Nursing home resident visit Omaha firefighters

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Some Omaha Firefighters had a fun group of visitors Thursday. At their station at 142nd and Harrison, residents of Brookstone Village celebrated National Nursing Home Week by providing firefighters with a survival kit, complete with cookies, candy and other treats. Brookstone Village’s Sarah Bird said it’s one of the many service […]

Brookestone Village Walks in Support of ALS in the Heartland

This past Sunday, May 1st, was the ALS in the Heartland’s 10th Anniversary Omaha Community Walk. It was a cold and rainy first day of May, but that didn’t keep Brookestone Village’s residents, family members and team members away from this special event. Due to the adverse weather conditions, the ALS in the Heartland had to come up with a […]

Active Seniors Help the Less Fortunate by Making Mats

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Staying active should be a life-long goal for all of us. That’s exactly what one group of senior citizens is trying to do all while being of service to the community. Developing hand eye coordination can be a challenge. Keeping it can lead to a healthy mind. At Brookstone Village, residents […]

Scholarships Awarded to Brookestone Village Team Members

Congratulations to our three Vetter Health Services scholarship award recipients for last semester; Assa Haidara, Jamie Kroupa, and Maria Martinez. The VSL Academic Committee for Excellence selected Assa, Jamie and Maria from many applicants to receive this honor, and Brookestone Village is proud to announce that each of these team members has been awarded a $1000 scholarship from Vetter Senior Living. […]

It Takes a Village

What began as surgery that went “well”, quickly turned into a battle taking a village to defeat. Cindy Lutz, her husband, Ron, and the team at Brookestone Village were determined to have Cindy win the war and walk in victory, right out the front door. Ultimately, after a nearly one-year battle for her life, she […]

Elkhorn Students Visit Brookestone Village

Some Elkhorn South High School students recently visited Brookestone Village to interview some of our residents. They plan to use the interviews to author brief biographies for framing and posting outside residents’ doors. Enjoy their article below! http://wpsites.elkhornweb.org/stormalert/2015/11/reporters-record-nursing-home-residents-lives-gain-wisdom/ […]

Music Makes the Heart Merry

Our very own Sarah Bird, Life Enrichment Coordinator, was chosen to speak to the positive effect music has on everyone, on all levels, at this year’s annual Merrymakers dinner. Brookestone Village is a partner with Merrymakers, and Sarah has worked with them for over 10 years. Music brings joy and fond memories to residents, and […]

Brookestone Village Team Members Awarded Scholarships

Brookestone Village is very proud to announce that three team members have been each been awarded a $1000 scholarship from Vetter Senior Living.  The VSL Academic Committee for Excellence selected Andrew Wismer, Kristine Kramer, and Ashley Consbruck from many applicants to receive this honor.  Andrew Wismer is the People Development Coordinator at BSV.  He has […]

Care 911: Finding Care During A Time Crunch or Crisis

Sometimes unexpected circumstances, distance or a lack of resources can escalate a situation to one of immediate need or crisis proportions. A hospital may catch you off guard with plans of a discharge. Regardless of cause, you’ve got to find a care solution fast. Personal obligations or out-of-town coordination further complicate the situation. Fortunately, there […]

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