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How a new kind of community is creating a better aging experience, December 27, 2018
By joining the Beacon Hill Village in Boston, older people commit to helping each other while they stay in their own homes.
The Christian Science Monitor Daily: Retirement with Dignity, September 5, 2019
Later life, on their own terms: How more seniors are staying at home.
The Boston Globe: Living in a 55-Plus Community May be Better for You Health, March 11, 2016
Jon Gorey features Beacon Hill Village members and describes how belonging to communities like BHV may lead to better health.
MoneyTalksNews: This Trend Could Allow You To Grow Old in Your Own Home Affordably, December 8, 2015
Marilyn Lewis describes BHV as the model for the fast growing movement among older adults and aging in place initiatives.
Kiplinger's Personal Finance: The Benefits of Retirement Villages, October 2015
Jane Bennett Clark highlights the village movement and writes that villages "make the difference between continuing to live at home and having to leave it."
CityLab: Why More Seniors Are Forming Their Own 'Villages,' September 17, 2015
Chris Bentley features BHV members in an article about the village model and provides an overview of the Village to Village Network.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: A Smart Way for Philanthropy Ideas to Spread Fast, July 13, 2015
Howard Husock discusses large-scale change influenced by “firing the imagination of others,” including BHV’s role in inspiring the village movement.
U.S. News & World Report: Why It Can Take a Village to Care for a Retiree, July 7, 2015
Teresa Mears provides an overview of villages, their benefits, and tips for forming a village.
National Journal: A Concierge of Your Own, June 29, 2015
Nancy Cook describes how villages “change the image of aging” and offer an alternative to other long-term care options
Psychology Today: Aging-in-Place May Be a Fountain of Youth Secret, May 26, 2015
The village model is described as “making history through its aging-in-place community,” by Rita Watson.
The Atlantic: Living, and Dying, at Home, May 1, 2015
Several options are explored for older adults who want to remain independent as they age, by Alana Semuels.
Articles about the Village Movement and other Villages
Read the latest news about the Village movement in the US and the world.
WBUR: New Poll Finds Retirement Can Be Unexpectedly Problematic, September 27, 2011
Retirement: Reality Not As Rosy As Expectations
* By Jennifer Ludden
Chicago Life: Is 90 the new 70?, August 20, 2011
By Marilyn Soltis
Lincoln Park Village featured in Chicago Life Magazine
ABC News: Person of the Week, February 4, 2011
Person of the Week: Caregivers Allow for Dignified Living Situations for Aging Parents
By Cokie Roberts and Enjoli Francis
Press Releases
View some of Beacon Hill Village's press releases for programs and events!
Financial Times Magazine: Agnes the ageing suit, July 22, 2011
By James Crabtree

As the world’s population gets older, how are we going to manage? Innovative approaches are being developed at the MIT Age Lab
AARP: Villages: Helping People Age in Place, May/June 2011
More than a neighborhood, a village gives older people a better chance to stay in their own home longer
by: Martha Thomas
CBS News: Older But Living Independently, January 14, 2007
Beacon Hill Village, a community organization in a historic Boston neighborhood, allows elderly Americans to live self-sufficiently in their own homes. Randall Pinkston reports.