In February 2013, HAP launched its volunteer network to help seniors who may need help from time to time.  As of the beginning of 2014, some thirty-plus residents have requested help with yard cleanup, inside chores, vendors to fix … Read More

Louise B.

In the 1920s and 1930s HAP Neighbor Mrs. Louise B. was a girl growing up in the Italian neighborhood right in the bustle of lower Manhattan. She was walking about by herself in all the city sights when she was nine. And the international … Read More

Phyllis R.

Phyllis R. lives in the home she grew up in on a shady street in Hyattsville. She returned to the house with her husband after her parents died. While her children have encouraged her to move to a retirement community, Phyllis says she is more comfortable in her neighborhood with her friends nearby and her church not far away.