Wit and Wisdom Blog for Atria Senior Living

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a new view on growing older
Resident Veteran, Kirby

Veteran Kirby H. Woehst, Atria Cypresswood

In January 1944, after leaving New York with his new B-24 crew and transiting Brazil and Africa, he...

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Veteran Heroes

Jackie J

Calling The Shots

“I feel stronger and more vibrant than I ever believed possible,” reports billiards devotee,...

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Active Aging, Wit & Wisdom

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