Villages Bring Service and Friendship to Your Door

From Oregon Jewish Life – January 2017
by Polina Olsen


Bev Snow-Kuehn’s passion is bringing people together. Retired librarian, Edith Fuller, loves bookbinding. But they and all the people who meet for coffee each week have something in common: a desire to remain in their own homes as they age.

They’re part of the national Village Movement, which started in Boston a decade ago with the goal of enabling people to age at home by bringing needed services to them. Villages are nonprofit membership organizations, not real estate developments or retirement communities. They depend on grants, donations and yearly membership dues…….  READ THE REST OF THE ARTICLE HERE

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