Eastern Shore Chapter Spearheads Local Village Formation

The NAIPC Eastern Shore Chapter is spearheading the formation of a village in their region, the “Village for Talbot County.” Through this initiative, the Chapter hopes to get more visibility for NAIPC, build membership, and better serve the community.

The Chapter held an informational meeting in November for 60+ attendees. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from 5:30 to 7 pm at the Easton Volunteer Fire Department.

Villages recruit volunteers to provide a range of services and activities that seniors may need, from changing a light bulb to transportation to a doctor’s appointment. Businesses can be vetted and may offer discounts to individuals that are members of the village.

The session will focus on how villages can improve the aging process in Talbot County. There will be a presentation defining villages, followed by questions. Light refreshments will be available.

For more information or to inquire about becoming a member of the Advisory Committee, call Lee Lynch Newcomb at 410-770-8741 or email lee.newcomb@maryland.gov.