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Darien Senior Center Programs: April 10 to 19

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Big Band music, what to ask your pharmacist, how to save money at the drug store, a craft workshop, a presentation on what’s changing with Medicare: Here’s what’s coming up at the Darien Senior Activities Center from April 10 through 19, 2017. (more…) Continue Reading →

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You Can Help Keep Darien Seniors Safe: Help Buy New Brakes & Tires for Seniors’ Van

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At Home in Darien is hoping to replace brakes and tires on its van for seniors, and it’s asking for $565.74 in contributions raised through a new crowdsourcing website started by the Community Fund of Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Aging Commission Chairman: As Darien’s Senior Population Grows, Town Improves Services

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A higher fee for lunches at the Senior Center might be coupled with improvements in the already good meals; tax relief should go to veterans, many of whom are seniors, and the state should tax estates less in order to keep more seniors in Connecticut. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darienite Sid Zacharais, 101, Didn’t Exactly Break World Rowing Record — But May Have Set It

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It’s lonely at the top. For Darien Atria resident Sid Zacharais, age 101, that means being the fastest centenarian to row 1,000 meters on the indoor Concept2 rowing machine is a lonely competition — it turns out, the company doesn’t have an age category for that accomplishment. The closest it comes is for rowers age 90 to 99. (more…) Continue Reading →

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