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Setting Goals and World Records: Meet Atria Darien’s Inspiring Rowers - Atria Senior Living Blog

Setting Goals and World Records: Meet Atria Darien’s Inspiring Rowers

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Kacey Roby

A buzz was building within Atria Darien. Waldo, Sally, Sid, Dick, Paula, Lois, David and Dotty had been looking forward to this day for weeks. Months earlier, rowing had never even entered their minds. Searching for the next fitness adventure for their residents, Atria reached out to Veterans’ Rowing and Kayaking and introduced the sport to them. After weeks of practice and setting higher and higher goals for themselves, they discovered a love of rowing. Today, this inspiring group of residents is not only gaining strength and reaching fitness goals, but is also setting world records.

This is their story.

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Atria Darien Pets Make Residents Feel Stronger and Younger

Posted on June 26, 2014 by Katy Miller

Since the days of Herodotus (1 B.C.), tales of a mythical Fountain of Youth have captivated us, so much so that modern doctors and scientists have spent billions of dollars on the quest to develop solutions for reversing the traces of aging.

So, what if feeling younger was simpler than the tricks medical science has offered in the past 50 years?

What if it was as simple as caring for a pet? (more…)

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