It takes a village


An old African proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” The implication is that raising a child is not only the parents’ responsibility, but also the community’s.

In a twist that focuses on older adults, dozens of neighborhoods in the U.S. are proudly declaring, “It takes a village to support our seniors,” and we’re excited about it.

The senior “village” movement began in 2001 with a group of residents in the Beacon Hi...

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