Leah Celebrates 100th Birthday

On September 24th, we helped our resident, Leah, celebrate her 100th birthday!  We hosted an open house for all her family and friends as well as residents and staff members.  Leah was all decked out in her favorite color, purple, and we asked the staff to dress in the color as well.  Leah had a […]

Fall Harvest from Gardens

There is a lot of research going into finding the best ways to enrich the lives of people with dementia. The main goal is to foster a sense of meaning and purpose in their everyday lives, as well as reduce anxiety, redirect attention, and promote engagement and focus (. A great way to accomplish these […]

5 Star Bible Camp Visitors

On Friday, July 18th, we had the pleasure of welcoming over 70 junior-senior high students from our local 5 star bible camp! They delighted the residents with their singing and stayed after to visit with the residents. One of the camp leaders explained to the residents that one of the camp goals was to build […]

Feline Companions

Our very own Life Enrichment Assistant, Ruth Orth, brought in a few of her new little kitties for the residents to love on! Every time we have animal visits the residents light up with joy. There is something about a purring kitten that just makes you feel better and makes your day a little brighter! […]

Heritage Care Center, Fairbury, Nebraska Achieves TWO Years Injury Free!

Vetter Senior Living is deeply committed to the safety of our team members and residents. As part of our injury prevention efforts, we take time to recognize and celebrate with Heritage Care Center who has attained “TWO Years Injury Free”. Heritage Care Center in Fairbury, Nebraska, a Vetter Health Service community, recently attained this wonderful […]

National Nursing Home Week at Heritage Care Center

Aloha! We had a great time here at Heritage Care Center during National Nursing Home Week! The theme for the week was “Aloha,” so we created events that focused on exploration—of both Hawaiian culture and other cultures. We started on Monday with our annual Mother/Daughter Banquet, which was appropriate since Mother’s day was the day […]

Care Conversations make difficult decisions easier

Care Conversations™ is about people working together toward a shared goal. Through information and guidance, Care Conversations helps people connect with loved ones, health care providers and industry professionals. Care Conversations provides insight into the care planning process and firsthand accounts of various care experiences. With the understanding that each person’s situation is unique, multifaceted […]

Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

On Friday, April 11th we will be hosting our annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch at Union Bank at 12:00. Every year in April we like to take time to show our thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers by serving them lunch and giving them a thank you gift! We could never thank them enough for […]

Puttin’ On The Ritz

On Thursday, April 17th we are hosting our annual Puttin’ On The Ritz for our residents and their families. We start the night off with a delicious supper, followed by a prom dress fashion runway show! It’s always fun to see how the style of dresses has changed over the past few decades. […]

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