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TVIH office will be closed Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a wonderful holiday!


Welcome to The Village In Howard!

The Village in Howard is a member-based COMMUNITY of Howard County residents 55 and older who want to continue to live independently in the homes and neighborhoods they know.  Membership benefits include, not only various social and cultural activities, but access to various services such as transportation, home repair from vetted contractors, and assistance with simple house maintenance.  These benefits enable members to actively age in place.

We are a member of the Village to Village NetworkThere are over 350 senior villages in the US.

 


 
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Please enjoy the upcoming holidays and note that TVIH Center will be closed November 23 & 24.

Register now for this Annual Member Meeting and Holiday Gathering, December 7.

Weather Policy

When Howard County Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the TVIH office will be closed and activities will be cancelled. 
When Howard County Public Schools are delayed due to inclement weather, TVIH activities scheduled at noon or after will resume and the office will open at noon.



Upcoming Programs



11/27, Monday, Stepping On Program (Howard Cty, Office of Aging), 3:30PM
11/28, Tuesday, My 3 Cents, 2PM
11/29, Wednesday, Lunch Bunch, 11:30AM
11/29, Wednesday, Community Involvement: Grassroot, 1PM
11/29, Wednesday, Hooked on Books, 1PM
11/30, Thursday, Travel Potluck Dinner, 6PM


Every Saturday, Sneakers Walking group at 9 AM, Coffee at 9:30 AM. 

Every Monday through Fall, Monday Morning Meandering at 10 AM.

View details of each event and the registration information. These programs are planned FOR YOU

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How Are We Doing? 138 members !!!

When The Village In Howard (TVIH) opened our door in November 2014, we started accepting member and volunteer applications. Thanks to the tremendous efforts of our dedicated board members and committee members, we are proud to announce that we have made great progress:
 
Members: 138 (27 Full members and 111 Associate members)
 
Volunteers: Currently, we have 43 service volunteers who work in our office, assist members with their needs, provide transportation and help with fundraising events.  Additionally, we are starting the new year with 13 Board members and 26 Committee members working on the goals of TVIH.
 
Programs: In 2016 TVIH provided 52 weekly walks and 50 lunches, and 113 individual cultural, social, and educational programs. There were 6 fundraisers, 5 special events, and 15 community presentations to round out a busy year.
 

 

The Reasons Why Our Members Joined:

I am interested in staying in my home and meeting interesting older people with various background.   ~Mary Ann
 
"Age in place" is a good concept. I like to meet new friends.     ~Jane
 
I like the concept of reciprocity during the aging process, and I have discovered that warm and interesting people share my view.      ~Ellin
 
I love the concept of older people working together to address the challenges in their lives.       ~Kim
 
I feel compelled to tell you and others that TVIH has improved my quality of life.    ~Catherine

I joined for companionship and meeting smart, positive and problem-solving people.   ~Mary

 
 


Office hours


Our office is open five days a week and is located at 6061 Stevens Forest Road, Columbia, MD 21045.

 

Please call (443) 367-9043 before you come in. Monday-Friday, 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

 
On Howard County government holidays, the office will be closed.

When Howard County Public Schools are 
closed due to inclement weather, the TVIH office will be closed and activities will be cancelled.

When Howard County Public Schools are 
delayed due to inclement weather, TVIH activities scheduled at noon or after will resume and the office will open at noon.
  



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