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The Village Concept - Meeting the Needs of Aging Individuals

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Arthur Culbert, chair of the St. Louis Exploratory Committee and Natalie Galucia, Member Services Coordinator, talk about The Village Movement, a national effort to support seniors in their communities.

Natalie Galucia, MSW has a background in social work and a passion for working with older adults.  She started her education at Concordia University in Wisconsin where she received her BSW in 2010.  Ms. Galucia then received her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis in May of 2012.

At Washington University, she was able to focus on her passion for working with older adults and she concentrated in Gerontology with an emphasis on policy.  During her MSW program, she completed an internship in Washington, DC with Age4Action Network as a policy intern working on the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act.   She now works for the Village Movement with the STL Village to open in June, 2014.

Arthur J. Culbert, M.S., Ph.D.
Dr. Arthur Culbert serves as Urban Farmer in Residence on the staff at New City School in the Central West End in St. Louis Missouri.  He is a trustee at the Saint Louis College of Pharmacy and holds faculty appointments at the Saint Louis School College for Public Health and Social Justice and at the University of Missouri School for the Health Professions. He chairs the Exploratory Committee of STL Village, an Aging in Place community expiated to open in St. Louis in 2014.

Dr. Culbert resides in St. Louis with his wife and two daughters were he maintains an urban farm producing organic produce for two local food pantries.
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