What do you do when you want to live independently in your home but you need help with some of the day-to-day tasks? Sometimes it takes a village to make it possible. A village is “an organized network of volunteers dedicated to doing what’s needed for seniors to stay in their own homes. For an annual fee, these communities help seniors manage household tasks they can no longer handle and arrange transportation when they can no longer drive. . . There are already 50 of these nonprofit groups around the country, with 100 more in the works.” Read more and listen to an NPR story here. Read about the village movement in Berkeley, CA, here.
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