Grand Island

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 […]

Grand Island, NE: Cruising Through our Kitchen

Residents were able to enjoy a tour of our newly remodeled kitchen.Enjoyed delicious homemade cookies & coffee afterwards. A resident had suggested during her recent care plan that she would like a tour of the new kitchen just like they offer tours of galleys/kitchens on cruise ships. We made it happen. Even though it’s 27 […]

Grand Island, NE: Christmas “Tree” Award for Most Unexpected

Tiffany Square residents participated in the community Christmas tree pageant at the Stuhr Museum in Grand island. Some residents with the help for the LE Dept., painted rocks, glued and outlined CD’s with Christmas scenes from cards, and rocks for our Rocking around the Christmas “Cactus” Tree. Our efforts were rewarded, we received recognition for […]

Grand Island, NE: Habitat for Humanity Cookie Walk

Tiffany Square participated in Habitat for Humanity’s annual cookie walk. The proceeds go to habitat for humanity and participation contributes to the volunteer hours of the habitat homes’ recipients. Our Team member Dana Redden has been chosen as a habitat recipient. Residents and staff decorated and donated 15 dozen cookies to contribute to the cookie […]

Grand Island, NE: Food Pantry Donation

Tiffany Square’s team donated 3 cart loads full of food for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. We had a can drive and also used our “jean money” to purchase more to increase our contribution. Serving: We succeed by focusing our attention and energies on anticipating and exceeding people’s expectations. Our actions are driven by a […]

Grand Island, NE: Tiffany Square’s 30th Birthday Party

Monday December 9th we celebrated our 30th birthday. Tiffany Square was the first building that Jack Vetter designed and built. Many guest from Home Office were here to join in the celebration. Jack said a few words to the employees and residents in attendance: “I want to thank the team members who work hard to […]

Grand Island, NE: Kiss The Goat Contest

May 15th-19th, Tiffany Square celebrated National Nursing Home Week. Each day we raised funds for the Vetter Foundation by hosting a “Kiss The Goat” contest. On Friday morning, our Administrator, Dustin, was in a huge lead; second place was Director of Nursing, Kevin. Voting ended by 1:00 that afternoon, and, by a shocking turn of […]

Grand Island, NE: Tiffany Square Resident Turns 102!

Last Saturday, May 13th, Tiffany Square resident Lorraine Ocampo turned 102. She celebrated with friends, family, and several other residents in the dining hall. Cake was served, and, at her request, she got to parade down the halls waving like Miss America! To be able to see someone of her age participate in activities and […]

Grand Island, NE: Tiffany Square Residents Celebrate Their 65th Wedding Anniversary

May 17th, 1952, Clarence and Martha were united in marriage. Still to this day, Clarence, 97, & Martha, 94, are holding strong! Both residents of Tiffany Square, Tammy Beldin, Life Enrichment Coordinator, made sure their anniversary was celebrated in a memorable way. They got to celebrate with cake, wine, balloons, and flowers. They were both […]

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 […]

Grand Island, NE: Tiffany Square Rings in National Nursing Home Week!

It’s a small world with a big heart. Although we at Tiffany Square did not pick the theme for nursing home week; it seemed as though the week was far from miniature in nature and our myocardial function at optimal size and strength. From Monday with our crazy hats-to the Friday Carnival finale, there was […]

Grand Island, NE: A Bittersweet Farewell

It’s always bitter sweet telling someone goodbye, but it’s especially hard when you have tell “family” goodbye. After twelve years of service to the Residents and Staff here at Tiffany Square Don Shaver our transportation specialist retired. Don is hard working, passionate, the definition of a great team player. He worn many hats over the […]

Grand Island, NE: Spreading Some Mother’s Day Love

In honor of the day set aside to celebrate the special women in our lives we call mothers, grandmothers, aunts. Pep club took the opportunity to honor all of the special women living at Tiffany Square. Each women received a hot pink long steam rose hand delivered by our team with a cheerful Happy Mother’s […]

Grand Island, NE: Saturday Afternoon Baseball

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a person happy such as some Husker Baseball with a good friend on a Saturday afternoon. This past Saturday Al and Lew took in game two of a three part series against Northwestern. The Huskers played a three game series that began Friday evening at Hawks field in […]

Grand Island, NE: Giving a Little Christmas Cheer

Today we presented to Laurie Kulus the executive Director of the Grace Foundation a donation of $1040.50. This was the money raised from the 40k Cumulative walk, a bake sale, jean day and donation from a team member and match check from home office. We donated the money in Angie’s name. To make the check […]

Grand Island, NE: Get Your Husker Spirit On!

In the spirit of Husker football and to promote teamwork, friendly competition was held between each neighborhood and our therapy department. Pep club gave each neighborhood as well as the therapy department a $25 starter fund to use towards the completion. Pep club asked each area to decorate using a Nebraska football theme just in […]

Grand Island, NE: In Angie’s Honor

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Vetter health services, and to pay honor to a team member we lost, the team at Tiffany Square held a 40K cumulative walk to raise money for the local chapter of the Grace foundation. We had 25 team members sign up to walk a path outside around Tiffany […]

Grand Island, NE: Honoring our Veterans and Families

In collaboration with Asera Care Hospice a military recognition ceremony was planned and held on Friday June 19th. Asera Care Hopsice of Grand Island has partnered with the We Honor Veterans program offered by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Their mission to honor […]

Grand Island, NE: Bringing on the Fiesta

National Nursing home week kicked off with a Piñata for the residents. The residents had a choice of taco salad for lunch and walking tacos were enjoyed by the staff. The Piñata was a huge hit with all the residents. Tuesday a Salsa and dip contest was held with the winner taking a cash prize […]

Grand Island, NE: Duck Family Makes Court Yard Home

A mother duck has made our court yard home for her and her ducklings. All the residents, visitors and staff have enjoyed watching the ducklings grow. In order to make sure they had a habitat they could thrive in, the team has researched how make the area most inviting. Learning the dos and don’ts of […]

Grand Island, NE: Mother’s Day Corsages

Mother’s day is that special day of the year where all the mothers in the world are honored. In celebration of all the mothers living here at Tiffany Square, Pep club sold Orchid Corsages for families to purchase for the special lady they call mom, grandma or aunt. We also had a resident’s son donate […]

Grand Island, NE: World Class Employees


In April, the Pep Club created an Employee recognition program, calling it World Class Employee of the Month. A Nomination form was created so fellow team members could nominate one another. To kick off the program the Leadership team submitted nominations for the month of April. The selection of the nominee was based on how […]

Grand Island, NE: Saving Lives One Unit at a Time


Pep Club hosted its first Blood drive of 2015; and the response of the staff and family members was overwhelming. We started out with a goal of 15 units with 25 team members and community members signed up we asked for more time slots increasing our goal to 20 units and ten more people after […]

Grand Island, NE: Milestone Birthdays

Milestone birthdays are a big thing especially 90 and 100 years young. On Friday April 3rd it was a big day around here. Arlene celebrated her 90th birthday and Evaline Celebrated her 100th birthday, both ladies had a special day planned for them. Arlene and her family provided cake for all the residents at lunch, […]