Broken Bow

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Prevention in VSL Buildings

We are all are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and how it may impact residents and team members at Vetter Senior Living facilities. Ensuring residents are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. As the Coronavirus continues to spread in the United States, we have received new rules […]

Broken Bow, NE: Lots of Love on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was full of love at Brookestone View. The day began with residents passing out hand crafted valentines to each other. A sweet lunch provided their favorites including prime rib, Robert Redford dessert, and choice of beer or wine. In the afternoon, residents enjoyed chocolate lava cake with whipped cream and sprinkles during the […]

Broken Bow, NE: Adventures at Victoria Springs State Recreation Area

The residents of Brookestone View had an exciting day at the Victoria Springs State Recreation Area located near Anselmo. We enjoyed a picnic lunch that included deli sandwiches, potato salad, and fresh watermelon. Residents enjoyed visiting and looking out at the ponds and greenery around the park. After lunch, residents enjoyed just relaxing and taking […]

Broken Bow, NE: Brookestone View Residents had a Successful Christmas Fundraiser

The residents of Brookestone View worked very hard for a wonderful Christmas fundraiser, which raised money for the local Children’s Christmas Fund this past December. Residents spent time decorating lots of boxes and cookies for the fundraiser. The fundraiser was held in our ice cream parlor and residents spent the day selling their cookie boxes […]

Broken Bow, NE: Oktoberfest at Brookestone View

Residents of Brookestone View enjoyed an entire day of Oktoberfest festivities! The day began with taking a trip to Germany on the iN2L system. Through the in2L residents were able to learn more about Oktoberfest and take a virtual tour through Germany and see the sights. Lunch was provided by our excellent dietary team members […]

Broken Bow, NE: Horses & Goats Visit Brookestone View

Residents of Brookestone View didn’t waste any time wrapping up in coats and blankets to come out and see what was at the front door! The doors opened and right there were some horses, goats, and one little Shetland pony. Residents were delighted and beamed as they were each able to meet and pet the […]

Broken Bow, NE: Appreciation Week for Housekeeping, Laundry and Maintenance

Brookestone View celebrated Housekeeping, Laundry and Maintenance Appreciation Week by having a bed making contest. The members of Housekeeping, Laundry and their manager competed in the contest. It was a very close completion but the winner was Christina Olson – she beat her manager, Matt Wallace only because he forgot to tuck the corners! One […]

Broken Bow, NE: in2L with Therapy

Here at Brookestone View, the therapies department incorporates the iN2L system into their program daily. It has been great to be able to coordinate this in to therapies, so that residents can get to know this new technology and be more comfortable using it outside of therapies. Sarah Hanson who is a Physical Therapist stated, […]

Broken Bow, NE: Making Memories with the Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017, is a day that will live in history as Broken Bow was a hot spot to watch the total solar eclipse, with people from all over the world traveling to our small town. Here at Brookestone View, over 30 of our residents participated in this once in a lifetime event. We didn’t […]

Broken Bow, NE: Using Skype on the iN2L to Connect with Loved Ones

Brookestone View, recently welcomed Kim from our sister facility, Ridgewood Rehabilitation & Care Center . Anuhea Corbin, the Life Enrichment Coordinator at Ridgewood, thought it would be a great idea to connect Kim with a friend from her previous home. On Tuesday, September 12th, after a few minor technical glitches, Kim could see and chat […]

Broken Bow, NE: Best Long Term Care Facility in Central Nebraska

Brookestone View was voted Best Long Term Care Facility in Central Nebraska and received recognition in our local paper. To celebrate this recognition, the Leadership Team hosted a barbeque for the employees and their families. We had a carnival theme that included a photo booth with props. Everyone had fun posing with their families and […]

Broken Bow, NE: Lemonade Stand for a Cause

On Friday June 9th, the residents of Brookestone View hosted a lemonade stand in the ice cream parlor to raise money for childhood cancer. The goal was to raise $50 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation; a national foundation that raises money to go towards research in cures and treatments for childhood cancer. Throughout the afternoon […]

Celebrating How Our Heroes Touch the Lives of Others

Vetter Health Services has been delivering quality care to seniors for over 40 years. We pride ourselves on providing quality living options and care to seniors throughout all of our 30 locations. We celebrate the heroes that work for us and dedicate their lives in caring for others. Charles Devlin said it best in the following quote, “Every day […]

Broken Bow, NE: AseraCare Hospice Pinning Ceremony Honors Brookestone View Veteran for Service in the Navy

AseraCare Hospice recently honored Brookestone View resident and Navy Veteran Al Schipporeit in a pinning ceremony. Al’s beautiful bride of 61 years, Marilyn and two of his grandchildren were in attendance as he received a lapel pin and certificate of appreciation. The team from AseraCare asked Al to share what inspired him to such great […]

Broken Bow, NE: Brookestone View Goes High Tech with It’s Never 2 Late!

Brookestone View is excited to announce that we have gone “high tech” with the implementation of evidence-based, senior friendly technology using the iN2L, or It’s Never 2 Late System. It’s Never 2 Late is a Colorado-based company that specializes in providing “dignity through technology.” This touch screen computer system is designed to be user-friendly to […]

Home Office: Brookestone View Ribbon Cutting and Open House

On Thursday, October 27, only fourteen months after breaking ground, hundreds of areas residents streamed through the doors to tour the new Brookestone View skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Broken Bow, Nebraska. The open house and ribbon cutting ceremony provided area residents, and families of loved ones who will be residing there, the opportunity […]

Columbus, NE: Patty Wagon Comes to Brookestone Acres

PEP club brought the Patty Wagon to Brookestone Acres Tues October 4th as they kicked off “Spirit Week”. Team members enjoyed a variety of gourmet dogs, nachos ,and soups of their choice for lunch. An invitation was sent to neighboring business employees to join in on the good eats. On a cool fall day the […]

Home Office: Broken Bow, NE: Teamwork is the Key to putting the “View” in Brookestone View

The VHS Home Office set up team has begun work at Brookestone View this week in Broken Bow. Carole Engelmann is the set up coordinator for this project. She has done an outstanding job of coordinating the deliveries and the manpower necessary for all the installation work. Carole expressed her gratitude in saying, “this was […]