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Chris Crowley, Co-Author of the ‘Younger Next Year’ Series of Health Books, Talks Tuesday at Library

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Chris Crowley, author of the Younger Next Year series, will Darien Library’s featured speaker on Tuesday, May 7 at 7 p.m.

Over one million people have changed their lives with Chris Crowley’s New York Times best-selling Younger Next Year books (written with Internist and Columbia Medical School Professor, Henry S. Lodge, M.D.) (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn more about Dementia and Become a ‘Dementia Friend’ Monday, April 8

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You are invited to attend a free hour-long session to become a Dementia Friend — someone who has taken the time to learn more about dementia and helps in small ways. Small gestures such as spreading the word about Dementia Friends or visiting someone living with the illness can help make our community Dementia Friendly. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: Police Revise Story About That Package With $10,000 Left on Darien Doorstep

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Updated at 6:18 p.m., Tuesday, March 26 — Darien police on Tuesday withdrew several parts of the department’s announcement about a package with $10,000 found on the doorstep of a vacant house. The parts about what happened in Darien were unchanged: The money was found, it came from an elderly woman scammed with a false story that her son had been arrested, and a man came three times, demanding the package. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Seniors: Free Admission, Free Ride for ‘Chicago: The Musical’ March 26 at Darien High School

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Darien High School’s Theater 308 has kindly invited Darien seniors to attend the dress rehearsal of Chicago The Musical at Darien High School on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 7 p.m.

(The date has been changed from an earlier announcement.)

Seniors can enjoy the show free of charge without the crowds expected at performances over the weekend. Free transportation to and from the Darien High School is also available through At Home In Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn How to Recognize a Stroke and What to Do: Presentation on Friday, Feb 8

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Stamford EMS and Stamford Health are teaming up with the Stamford Senior Center to present Spot-A-Stroke — a stroke awareness program on Friday, Feb. 8. The program will help attendees recognize the common warning signs of a stroke and learn the steps to take in an emergency. In addition to an interactive demonstration of hands-only CPR, exciting advances in stroke care will be discussed. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Elderly and Worried About Falling? Register for Eight-Week Program at Darien Senior Center

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“A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls,” an eight-week class to help people overcome the fear of falling, will start in early February at Darien Senior Center. The program is presented by the Fairfield University School of Nursing. (more…) Continue Reading →

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