out why one group chose ‘Front Desk’ (13 minutes into the video) for their name rather than using ‘Concierge’ in the name.
This video celebrates 10 years of growth of Beacon Hill Village
Video about Medicare
Click here for a brief video about Medicare Advantage Plans
PLACES to TRAVEL
Here’s a time-lapse video of New York which I thought worthy of highlighting here with a view toward having a travel page later on.
And here are a couple of videos about our own corner of the world
Click on this link from WVtourism.com
or this one about the Shay locomotives at Cass
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