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October 2020

2020 Annual Meeting

October 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event

Download a copy of the 2020 Annual Meeting presentation. The HAP 2020 Annual Meeting and Board of Directors will be held via Zoom this year. Bring your own ice cream! When: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 7- 8 pm</br /> Where: Attend from the comfort of your home, using your computer or phone, via Zoom All are welcome to attend. Any member in good standing of Hyattsville Aging in Place who has paid 2020 dues may vote in the election. Any member…

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Protecting Your Future: Estate Planning & Long-Term Care

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, October 24, 2 p.m. (Doors open at 1:30 p.m.) Join local Elder Law Attorney Jennifer Brandi for an informative discussion via Zoom about planning for long-term care services. She will dispel the misinformation that you have probably heard about financing long-term care needs and services with plenty of time for questions. Topics covered will include: The most important document everyone needs How to protect your house and assets from long-term care costs How to make sure your spouse is…

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December 2020

Support Hyattsville Aging in Place

December 31, 2020
Virtual Event

2020 proved a year of challenges for all of us, and it was for Hyattsville Aging in Place as well. COVID-19 forced us to cancel some of our traditional events and to rethink how we continue to help our Neighbors. With the help and participation from our members, volunteers, and donors, however, HAP found new and exciting ways to engage, inform, and help combat social isolation for Hyattsville seniors. We’ve hosted online educational events about COVID-19 and long-term care. We’ve made friendly calls to check…

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January 2021

The Aging Drama

January 30 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

A Legal and Practical Guide to Reducing the Drama of Aging Saturday, January 30, 2 p.m. (Virtual doors open at 1:30 p.m.) Join local Elder Law Attorney Julie Schejbal for an informative session designed to help you reduce legal concerns associated with aging. This session is intended for those nearing (or past) retirement age, as well as those with parents or other relatives facing similar issues. Julie Schejbal is a University Park resident and has practiced law in Maryland for more…

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February 2021

Put Art in Your Heart 2021

February 14
Virtual Event

Each year, Hyattsville Aging in Place (HAP) hosts a valentine party, Put Art in Your Heart, that brings people of all ages from Hyattsville and the surrounding communities together to make valentines for area seniors.  Due to COVID, the in-person event isn't happening this year and the hundreds of seniors who receive these caring notes would lose one more show of kindness to the pandemic. To ensure that our Neighbors receive a sweet Valentine's Day surprise, HAP has teamed up…

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Black Lives Matter: North Brentwood … 1887 To Today

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Click here to review a recording of this event. Join us for a discussion of the history of our Route 1 neighbor, North Brentwood. We’ll learn about the history of North Brentwood, the first African-American incorporated town in Prince George’s County. From its connections to the 19th Infantry Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement to today, North Brentwood holds a unique place in Route 1’s Black history. Learn about the early days of…

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March 2021

Understanding the Power of Stories in Our Lives

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Join nationally recognized author, educator, and former neighbor Carol S. Pearson, Ph.D., to learn about how the power of myths and ancient stories apply to our lives today, and how they can inspire and influence us.  Dr. Pearson has developed tools to help us recognize these stories.  Discover how your story, once recognized, can help you better understand your life and chart a path through difficult decisions. Click Here For Information About Other Corridor Conversations Events.

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April 2021

The Bard in April

April 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with a look at a magic-filled Macbeth. Join Hyattsvillian Janet Griffin, newly retired artistic producer for the Folger Theatre and actors Kate Eastwood Norris (Lady Macbeth) and Cody Nickell (Macduff) as they revisit the theater's exciting 2008 production of Macbeth, co-directed by the famous magician Teller and Aaron Posner. The sold-out production was later filmed with a live audience. Watch this astonishing Macbeth, available for you to view free through the Folger website, and experience how the staging, faithful…

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May 2021

The Great Caterpillar Factory & Backyard Birds

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Event

It's May and the great caterpillar factories of eastern North America are in full production. You’ll hear their engines humming as they munch away in woodlots or mature trees. For songbirds, this is a sign the bounty that fuels the mating, nest-building and parenting is going on right now in our backyards. Join science writer and College Park resident Rick Borchelt for a look at some of the common birds that depend on these caterpillar factories in suburban landscapes. (Carolina…

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June 2021

Art Works. It Really Does.

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event

Join artist, educator, and nonprofit leader Barbara Johnson of Hyattsville-based ArtWorks Now on an exploration of the many ways art works to support our well-being. From experiencing art created by others to engaging in the creation of your own artwork, art really does make our lives richer, happier, and even healthier. Come prepared with some blank paper and whatever drawing instrument you have around the house (pencil, pen, marker, paintbrush, and/or paint) to participate in some short experiential artmaking. Click…

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