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Aging in America: Crisis in long-term care
CBS Sunday Morning, October 2014
One Moment You See, Then You Don’t
NYTimes, August 2014
There’s No Place Like Home: Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence Into Old Age
PBS News Hour, August 2014
Medical note takers help keep the information straight
USA Today, February 2014
It Takes a Village: Seniors Thrive While Living at Home
NBC Daily Nightly Brian Williams, January 2014
Senior Villages help people stay independent
By Victoria Colliver, Health Reporter
CBS San Francisco Channel 5 News, August 2012
Ashby Village featured in Japanese PressUS News, Takeshi Yabe, August 2012
Service Allows Bay Area Seniors to stay in their homesDon Ford reports
New "Villages" help aging Americans stay at homeby Suzanne Bohan
Village Movement Spreading around Californiaby Joan Aragone
Seniors get help from Village Support NetworkNews story on ABC Channel 7 News
Oakland Conference to offer tips for Seniors in Village MovementReport by KCBS' Jeff Bell
ALL NEWS 740 AM, October 23, 2011
Village Movement takes root among UC Berkeley's dynamic eldersby Yasmin Anwar
UC Berkeley News Center, October 20, 2011
A 'village' born of acceptance, engagement and an eye on the futureby Barry Bergman
UC Berkeley News Center, October 20, 2011
It Takes a Villageby Marlene Bagdikian
Ashby Village member
The Real Social Network: It's not only a neighborhood - it's a VillageAARP The Magazine, May/June 2011
Aging In Berkeley: It Takes a VillageBerkeley Daily Planet, September 17, 2009
Sometimes It Takes A Village To Let Seniors Stay At HomeUSA Today, February 21, 2011
Person of the Week: Caregivers Allow for Dignified Living Situations for Aging ParentsABC News, February 4th, 2011
Senior Villages Take Root As Movement Matures
Senior villages that help elderly stay at home come to West Coast
Happily Ever AfterBerkeley Monthly, November 2009
Aging In Place (Broadcast)Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU 88.5, Washington, D.C. September 30, 2010
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National Council on Aging, Information, Education and Resources
The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. Their mission is to improve the lives of older Americans. They bring together nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government to develop creative solutions that improve the lives of all older adults.
American Society of Aging, Research, Education and Training
The membership of ASA is a multidisciplinary array of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging. They range from practitioners, educators, administrators, policymakers, business people, researchers, students, and more.
National Institute on Aging, Research Related to Aging
NIH leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. It is the primary Federal agency on Alzheimer’s disease research. The Institute's mission is to:
- Support and conduct genetic, biological, clinical, behavioral, social, and economic research related to the aging process, diseases and conditions associated with aging, and other special problems and needs of older Americans.
- Foster the development of research and clinician scientists in aging.
- Communicate information about aging and advances in research on aging to the scientific community, health care providers, and the public.
Elder Care Locater, Locates Local Organizations Service of Administration on Aging
The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with information on senior services.
National Council on Seniors Drug & Alcohol Rehab is a non profit organization with a mission to educate and provide assistance to seniors struggling addiction as well as caregivers and family members with concerns. Our primary objective is to effectively halt the growing silent epidemic of senior addiction.
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