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    “Bringing Down the Mob” next in community’s education series

    Mob bosses, FBI agents, crime and casinos. Join retired FBI agent and author, William Ouseley, for Bringing Down the Mob – the latest installment in Aberdeen Village’s Just Ask lifelong learning series at 11:30 a.m. Oct.   Read More...

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    Taste of excellence

    More than 50 guests were treated to a “Taste of Aberdeen” in late June, enjoying a dinner of Aberdeen Village’s finest culinary creations.The event was the final installment of Aberdeen Village’s three-part Senior Education Series in Aberdeen Village’s Just Ask lifelong learning program, which offers seminars on topics of interest to seniors, their loved ones, caregivers and others in the broader community as well as our residents. The entire series was well attende...  Read More...

  • Bob Buehler shares secret to being a good father

    Resident Bob Buehler is well loved in our community, and it’s well known that he loves his three children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren immensely. But what advice would he give young fathers who hope to be as good of a father as Bob is? Perhaps it’s really not that much of a secret at all.“I can’t remember any real outstanding things that we went through, but we just tried to be as good to one another as we possibly could be.   Read More...

  • 5 Life Lessons From Stephen Hawking

    As the passing of renowned physicist and public intellectual Stephen Hawking is met with grief and remembrance the world over, Next Avenue wanted to honor the man who educated the world on a host of issues by sharing five important lessons we learned from him:1. Trust in science, but remember that we haven’t uncovered all its mysteries yet.At 22, Professor Hawking was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neuron disease and told he only had a few years to live. For most of his adult life, he...  Read More...

  • The Power of Sharing Our Stories

    [caption id="attachment_6306" align="alignnone" width="625"] Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next AvenueMy friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained that she was running an event where the residents would play a game encouraging them to s...  Read More...