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August 17, 2013

Young meet young-at-heart

Seniors bridge generations with preschoolers on Peabody campus

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“I know that for our residents that volunteer here, it makes them feel special, it brings back memories for them,” said Megin Hemmerling, Aviv’s executive director of assisted living.

When Lawson was asked if he minded the noise the young kids make while playing, he noted that he wore a hearing aid.

“I don’t notice that,” he said, smiling.

Staff writer Ethan Forman can be reached at 978-338-2673, by email at eforman@salemnews.com or on Twitter at @DanverSalemNews.

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