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AARP, 2024. Where We Live, Where We Age: Fostering Aging in Place Through Information & Communication

Ageing & Society (2020), Characterising older adults’ engagement in age-friendly community initiatives: perspectives from core group leaders in the Northeast United States of America

RAND Social and Economic Well-Being, April 2024, Insights on Developing Research Capacity for Healthy Aging with Villages

2022 Montgomery County Villages Collective Impact Report

2022 National Hub and Spoke Report -- Montgomery County

DC Villages. Member Survey 2021. Executive Summary Document Download

Lynn Addington. January, 2022. Rising to the Challenge: How Villages Supported Their Members and Communities During COVID. Document Download 

Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. April, 2022 Equity And Aging In The Community
Associated Press and NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, May 2021 Long-Term Care in America: Americans Want To Age At Home.

Roscoe Nicholson. May 2019. Advantages and Disadvantages of No and Low Dues Villages. Document Download

Roscoe Nicholson. October 2018. Village Research Update. Document Download

Andrew E. Scharlach et al. 2017. Organizational Characteristics Associated With the Predicted Sustainability of Villages. Document Download

Carrie L. Graham et al. February, 2017. 2016 National Survey of U.S. Villages Document Download

Yi-ting Chiu.  September 7, 2023. What Creates a Village? -- The Socio-Economic Factors Supporting The Village Movement. Doctoral Disseration.  Document Download.


Board Governance Workshop for Villages in Montgomery County. Presentation by Michael Feinstein April 5, 2022.  Sound advice applicable to villages in general. (presentation starts 16 minutes into recording)

End-of-Life Resources. Resources provided by Compassion & Choices for WAVE Quarterly Meeting October 2018. Document Download

How to Start a Village. Government of the District of Columbia, 2015. Written specifically for start up villages in the District of Columbia, but contains much useful information for villages in general.

IONA Resource Guide for metropolitan D.C.

Making An Aging Plan Document Download

Maryland Master Plan for Aging

Queen Anne's at Home Ready or Not Program.  Document Download

Village to Village Network. October 2022.  Leveraging Resources Handbook: Collaborations between Villages and Area Agencies on Aging.  Handbook Download


Government Resources


Baltimore County Department of Aging. Eram S. Abbasi, Chief of Community Services.  410-887-2280.  Brochure

District of Columbia. Laura Newland, Director, Department of Aging and Community Living. 500 K Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002. (202) 724-5626.

Fairfax, Virginia. Fairfax County Health Department, 10777 Main Street, Suite 320, Fairfax, VA 22030. Patricia Rohrer, Manager, Long Term Care Program Development. 703-246-8456. Season Zellman, Program Analyst, Long Term Care Program Development. Office 703-246-8460, Cell 571-460-8874 -

Montgomery County, Maryland. Pazit Aviv, MSW, Village Coordinator, Office of Aging and Disability Services. 240-777-1231.

Rockville, Maryland. Rockville Area Villages Exchange. Anne Herbster, President. Cell 240-274-3955.

Washington Area Villages Exchange
P.O. Box 7464
Alexandria, VA 22307-0464