Accidental CNA finds purpose in career

During the month of June, we honor and celebrate all of our certified nursing assistants (CNAs), especially on June 10, National Career Nursing Assistants' Day. Please join us in thanking Owala, and all of our CNAs!

During the month of June, we honor and celebrate all of our certified nursing assistants (CNAs), especially on June 10, National Career Nursing Assistants’ Day.

If you ask most nursing professionals why they entered this career field, they may tell you how they wanted to help people, but that’s not necessarily the case for Owola Shields, whose story is a bit different.

“I was washing dishes at a senior READ MORE

Celebrating our volunteers

Georgia Bundschuh, resident, Diane Gunsolley, Aberdeen Village chaplain, William Walter, resident, and Terri Monrad, community volunteer, pose together at the volunteer appreciation event.

Georgia Bundschuh, resident, Diane Gunsolley, Aberdeen Village chaplain, William Walter, resident, and Terri Monrad, community volunteer, pose together at the volunteer appreciation event.

We recently said “thank you” to the many resident and community volunteers who make a difference in the lives of those who have made Aberdeen Village their home with a fun luncheon and recognition event.

Residents Kenneth Minter and Shirley Dixon enjoy the luncheon.

Residents Kenneth Minter and Shirley Dixon enjoy the luncheon.

Chaplain Diane Gunsolley and Life Enrichment READ MORE

Art is even more beautiful when shared

Ed Reynolds stands before the painting he shared with Aberdeen Village. The painting hangs over the fireplace in the library.

Ed Reynolds stands before the painting he shared with Aberdeen Village. The painting hangs over the fireplace in the library.

Though he doesn’t necessarily consider himself an art collector, resident Ed Reynolds knows a beautiful painting when he sees one, and he wants others to see it, too.

“I’ve lived here since 2013, but it was just four or five months READ MORE

Memories of summer fun!

Now that the warmer temperatures are here to stay, our minds drift back to fun memories of summers gone by. Our residents have had many adventures, and they share a few of them here:

“We recently had retired, our kids were all doing well, so READ MORE

A Wonderful Place to Engage at Every Age

Shelves line a wall of the playroom, where the toys wait for the Bancrofts’ grandchildren to visit. A bulletin board displays the grandchildren’s artwork.

EDITOR’S NOTE: May is celebrated nationally as Older American’s Month. “The Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads our nation’s observance of Older American’s Month. The 2018 theme, Engage READ MORE