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Top Benefits of Retiring to a Small Town

In media and entertainment, small towns like Mayberry conjure up idyllic feelings of a simpler life surrounded by friendly neighbors.  Small town living has its perks, and retirees have taken

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Why Empathy is Vital in Senior Care

Empathy – we know it’s important, we all need it, and we all want it – but what is it really?  Sympathy and empathy are often confused with one another

Keith’s Ride for the Residents

Help support the residents of Snyder Village! Keith & Sandy Swartzentruber will be biking 100 miles in a single day to raise support for the Resident In Need Fund.  This

New Executive Director Open House

The Snyder Village Board of Directors will host an Open House for the public to welcome new Executive Director Janelle Clark.  The event will take place on Thursday, August 4

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Ways to Stay Active As You Age

We hear it from our doctors, our family members, and even advertisers – exercise and staying physically active is essential to good health.   We know this to be true, but

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A Day in the Life of a Home Care Aide

Brushing your hair or making breakfast may not seem like large tasks, but when you lose the ability to perform them on your own, you realize just how important those


After 34 years serving at the non-profit organization, Snyder Village Executive Director Keith Swartzentruber has announced plans to retire by December 31, 2022. Throughout the last several months, the Board


Mulling Metamora

By Phil Luciano (as written in the May 2022 issue of Peoria Magazine)   METAMORA – As he scans the Peoria area, John Cummings sees Metamora as sitting in a

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