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Valley Village Clients Enjoy Saturday Car Show

Last month, we treated Valley Village residents and program participants to a weekend car show. George Urizar, a friend of Valley Village from New York Life, wanted to do something special for our clients, and with the help of his car group, we put on a fun Saturday morning outing! Clients had...

Teaching Dental Hygiene Routines At Valley Village

In our day program at Valley Village, a Daily Living activity focused on dental hygiene. Individuals with developmental challenges are at a disadvantage when it comes to oral health – after a lifetime of minimal oral care, often, many adults with developmental and intellectual challenges are...

In Memory of Our Friend, Bob Saget

In Memory of Bob Saget: May 17, 1956 - January 9, 2022 

We mourn Bob Saget as a father, a friend, a comedian, and as America’s favorite television dad – but we also mourn him as a philanthropist who helped numerous charities and nonprofit organizations with fundraising and...

Mental Health Awareness Month Tips and Resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the purpose is to raise awareness of mental health and mental illness. For example, approximately 18.1% of Americans suffer from depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. It's increasingly important to understand the realities of living with these...

Valley Village Celebrates 50 years of service

In 50 years, Valley Village, its founders, staff, volunteers, and generations of board members made significant, positive impacts on the women and men who rely on us. Through the years, we helped people with developmental and intellectual challenges to thrive and live independently as possible. ...

Occupational Therapy Month – Cindy’s Story

April is Occupational Therapy Month, and it's an appropriate time to share how the profession helps Valley Village's residents and program participants to live independently as possible.

Occupational therapy (OT) uses assessment and intervention to develop, recover, or maintain...