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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… Read More

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… Read More

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…. Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Caregiver Checklist

The following checklist will help you identify your care needs.  With this information, your health care provider can help you customize a care solution. Read More