The Aging Revolution is Now

To maximize the societal impact of the Village Movement, the benefits of villages need to be measured, evaluated and leveraged.

Villages are an experiment in grassroots organizing to promote better health, foster an active lifestyle and fight social isolation among the large and growing 60+ demographic. We know that better physical and mental health result from the increased community interaction and personalized support available to members of villages.

As a statewide coalition, Village Movement California has the reach and resources to drive data collection and analysis among villages, and to publicize the findings among the policy makers in the governmental, foundation and health care sectors. Data describing villages’ impact on members, volunteers, families and communities will contribute to solutions that support better aging among all Californians.

How We Do It

Case Studies

Mt. Diablo

Member Spotlight

Diablo Valley Villages

Three villages located in Central Costa County – Clayton Valley Village, Lamorinda Village and Walnut Creek Village –  have banded together to bring practical help and neighborly community to seniors in their region. The three community-based villages together serve seniors who may need “a little help from their friends” as well as professional resource referrals to remain safely and comfortably in their homes as they age.