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Find Inspiration Here at Atria Glen Cove – Atria Senior Living Blog

Get Ready to Be Inspired!

An Atria Glen Cove employee shares her inspiring story of success and overcoming adversity.

Erika Cerna’s career at Atria began while she was attending college. What started as a part-time job in Atria Glen Cove’s restaurant eventually turned into her life’s passion.

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Sparking Your Sense of Playfulness

Sparking Your Sense of Playfulness

Playfulness between seniors and caregivers is a healthy way to increase positivity and avoid caregiver fatigue.

I’d like to tickle your curiosity about playfulness, but first I’d like to share a true story about a caregiver.  [The names and identifying references have been changed to protect confidentiality.]

One day I received a phone call from a woman inquiring about therapy services. (more…)

Family Resources

These family resources for senior living are helpful for families and older adults who are seeking more information about senior living.

Howard and Claude S.

Love With Staying Power

Atria residents, Howard and Claudine share memories of their first date, difficulties during WW2, and their secrets for a long-lasting relationship.

In this day and age, love doesn’t always stand the test of time. But for Atria Meridian residents Howard and Claudine Southgate, their love is the kind with staying power.

The two have been married for more than 72 years. (more…)

Active seniors, group of old friends playing cards at park

Guide to Comparing Independent Living Communities

A reference guide for evaluating independent living communities, provided by Atria Senior Living.

There are many reasons that lead older adults to consider independent living options. Keeping up with the daily chores of running a household can become overwhelming and expensive. As grown children move out, a large house with multiple levels presents challenges for a long-term living environment. Everyday tasks that used to take no time at all now suddenly take half the day.

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Dovie and Crystal

A Bond That Can’t Be Broken

An Atria Resident shares a story about her pet bird Crystal, a Nanday Conure Parrot that she has owned for more than 24 years.

Here at Atria, we talk frequently about the importance of social living and of being surrounded by friends with common interests.

This doesn’t mean all of those friends are necessarily people.

Meet Atria Windsor Woods resident Dovie S. and her pet bird, Crystal. (more…)

Senior female friends laughing together

Friends for Life: How to Avoid Social Isolation

Social isolation is a common occurrence, as we grow older. Discover ways to help seniors avoid becoming socially isolated and lonely.

Research shows that staying socially engaged with friends can offer real benefits, like bolstering our immune system and contributing to overall health and happiness. Spending time with friends improves our mood. And having the emotional support of close friends helps us reach goals and get through challenging times in our lives. (more…)

Atria Sutton

Atria Sutton, a vibrant assisted living community in Las Vegas, NV, offers daily social opportunities and discreet support with everyday care needs.

Atria Merrimack Place

Set in the historic seaside town of Newburyport, MA, lively Atria Merrimack Place offers social events and assisted living support from a tenured staff.