Category Archives: Community Involvement

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

The Power of Sharing Our Stories

Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock]

By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next Avenue

My friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained READ MORE

4 Ways to Donate to Charity Without Writing a Check

These ideas can help you de-clutter your home and earn a tax write-off

By Ashley Eneriz for Next Avenue

People carry boxes of donated items

Want to make a difference, but the budget doesn’t allow? Consider donating something other than cash. [Photo credit: Getty Images]

When it comes to donating to charity, sometimes our budgets don’t allow us to be as generous as we we’d like. But you needn’t always open your wallet to help others. Here are four ways to give back that don’t involve writing a check or READ MORE

Art is Ageless® winners announced

"Water, Water Everywhere" by Cheryl Reynolds.

“Water, Water Everywhere” by Cheryl Reynolds.

Three winning artists in Aberdeen Village’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2017 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.

"Longhorn Calf" by Dennis M. Broockerd.

“Longhorn Calf” by Dennis M. Broockerd.

“Water, Water Everywhere,” a drawing by Cheryl Reynolds, READ MORE