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Welcome to Ashby Village!
Ashby Village is a vibrant community built by and for older adults from different backgrounds and lived experiences. We're dedicated to the neighborly practice of helping each other stay connected
and navigate life’s curves to make aging easier, enriching and fun.

With the support of volunteers that span five generations, we're living with purpose and self-determination in the diverse, multi-generational neighborhoods we call home. 

Together, we're committed to building an inclusive membership organization and culture that advances access to practical services, support, and social programs for older adults from all backgrounds and economic means.

We're transforming how we age.

Members of our thriving village community live in
Albany, Berkeley, El Cerrito, EmeryvilleKensington, Oakland, and Richmond. 

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“It’s beautiful being part of a community in which giving and receiving go round and round!Bob D.
“I am a "dreamer". The details of the dream have changed over the years as my life situation has changed. Ashby Village is a community where a big part of this dream is embodied. - Bill F.
The quality of volunteer services in just my first week amazed me.  I knew Berkeley was special, but this topped my expectations. - Brenda W.
Ashby Village opens up all kinds of possibilities to seniors who want to remain in their own homes. I am very glad to have met so many wonderful people! - Mairin Malarka-Meyer
As a volunteer for Ashby Village, I have met the most amazing people with such interesting and diverse backgrounds – so very rewarding!” - Melissa B.

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When members or volunteers discover a common passion or curiosity, they are encouraged to form an Ashby Village interest group. Science & Ideas, film and book discussions, Apple and Android devices, games and more! There may be an interest group waiting for you ... and if not, you might organize one!
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Need a ride to a doctor's appointment? Small home repair or light gardening project? Help with your computer or smartphone? Support after a hospital stay? An opportunity to engage in conversation? Ashby Village offers this and much more! 

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Read our monthly newsletter to learn about what Ashby Village members and volunteers are engaged in, stay informed about upcoming events, and read about the impact Villagers are making with one another and in the communities we live, work, play, and serve.