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    Celebrating Staff “sheroes” for Women’s History Month

    We have some strong and dedicated women on staff at Aberdeen Village, and in honor of Women’s History Month, we asked them to share with us a woman who they admire and how she has been inspirational for them.Linda Mwanzi, assisted living director: "I admire Florence Nightingale. She played a major part in reforming nursing by expressing the true meaning of it. She portrayed nursing in a positive way and contributed to abolishing behaviors that undermined women's dignity."...  Read More...

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    Residents reflect on influential women

    History and modern times have no shortage of wonderful women whom we can look up to, so when we asked residents Donna Ashlock and Mary Johnson to name their favorite, it was a bit difficult. There are just so many to choose from! They did give us an answer, though:Donna Ashlock: “I really admire Eleanor Roosevelt.   Read More...

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    Aberdeen Village’s Art is Ageless® exhibit and reception features senior artists

    Since the beginning of time, creative expression has brought joy to both its creators and those who experience their art. The Art is Ageless® program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.This month, their works are on display at Aberdeen Village. “It’s inspiring to see the beautiful pieces these seniors have created,” said Stephanie Oehlert, sales and marketing director.   Read More...

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    Appreciation for Angel Appeal

    Thank you for all of the generous hearts who donated to our Angel Appeal campaign, which benefits our Good Samaritan Program. This program helps ensure that residents who have run out of resources through no fault of their own can continue calling this "home."Mrs. Frances AdairMrs.   Read More...

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    Get heart smart!

    February is "heart month," and we asked Trisha Bahr, CPTA Director of Rehabilitation, a few common questions about how to keep your heart healthy at any age.What heart-healthy activities do you recommend for seniors who aren't already active? It is recommended that seniors age 65 and older get at least 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic activity weekly. That averages out to 30 minutes a day.   Read More...

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    Made from scratch, made with love

    February is heart month and Dining Service Director Norma Kester explains how the kitchen team ensures that Aberdeen Village residents have heart-healthy choices, while showing a little extra love with made-from-scratch food. "We start with fresh, quality ingredients. We cut our own salads, and don't use pre-packaged salad mixes. We make our own made-from-scratch soup daily, offering a broth base at lunch and additional cream base in the evening.   Read More...

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    Hallelujah for our Angel Appeal

    During the month of December, we conducted our annual Angel Appeal and were thrilled to raise $6,865 to support the Good Samaritan program. This program helps residents who have surpassed their financial resources through no fault of their own and serves as a safety net for those in need.We had a successful event to kick-off the Angel Appeal with a screening of "It's a Wonderful Life" with hot cocoa and cookies. Attendees were invited to earn their wings by making a donation.   Read More...

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    Aberdeen Village Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Aberdeen Village has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 29–April 25, 2019. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2014).   Read More...

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    Winter memories

    Chilly winds bring memories of winters long ago, and Stephanie Oehlert, sales and marketing director, has a fun story to share from her youth."We lived in LeSueur, Minn., from when I was 2 until I was 10. That really set my expectation of how much snow you should have in the wintertime for the rest of my life,” Stephanie says. “I have many fond memories of things we did in the snow, but there are a couple that really stand out. The winter I was 8 years old we had a particul...  Read More...

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    Feeding hearts and souls

    Twice a year, the residents of Aberdeen Village gather food to donate to Covenant Presbyterian Church. These food drives help ensure that those in the community who need sustenance can find it. Rev.   Read More...

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