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Marcia Freedman, Communication Team Chair outreach@ashbyvillage.org (510) 848-8796


Cities Are Looking Into Ways to Become More Age Friendly to Seniors KQED, August 2016
There is a rapid increase in our senior population, thanks to the baby boomers, so many cities are preparing to be more age-friendly in response. 

American Retirees use Virtual Retirement Networks to stay supported
CCTV, January 2015
Eighty-year-old Ashby Village Member Barbara Daly makes a call. That's answered by an Ashby Village coordinator with a virtual network of volunteers at her fingertips. She sends out emails to candidates fit for the job, and voila. A volunteer repairman arrives at Daly's home to change the light bulbs. 

Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support
NYTimes, November 2014

Aging in America: Crisis in long-term care
CBS Sunday Morning, October 2014

One Moment You See, Then You Don’t
NYTimes, August 2014 

There’s No Place Like Home: Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence Into Old Age
PBS News Hour, August 2014

Medical note takers help keep the information straight
USA Today, February 2014

It Takes a Village: Seniors Thrive While Living at Home
NBC Daily Nightly Brian Williams, January 2014

Senior Villages help people stay independent
By Victoria Colliver, Health Reporter


CBS San Francisco Channel 5 News, August 2012


Ashby Village featured in Japanese PressUS News, Takeshi Yabe, August 2012

Service Allows Bay Area Seniors to stay in their homesDon Ford reports

New "Villages" help aging Americans stay at homeby Suzanne Bohan

Village Movement Spreading around Californiaby Joan Aragone

Seniors get help from Village Support NetworkNews story on ABC Channel 7 News

Oakland Conference to offer tips for Seniors in Village MovementReport by KCBS' Jeff Bell
ALL NEWS 740 AM, October 23, 2011

Village Movement takes root among UC Berkeley's dynamic eldersby Yasmin Anwar
UC Berkeley News Center, October 20, 2011

A 'village' born of acceptance, engagement and an eye on the futureby Barry Bergman 
UC Berkeley News Center, October 20, 2011

It Takes a Villageby Marlene Bagdikian
Ashby Village member

The Real Social Network: It's not only a neighborhood - it's a VillageAARP The Magazine, May/June 2011

Aging In Berkeley: It Takes a VillageBerkeley Daily Planet, September 17, 2009

Sometimes It Takes A Village To Let Seniors Stay At HomeUSA Today, February 21, 2011

Person of the Week: Caregivers Allow for Dignified Living Situations for Aging ParentsABC News, February 4th, 2011

Senior Villages Take Root As Movement Matures


Senior villages that help elderly stay at home come to West Coast

Happily Ever AfterBerkeley Monthly, November 2009

Aging In Place (Broadcast)Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5, Washington, D.C. September 30, 2010


For many more articles, go to Village To Village Network and Click on Media, then News. 

>> Read our Resources on Aging (below)

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resources

National Council on Aging, Information, Education and Resources
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Their mission is to improve the lives of older Americans. They bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.

American Society of Aging, Research, Education and Training
The membership of ASA is a multidisciplinary array of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging. They range from practitioners, educators, administrators, policymakers, business people, researchers, students, and more.

National Institute on Aging, Research Related to Aging
NIH leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. It is the primary Federal agency on Alzheimer’s disease research. The Institute's mission is to:
  • Support and conduct genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research related to the aging process, diseases and conditions associated with aging, and other special problems and needs of older Americans.
  • Foster the development of research and clinician scientists in aging.
  • Communicate information about aging and advances in research on aging to the scientific community, health care providers, and the public.

Elder Care Locater, Locates Local Organizations Service of Administration on Aging

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
    


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