Wit and Wisdom Blog for Atria Senior Living

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a new view on growing older
Big John and his daughters

Family Ties at Atria Sandy

John “Big John” Schirack and his three daughters have always been close. When he moved into...

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Active Aging, Our Team


What older adults want when choosing senior living

Talking to Mom or Dad about moving is the first challenge. Finding a community that offers what it...

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Doris, ESA employee recognition

Atria Lynbrook Employee Recognition

Doris Blackwell knows a thing or two about exceeding expectations. After all, she is a 2014 winner...

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Our Team


What is Memory Care?

As we grow older, forgetting a few things here and there is to be expected; in fact,...

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Dementia & Memory Care

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