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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…)
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…)
The principle of decluttering is simple and universal: keep what you love, let go of the rest. But a few helpful tips can make the process a lot easier.
My husband and I are planning to move, and recently I found myself evaluating all of our stuff. I didn’t want to drag everything to a new home because the truth is, not everything we own is treasured or useful. So how should we decide what stays and what goes? To answer that question, I had to tackle our clutter. (more…)
Frequently Asked Questions, FAQ
For those considering senior living, a less complicated life at Atria can mean more choices, more freedom and more independence.
Discussing living options with mom or dad can be a difficult. Jamie Floyd gives caregiver tips in her article on Wit and Wisdom, Atria Senior Living's blog.
We are living and staying independent longer than ever before and with this new territory of aging families find themselves searching for answers to new questions. One question families often struggle with is how to talk to mom or dad about their living arrangements once they can no longer maintain their home (without a lot of help from others.)
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…)
Atria Meridian resident wrote a sweet song about Atria Senior Living, titled “Atria, You Are The One.”
Atria, You Are The One
(To be sung to the tune of “Margie”)
Written by Dorothy Siegel, Atria Meridian resident