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    Cowboy poet entertains residents with tales from the ranch

    Cowboy poet and saddlemaker Martin Bergin treated Aberdeen Heights residents to tall tales and dusty poems during a recent visit.Bergin said he always enjoys the chance to share his stories, and that residents enjoy hearing them.“I was very well-received by the residents,” he said.The 79-year-old Bergin said he was a “ranch-raised kid” and that he’s been a cowboy all of his life. He’s been a saddlemaker for 68 years, and a rancher and cowboy poet for “50 years or so.”Below is one of Bergin’s poe...

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    Gentlemen of Sound bring more than music to Aberdeen Heights

    There’s nothing quite like the harmonic tones of a Barbershop Chorus filling the hallways with favorite songs from a bygone era. When the Gentlemen of Sound visit Aberdeen Heights, it’s a community affair – with residents and staff invited to join in and sing along with some of their favorite songs.“What ends up happening is that we’ll sing songs that they know and remember,” said Bill Westbrook, assistant director of the Gentlemen of Sound. “We get them...

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    Aberdeen Heights artists among Art is Ageless® masterpiece level winners

    Two winning artists in Aberdeen Heights’ annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar produced by Wichita, Kan.,-based PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America). Aberdeen Heights is a PMMA senior living community. “Ewe Belong to Me,” a fiber arts piece by Diane Hootman, and “A Many Splendored World,” a mixed media/crafts piece by Toni McCoy, will appear in the calendar when it is released this fall.Works by ...

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    Aberdeen Heights announces Art is Ageless® winners

    Aberdeen Heights recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Susan Press, life enrichment director for independent living. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring only the works of artists age 65 and older. Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”Winners in the Aberdeen Heights Art is Ageless juried competition were:Best of Show: Ruth K...

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    Art is Ageless® exhibit and reception features senior artists

    The annual Art is Ageless® event was celebrated throughout the Aberdeen Heights community on April 30 with a cocktail reception from 4-6 p.m. Residents, guests and community members were invited.Beautiful art was created and placed for all to see. The Glen skilled care, memory care, and assisted living participated in this annual event in several ways.