Hyattsville Aging in Place

PHOTOS: HAP hosts annual Valentine-making party

February 7, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — On Feb. 3, Hyattsville Aging in Place hosted its annual intergenerational Valentine’s Day card-making party. HAP provided all the supplies — papers, stickers, ribbons, images and markers — and encouraged residents of all ages to make Valentine’s Day cards for [read more]

Hyattsville joins AARP Age-Friendly Community network

July 6, 2017

BY DANA PATTERSON —The City of Hyattsville has joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities to become a liveable community that promotes services for all residents with diverse needs. At the June 5 city council meeting, Community Director Jake Rollow gave an update on the status of making [read more]

Hyattsville on track to become an “age-friendly” community

November 16, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — At the Nov. 16 Hyattsville City Council meeting, the council discussed participating in the AARP Maryland and World Health Organization Age-Friendly Cities & Communities Network. According to, their network of age-friendly communities is an affiliate of the [read more]

Auntie Diluviana: Taking care of seniors

May 22, 2014

Dear Auntie, I hear that Hyattsville Aging in Place (HAP) wants the city to include a full-time senior services coordinator in its next budget. Why does Hyattsville need such a position? Doesn’t HAP take care of old people? Puzzled on Powhatan   Auntie Diluviana Dear Puzzled, Emily Stowers, [read more]

Auntie Diluviana: How to help Aging in Place

September 13, 2013

– AUNTIE DILUVIANA – Auntie is taking a few days off to read Ulysses, but we’ve been reading her mail. Leigh Higgins, an able volunteer with Hyattsville Aging in Place (HAP), will answer this month’s letter in Auntie’s stead. Dear Auntie,  I’ve wanted to help [read more]
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