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INNOVATIONS for AGE-FRIENDLY HOMES
Published on: 10/30/2018
The excitement and momentum supporting "persons of age" who want to thrive in their own homes is building fast. The mayor of Oakland recently signed a letter of intent, committing the city of Oakland to becoming an Age-Friendly City. Just a few days ago, the winners of a contest for Innovations in making Homes Age-Friendly were announced. The contest was co-sponsored by Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) and the World Health Organization’s Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities. See below:

Age-friendly housing models from around the world




Meet Our Age-Friendly Housing Contest Winners

Most of us want to live safely and comfortably in our own homes and communities as we grow older but making it happen is not always easy.

That’s why GIA partnered with the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Network for Age-Friendly Cities and Communities (GNAFCC) on the Innovation@Home contest, to find inspiring ag
Exciting Summit on Aging Research and Technology at UC Berkeley
Published on: 9/17/2018
Exciting Summit on Aging Research and Technology at UC Berkeley:


North Oakland Village was There!


North Oakland Village had a table at this Summit, handed out brochures, took signups for volunteers/newsletter/membership and learned about the frontier of research and tech aimed at lively aging.

Here is a summary of the conference from the Osher Lifelong Learning Center September newsletter:

The Aging Research and Technology Innovation Summit on August 17 drew over 300 people from six UC campuses — and from as far away as Germany and Denmark — for a day of speakers, awards, poster sessions, and valuable networking focused on cutting-edge aging research and technologies. The summit highlighted the educational and research mission of the University of California and its diverse and significant impact on improving the well-being of older adults.

Summit presentations gave an overview of recent work in fields as diverse

NOV in the News

It takes a village: Social support collectives help people age in place
Published on: 8/26/2014
Even with Ray's health problems, Jaki and Ray have no intention of moving into a retirement community or assisted living facility. deal with many of the day-to-day challenges as they age.

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Singing the Praises of North Oakland VIllage
Published on: 9/21/2017
Piedmont Post Article on North Oakland Village - Click to read the copy of the article
Aging in America: Stuck in the Middle
Published on: 10/19/2014
Senior citizens whose finances fall IN THE MIDDLE -- not rich, not poor -- can find themselves in a real bind if they need home care. And their loved ones can find themselves caught in the middle as well.
'Villages' Help Neighbors Age At Home
Published on: 8/23/2010
In a four part series, NPR looks at aging and the variety of ways modern seniors age in place at home.
North Oakland Village seniors share lives in writings
Published on: 11/21/2012
Under the instruction of Brenda Richardson, they're learning to examine events from their past, practice self-reflection, consider the concept of conflict and come away with the tools they need to record their stories....
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