Events

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Mar
3
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Part 1
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Part 1 @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Wondering about the future as you age? Join us for the first of 3 seminars on lifetime transitions for older adults.

At this FREE event, the Office on Aging will present valuable information about services and options available to older adults who choose to age in place. Representatives from The Village in Howard and NeighborRide will also be present.

The session will include (subject to change):

  • Howard County Office on Aging
  • The Village in Howard
  • NeighborRide
Apr
7
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Parts 1 & 2
Apr 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Parts 1 & 2 @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Wondering about the future as you age?

At this FREE event, several professionals will present valuable information for those facing the transition to senior life. This event will cover resources available for those who choose to age in place, and legal and financial issues commonly faced by older adults. Speakers may include (subject to change):

Aging in Place:

  • Howard County Office on Aging
  • The Village in Howard
  • NeighborRide
  • Transforming Architecture

Legal & Financial Issues:

  • An elder law attorney
  • a social worker who consults seniors on various issues affecting their lives
  • a financial advisor
May
5
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Part 3
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Part 3 @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Wondering about the future as you age? Join us for the third of 3 seminars on lifetime transitions for older adults.

At this FREE event, representatives from a variety of local senior housing facilities will share information about the different types of housing options for seniors.

The session will include representatives from (subject to change):

  • Vantage House
  • Lutheran Village
  • Charlestowne
  • and more!
May
28
Thu
50+ Lunch and Learn: Tourist In Your Own Backyard
May 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
50+ Lunch and Learn: Tourist In Your Own Backyard @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Join us for another wonderful 50+ Lunch & Learn at The Hawthorn Center! Enjoy a delicious lunch and learn about all the wonderful sights and activities you can visit right here in Howard County. Rachelina Bonacci from the Howard County Office of Tourism will share information about Howard County’s best shopping, sightseeing, events, and restaurants. You won’t believe all the wonderful treasures hidden right in our community! The cost is $5 per person and includes lunch.

Jun
16
Tue
50+ Pet Care and Bereavement Seminar
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
50+ Pet Care and Bereavement Seminar @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

This FREE program will begin with a variety of valuable information on pet health and safety, including instruction in pet first aid and CPR as well as how to keep your pet safe during the hot summer months. The second part of the program will focus on pet bereavement, and will include an optional pet memorial ceremony for those attending the event.

Sep
15
Tue
“The Other Talk”
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"The Other Talk" @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Sure, you told your kids about the birds and bees when the time was right. But have you considered having “The Other Talk” now that they (and you) are older? Nobody enjoys talking about the end of life, but it’s important to make sure your loved ones know your wishes when the time comes.

The Howard County Office on Aging will provide information and resources to assist in your discussions with family members and caregivers regarding health, legal, financial, and end-of-life concerns. This FREE workshop will make “The Other Talk” easier for everyone.

Oct
15
Thu
50+ Lunch and Learn: Exploring “New Horizons”
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
50+ Lunch and Learn: Exploring "New Horizons" @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Our next 50+ Lunch will be held on Thursday, October 15 from 11:30 am—1 pm at The Hawthorn Center. For only $5 per person, you’ll enjoy lunch and a presentation from Johns Hopkins APL sharing the excitement of the recent New Horizons mission to Pluto. Space is limited, so don’t delay!

 

Apr
5
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #1: Aging in Place
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #1: Aging in Place @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Facing an empty nest and wondering about the future? We can help! Hickory Ridge Community Association and Nancy McCord of Long & Foster Realtors Columbia are once again hosting our popular series of seminars to help older adults plan for the transition into senior life. These informative seminars are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Register for all three events, or only the one(s) you need.

If you prefer to register by phone, call the village office at 410-730-7327. Questions about seminar content and speakers should be directed to Nancy McCord at 443-285-9209.

 

Apr
19
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #2: Legal Issues
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #2: Legal Issues @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Facing an empty nest and wondering about the future? We can help! Hickory Ridge Community Association and Nancy McCord of Long & Foster Realtors Columbia are once again hosting our popular series of seminars to help older adults plan for the transition into senior life. These informative seminars are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Register for all three events, or only the one(s) you need.

If you prefer to register by phone, call the village office at 410-730-7327. Questions about seminar content and speakers should be directed to Nancy McCord at 443-285-9209.

 

May
3
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #3: Housing
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #3: Housing @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Facing an empty nest and wondering about the future? We can help! Hickory Ridge Community Association and Nancy McCord of Long & Foster Realtors Columbia are once again hosting our popular series of seminars to help older adults plan for the transition into senior life. These informative seminars are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Register for all three events, or only the one(s) you need.

If you prefer to register by phone, call the village office at 410-730-7327. Questions about seminar content and speakers should be directed to Nancy McCord at 443-285-9209.