A Quilt With A Very Special Meaning

    I carefully removed the tissue paper from the package. Each layer I removed revealed more of the incredible quilt that was held inside. Fully draped, it was exquisite. VSL Dignity in Life was the center with carefully stitched beams radiating from it. An awesome piece for the One Child Matters Auction. I determined, along […]

Safety is as simple as ABC!

Safety is as simple as ABC! ALWAYS BEING CAREFUL The Heritage of Emerson team takes working safe very seriously. Working safe is promoted continually among team members. Heritage of Emerson recently celebrated another yearly milestone by reaching the five year mark early in December. A celebration to honor Heritage of Emerson was held on Thursday […]

Heritage of Emerson Now Offering In House Dental, Vision And Audiology Services

Heritage of Emerson is pleased to announce a program to provide our residents with routine dental, vision, podiatry and audiology care—delivered right here in the facility. The best news is that this new program is provided at no additional cost to Medicaid residents! Our residents have special dental, vision, podiatry and audiology needs and the […]

Third Nurse To Receive Gerontology Certification At Heritage Of Emerson

Lexi Albrecht RN, BSN,BC recently completed her Geriatric Nurse Training and passed her board testing. This is a national accreditation. Less than 1% of nurses across the country are certified in the care of our elderly. The training specifically targets the challenges we have for the care of our elderly. It focuses on disease processes, […]

Vetter Senior Living Announces World Class Quality Award Winners

Jack Vetter, Chairman of the Board and Owner of Vetter Senior Living (VSL) in Elkhorn, Nebraska, released the names of 4 VSL care centers that have earned a 2015 World Class Quality Award. The awards are the first of three distinctions possible through the VSL World Class Quality Award program, which honors its care centers […]

Heritage of Emerson Receives Excellence in Action Award

Heritage of Emerson was recently recognized for being in the top 10% of the My InnerView by National Research Corporation survey findings as the recipient of the Excellence in Action Award for an outstanding Customer Satisfaction Survey. This is the fifth consecutive annual recognition in this category. The ranking for the award is determined by […]

“It’s Just Another First!”

When you have lived between 90 and 100 years there aren’t too many things in life that you have probably not experienced. Well for three of our residents they had a new first when they visited the Henry Doorly Zoo. When asking Marie, our centurion, if she would like to go, she first hesitated and […]

Sewing project for the Orphan Grain Train

It has been a team effort in working on cutting, folding, sewing and pinning diapers that will be sent to the Orphan Grain Train in April. Pictured are Kellie W., Life Enrichment, CDP and Marcella H. Together the two sewed over 50 diapers one afternoon. The project began in the fall with the local after […]

Completes Geriatric Nursing Training and Passes Boards

      Fran completed her geriatric Nurse training and passed her board testing. This is a national accreditation. Less then 1% of nurses across the country are certified in the care of our elderly. The training specifically targets the challenges we have for the care of our elderly. It focuses on disease processes, early detection […]

Egg-ceptional help!

       Egg-ceptional help! Stuffing over 2000 eggs with candy and prize slips kept a group of residents busy. Working diligently to make sure they were all filled for the community Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt is hosted at Heritage of Emerson. The local New To You shop donated funds to purchase the candy […]

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