Most “villages” or aging in place programs take root in middle to upper middle class communities and neighborhoods. A criticism of the movement is that few models for aging in place in low-income communities have been developed or piloted. However in Westchester County, New York, The Center for Aging in Place (TCAP) established a model for aging in place in Yonkers, NY, a low-income, predominantly Hispanic Latino neighborhood located in the county’s largest city.
De Nosotros Para Nosotros (From Us to You) began in 2009 and officially launched in March 2010. It is a joint effort between The Center for Aging in Place and Inglesia San Andres, a small Episcopal congregation in southwest Yonkers.