Category: Senior citizens

Group’s Recommendations will Help More Seniors to Stay in their College Park Homes

The members of the Aging in Place Taskforce subcommittee have been meeting for the past two years and have discussed various ways to help City’s senior residents stay at their College Park home as they age. The committee is now preparing a formal report with a set of recommendations for the City Council. Recently, the […]

Sunday April 3rd, 2016 in Senior citizens | No Comments »

Group to Host Medicare Workshop for Seniors

The College Park Community Library invites all current and new Medicare beneficiaries and their families to attend its first Medicare Workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 2 – 4 p.m. The program will be held on the upper level of the Nazarene Church at 9704 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park, MD. The location is wheelchair […]

Friday November 6th, 2015 in Health, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Attik Towers Senior Housing to Open its Wait List Next Week

Attick Towers ( at 9014 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park) will open its’ wait list from November 2, 2015 to November 20, 2015. Attick Towers is an independent living high-rise apartment building located at 9014 Rhode Island Avenue in College Park, Maryland. All applicants must be 62 years of age or older or be a […]

Monday October 26th, 2015 in Announcements, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Active Aging Week: Registration Begins Next Week on Sept. 1

In celebration of International Active Aging Week, the Department of Parks and Recreation (M-NCPPC) is offering over 30 free senior activities located throughout the County to encourage seniors to stay active and connected to our community. These events are taking place Sept. 28-Oct. 3. Registration begins next week. Please check out this brochure to find […]

Wednesday August 26th, 2015 in Senior citizens | No Comments »

Aging In Place Task Force Seeks Your Input

City’s Aging-in-place Task Force has been working on to get feedback from City residents in older to find the needs of our older residents and allow them to stay in their homes and remain part of our community as they age gracefully. The task force consists of a number of residents and four council members […]

Wednesday April 15th, 2015 in Announcements, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Seniors Spring Luncheon at College Park Youth and Family Center

Nate Sullivan, Park and Planning Director of the College Park Youth Services Center in North College Park is hosting a Seniors Spring Luncheon on April 7th from 10 am – noon at 4912 Nantucket Road. In addition to the lunch, Nate will be gathering information from attendees about their interests as well as type of […]

Tuesday March 17th, 2015 in Announcements, Senior citizens | No Comments »

College Park Creates Aging in Place Task Force

At last night’s meeting, the Council created an aging-in-place task force, to explore ways that the City can help senior residents to remain in their own homes in our community as they age. The Task Force is proposed to consist of 8 residents and two Councilmembers, as well as outside experts. Here are various tasks […]

Wednesday April 9th, 2014 in Senior citizens | 2 Comments »

Group Offers Free Home Repair Help to Seniors

Prince George’s county residents who can not repair their homes due to age, disability and financial hardship can now get free help from a project called “Christmas in April”. The project is only limited to minor repairs to existing roofs. It cannot make structural repair or undertake projects that cannot be completed in one day. […]

Wednesday August 21st, 2013 in County, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Two Senior Events this Week

College Park Recreation Board will sponsor two College Park Senior Summer events this week. There will be food, beverages, and entertainment. These events are only targeted for College Park Residents 55+ Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Attick Towers 9104 Rhode Island Avenue Time: Noon -1:30 p.m. Registration before 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, 25 June is required Please […]

Tuesday June 25th, 2013 in Senior citizens | No Comments »

Council Discusses Aging in Place for College Park’s Seniors

In last Tuesday’s worksession, the Council discussed the possibility of creating a Senior Advisory Committee, to review the services that the City provides for seniors and recommend additional activities and services that the City could provide for its senior citizens. The mission of the Committee is to advocate for and assist the City Council in […]

Thursday March 7th, 2013 in City Council, Senior citizens | No Comments »

Survey Finds Attick Tower Seniors Unhappy with Safety, Management

In tomorrow’s woksession, the Council will discuss the College Park 2012 survey that the City conducted among the seniors living at Attick Tower. The senior home is located at the corner of Rhode Island avenue and Greenbelt Road. Total number of units in Attick Towers is 108. Staff distributed one survey per unit/household in each […]

Tuesday January 1st, 2013 in Senior citizens | 2 Comments »

Seniors at Spellman House Largely Unhappy – Survey Finds

In tomorrow’s woksession, the Council will discuss the College Park 2012 survey that the City conducted among the seniors living at Attick Towers and Spellman House at the end of May. Total number of units in Attick Towers is 108 and 141 in Spellman House. Staff distributed one survey per unit/household in each building. This […]

Monday December 3rd, 2012 in Senior citizens | No Comments »

Senior Services in College Park

Recently I came across the wide variety of services offered for seniors in Prince George’s County and particularly by the City of College Park. 1.) Seniors (60+) Ride Prince George’s County Buses FREE Seniors (60+) and disabled customers can now ride TheBus FREE-of-charge during normal operational hours from 6 AM – 7 PM, Monday – […]

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Thursday July 19th, 2012 in Senior citizens | No Comments »