Age-in-Place Senior Case Study: 24 Month Update
Published on: 11/4/2019
This is a case study about a woman named Janet who found a way to age in place after recovering from a severe illness. This case study summarizes her expxeriences over the course of a 24 month time period.
Published on: 2/27/2019
Older adults want to age in place. Can the Village Movement grow to meet demand?
The trend is clear: Adults in the U.S. are increasingly looking to stay in their homes and communities–age-in-place–for as long as they possibly can. A 2018 AARP survey revealed that 3 out of 4 adults 50+ want to remain in their homes and communities as they age. The Village Movement, a national network of nonprofit membership organizations, provides support and services that enable older adults to continue living independently longer.
Published on: 10/6/2016
When Joan Dill, of Center City Philadelphia, had trouble making her medical appointments, her doctor suggested she join Penn’s Village, where she was partnered with two health pals. Penn’s Village is the Philadelphia chapter of the national Village to Village Network – neighbors helping neighbors with the goal of enabling seniors to age in their own homes.
Published on: 9/7/2016
On August 28, 2016, Monique Sanfuentes from Suburban Hospital discussed the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment Survey they conducted.
Published on: 4/23/2016
A resident of Easton’s historic College Hill for nearly 30 years, Mary Liz Colley, at 70, is starting to think about how she will continue to stay in the home where she raised two sons and the neighborhood where she enjoys walking quiet, tree-lined streets. “I want to continue to hear children laughing. I don’t want to end up in a nursing home where everyone is the same age,” Colley said. “We have a diverse group here, and this is where I want to stay.”
Published on: 2/26/2016
As grassroots organizations of older adults, The Villages are based on the idea of neighbors helping neighbors. But having been around for 15 years, the national Village movement faces a new challenge. These communities are wrestling with the limits of neighborly help when it comes to members’ increasing physical challenges or cognitive loss.
“Villages still think of their members as friends, not as clients, but they’re acknowledging there are these transitions in life you’re going to go through,” says Natalie Galucia, director of the national Village-to-Village Network. “They’re realizing if they really do want to take care of one another, they’re going to have to address those changing needs.”
Published on: 1/24/2014
NBC Nightly News host Brian Williams talks about his in-laws, who are founders and members of “staying Put in New Canaan” in Connecticut.