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.
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…)
Billie Jean King discusses her new role promoting active aging and shares her advice on successful aging.
Billie Jean King, champion athlete and Atria’s Active Aging Ambassador, is the newest face on the cover of the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA) The Journal on Active Aging®. Billie Jean continues to break down societal barriers in her new role, influencing a shift in perceptions of aging. (more…)
These family resources for senior living are helpful for families and older adults who are seeking more information about senior living.
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…)
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.
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…)
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, a vibrant assisted living community in Las Vegas, NV, offers daily social opportunities and discreet support with everyday care needs.
Set in the historic seaside town of Newburyport, MA, lively Atria Merrimack Place offers social events and assisted living support from a tenured staff.