Village Movement Celebrates Community and Choice: A Conversation with Dr. Atul Gawande

Village Network of Petaluma invites the public to the 15th anniversary of the Village movement during a live nationwide webcast from Boston on Monday, September 25 at 1:30 pm at Petaluma Library’s Community Room, 100 Fairgrounds Dr. in Petaluma.

Learn about the innovative Village movement, community and choice during this webcast with Dr. Atul Gawande, surgeon and author of “Being Mortal”. The event will be moderated by Robin Young, host of NPR’s Here & Now.

Join a post-webcast discussion on aging, honoring choice and transforming habits, cultural expectations & one-size-fits-all corporate offerings as we age. Following the webinar, discussion will be led by Joanne Martin Braun, the new of Membership and Volunteer Manager for Village Network of Petaluma.

Beacon Hill in Boston was the first nonprofit Village in the United States. Learn about this grassroots social movement where older adults engage in a supportive community to live in our own homes for as long as we can. Adults aged 50+ and volunteers of all ages are involved in more than 200 non-profit membership Villages nationwide. organizations.

The free event is hosted by Village Network of Petaluma. Refreshments will be served. For details, contact 776-6055 or . Visit .

Mission: As part of an innovative national movement, the Village Network of Petaluma is a nonprofit membership organization created to empower adults ages 50+ to continue living active, vibrant and connected lives in our own homes as we age. Village Network of Petaluma is a non-profit 501 (c)(3), serving Petaluma and Penngrove since 2014.