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    Health is a matter of heart - information you can use today to ensure a healthy tomorrow

    February is heart health month - and it’s a good time to remember some key tools you can use to ensure you have a happy, healthy heart all year long.For some insight on maintaining a healthy heart, Trisha Bahr, director of rehab services with Aegis Therapies, answered a few questions.Q: Why is heart health important?Our heart is the most vital organ in our body and living a heart healthy life is vital to achieving a long and healthy lifestyle.Q: What are some of the best ways to keep your ...  Read More...

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    New program uses therapy to ‘rebuild’ residents

    Residents looking for techniques to improve and sustain strength, balance and mobility now have a new tool, thanks to Rebuild Me. The program, which is relatively new to Aberdeen Village, consists of progressive exercises to restore muscle strength. We asked Sandra Barnes, life enrichment director, to offer insight into this exciting new program.Can you explain the new fitness program?The Rebuild Me programs we offer for skilled nursing and assisted living residents are year-long programs with m...  Read More...

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    Aquatics Classes a Splash at Aberdeen Village

    As temperatures begin to warm up outside, there's nothing quite like taking a refreshing dip in our very own indoor pool. Our aquatics exercise classes are a great way to stay active! Jordanne Gerdes with Aegis Therapies leads these sessions and encourages you to give it a try."Doing exercise in the water is a good way to strengthen your muscles through the natural resistance water offers while putting less pressure on your joints: helping to relieve pain and increase flexibility.  Read More...

  • Get heart smart!

    February is "heart month," and we asked Trisha Bahr, CPTA Director of Rehabilitation, a few common questions about how to keep your heart healthy at any age.What heart-healthy activities do you recommend for seniors who aren't already active? It is recommended that seniors age 65 and older get at least 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic activity weekly. That averages out to 30 minutes a day.   Read More...

  • Made from scratch, made with love

    February is heart month and Dining Service Director Norma Kester explains how the kitchen team ensures that Aberdeen Village residents have heart-healthy choices, while showing a little extra love with made-from-scratch food. "We start with fresh, quality ingredients. We cut our own salads, and don't use pre-packaged salad mixes. We make our own made-from-scratch soup daily, offering a broth base at lunch and additional cream base in the evening.   Read More...