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2009 AARP Research Study of
5 Operating Villages in the D.C Area

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: A Qualitative Study of Villages
Operating in the District of Columbia, October, 2009

Information published with permission from Terri Guengerich, AARP, author of the report

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1. Desire to remain at home and stay in the community

2. Belief in the Village concept

3. Immediate Need for Village services

4. “Insurance” in case of future needs for Village services

5. Neighborhood Connections

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