Residents remember significant historic events

Each of us passes through historic moments throughout our lives. While shared nationally or globally, we often remember these times through the filter of our personal experience. From a global pandemic or the assassination of a president to the biggest snowstorm in memory — these experiences are both widely shared and uniquely ours.Below are a few memories of residents who offered their own “I remember where I was when.…” stories.Beth Riner — 9/11 attacksOur phone ...
May 5, 2020

Janet Elliot keeps her schedule full

Janet Elliott isn’t a big fan of letting moss grow. Just one glimpse at her monthly planner and one will understand. There are her regular canasta games each Thursday and every other Monday, bowling on Tuesdays, and of course regular engagements with friends and her PEO sisters. If there’s one thing she enjoys, it’s being on the move.
March 5, 2020

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.
November 10, 2019

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.
November 5, 2019

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. Bean and Command Module Pilot Richard F. Gordon flew the 10-day mission, returning to Earth on Nov. 24.
August 19, 2019