Loup City

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 […]

Loup City, NE: Seventy-One Years of Marriage Celebrated

Clarence (CJ) and Mary Lou Carr celebrated 71 years of marriage together on January 8th at Rose Lane Home, but their reunion almost did not happen. CJ and Mary Lou have been separated by 40 miles for the last five months and this was their first anniversary apart. Rose Lane ordered a corsage and boutonniere, […]

Loup City, NE: Christmas Shopping At Home

Christmas Shopping!  The words that ring in our ears and are heard annually. They may not be listed as our favorites.  At Rose Lane Home the shopping is brought to our residents.  Smiles of joy instantly appear. Thanks to the tremendous generosity of the School of Rock Home school program, everyone had the opportunity to […]

Loup City, NE: A Walk In My Shoes

If you haven’t taken a walk in someone else’s shoes lately, you might not be able to relate to the recent training the teammates of Rose Lane Home have experienced.  We welcome you to take a walk with us as we try to experience life in someone else’s shoes. The effects of those in need […]

Loup City, NE: Thanksgiving Visitors

Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Rose Lane was greeted with Thanksgiving wishes and artistically made placemats from the children of Loup City Public School’s First through Third grade students. The children and residents alike were excited to have the opportunity to visit and find out about each other. Of course, the visit couldn’t […]

Loup City, NE: Casino Days are Here Again

Rose Lane recently transformed into a casino-filled atmosphere as residents tried their luck at games of chance that made for a fun time for all. From the slot machine, horse racing, blackjack, or spinning the wheel, there was fun to be had. As the Rose Lane team strives for opportunities to improve ourselves and the […]

Loup City, NE: Kids, Candy and Costumes

What an honor to host the children of Loup City and surrounding areas for trick or treating in style! A big thanks to the public school for bringing the children over to visit and show their costumes to the residents of Rose Lane. The first buses arrived with great anticipation from the kids, residents and […]

Loup City, NE: The Art of the Pour

Pour painting is just one of the expressive ways residents of Rose Lane Home have been able to reach into the artistic world. Residents chose colors from a variety of paint choices. Paints and mediums were mixed, layered, and poured. The awe of self-expression took on a new dimension for Verna, Mary, Donna and Lek. […]

Loup City, NE: Happy Halloween from Rose Lane Home Staff

Thanks to an excellent team for starting off Halloween fun for our residents, staff and community! The day was filled with staff and friends representing a fun-filled variety of costumes from dopplegangers to witches! As staff members pondered their ideas for costumes and characters, the heart of the team remains focused on providing quality of […]

Loup City, NE: A Girl Can Never Have Enough Jewelry

Some days a girl just needs a little jewelry time and today was a great day for some residents in our memory support home to spend a little time at the “jewelry store”. As our Life Enrichment Assistant, Maria, began setting up “shop”, she was met with the “oohs” and “ahhs” of the selections set […]

Loup City, NE: Prom Attendees Walk Rose Lane’s Red Carpet

Loup City High School prom attendees recently had the opportunity to walk the “red carpet” at Rose Lane so residents would have the chance to see the beautiful dresses of the young ladies and the sharp-dressed young men of the community. Several ooh’s and ah’s were exclaimed by the residents as the beauty of the […]

Loup City, NE: We Appreciate Our Volunteers

In the month of April, Rose Lane Home was able to extend a much-appreciated evening of dining and entertainment to our wonderful group of volunteers. Invites went out and the volunteers arrived to a catered meal of roast beef, new potatoes, green beans, salad, and a special secret-recipe dessert. As the dining began, words of […]

Loup City, NE: Residents Enjoy Furry Visitors

Little furry visitors arrived at Rose Lane and Rose Court recently to visit with the residents. Cheri Walrath, Life Enrichment Assistant, brought two of her six-toed kittens to spend some quality time. The kittens enjoyed the attention as much as the residents enjoyed cuddles from these adorable little feline friends. Making life richer for our […]

Loup City, NE: Mother’s Day Special

The special of the day was ordered off the coffee cart. Ben, our coffee cart connoisseur shared his talent for frozen drinks, smoothies, and specialty coffees compliments of Aseracare Hospice today. After removing his apron, he entertained us with some lively music for our afternoon Mother’s Day Tea. I’m not sure anyone ordered tea from […]

Loup City, NE: Reasons to Celebrate

Rose Lane had a lot to celebrate this week and a giant cookie seemed the appropriate way to share our enthusiasm. We welcomed our new medical director after the passing of Dr. Dan Harrahill who served the past few years as our medical director and served our residents for over 13 years as a provider. […]

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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 […]

Loup City, NE: Celebrating Future Farmers of America Week

We love that our facility is so close to the high school. Not only do the residents get to watch football practice, the band marches through our parking lot from time to time, and the kids seem to stop out on their way to state tournaments to say hello to their grandparents. But last week […]

Loup City, NE: Still My Valentine

For over 60 years she has been his valentine and now living out their Happy Ever After at Rose Lane Home in Loup City, she is still proud to say he is hers too. Donna and Clifford are a sweet couple who enjoy their time together and with family. They have made many friends at […]

Loup City, NE: A Visit From the Queen

Rose Lane warmly welcomed a beautiful young lady on such a bitter cold day. We were honored to have Joeli Walrath of Ashton (AKA Miss Burwell Rodeo) come in to tell us a little about her life as a rodeo queen. Joeli told us about her journey through the pageants, trials, education and determination that […]

Loup City, NE: A Time For Giving Back

One of the best investments a community can make is to that of the children in the community. Loup City is fortunate to have an after school program right in town where participating children are bused to the center after school for homework, socializing, snacks, winding down, and preparing to get home with their families. […]

Loup City, NE: The Baker Down The Lane

When the weather gets chilly, the oven comes on. Many residents like to talk about baking, discuss recipes or watch other people cook while they reminisce about the old days cooking on a firewood stove, or carrying in water from the pump to boil etc. Many many stories shared, but some of them like to […]

Loup City, NE: Thankful for Visitors

It was our great pleasure to welcome the Loup City Schools 5th grade students into our home today. Their teachers asked if they could come to visit with residents about what they are thankful for now that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Part of their social skills assignment is to visit with people of […]

Loup City, NE: Pillow Time

A small group of ladies got together to make fleece “no sew” pillows one afternoon in preparation for fall weather. Fleece is a favorite for cuddling and keeping warm especially in the cooler months, and no one could say no to making a pillow that required no stitching. “I think we’ve all done enough of […]

Loup City, NE: Another Run Done

Walking, Running, Donating and enjoying a beautiful fall day was the focus for our 2016 Ghosts and Goblins Fun Run. Another amazing turnout and about $2,500 raised for a great cause in our community. Due to changes in a grant that funded the majority of our local after school program, the program has been relying […]

Loup City, NE: A South of the Border Kind of Day

Residents, families and team members at Rose Lane enjoyed celebrating National Assisted Living Week. Numerous events were planned for residents and their families including a baking day, family bar-b-que, a Latino Festival, and other great activities. Residents enjoyed sharing their home and hospitality in celebration for the week and took great pride in showing their […]

Loup City, NE: Farewell Dr. Barratt

On June 14, the City of Loup City, Loup City Chamber of Commerce and Rose Lane hosted a farewell and appreciation party for Dr. Melinda Barratt and her staff of the Sherman County Medical Clinic. Sherman County Medical Clinic was a branch of the Broken Bow Clinic, which is closing other satellite clinics in surrounding […]

Loup City, NE: Tractors Across Nebraska

Who could appreciate an old tractor better than someone old enough to remember working the field with it? We happen to know many local farmers who can tell us all about the old time tractors right under our roof. This month our residents got to witness both Bike ride Across Nebraska and Tractors across Nebraska […]

Loup City, NE: Polish Royalty at Rose Lane

Kicking off the Polish Days Weekend is the annual Polish Days Prince and Princess contest held at Rose Lane Home in Loup City. Rose Lane started this tradition to recognize local kids and have a royal presence at the parade the following morning. Littles ages 0-4 compete for various titles such as brightest eyes, most […]

Loup City, NE: Celebrating Polish Days

One of the events Rose Lane participates in during the annual Polish Days celebration is the Saturday morning parade. We’ve had a float entered for the past 20 years and for a long time, we were hard to beat when it came to float judging. We have had to become very creative over the years […]

Loup City, NE: A New Lawn Mower

One of our daytime caregivers brought her two strong farm boys in to visit and they were kind enough to share one of their baby goats with our residents. What a treat to hear him from down the hall, sending many on their way to see what the bleeting was about. Such an uncharacteristic sound […]

Loup City, NE: A Matter of Pride

It has become a great tradition for the local high school students who have qualified for state athletic events to stop at our home to say hi to their grandparents. The residents like to wish them well on their way to the state championships, and great photos and video is sure to follow as family […]

Loup City, NE: Leap Into Learning Visits Rose Lane

Loup City’s Pre-School, Leap into Learning visits Rose Lane. Rose Lane was prepared with fun spring sticker sheets for all. Many residents worked with the children to make a Spring scene. Residents made comments when the children left about all of their extra energy. Many children and Residents were sorry to hear this would be […]

Loup City, NE: Family Reunion

Charlene Lewandowski received a surprise visitor all the way from Stockton, Kansas. Harlan Palser, Charlene’s brother paid her a visit at Rose Lane Home earlier in March. Charlene was very excited to spend the entire day with her brother and reminisce about the past. Charlene comes from a small family of four with her being […]

Loup City, NE: Compassion at it’s Finest

Pictured are Victoria (Vicky) Derchowski and Billy Schnase (Environmental Supervisor). Although housekeeping and laundry are Bill’s specialty, he consistently shows compassionate care to all of the residents here at Rose Lane Home by interacting with them on a daily basis. Vicky enjoys to do needlepoint pillowcases and show the staff how well she has done. […]

Loup City, NE: 2016 Rose Lane King and Queen

Valentine’s Day did not pass without a celebration at Rose Lane. This past Friday, Rose Lane held their Valentine Celebration where the annual coronation of the King and Queen took place. Pictured are the 2016 Rose Lane King Edward McCarville and Queen Charlene Lewandowski. The King and Queen are voted on by both the staff […]

Loup City, NE: Toes in the Water

Cold winter weather can’t stop a few ladies from taking a day to pamper themselves. For some this was a first time experience, but it was just what the doctor ordered….Pedis all around! The activity staff went out of their way to treat each of our special ladies to a spa experience. The IN2L provided […]

Loup City, NE: Fun Run

Rose Lane Home is proud to present a check for $1000 to the Bowman Lake Recreation Renovation. The PEP Club raised money by holding the first annual Rose Lane Home fun run event in October. The Vetter Health Services Foundation encourages all of it’s healthcare centers to give back to the community and matches a […]

Loup City, NE: Rose Lane Award Time

Rose Lane residents and staff were honored to be presented with not one, but two awards by Owner Jack Vetter and the VHS clinical support team of Tami Smith, Michelle Wallace and Rhonda Schmeits. Rose Lane was awarded the bronze quality award from the American Healthcare Association as well as the VHS World Class bronze […]

Loup City, NE Ghouls and Goblins Fun Run

We had an excellent turn out here at Rose Lane Home on Halloween morning for our 1st annual 1 mile/5K Fun Run! We had close to 40 runners along with many volunteers. Those who dared to take on the 5K task began just at the drive of Rose Lane following the path up through the […]

Loup City, NE: GO REBELS!!!

Residents Support Our Local Football Team.  The Assisted Living residents prepared sandwiches for our local football team.  Together they made over 50 meat and cheese sandwiches for the boys.  While reminiscing together everyone agreed that you can’t feed growing boys too much. GO REBELS!!! Quality Reputation:  We will be known for promoting relationships of trust, […]

Loup City, NE: Corn Cob Kind Of Day

The gifts just keep on coming! Some of our local farmers see to it that our residents have fresh home grown sweet corn during the summers and our residents get really excited about it. There is never a shortage of people willing to shuck corn to prepare for the succulent buttery goodness that is sweetcorn. […]

Loup City, NE: Floral Therapy

Rose Lane and the Gardens is once again blessed with the annual gift of home grown flowers. A local man with a knack for gardening shares his abundance of flowers with our residents on a weekly basis as long as they hold out. As a retired science teacher he has taken his gardening hobby to […]

Loup City: Rose Lane Royalty

The annual Polish Days Prince and Princess contest was held at Rose Lane Home to start of the weekend activities. Two lovely young people were chosen by a panel of 4 volunteer judges, based on friendliness and charm. They each got to ride on the Rose Lane float in the parade, and earned a prize. […]

Loup City, NE: State Track Qualifiers Visit Rose Lane

Some of the grandparents living at Rose Lane enjoyed an impromptu visit from the local high schoolers who qualified for the Nebraska State Track & Field Championships. Three lucky residents had grand kids going to state with the Loup City Schools track team, and they brought their friends to help say hello to the grandparents […]

Loup City, NE: Baby Fever


Rose Lane enjoyed an unexpected visit from employee Justine Eriksen and her 5 babies. Justine brought both of her young boys to visit; ages 2-1/2 and 6 months as well as 5 week old basset hound puppies. It did not take long to fill the lobby once the word got around that there were babies […]

Loup City, NE: Assisted Living Hosts Second Annual Craft Fair


A beautiful spring day was perfect for the exhibitors and attendees of the Second Annual Craft fair hosted by The Gardens Assisted Living at Rose Lane. Vendors from the surrounding area brought a wide variety of skillfully handcrafted items for customers to choose from. Jewelry, yard ornaments, wall art, blankets, clothes and doll furniture were […]

Loup City, NE: 100 Wonderful Years and Counting!

The Gardens Assisted Living in Loup City was the site of a fabulous 100th Birthday Celebration. Our beloved resident, Alice will be 100 years young on May 2, 2015. An absolutely beautiful cake was prepared for Alice by Arlene, one of our staff members who also has her own catering business. The cake featured a […]

Loup City, NE: The Rose Lane Annual Chili Cook off


March 19th was set for the annual chili cook off in the Garden’s at Rose Lane. Staff, residents and community members were invited to share their favorite recipes and enter the contest for best tasting chili. Rose Lane has a long history with the chili cook off and many employees have walked away with the […]