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, Atria’s Well-Being Coach, 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.
An Atria Bay Spring Village employee shares her recipe for delicious mini tomato-pesto tarts.
“I received this recipe from a friend when I first moved to Rhode Island. It immediately became a family and party favorite. I started at Atria Harborhill as a volunteer and went on to become an Engage Life Assistant at the community. (more…)
At Atria Senior Living, everything we do is driven by quality. To deliver that promise, we created the Quality Enhancement program to ensure that every aspect of community living is up to our standards.
At Atria Senior Living, everything we do is driven by quality. Our number one goal is to make the best possible life for our residents. To deliver on that promise, we created the Quality Enhancement program to ensure every aspect of life at our communities meets the highest standards in the industry. Sheela Stevens, EVP Quality Officer, has long been a pioneer in our unique, industry-leading approach to quality. We sat down with her to learn more about Atria’s Quality Enhancement program and the role it plays in our communities.
Atria Senior Living's Chairman of the Board and CEO, John Moore, discusses the ways we maintain quality to better serve our customers.
I stay busy as Atria’s Chairman of the Board and CEO, and finding time to visit our communities is sometimes harder to do than I’d like. So I really cherish the times when I do get to visit, because there’s no substitute for seeing a community in person and having face-to-face conversations with our customers and dedicated managers and staff. (more…)
Atria Crossgate resident and professional dancer shares her experience with the sport for more than 50 years.
“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.” – Agnes DeMille, dancer and choreographer
86-year-old Atria Crossgate resident Angela C., who’s been dancing more than 50 years, has known the power and glory of this graceful art form all her life. (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.
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…)