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It’s tough picking up the pieces after the loss of a spouse. Here’s where to start.

At first, they called it “The Widow’s Club,” a group of five women – friends from the neighborhood – who’ve all lost their husbands over the last two years. Karen McCann is the newest addition. Frank, her husband of 52 years, died last July at age 76. “Do I have moments when the tears flow

By |2019-03-04T08:46:49-05:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Health and Wellness, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on It’s tough picking up the pieces after the loss of a spouse. Here’s where to start.

Nebraska ACOs – Value-based care approach is having impact

To Dale, a 55-year-old Nebraskan, value-based care is help getting all his prescriptions filled on the same day so he doesn’t have to make multiple trips to the pharmacy—a 50 mile drive from his home.   To Doris, a 60-year-old Nebraskan, value-based care is being able to see her own doctor when her COPD is

By |2018-09-20T14:40:58-05:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska ACOs – Value-based care approach is having impact

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 |2018-08-01T09:47:49-05:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Our Take, Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on It all began with a belief – the elderly deserve ‘dignity in life’

Become a mentor, change a life

Many of us can identify a person in our own lives that we consider a mentor-maybe it was a great boss, a former professor or your high school sports coach. These are the people who guided and supported us along the way. And now, we have the opportunity to do the same for someone else-

By |2018-02-02T09:27:08-05:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Become a mentor, change a life