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Who we are:

VillagesOKC is the main organization in a hub and spoke model serving the broad, area-wide Oklahoma City community. VillagesOKC Northwest (established July 2018) is the first Village serving the Northwest Oklahoma City area. We are a member organization. We envision multiple spoke Villages where:

Area "neighbors" come together to support each other

• Aging in place is a viable option for seniors instead of institutional living

• Trusted volunteers or vendors are on the job after members make one call for help

• Loneliness is met with genuine caring

• Life-long learning is a regular, intentional part of living

• Members are empowered through selfgovernance and a healthy relationship to the hub organization. VillagesOKC is a member of the national Village to Village Network.

Our mission

As the hub for virtual Villages across the metro Oklahoma City community, we enable "neighbors" who want to age in-place to care for one another with spirit and dignity.

Our vision

Our vision is multiple Villages where:

Area "neighbors" come together to support each other

• Aging-in-place is a viable option instead of institutional living

• Trusted volunteers or vendors are on the job after one-call for help

• Loneliness is met with genuine caring

• Life-long learning is a regular feature of life

• Individual Villages call the shots through self-governed boards and relationships to the hub VillagesOKC

our services

Villages embrace bringing services to people rather than moving people to services. The first Village began more than a decade ago when a few aging friends and neighbors joined forces to create a way for them to "age at home" and remain independent as long as possible. There are now nearly 300 Villages nationwide.

 

 

 

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