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Senator Stinner Discusses Tough Budget Session

Article Courtesy of Jerry Purvis, Staff Reporter, Star Herald Newspaper, Scottsbluff, NE Providing adequate health care and nursing center care continue to be a challenge with a shrinking state budget, but it’s one of State Senator John Stinner’s priorities in the next legislative session. Stinner talked about the two issues on Tuesday at Heritage Estates… Read More

Heritage Estates – AHCA/NCAL National Quality Award Recipient

Heritage Estates Receives Bronze National Quality Award Heritage Estates recognized by national program for commitment to quality care (Lake City, IA) – Heritage Estates has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the… Read More

Heritage Estates “Senior Prom” 2015

    As part of National Nursing Home week, Heritage Estates celebrated by hosting a “Senior Prom.” Residents enjoyed dressing in formal attire, complete with corsages’ and boutonnieres. A meal featuring hors d’oeuvres, shrimp, chicken cordon bleu and key lime pie for dessert was enjoyed by all. Live entertainment rounded off the night featuring a… Read More

Heritage Estates Mother’s Day Tea

The annual Mother’s Day Tea was held on Friday, May 8th. It was a wonderful afternoon of fellowship between residents and their families while enjoying beverages and dessert. Kathy Tabors School of Dance provided the entertainment. Our residents were wowed by the dancer’s talents and the many beautiful costumes. Many ages were represented ranging from… Read More

Heritage Estates & Quality Partner “It’s Never 2 Late”

HERITAGE ESTATES is proud to have excellent Quality Partners, dedicated to improving products and services for older adults. It’s Never 2 Late (in2L), a Colorado based organization, and one of our Quality Partners is proud to announce preliminary results of a year-long study on effective alternatives to prescription drugs for older adults living with dementia…. Read More

Heritage Estates Employees “Take the Plunge”

  Heritage Estates employees braved the frigid North Platte River to raise money for the Nebraska Special Olympics. Michelle Zwetzig, Anna Schilds, Nicole Schlager, Brittney Russell, Bobbi Kipf, Tami King, Ben Garcia, Mandy Fertig and Margaret Alexander all participated in the “Panhandle Polar Plunge.” This year’s plunge had 24 teams that participated with each team… Read More

Heritage Estates Resident/Family Christmas Party

Heritage Estates Annual Resident/Family Christmas Party was held on December 7th. Residents and their families enjoyed a wonderful afternoon together. Holiday refreshments were served by the Leadership Team. Musical entertainment, provided by the Western Nebraska Community College Select Swing Choir, delighted all in attendance.   Santa Claus, much to everyone’s surprise, made a special appearance. The… Read More

Heritage Estates: 1st World Class Orientation Group

Heritage Estates welcomed Angie Hamilton and Dani Hearron from Vetter Senior Living to the facility the week of November 17th thru the 21st.  Angie and Dani were on hand to help “roll out” the companies new staff orientation process.  This new process is the culmination of several years of development from a committee tasked with… Read More

Heritage Estates Resident Leads Bible Study Groups

Robert Armstrong was born in Howe, Nebraska, a small town with the population of about 40 people. “It was a pretty small town,” Armstrong said. Armstrong is an insurance agent and is now a resident of Heritage Estates. Armstrong has led quite an interesting life. “I went to Milford Trade School after I graduated,” Armstrong… Read More

Halloween “Spirits” at Heritage Estates!

Spirits” were high at Heritage Estates as residents, staff and family celebrated Halloween! The week was full of special activities like making popcorn balls, sorting candy and finding costumes. A special “costume contest” was held among team members with the residents joining in on the fun by dressing in costume and greeting each and every… Read More