AT HOME IN DARIEN ANNUAL LUNCHEON
Thursday, November 3rd, 11:30am to 1:00pm, Darien Community Association, 274 Middlesex Road. Registration is required for this free event. Call 203-655-2227 to RSVP by October 21st.
All Darien residents 60 years of age and older are invited to join us for our Annual Luncheon, co-sponsored by the Darien Community Association, featuring author and humorist Allia Zobel Nolan. Nolan will be speaking about her book Laugh Out Loud: 40 Women Humorists Celebrate Then and Now…Before We Forget. Published in 2018 by Nolan, in collaboration with the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop at the University of Dayton, the book features nostalgic, humorous coming-of-age essays from Zobel Nolan and 40 funny women in the U.S. and Canada. Space is limited. Please respond early to ensure a seat at this popular event.
PAST SPECIAL EVENTS
AT HOME IN DARIEN ANNUAL MEETING 2021
At Home In Darien was honored to have Connecticut’s Attorney General William Tong as the featured speaker at its Annual Meeting, which was held both in-person and virtually at Darien Library on Friday, December 10, 2021. Mr. Tong explained the rationale for the creation of the Elder Justice Hotline, and how to prevent falling victim to fraudulent activities.
For the full video of the presentation and the meeting, please click here.
William Tong, Attorney General of CT
AT HOME IN DARIEN ANNUAL MEETING 2020
On Thursday, December 10, 2020, At Home In Darien held its Annual Meeting virtually featuring Marie L. Allen, Executive Director of the Southwestern CT Agency on Aging.
Ms. Allen spoke on:
Attitudes, Anxiety and Ageism in the Time of Covid-19
- The history of ageism and how it affects the pandemic narrative and response
- Combating a pandemic that discriminately targets people older than 65 and people living in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes
- Positive and negative responses towards older adults during the Pandemic
- Efforts towards intergenerational solidarity and the importance of community-based supports like senior centers and At Home In Darien
Please read our blog for a recap of this presentation, by clicking here.
Marie L. Allen, Executive Director, Southwestern CT Agency on Aging