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Atria Fairhaven Creates a Certified Wildlife Habitat

Atria Residents and Staff Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat


Posted on April 30, 2015 by Admin


Connecting with nature; it’s why we travel to reach a mountaintop, or go camping in the woods – or simply relax on our back porch. Being in nature is something we crave as humans, not only because of its beauty, but also its affect on our mood and well-being.

Thanks to a few nature-minded staff members and residents at Atria Fairhaven, the community now boasts their very own Certified Wildlife Habitat site®. (more…)


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Atria Chandler Villas’ Residents Make Hand-crafted Beer

Atria Chandler Villas’ Brew Crew celebrates two-year anniversary


Posted on April 7, 2015 by Admin


What’s better on a hot Arizona day than an ice-cold bottle of beer? An ice-cold bottle of home-brewed beer!

This month marks two years since Atria Chandler Villas started its beer-brewing club, the Brew Crew. Working hand in hand with Jim Palmo, our Director of Culinary Service, our residents have brewed lagers, ales, pilsners and stouts. And their membership has grown steadily. (more…)


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Girls Scouts Help Bridge Gap Between Young and Old - Atria Lynbrook

Girl Scouts & Atria Lynbrook – Learning from Young and Old


Posted on March 17, 2015 by Admin


In March 1912, a group of 18 girls gathered in Savannah, GA with the dream of bringing young girls out of their homes. They went hiking, camping, studied first aid and learned how to tell time by the stars. This group was the inception of what we know today as the Girl Scouts of America.

During the month of March, we celebrate the Girl Scouts in Atria communities across the country. (more…)


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Atria Hacienda’s Food for Thought – Atria Senior Living

Food for Thought: The Choice is Yours


Posted on January 30, 2015 by Admin


Think about your favorite comfort foods – that homemade apple pie recipe your mother passed down, or the spaghetti and meatballs with the special sauce that has just the right amount of tang and spice.

Atria residents want to enjoy their favorite foods while also receiving a variety of choices. That’s why we create choice-focused programs for our residents. (more…)


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Wit & Wisdom: What I’ve Learned – Atria Senior Living Blog

Wit & Wisdom: What I’ve Learned


Posted on January 22, 2015 by Admin


We asked the people who work every day in our communities to share the best life lesson an Atria resident has taught them. Here are a few things that really moved us and inspired us – so much that we wanted to pass them on to you. (more…)


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The Value of Intergenerational Programming

The Importance of Intergenerational Programming


Posted on October 3, 2014 by Admin


The residents of our community absolutely love young people. Sometimes I joke that they only like young people, puppies, and babies. Of course, that's an exaggeration but there is an element of truth there. Whenever I bring young people into the community, even the most introverted residents come out of their shells and light up with joy. (more…)


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