DARIEN \u2014 Gina Blum was honored this month for her decade of service to At Home In Darien. The non-profit organization \u2014 focused on the aging in place movement and providing vital services for residents, including transportation and in-home assistance, to support senior citizens to live independently \u2014 honored Blum\u2019s 10 years as executive director at a party July 13 at Weed Beach. "We're excited to celebrate Gina\u2019s anniversary milestone," Susan Bhirud, Board president, said. \u201cGina embodies the traits that have helped At Home to become essential within our community. \u201cHer vision has been realized thanks to hard work, commitment and a talent for cooperation,\u201d Bhirud added. \u201cShe is an asset for the future success of At Home and we organized the event to acknowledge her contributions to our community." In her decade of service, Bhirud said Blum has guided staff and volunteers to provide solutions that address the needs of the elder population. Board members past and present, as well as staff, volunteers and supporters, gathered at Weed Beach to recognize Blum\u2019s accomplishments. \u201cIt's been an honor to be part of this important aging in place movement in the Darien community,\u201d Blum said. \u201cI am so proud that we have created something very special and established such necessary services for Darien's senior citizens. \u201cI consider it a privilege, and extremely gratifying, to do such rewarding work,\u201d she said. At Home In Darien provides seniors with information and advice, referrals to trusted service providers; matches volunteers to help with grocery shopping, home visits, small chores, leaf raking and snow shoveling of public sidewalks; communicates via the Out & About newsletter and a monthly calendar of events and blog; and provides Darien senior residents and disabled with access to half price taxi vouchers and door-to-door transportation to any destination in Darien, Norwalk, Stamford and New Canaan. For information regarding At Home In Darien services, call 203-655-2227 or visit www.athomeindarien.org.