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October 30, 2017

The Village Model: A Neighborly Way to Age in Place

…As more villages formed, the Village-to-Village Network was founded in 2010 to help communities establish new villages and manage them, and to grow the village movement overall. When the movement

May 18 | 11:30am12:30pm MDT

Empowered Movement Class with Amanda Gregg – Lunch & Learn

Amanda Gregg will lead this class on Empowered Movement. This unique experience brings together mindfulness, movement, and energy healing to support the immune system, promote relaxation, and awaken the body…

May 10, 2016

Video of the week: Four Days in Dementia Village

…sit. That’s why the Dutch village De Hogeweyk, a grand experiment known here as Dementia Village, has sparked so much attention worldwide. CNN’s medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta spent four…

May 5, 2015

Video of the Week: It Takes Villages

…in this TEDx talk, these are some of the dilemmas that the burgeoning Village movement addresses. A solution designed and operated by elders for elders, the “village” model is a…

June 25, 2017

A Red Diaper Baby Returns to Her Roots

…either.” “I’m too old. It’s your turn.” “Well I’m not joining up until there’s a movement I believe in.” Maybe the next generation would create my fantasy movement—where the interests…

08/07/2019 | 2:00pm3:30pm EDT

Seneca Village Tour

Before the city built Central Park, the area from West 82nd to West 89th Street was home to Seneca Village, the largest community of African-American property owners in New York….

09/30/2019 | 10:00am6:00pm EDT

The Voice of the Village

(Until December 1) The Voice of the Village: Fred W. McDarrah Photographs examines New York City from the tumultuous 1960s to the dawn of the 1970s through the lens of…

11/25/2019 | 10:00am6:00pm EST

Last Chance: The Voice of the Village

(Until December 1) If you want some old-school New York nostalgia, run, don’t walk to catch The Voice of the Village: Fred W. McDarrah Photographs before it closes. McDarrah, as…

November 12, 2013

Plan Ahead NYC: Shakespeare comes home and a Village icon comes back to life

…and From The Horse’s Mouth Late choreographer and West Village fixture Anna Sokolow was a force in the dance community well into her 80s; part of Christopher Street was re-christened…

08/20/2019 | 9:30am10:30am EDT

Free Movement class

(Until September 20) Every Tuesday throughout the summer you can take part in a fun (and recurring) open air dance and movement session. Just gather at Garibaldi Plaza and sharpen…

06/19/2019 | 6:30pm8:00pm EDT

Vintage film of the labor movement

This adaptation of a chronicle of the early labor movement – Rank and File by Alice Lynd – relates the personal experience of three militant women who tried to organize…

10/04/2019 | 10:30am12:00pm EDT

Dance with Movement Speaks

(Classes Fridays from 10:30-12pm through December 13; no class Nov. 29) Celebrate the joy of movement and meet new people as you learn to move in strong and creative ways….

May 7, 2018

Senior Planet and the #MeToo Movement

Recently, members of Senior Planet had the opportunity to weigh in on the #MeToo movement, the grassroots campaign to raise awareness of sexual harassment in all its forms. Online publisher…

March 15, 2015

Meet East Village holdout John Casey, seniors volunteering abroad – and more from the week online

From news you can use to finds you might love, click through our picks from the week online. Meet John Casey, longtime purveyor of rubber stamps Manhattan’s East Village is…

August 12, 2013

WATCH: An Innovative Model for Aging In Place

Watch Seniors Hold on to Urban Independence Into Old Age on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. Beacon Hill Village isn’t really a village. It’s a village-like community. Located in…