Please join us for the monthly GROWS meeting. Breakfast will be offered and the networking is unmatched! Registration is not required and the event is free.
Villages: A grassroots approach to aging in place
Miriam Kelty, President,Bannocburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors President, Washington Area Villages Exchange
Mike Greenhut, Founder, Olney Home for Life
Claire Maklan, President, Silver Spring Village
Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator Montgomery County Aging and Disability Services
The National Village movement has seen a 30% annual growth rate over the past few years. In the DC metro area alone there are over 50 active and emerging Villages. Come and learn about this concept and what this means to you as a professional and as a member of your community. You will hear an overview from the Village Coordinator of Montgomery County and learn about three different Village approaches from local Village leaders.