2019 Village Dues               

Here is the form to send in with your 2019 dues: 2019 WAVE Dues Form

 

These villages have paid their 2019 Dues:

District of Columbia

  •   East Rock Creek Village
  •   Foggy Bottom West End Village
  •   Georgetown Village
  •   Glover Park Village
  •   Mount Pleasant Village
  •   Northwest Neighbors Village
  •   Palisades Village

 

Maryland

  •   Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors
  •   Bethesda Metro Area Village
  •   Burning Tree Village
  •   Cheverly Village
  •   Chevy Chase At Home
  •   Hyattsville Aging in Place
  •   Mill Creek Village
  •   Neighbors Helping Neighbors of College Park
  •   Parkside Village
  •   Potomac Community Village
  •   Takoma Park: Village of Takoma Park
  •   The Village in Howard
  •   Village at Kentlands & Lakelands
  •   Villages of Kensington
  •   Wyngate Neighbors Helping Neighbors

 

Virginia

  •   Arlington Neighborhood Village
  •   LOWLINC
  •   Mount Vernon At Home
  •   Reston for a Lifetime
  •   Village Drive Village

 

Many thanks to these villages for having paid their 2018 Dues:

District of Columbia

  •   Capital Hill Village
  •   Cleveland & Woodley Park Village
  •   Dupont Circle Village
  •   East Rock Creek Village
  •   Foggy Bottom West End Village
  •   Georgetown Village
  •   Glover Park Village
  •   Legacy Collaborative Senior Village Ward 8
  •   Northwest Neighbors Village
  •   Palisades Village

Maryland

  •   Bannockburn Neighbors Assisting Neighbors
  •   Bethesda Metro Area Village
  •   Bradley Hills Village
  •   Burning Tree Village
  •   Cheverly Village
  •   Chevy Chase At Home
  •   FELD West End Village (Rockville City's Great Falls, Evans, Laura, and Dale)
  •   Greater Stonegate Village
  •   Helping Hands University Park
  •   Hyattsville Aging in Place
  •   King Farm Neighbors Village
  •   Little Falls Village
  •   Manor Connections
  •   Maplewood Village
  •   Mill Creek Village
  •   North Chevy Chase Cionnections
  •   Parkside Village
  •   Potomac Community Village
  •   Pump House Village
  •   Silver Spring Village
  •   Takoma Park: Village of Takoma Park
  •   The Village in Howard
  •   Twinbrook Village
  •   Village at Kentlands & Lakelands
  •   Villages of Kensington
  •   Wyngate Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Virginia

  •   Arlington Neighborhood Village
  •   At Home in Alexandria
  •   Lake Barcroft Village
  •   LOWLINC
  •   Mount Vernon At Home
  •   Reston for a Lifetime

The Value Of Being A Volunteer

This article from the Wall Street Journal really highlights the importance of participating as a volunteer.  Click here to read the article.


 Spotlight on Technical Education in a Digital World

For any of us wanting to improve our technical skills or to learn a whole new subject, there are many resources available, and they are free!  All we need to do is to look to our libraries.  Each of our county public library systems has a host of technical classes on almost any technical topic.  And in Montgomery County there is a new project called Senior Planet (see below).which is offering classes and lectures in several local libraries and senior centers.

Montgomery County:  To see a schedule of public library classes, Click here and then (1) Choose your Dates, (2) Choose your Location(s), (3) Under Event Types, uncheck All Event Types, then check Computers & Smart Technology, and (4) At the bottom left, click the Find button.  Your list of classes appears in date sequence.  To see a calendar of your classes, click the Calendar View button at the top of the page.

DC:  To see an overview of public library classes, Click here.   For a good description of the classes available, click Class Descriptions.  Then to see a schedule of classes, click The Library Calendar in the fourth paragraph.

Fairfax County:  To see a schedule of public library technology classes, Click here.  The Sherwood Regional branch has a computer lab with a full schedule of computer classes (call 703-765-3645 Option 4 for information).

Senior Planet Montgomery County:  The Senior Planet project began in New York City in 2013.  Senior Planet Montgomery County began in 2016 and is offering technology classes and technology lectures in several Montgomery County libraries and senior centers.  Click here to see an overview of Senior Planet Montgomery County.  Then click the Events & Courses button to see Course Descriptions and Times.  At the bottom of the page is a calendar for the Explore Tech Lecture Series.


WAVE Mission and Vision statements  

Please click here to review the WAVE Mission and Vision statements.


Village Guide

The Village Guide is now available. Here is a link to the current draft for your information and comment.


WAVE Directory

Thanks to the work of L. Liddle and others we have a directory of WAVE Villages in pdf format.

Click here to download the directory.

WAVE Discussion Forum


 

Montgomery County Villages

Upcoming Montoomery County villages gathering Sept. 27, 2016 Click here to see flyer

We have been working with Pazit Aviv the Montgomery County Village Coordinator to create a section for you. In includes her monthly emails on upcoming events and a number of links which may be of interest. The Montgomery page  is located under the heading Groups.

Guide to our Web Site

The About Us page has information about WAVE.  Under About Us is a page Our Villages which lists the Villages in the Washington metropolitan area and has a map of their locations. 

The Calendar includes upcoming WAVE and member organization activities.  (Send us information for your village events.)

The Meetings page includes upcoming WAVE-related meetings and information on past WAVE meetings.

The Announcements page is for WAVE and its villages to list information which may be of interest to others.

 


 

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Upcoming Events

25 Feb
WAVE Quarterly Members Meeting
02/25 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Save The Date!

WAVE Quarterly Members Meeting February 25, 2019
 

The next WAVE Quarterly Members Meeting is 9:00 - 12:00 Noon on Monday, February 25, 2019, hosted by the Hyattsville Aging in Place village in Hyattsville, MD. Details, including the agenda, will be forthcoming.

This year the Board is planning for four quarterly meetings instead of the three triannual meetings that we held last year.  We'll announce the dates for the next meetings as soon as we have them set.

Please remember that villages which have paid their 2019 WAVE $35.00 annual dues can vote for items during our business meetings.  To obtain the 2019 WAVE Dues Form, go to http://wavevillages.org/index.php and scroll down.  You'll see a list of the villages which have paid their 2019 WAVE dues.

Please feel free to invite new staff or Board members of your village to join us.
27 Feb
Helpful Village Users Group Webinar
02/27 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the Helpful Village Users Group (HVUG). Their purpose is to provide a national forum for HV Users where they can share best village practices using HV, collect requests for updates to the HV system, coordinate with Helpful Village staff, and distribute HV training materials and software updates.  For more information please email Andy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on:   NEW DAY! Helpful Village Users Group 2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT/ 12 PM MT/ 11 AM PT - 1/24/2018
6 Mar
This call is run by Katie Garber, Capitol Hill Village's Director of Volunteer and Care Services and licensed clinical social worker.  She will take questions and moderate the monthly call. Topics open to discussion include, but are not limited to: developing a volunteer-based care coordination system, creating healthy boundaries for member service delivery, setting realistic expectations for members and their families, coordinating with local community resources, when to make a referral to Adult Protective Services, etc. Be sure to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with topics you want covered at any upcoming call!  Please direct all follow up questions to Nisha or Natalie by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will try to assist you as best we can until the next month's call with Katie.

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on: NEW DAY! Caring For Our Frailest Members: A Monthly Idea Exchange - 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST - 1/3/2018
13 Mar
New Member Orientation Webinar
03/13 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is for new members to get accustomed to the website and learn how to find and use all the resources VTVN has to offer. Nisha will show members how to navigate the website as well as take care of renewals, payments, registrations, etc. She will also go over all of the member benefits, where to find them, and share any current information about the Network. This call is primarily for new members, but anyone is welcome to come with any questions about membership to VTVN or anything Village related!

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on: NEW TIME! New Member Orientation 2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT/ 12 PM MT/ 11 AM PT - 1/10/2018
21 Mar
ClubExpress Users Group Webinar
03/21 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Join Dan of ClubExpress and CE Users leaders as they talk about new enhancements, suggested changes, roll out dates, Village features, and much more.  If you have any questions or would like a certain topic to be discussed, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on:   SAME TIME, SAME DAY! ClubExpress Users Group- 3 PM ET/ 2PM CT/ 1 PM MT/ 12PM PT - 1/18/2018
27 Mar
Helpful Village Users Group Webinar
03/27 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This is the regular monthly meeting of the Helpful Village Users Group (HVUG). Their purpose is to provide a national forum for HV Users where they can share best village practices using HV, collect requests for updates to the HV system, coordinate with Helpful Village staff, and distribute HV training materials and software updates.  For more information please email Andy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on:   NEW DAY! Helpful Village Users Group 2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT/ 12 PM MT/ 11 AM PT - 1/24/2018
3 Apr
This call is run by Katie Garber, Capitol Hill Village's Director of Volunteer and Care Services and licensed clinical social worker.  She will take questions and moderate the monthly call. Topics open to discussion include, but are not limited to: developing a volunteer-based care coordination system, creating healthy boundaries for member service delivery, setting realistic expectations for members and their families, coordinating with local community resources, when to make a referral to Adult Protective Services, etc. Be sure to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with topics you want covered at any upcoming call!  Please direct all follow up questions to Nisha or Natalie by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will try to assist you as best we can until the next month's call with Katie.

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on: NEW DAY! Caring For Our Frailest Members: A Monthly Idea Exchange - 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST - 1/3/2018
10 Apr
New Member Orientation Webinar
04/10 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is for new members to get accustomed to the website and learn how to find and use all the resources VTVN has to offer. Nisha will show members how to navigate the website as well as take care of renewals, payments, registrations, etc. She will also go over all of the member benefits, where to find them, and share any current information about the Network. This call is primarily for new members, but anyone is welcome to come with any questions about membership to VTVN or anything Village related!

You need to log on to the Village to Village Network to register for and to view this webinar.

Be sure to register for these webinars today so you do not miss out on the opportunity to participate! Make sure you are LOGGED IN to the VtVN website before you try to register. When you click on each of the title links below to register, scroll up to the top of the screen and make sure your full name appears in the top right hand corner of the screen above the blue toolbar. This means that you are logged in and you can successfully register for these member only webinars. If you are NOT logged in, all you will see is "Add to my Calendar" instead of "Click Here to Register." Once you are logged in, click the "Click Here to Register" button and it will walk you through a few quick steps to register.

Click on: NEW TIME! New Member Orientation 2 PM ET/ 1 PM CT/ 12 PM MT/ 11 AM PT - 1/10/2018
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