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    Revisiting our special Christmas memories

    The holiday season is filled with special memories. From Thanksgiving staples, longstanding Christmas traditions, and annual New Year celebrations, this time of year is filled with vibrant recollections of family and friends, as well as an appreciation for the rituals and delicacies that help bring people together year after year.We asked a few of our residents and staff to share some of their special holiday memories – along with some of their favorite family recipes. Just like Santa, the...  Read More...

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    Aberdeen Village resident recalls a world of experience

    Our new neighbor Aileen Moise came to Aberdeen Village in October, and despite moving many times throughout her time as a military wife, she says there are still boxes waiting to be unpacked.“I’ve not had time to get very involved in everything,” she said. “But I plan to, if I can take time away from unpacking. I’m going to be doing this for a year I’m afraid.”Aileen was born and raised in New York City.   Read More...

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    A sign of greatness

    The 50th anniversary of the first U.S. Moon landing on July 20 was a reminder to Robert Wilson that he will be forever memorialized 238,900 miles away on the Moon’s surface.A representation of a plaque signed by NASA engineers and staff was left on the moon in the Lunar Module during the Apollo 12 mission, launched November 14, 1969, four months after the famous Apollo 11 landing. Commander Charles Conrad, Lunar Module Pilot Alan L.   Read More...

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    Art teacher’s students learn to appreciate art - and each other

    Over the past seven years, students in Carol Rondinelli’s art class at Aberdeen Village have gained much more than painting and drawing skills.Through creating and competing together, they have gotten to know and respect each other, built strong friendships and discovered that they’re all artists at heart.It all started with Carol contacting Aberdeen Village in 2012 to ask for a job. She had spent nearly four decades honing her art skills and studying under accomplished artists, but ...  Read More...

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    A Night to Remember

    Musical reminds Aberdeen resident of the last time she saw Buddy HollyIt was February 3, 1959 - the day the music died.It’s a day that is forever imprinted on Berniece Egger’s mind and memories of it came flooding back recently during a show at the New Theater Restaurant in Overland Park.On that day, Eggers, now an 86-year-old Aberdeen Village resident, was attending a big dance in Clear Lake, Iowa, with her husband, her sister and her sister’s husband. The couples often travel...  Read More...