Villages Spotlight

The services, programs and social activities offered at a Village are unique to each Village based on the needs of their members. Some Villages are all-volunteer, others are staffed. Some Villages offer a variety of services, other concentrate on a few needed services. Below are local Villages open and in development.



Aging in Place Glens Falls

Aging in Place Glens Falls is a non-profit organization and cooperative service exchange. Members, as volunteers, provide mutual support for one another. Aging in Place Glens Falls offers volunteer service exchange, education concerning areas of interest to seniors, and participation in a growing community with many interests. Membership is welcomed by seniors who live in the greater Glens Falls Metropolitan area.
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Bethlehem Neighbors

Bethlehem Neighbors is part of a growing Village movement enabling people to take charge of their own lives and age in place. As a self-governing group, Bethlehem Neighbors coordinate new and existing services and activities for members in the Town of Bethlehem.
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Neighbors of Northern Columbia County (NNCC)

Neighbors of Northern Columbia County is a grass roots, not-for-profit organization designed to help network people within our rural communities as they address issues of aging and/or living alone.   NNCC’s model is a variant of the Village Movement concept, which has grown throughout the United States in response to previously unmet needs and wishes of those wanting to remain in their own homes as they age.
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Niskayuna Neighbors Network

Niskayuna Neighbors Network has been developed to help our neighbors, 60 and older, remain independent and to encourage their active involvement within our community.  Village membership  will be offered to residents who live in the Town of  Niskayuna or have a zip code of 12309 or reside in a home in the Niskayuna School District.
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Rhinebeck at Home

Rhinebeck at Home is an all-volunteer membership organization where members volunteer to help other members lead fully engaged lives while remaining at home. Members engage in planning and attending enriching programs and activities. Services include: transportation; providing referrals to other community service organizations; helping each other do things; sharing member-recommended service provider referrals.
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Shenendehowa Neighbors Connecting (SNC)

SNC serves persons 55 years and older who live in the Shenendehowa School District. Their mission is to help enable seniors continue to live independently in their own homes and  communities for as long as possible by promoting “neighbor to neighbor” connections to social activities and services seniors may need as they age in community.
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Regional / National Villages

  • Aging in Place in White Plains (AIPWP)
    White Plains, New York
  • Berkshire Villages
    Lenox, Massachusetts
  • It Takes a Village 10591 (ITAV)
    Tarrytown, New York
  • Kingston SSIP
    Kingston, New York
  • Settled and Serving in Place (SSIP) – 209 corridor
    south of Kingston

  • Staying Put in Rye and Environs (SPRYE)
    Rye, New York