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Seniors Step Out
Published on: 10/21/2021
BHV Members participate in Falls Prevention Awareness in the month of September
The Patterson Foundation: It Takes A Village
Published on: 8/24/2021
A new village forms in Southwest Florida following the model of Beacon Hill Village in Boston.
Shocking - A Trip to Maine. In Person. Together.
Published on: 8/5/2021
BHV Travel Group members take a trip to Maine.
My Glacier Village co-founder aims to change aging paradigm
Published on: 7/26/2021
My Glacier Village co-founder aims to change the aging paradigm.
Boston Globe: Where will we live as we age?
Gina Morrison & Susan McWhinney Morse
Published on: 4/26/2021
What would it take for the City of Boston to prioritize policies designed to enable seniors to afford to remain in their own homes and communities?
Boston Magazine: The Future of Everything: 10 Long Term Predictions for Boston
Published on: 4/1/2021
Elder Care: Nursing Homes Will Become Obsolete
Boston Globe: Boston - The Silicon Valley of Longevity
Published on: 2/15/2021
As populations in the United States and around the world grow older, individuals, regions, and nations alike will have every incentive to adopt new attitudes about what's possible in later life. Greater Boston is uniquely poised to build the tools necessary for this transformation.
Are "Villages" the Future of Elder Care?
Published on: 12/22/2020
Elder caregiving options include the Village concept.
Senior support Network coming to Swampscott, Marblehead
Published on: 11/30/2020
'Seaglass Village' will be all about neighbors helping neighbors.
Seniors are forming pandemic pods to ward off winter isolation
Published on: 10/28/2020
Seniors are forming "bubbles" or "pods": small groups that agree on pandemic precautions and will see one another in person in the months ahead. Still, others are planning to go it alone.
Medical Experts Named to Advisory Council to Beacon Hill Village
Published on: 6/25/2020
Beacon Hill Village adds three medical experts to its advisory board.
Allan Hodges to Lead BHV
Published on: 6/18/2020
Allan Hodges named president of Beacon Hill Village.
How COVID-19 Will Shape the Future of Senior Living
Published on: 5/29/2020
New Models of Care, More Aging in Place
Beacon Hill Village Going Virtual
Published on: 3/20/2020
Beacon Hill Village members turn to online programing to keep members active and engaged.
Making Informed Choices About One's Future, February 6, 2020
Beacon Hill Village, through the Living Well/Ending Well lecture series, helps older adults make informed decisions.
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 New Aging: Aging In Place
Published on: 3/5/2018
Chronicle: Channel 5 WCVB
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.
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.
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
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
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
Chicago Life: Is 90 the new 70?, August 20, 2011
By Marilyn Soltis
Lincoln Park Village featured in Chicago Life Magazine
WBUR: New Poll Finds Retirement Can Be Unexpectedly Problematic, September 27, 2011
Retirement: Reality Not As Rosy As Expectations
* By Jennifer Ludden
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.
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.
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
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.
The New York Times: Aging At Home: For A Lucky Few, A Wish Come True, February 9, 2006
Published on: 2/9/2006
Jane Gross takes a look at Beacon Hill Village, an innovative nonprofit organization created by and for local residents determined to grow old in familiar surroundings, and to make that possible for others.


Grocery Shopping during the coronavirus
Published on: 3/24/2020
Wash your hands, keep your distance, and limit trips.

COVID-19 Updates

Looks like time to cover your face
Published on: 4/4/2020
Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or just breathing.
Gov. Baker extends Non-Essential Business Closures
Published on: 3/31/2020
Updates for Non-Essential Business Closures
Risk of COVID-19 exposure from packages
Published on: 3/27/2020
Small and manageable
Washington Post: Coronavirus Stimulus Checks
Published on: 3/26/2020
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