North Jersey Villages

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MONDAY, September 25, 2017

 

North Jersey Villages (NJV) invites you to hear Dr. Atul Gawande

 Being Mortal’s Villages:

The Value of Community and Choice as We Grow Older

 

Dr. Gawande, renowned author, public health researcher and surgeon, is guest speaker at the 15th Celebration of the founding of Beacon Hill Village and the subsequent Village Movement they inspired.  The conversation will feature a discussion on aging, living life with purpose, and how we can transform the possibilities for the later chapters of everyone’s lives. The event will be simulcast from Boston to more than 150 of the 350-plus villages open and in development across the country, including North Jersey Villages in Bergen County, NJ. 

 

The Village Movement is a burgeoning, world-wide movement that champions an alternative approach for adults as they grow older. Villages are unique in that they are created by and for older adults, empowering their members to make wise, safe, and vibrant choices about how they wish to live.

 

All are welcome to join North Jersey Villages for a viewing party, refreshments and discussion.

 

WHEN:            Monday, September 25, 2017; 4:30-6:30 p.m. ET

 

WHERE:          Berkeley College
64 East Midland Avenue; Paramus, NJ

 

WHO:             North Jersey Villages is a non-profit, membership organization in Bergen County dedicated to improving the experience of aging.  It is committed to using community resources to fulfill its mission to develop neighborhood networks (“villages”) that will facilitate transportation, discount services, and social activities for seniors who choose to age in their homes. 

 

RSVP by September 20th: 

Janet Chen at janet@NorthJerseyVillages.org or 201-446-1848

 

Thank you to North Jersey Villages' sponsors and supporters:

CommandCare

 Berkeley College

Bergen Volunteer Center
Village to Village Network

 

New Jersey Foundation for Aging

 

 

 

Hackensack University Medical Center

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