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Ageism

  This month, I share an article that caught my eye, “Effects of Ageism on Older Adults”, written by Jayne Stewart.  I hope you find it interesting.   The term “ageism” has been around since Robert N. Butler, M.D. coined the phrase in 1969. Exactly what is...

VOLUNTEERING AS A SENIOR

Excerpted with permission from Aginginplace.org which is a resource hub about the specific aspects of aging in place. Their unbiased, informative guides help seniors and their loved ones make informed decisions about their homes, finances, health, activities of daily...

ADAPTATION TO RETIREMENT

By Michael M. Ego, Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Connecticut, who teaches the graduate course, “Adaptation and Development in Adulthood”. Dr. Ego was At Home In Darien’s special guest speaker at our Annual Meeting on December...

AT HOME IN DARIEN MEMBERSHIP

People are often surprised when they learn that they are automatically enrolled as a member of At Home In Darien when they turn 60 and that membership is free! Being a member means you’re part of a group – and we think At Home in Darien is a very important and special...

NEW MEDICARE CARDS

Are you one of the over 55 million people in America enrolled in Medicare?  You should know that starting next month, Medicare will be mailing out new cards. Your card will have a new and unique 11 digit number instead of your social security number. This will help...