Intentional neighboring model featured on NPR’s Morning Edition

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Intentional neighboring model featured on NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR Senior Correspondent Ina Jaffee recently researched and reported a story focusing on the origin of the intentional neighboring model at Hope Meadows and its most recent adaptation at Genesis in Washington, DC.

Staying connected as we age

Social connectedness and community involvement are two of the most powerful determinants of health and well-being, but what does staying connected really look like for older adults living in a Generations of Hope Community (GHC)?

New books feature GHDC and Hope Meadows

Three new books feature GHDC and Hope Meadows — Bill Thomas' Second Wind; Beth Baker's With a little help from our friends; and Ross Parke's Future families.

Bridge Meadows featured on PBS NewsHour

A PBS NewsHour segment features Bridge Meadows' innovative approach to affordable supportive housing, and describes the intergenerational relationships that form among residents who live there.

Brenda Eheart guest speaker at Brandeis University workshop on aging and autism

Brenda Eheart was a guest speaker at a Brandeis University workshop workshop entitled, "Aging Well with Autism (55 and Older), hosted by The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy and the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation.

Completing the circle of care: Alternative housing at Hope Meadows

The case for providing a senior housing alternative at Hope Meadows so that older adults will be able to age in community, continuing to sustain and be sustained by meaningful intergenerational relationships until the end of life, keeping the circle of care unbroken

AARP Inspire Award

Brenda Krause Eheart was honored with a 2010 Inspire Award by AARP.

Aging well in an intentional intergenerational community: Meaningful relationships and purposeful engagement

2007. Power, M. B., Eheart, B. K., Racine, D., & Karnik, N. S. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 5(2), 7-25.

GHC as an object of public policy: A first look

Explores the three policy domains that appear to be most relevant to the development and operation of GHCs: policy toward children and youth, policy toward seniors, and housing and community development policy.