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Drawing on findings from focus groups with diverse Village Movement members and leaders, the authors explore participants' views about healthy aging, their views on how Villages support healthy aging, and barriers, facilitators, and research capacity among Villages in the United States. Results highlight the importance of centering the voices of Village participants in the planning, design, and implementation of research to advance healthy aging.

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