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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...

  • 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...

  • Recipe for Successful Career

    When Laura Brazeal applied for a job at Aberdeen Village more than 14 years ago, she didn’t even realize it was a senior living community. She just knew she needed a job, and once she got here, she discovered it was far more—it was a family.“I’ve pretty much grown up here. I started as a dishwasher when I was only 19.   Read More...

  • Hip, Hip, Hooray for our PTA!

    October is National Physical Therapy Month, and what better time to highlight Physical Therapy Assistant Emily Wallace? "I have worked at Aberdeen Village/Aegis for about a year and a half. I had just moved here from Indiana with my family," said Emily.   Read More...

  • Following her dream

    When she began her journey at Aberdeen Village four years ago, Felisha Reed was in the dining services department. While she enjoyed serving people in that capacity, she dreamt of more.With the help of Presbyterian Manor of Mid-America's education assistance program, Felisha was able to pursue her CNA and CMA (certified nursing assistant and certified medication aide)."I decided I wanted to pursue further education in healthcare and am now enrolled at Johnson County Community College an...  Read More...

  • Accidental CNA finds purpose in career

    If you ask most nursing professionals why they entered this career field, they may tell you how they wanted to help people, but that’s not necessarily the case for Owola Shields, whose story is a bit different.“I was washing dishes at a senior living community. They noticed how well I interacted with the residents and asked if I wanted to pursue my CNA (certified nursing assistant) license. I hadn’t really considered it before, but decided to give it a shot,” said Owola.H...  Read More...

  • Join us at the Parkinson's Support Group

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  • Thank you, Matilda

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  • Honoring social workers during Social Work Month

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  • "Serving" our residents love

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  • Honoring nursing assistants

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