News: December 0

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Heritage Estates – Cottages recognized for outstanding resident satisfaction

Excellence in Action award recognizes exemplary commitment to quality. Heritage Estates Cottages has received the Excellence in Action award from My InnerView by National Research Corporation. This honor recognizes long term care and senior living organizations that achieve the highest levels of satisfaction excellence, as demonstrated by overall resident or employee satisfaction scores that fall […]

Congressman Adrian Smith Visits Heritage Estates

Heritage Estates welcomed Nebraska Third District Congressman Adrian Smith to their campus on September 12th, 2014.  The residents were honored the Congressman took time from his busy campaign schedule to visit and tour the campus.  During his visit to the area, Community Relations Coordinator, Kim Johns, presented the Congressman with a check from the American Health Care Association in support of his re-election […]

Heritage Estates Celebrates Expansion and Renovation

On September 9, 2014 the Scotts Bluff County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting ceremony.  This was in honor of the recent expansion and renovation of the therapy department at Heritage Estates. The therapy team, employed by Select Rehab,  provide physical, occupational and speech therapy to residents of the facility.  They also provide out-patient services to people […]

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 […]

Early signs that care is needed

How do you know if you, a loved one or a caregiver needs assistance or relief? Learning to recognize the early signs of need for a loved one or symptoms of caregiver stress will assist you in evaluating your or your loved one’s needs. While everyone is different, there are common considerations that you can […]