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Older adults ‘like’ Facebook for ability to stay informed, connect with friends and family

Carol Obenauer, 57, gains motivation from it. Ann Herzinger, 64, uses it as a tool for enlightenment. Mel Kaup, 64, logs on to stay in the loop, nudged initially by the lure of exclusive family photos. “After our son Andy got married, the rest of our kids started talking about neat wedding pictures the very

By |2019-01-21T11:03:14+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Older adults ‘like’ Facebook for ability to stay informed, connect with friends and family

It all began with a belief – the elderly deserve ‘dignity in life’

It all began with a nursing home in Fairbury, Nebraska. In 1975, Jack and Eldora Vetter took a leap of faith and bought the facility, with the goal of offering that community’s senior citizens a safe, loving and welcoming home. Grounded in the belief that the elderly deserve “dignity in life,” the Vetter Way was

By |2018-08-01T09:47:49+00:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on It all began with a belief – the elderly deserve ‘dignity in life’

Dennis De Leon was feeling lost and aimless then he found the Literacy Council

Dennis De Leon drove by the office three times before working up the nerve to step inside. The implications of that decision – choosing to engage the Literacy Council of Grand Island – would not only alter his life in a profound way, it would ripple to impact many more. “It’s really important we try

By |2018-06-25T13:13:59+00:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dennis De Leon was feeling lost and aimless then he found the Literacy Council