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“It’s History. It’s Over. Focus on Today.” and More Wisdom from My Father by Billie Jean King

“It’s History. It’s Over. Focus on Today.” and More Wisdom from My Father by Billie Jean King


Posted on June 1, 2017 by Billie Jean King


Billie Jean King is a winner of 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and a champion for social change and equality. She serves as Atria’s Well-Being Coach.

At 15 years old, I appeared on the front page of the Long Beach Independent sports section for the first time. Unfortunately, it was for a match I had lost 6-0, 6-0 – the worst loss possible. I was very upset. Here I had finally gotten on the front page and it had to be for that. (more…)


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Celebrating Dads Far and Wide on Father’s Day


Posted on June 15, 2014 by Steve Morgan


Our dads worked hard and sacrificed a lot to provide our families with a good life.

But dads are more than just the men who raised us. They’re individuals with dreams, goals, likes and dislikes that extend beyond the scope of their dad-ness.

So as we celebrate fathers far and wide, we’d like to recognize the dads who call Atria home ­– and share some fun facts from the less dad-centric parts of their lives.  (more…)


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