MORE ABOUT THE VILLAGE MOVEMENT AND CAPITAL CITY VILLAGE:
Village to Village Network–The Village to Village (VtV) Network is a national peer to peer network to help communities establish and continuously improve management of their own villages whether in large metropolitan areas, rural towns, or suburban settings alike.
Village groups— ‘Village’ groups help seniors remain in their homes as they grow older– A February 9, 2010 article in the Washington Post about Village startups, a listing of problems encountered along the way and a description of the three directions to which the groups tend to evolve as they mature.
Beacon Hill Village Video–A video produced by AARP elaborating on the Beacon Hill Village Concept.
NORCs–Naturally Ocurring Retirement Communities is a demographic term to describe neighborhoods or buildings in which a large segment of the residents are older adults–places where community residents have either aged in place, having lived in their homes over several decades, or are the result of significant migrations of older adults into the same housing constructs or neighborhoods, where they intend to spend the rest of their lives.
Cambridge at Home is open to any Cambridge resident aged 50 or over. The annual membership fee is $1,200 for couples (equivalent to $100 per month) and $900 for single members (equivalent to $75 per month). Membership includes CAH-provided Basic Services, Discounted Rates on other services, and access to CAH-vetted providers for additional Fee-Based Services. Services performed by other providers will be billed directly to the member.
The Village: A Growing Option for Aging in Place— a review by AARP of the village model as exemplified by Beacon Hill Village and Cambridge at Home.