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Columbus, NE: Brookestone Acres

When city officials and representatives from Vetter Health Services Inc. gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony 20 months ago, Jack Vetter, the company’s CEO, boldly told the crowd the open field would become “one of the finest” rehabilitation centers in eastern Nebraska.  His vision for the 19-acre site at the corner of 38th Street and 48th […]

Music Therapy to Benefit Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Music Therapy has proven to be particularly effective for persons with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Research in both music therapy and in neuroscience has shown that music can affect function in profound ways. In fact, some neuroscience studies have shown that certain types of music stimulate the production of dopamine and serotonin – two neurotransmitters (chemicals […]

Elkhorn, NE: A “Wow” Experience!

Vetter Health Services held our latest Home Office Orientation May 28 – 30. The team members had an opportunity to learn more about the VHS Leadership team and department teams within the Home Office. They also had the chance to learn about Eldora Vetter’s book “Interlaced” and have their books personally signed by Eldora. A […]

Lake City, IA: Shady Oaks Care Center – Bloomin’ Cruise

As National Nursing Home Week drew to a close, six residents and five team members embarked on the Bloomin’ Cruise. Though the morning was chilly, it turned out to be a beautiful day for a drive. Following a leisurely drive they ate lunch at Culver’s in Fort Dodge. Following lunch they took a leisurely drive […]

Omaha, NE: Brookestone Village – Age Lines…Not Wrinkles!

On Wednesday of National Nursing Home Week, we invited a photographer to join us on the day of our makeovers! JustBee photographer in Omaha did a fantastic job capturing the beauty of our residents. professional-picsThe photographer was so happy with her experience she did a write up on her web page about Brookestone Village. It’s […]