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Learn How to Help People With Dementia in Small Ways: Info Session at 4 PM Monday at Darien Library

Dementia Friends Blum McGuire
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Being a Dementia Friend simply means learning more about dementia, putting yourself in the shoes of someone living with the condition, and helping in small ways. An information session organized by At Home in Darien for people interested in becoming Dementia Friends will take place from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday at Darien Libraries. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Celebrates the Royle at Darien Senior Housing, Due in Summer 2020

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U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined the Housing Authority of the Town of Darien, JHM Financial Group and other local officials to celebrate the groundbreaking for the $20 million senior housing development known as the Royle at Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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A Talk About That ‘Special Alchemy of Italy’ Wednesday Morning at the Darien Men’s Association

Carla Gambescia speaks Nov 6 2019 at Darien Men's Association
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What is it about Italy? Cultural Superpower yet merely a mountainous Mediterranean peninsula, Italy has exerted an outsized force on the world, Western civilization and the popular imagination over the course of millennia. Carla Gambescia, an author and lecturer on all things Italian, will speak Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the Darien Men’s Association’s morning meeting. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How to Protect the Elderly from Scams: Tips from the Federal Trade Commission

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The FTC just sent a report to Congress called Protecting Older Consumers 2018-2019. The report suggests steps to take to help protect older consumers from fraud. But the evidence also shows a thing or two everyone else can learn from them. Check out the sometimes surprising findings in this year’s report. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk on Teach for America by a Former Chairman of the TFA Board at Darien Men’s Association

Steve Mandel head shot Darien Men's Association
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Steve Mandel, recent Teach for America board chair, on Wednesday will give a talk discussing the organization’s unique approach to educating children from urban and rural low income communities. Mandel will speak at a meeting of the Darien Men’s Association from about 10:45 a.m. to 12 noon at the Darien Community Association. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Joan Lunden to Talk About Being a Caregiver at Silversource Luncheon Wednesday in Darien

Joan Lunden
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A trusted voice in our homes for more than 30 years, award-winning journalist and author Joan Lunden will serve as guest speaker at the SilverSource Inspiring Lives Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Woodway Country Club in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Reserve a Seat Soon for At Home in Darien’s Annual Lunch with Speaker on Heart Disease

Dr. Mina Owlia from At Home in Darien
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All Darien seniors are invited to attend At Home in Darien’s Annual Luncheon on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at The Darien Community Association, where an expert on managing and preventing heart disease will speak. The lunch is free but seats are limited and must be reserved by Oct. 11. (more…) Continue Reading →

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