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Why We Fail to Plan for Long-Term Care

To learn more about Elder Law of Omaha, CLICK HERE. Most Americans do not know, or refuse to accept, the facts surrounding their potential need for long-term care and the costs associated with it.  According to a Genworth Survey, 70% of Americans over the age of 65 will need some type of long-term...

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Funeral FAQ's, Everything You Need to Know about Funerals

What is a funeral? A funeral is any ceremony that offers an opportunity for family members and friends of the deceased to express love, respect, honor and grief for a loved one. Whether you choose traditional burial, cremation or green burial, a funeral offers the bereaved a place to celebrate life...

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Warning Signs of Isolation in Seniors

Warning Signs of Isolation in Seniors The behavior to Look for and Life-enriching Responses   Do you know the best way to measure the effect of your senior loved one's isolation? Measure your own. Now increase by a factor of age, lack of mobility, loss of control, and loss of physical touch. After...

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New Mom and Society Senior Pastor Gets COVID-19 Vaccine

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, CLICK HERE. Christy Hallenbeck Ask is just a few months into her new job as Director of Mission Integration and Senior Pastor at the Good Samaritan Society. The 36-year-old is also a new mom. “I’ve been a mom for just under a year. It...

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Nurses in Long-Term Care Share Their Wisdom

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, CLICK HERE. Vanetta Bauman, LPN, is celebrating more than 40 years as a nurse at the Good Samaritan Society. “It’s very, very rewarding,” Bauman says. The licensed practical nurse currently works in assisted living at Good Samaritan Society...

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Vaccines, safety measures help Society locations open

To learn more about Good Samaritan Society - Bonell Community, CLICK HERE. High COVID-19 vaccination rates and safety measures at Good Samaritan Society locations across the country are helping residents safely get back together with their friends and family. Seeing friends again Don and Etta Smith...

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Dr. Christopher Fox on Preventing Osteoporosis and Future Fractures

To learn more about Boulder Community Home Care, CLICK HERE. Osteoporosis — a bone-thinning disease — is a major health threat for millions of Americans. In fact, about half of all women and a quarter of men will suffer a bone fracture because of osteoporosis. These fractures can be devastating and...

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Dr. Matthew Karowe: 'Colorectal Cancer is Preventable'

To learn more about Boulder Community Home Care, CLICK HERE. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer (CRC) — cancer that starts in the colon or the rectum — is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is also the third most common cancer in men and women. "This cancer...

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Boulder Women's Care: Top Care for Women at Every Stage and Every Age

To learn more about Boulder Community Home Care, CLICK HERE. From your first Pap smear to pregnancy, childbirth, menopause and beyond, BCH’s obstetrics and gynecology practice — Boulder Women’s Care — is here to provide top care every step of the way. Obstetric Services Gynecology Services Our...

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Swelling or a Lump in Your Groin? Don't Ignore It, Says Dr. Kyle Marthaller

To learn more about Boulder Community Home Care, CLICK HERE. Do you experience any of these symptoms? Swelling or a lump in your groin? Weakness, pressure or a feeling of heaviness in your groin? A dull ache or pain in your groin when you cough, bend over or lift something heavy? If so, you...

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Home Care - Medical and Emotional Assistance in the Comfort of Home

To learn more about Boulder Community Home Care, CLICK HERE. When you or someone you love is recovering from surgery, illness or injury, Boulder Community HomeCare can provide a full range of services to support your choice to remain at home in the comfort and security of family, friends and familiar...

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Volunteer at Elderhaus Adult Day Care

To learn more about, Elderhaus Adult Day Care, CLICK HERE. Elderhaus works closely with CSU and other area universities and colleges to provide internships and similar opportunities for supervised learning. We also welcome volunteers from the community to help with activities or for...

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Our mission at Ivy Cottage

To learn more about Ivy Cottage Assisted Living, CLICK HERE. We believe in the importance of family. We strive to make every   individual feel valued and to meet their spiritual, physical, emotional and   practical daily needs. Spiritually we provide opportunities to attend church   regularly; we also...

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Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

For more information on the author Calusa Harbour - Five Star Senior Living, CLICK HERE. “STILL THEY FIGHT.” A REVIEWER PRAISES FIVE STAR SAFETY AND RESILIENCY. What is caregiver fatigue? If you provide care for an aging adult, chances are you’ve experienced caregiver fatigue at some point. Caregiver...

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Caregiver Fatigue Is Real

For more information on the author Lexington Manor - Five Star Senior Living, CLICK HERE. “STILL THEY FIGHT.” A REVIEWER PRAISES FIVE STAR SAFETY AND RESILIENCY. What is caregiver fatigue? If you provide care for an aging adult, chances are you’ve experienced caregiver fatigue at some point. Caregiver...

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How to Move a Parent with Dementia into Assisted Living

For more information on the author Lexington Manor - Five Star Senior Living, CLICK HERE. When a parent has Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, adult children may struggle to keep them safe and engaged at home. It is a difficult condition to navigate, especially if family members work outside the...

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How to Move a Parent with Dementia into Assisted Living

For more information on the author Calusa Harbour - Five Star Senior Living, CLICK HERE. When a parent has Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia, adult children may struggle to keep them safe and engaged at home. It is a difficult condition to navigate, especially if family members work outside the...

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15 Balance Exercises for Seniors

To learn more about Solstice Senior Living at Sandy, CLICK HERE. It’s normal for seniors to lose some of their sense of balance as they age, but just because it’s normal doesn’t mean it’s something you should shrug off. Things like going for a walk or standing on a stepladder become much more risky...

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How to Make Your Space Feel Like Home

To learn more about Solstice Senior Living at Sandy, CLICK HERE. Every move comes with the opportunity to personalize a new space and build a place that feels like home, and moving to a senior living community is no different. (With the added bonus that your new home comes with great amenities and a...

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New Nebraska Law to Protect Elders from Financial Exploitation

To learn more about Carlson Burnett Attorneys at Law, CLICK HERE. On March 31st, 2021, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed into law the Nebraska Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Financial Exploitation Act. This important piece of legislation gives investment advisors and other financial planners...

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