The Village Model: An Overview. Andrew Scharlach, PhD Center for the Advanced Studies of Aging Services School of Social Welfare University of California, Berkeley April 26, 2011. What is a “Village”?.
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Andrew Scharlach, PhD
Center for the Advanced Studies of Aging Services
School of Social Welfare
University of California, Berkeley
April 26, 2011
“Villages are self-governing, grassroots, community-based organizations, developed with the sole purpose of enabling people to remain in their own homes and communities as they age.”
[from Village-to-Village Network website]
Provides or arranges services
Goal = aging in place
Public funds 10%
(He, Sengupta, Velkoff, & DeBarros, 2005; Callis & Cavanaugh, 2010; U.S. Census Bureau, 2005)
Andrew Scharlach, PHD
Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services