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HOME SAFE HOME

An overwhelming majority of seniors – 89% nationwide and 88% right here in Darien – want to “age in place.” They want to stay in their homes rather than move to alternative retirement settings. There are many benefits to aging in place—most importantly, seniors...

GRATITUDE

  As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, it’s a good time to reflect on what is truly important in life.  Gratitude helps us look on the bright side and reminds us of to be thankful. Practicing gratitude provides physical, psychological and social benefits.  Studies...

VETTED SERVICE PROVIDERS

  Have you ever needed a plumber, electrician, handyman (fill in the blank) for any home service, but not known where to turn for a good and trustworthy recommendation? If you don’t have a personal referral, the idea of opening the yellow pages or looking online seems...

DEMENTIA

On August 21st, in conjunction with the Darien Library, At Home In Darien presented a conversation with Mary Hogan, author of the novel Left: A Love Story. Beth Paris, Director of Darien Senior Programs, spoke with Ms. Hogan about her novel, the story of a woman who...

CAN A PET IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH?

If you are a pet owner like myself, you know how wonderful pets can be.  Our family has a dog, a 7 year old Wheaton Terrier named Bailey and a goldfish that we think is about 9 years old who we affectionately call “Lil’ Brother”. The dog is a lot of work, the fish,...