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Fourth of July and 1776

As spring turns into summer, many of us turn our attention to family barbecues, days at the beach, and fireworks that light up the sky during Fourth of July celebrations. In some cases, these all go together and for many, signify summer. While the July 4th holiday...

Medical De-prescribing

The United States’ population has become increasingly dependent on prescription medications for a number of reasons. The amount of money spent each year on prescriptions reflects this dependency. For example, from 1992 to 2021 total expenditures for prescription drugs...

TIA: The “Mini Stroke”

Many people are aware of issues relating to strokes, including early warning signs or symptoms. Strokes often affect one side of the body and can include impaired speech, restricted physical abilities, and cause a weakness or numbness in the arm, face, or leg. But...

Supporting Darien’s Citizens

Darien is a special town with a strong sense of community and civic pride. In addition to offering one of the country’s top school systems, the coastal town features a range of beautiful parks, museums, and historical landmarks. However, the strength of the town – and...

Scams Targeting Seniors

Several years ago, At Home In Darien created a blog titled “Avoiding Scams” to address the presence of illegal activities designed to target, scare, and confuse people into providing sensitive personal details or financial information. Unfortunately, this fraudulent...

Overcoming Loneliness

Loneliness can unfortunately hit us all, but seniors are especially vulnerable. Social isolation and loneliness are experienced by people across the United States every day for a variety of reasons, such as leaving the workplace, getting older or weaker, experiencing...

Holiday Season Travel Tips

As the holiday season approaches, people across the country are planning to hit the roads and the skyways to visit friends and relatives. Traveling for anyone can be difficult, but it can be particularly challenging for seniors. Holidays tend to disrupt a variety of...

Election Day 2022

Part 1 – Interesting Facts Citizens in Darien and across the country will once again have the chance to vote in elections this November to determine a wide range of local, state, and federal contests. Across the country, all of the 435 seats in the House of...

Technology Tips

Understanding and properly using technology can be a scary proposition for anyone – especially for seniors or people who didn’t necessarily grow up glued to an iPad or the ubiquitous multi-functional cell phone. The good news is that there are still easy ways to...

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