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    Cassandra Everett blends passions in her work at Aberdeen Village

    For Cassandra Everett, licensed practical nurse, her role as medical records coordinator at Aberdeen Village blends her desire to care for others and to exercise the creative problem solving required of a businesswoman.“Growing up, I always liked to take care of people, but I wanted to be a businesswoman, too,” Cassandra said. “My dad was a teacher, and my mom was a nurse. I have many family members in the medical field, so you can say it’s in my blood.   Read More...

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    Nursing isn’t a choice — it’s a calling

    Kim Bond says that she isn’t really certain that she decided on a career in nursing.“I sometimes feel like nursing chose me rather than the other way around,” said Kim, who serves as the assistant director of nursing for health care at Aberdeen Village. “I got a job as a nurse assistant while in high school simply because I wanted a little spending money. I didn’t really know what I was getting into, but it was a fit right from the start and I’ve never left.&r...  Read More...

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    Social worker is ready to help residents, no matter the need

    For social worker Liz Miller the mission of her job is quite simple.“My approach to social work is ‘see a need, fill a need,’” Liz said. “If something or someone is in need of help, I will do my best to assist. My hope is that all residents, regardless of where they live in our building, recognize me as a resource and advocate and someone who’s willing to accompany them in life.”However, what it takes, and the detail required, to achieve that mission is ...  Read More...

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    Social services director does a ‘little bit of everything’ at Aberdeen Village

    March is social worker month, and the theme is “Social Workers: Generations Strong.” We visited with Social Services Director Janelle Erickson to learn more about the work social workers do and how they help serve the residents of Aberdeen Village.How long have you been a social worker, and how long have you worked at Aberdeen Village?Since 1990, and I have been at Aberdeen Village for eight years.Tell us about your role as a social worker at Aberdeen Village.As social workers we do ...  Read More...

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    Assisted living director’s career began in the dining services kitchen

    Assisted Living Director Linda Mwanzi is a long way from where she began.As a teenager in Kenya, Linda decided to leave the life she had known as a child to begin anew in America.“I started my career journey in the kitchen at Aberdeen Village when a sincere resident’s voice spoke to me and asked if I had plans to go back to school to do something else,” Linda said. “I thought of those words for quite some time and wondered why a stranger would believe in me.”In 2004...  Read More...