Wit and Wisdom Blog for Atria Senior Living


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a new view on growing older
Navy Portrait

Veteran Armand Grasso

My dad, Armand Grasso, Sr., is now a resident at Atria Briarcliff Manor in Briarcliff, New York. He...

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Veteran Heroes


New Atria Recipe: Pear and Avocado Salad

At Atria, we pride ourselves in providing high-quality service and ingredients in every dining...

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The Atria Kitchen

Ladies Playing Cards

ALF and SNF: What’s the Difference?

From the moment your dad entered the hospital, a hospital employee (typically called a discharge...

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Caregiver Support

Pumpkin Pie

New Atria Recipe: No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

Marcus Heindselman, Atria’s trusted Program Analyst, is credited with this delicious, hassle-free...

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The Atria Kitchen


Living at Home vs. Senior Living

As you get older, maintaining a home and your lifestyle becomes more challenging. Senior living...

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Caregiver Support, News In Aging

Girls Scouts hugging Fran

Hugs and Homemade Ornaments Around the Tree

A delightful and enthusiastic group of Girl Scouts from Troop 4071 in Forest Hills came together...

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Active Aging, News In Aging

Billie Jean King, Active Aging Ambassador for Atria Senior Living

A Message From Billie Jean King

My 91-year-old mother is a wise woman and has long been a major influence in my life. One of her...

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Active Aging

Paul and Jean

Veteran Paul Hoffman

My mother, Jean Hoffman, lives at Atria at St. Joseph’s in Jupiter, Florida. She has been in that...

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Veteran Heroes

Raymond Fox

Senior Thinking by Raymond Fox

One of the most important aspects of senior life is the opportunity to relax, visualize and...

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