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Montgomery County Health & Human Services – Villages
     You can download the County’s Villages brochure here

Village to Village Network (national)

Washington Area Villages Exchange (WAVE)

 

May 12, 2015, Mont. Co. Villages Gathering -- workshop notes, handouts, and PPt presentations: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/Villages/Villagegathering2015.html

Loneliness and Social Isolation as Risk Factors for Mortality: A Meta-Analytic Review ("Perspectives on Psychological Science," March 2015):  http://pps.sagepub.com/content/10/2/227.full.pdf+html

Framework for Isolation in Adults Over 50 (AARP Research Foundation, 2012):  An excellent summary of the risk factors and interventions for social isolation.  Includes the Village model as a community intervention. What Villages do can have an impact one-on-one and for groups.  http://s3.amazonaws.com/ClubExpressClubFiles/691012/attach/1370385_0_AARP-Foundation-Isolation-Framework-Report.pdf

"The Age of Aging: What Will We Do When One Third of Us are 65 or Older? Village to Village Movement Tackles the Needs of Living at Home as Long as Possible."  Nov. 12, 2015.  http://dissidentvoice.org/2015/11/the-age-of-aging/

 


Special Thanks to: Andy Fraser of Sandglass for technical and development assistance and Jill Gallagher for logo design.

 
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