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'Cooking with Bubbe' bakes with Jewish Journal editor
Jewish Journal editor Alan Goch recently joined ‘Bubbe’ host Susan Shovers on air to bake up Shovers’ apple strudel recipe. The appearance was an “early step toward normalcy” for Goch and an exciting evolution for the popular YouTube show, now in its second season.
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Vi achieves 2021 Great Place to Work® certification
In June, Vi announced that its corporate headquarters in Chicago and 10 communities, including Vi at Aventura, have been certified as great workplaces by Great Place to Work®.
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Vi residents now have membership access at Miami Shores Country Club
Vi at Aventura has kicked off a partnership with Miami Shores Country Club to offer our residents access to this beautiful facility’s services and amenities. Of course, residents can already enjoy many luxurious on-site amenities and services at The Vi — but we think this nearby extension of our campus makes life here even sweeter. We’re thrilled to offer this new perk to our residents and look forward to extending it to you, too, when you move to The Vi.
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Vi at Aventura residents host a daily song-filled happy hour for fans and neighbors on Facebook Live
Vi at Aventura residents Peter and Veronica Fuchs created “Stump the Maestro,” a daily Facebook Live show, last March when the coronavirus sent residents into lockdown. The former composer and his wife, herself a former Broadway singer, spend the hour playing show tunes and standards by request—much of it from memory. But what began as a way to keep neighbors distracted has blossomed into a daily dose of happiness and inspiration for a much broader audience.
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5 ways the Lifestyle Department at Vi at Aventura is keeping the community spirit thriving during the pandemic
The Lifestyle Department at Vi at Aventura has always sought to help residents connect with each other and to discover new passions and hobbies in retirement. However, just like the rest of the world, we had to adapt to a new normal as stay-at-home orders continued across the country. With the help of staff members across all teams, the department jumped into action to find creative ways to bring the sense of community and connection to the residents. Discover just a few of the ways that staff members keep residents engaged and connected while keeping them safely apart.
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Vi President and CEO Randy Richardson signs on to CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion Commitment™

Vi President and CEO Randy Richardson has signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ commitment. Recognizing that change starts at the executive level, Richardson joins over 1,600 CEOs of the world’s leading companies and business organizations in leveraging their individual and collective voices to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 
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Good to Know newsletter, issue #3
Is life at Vi a little different these days? Indeed it is. Even so, our residents tell us they can’t think of a place they would rather call home. Every day brings new opportunities to grow, experiences to look forward to and countless ways to live well.
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Good to Know newsletter, Issue #2

In all Vi communities, our dedication to the well-being of our residents remains our priority. Today, even amidst the new normal of the protocols established due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Vi team members are finding creative ways to care for the physical, mental and spiritual health of their communities.
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Vi partners with global hotel brands to provide jobs for displaced workers in hospitality industry amid COVID-19 pandemic

Luxury Continuing Care Retirement Community provider among other leading companies teaming up with leading hospitality brands to extend jobs to the industry’s impacted workforce.
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Is 80 the new 60?
Miami Herald columnist Bea Hines explores this question, and discovers a few local seniors who are unstoppable, including two Vi at Aventura residents.
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Vi wins 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award for “Best in Wellness”
Leading national developer, owner and operator of high-end continuing care retirement communities Vi has won the 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award, honoring the “Top 25 'Best in Wellness' senior living communities in North America.
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Vi achieves Great Place to Work certification
For the second year in a row, Vi at Aventura is pleased to announce that all of Vi’s communities, along with the Company’s corporate office, have been certified as a great workplace by Great Place to Work®.
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Vi at Aventura's Viva Girls sat down with WLRN's Luis Hernandez for an interview
Vi at Aventura's Viva Girls sat down with WLRN's Luis Hernandez for a heart-warming interview about the squad and how it came to be.
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For Vi at Aventura’s Wellness Coordinator Kemuel Valdes fitness is personal
Vi at Aventura Wellness Coordinator Kemuel Valdes has spent more than 12 years bringing a personal touch to the fitness and wellness plans he crafts for the residents of The Vi, a Life Plan Community in greater Miami. And that’s because at The Vi, wellness is not one size fits all.
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Vi at Aventura resident honored with Legal Pioneer Award
Miette K. Burnstein was honored during the Broward County Bar Association’s inaugural Celebration of Women in the Legal Community: Broward’s Women Pioneers Award Ceremony.
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Vi at Aventura: access point for south florida arts
Just a short drive from both Fort Lauderdale and downtown Miami, Vi at Aventura, a Life Plan Community, boasts an ideal location for accessing South Florida’s rich arts and cultural attractions. Whether on individual outings or through organized group trips and on-site activities, residents have a plethora of options to indulge their passion for the arts.
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Aventura Grand Reveal
Vi at Aventura reveals multi-million-dollar remodeling & enhancement project
Vi at Aventura reveals multi-million-dollar remodeling & enhancement project.
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Golden Latke Event
Vi at Aventura hosts Golden Latke competition
Esteemed Judges to Uncover the Creator of South Florida’s Best Potato Pancake
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New Café Biscotti a hit at Vi at Aventura
Vi at Aventura’s new café recently opened to great accolades. Café Biscotti is an upscale breakfast, beverage and lunch venue that has been open for several months now at the community. According to Executive Chef Christian Martin, it’s already been a huge success with residents.
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Design your next home at Vi at Aventura
The new luxury apartments at Vi at Aventura were designed with the next generation of seniors in mind. Although the original apartments are only 11 years old, interior design trends have changed – as have the tastes of the residents.
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Vi pastry chefs learn new techniques for no gluten added and low-sugar desserts
Do you look forward to a sweet treat at the end of a satisfying meal? Many of us do. But for people managing a chronic condition like diabetes, dessert can be more detrimental than delicious. That is why Vi pastry chefs traveled to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) to learn ways to reduce gluten and sugar and still create desserts that satisfy.
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