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Watercolors Without Borders

Elkhorn, NE: Watercolors Without Borders August 29th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, Facilities, VSL Community News   Recently our life enrichment team offered the opportunity to our residents to begin working with watercolors. Now for those who don’t have an artistic flair that idea could be daunting and for those who do; exhilarating! With those… Read More

Enjoying An “Olympic” Week!

Elkhorn, NE: Enjoying An “Olympic” Week! August 18th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, Facilities, Feature Post, VSL Community News   With inspiration from the Summer Olympics, the Brookestone Meadows Life Enrichment Team put on a week of activities, challenges and fun we won’t soon forget. Starting with the Opening Ceremonies and the use of our… Read More

Llamas…llovin’ llife!

Elkhorn, NE: Llamas… llovin’ llife! August 8th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, Facilities, VSL Community News     You can imagine the surprise when people heard there was a llama and alpaca in the building… Everyone wanted to see and touch them! Libby, a student researcher and friend of Brookestone Meadows, brought our new animal… Read More

National French Fry Day

Elkhorn, NE: National French Fry Day July 20th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, VSL Community News   Celebrating National French Fry Day put a smile on everyone’s faces! Residents along with staff enjoyed French Fries with many different topping and dips. Our fantastic dietary team made sweet potato fries, ranch fries, tator tots, waffle fries,… Read More

Bridal Bingo

Elkhorn, NE: Bridal Bingo July 26th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, VSL Community News     Best Bingo Prize EVER! Saturday was an Extra Special Bingo day here at Brookestone Meadows! Lacy and Jarod got engaged!! Lacy, Life Enrichment, and Jarod, a RN, care deeply for our residents here at Brookestone Meadows. So, it just… Read More

Ocean Paradise

  Ocean Paradise July 6th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, VSL Community News   “Ocean Paradise” was the theme for the fine dining event held on June 28th at Brookestone Meadows. Eighty five residents and family members attended this excellent event hosted by our amazing Life Enrichment team. What terrific planning and preparation went into all… Read More

Valor Remembered and Honored

 Valor Remembered and Honored July 7th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, Facilities, VSL Community News   Just before the July 4th holiday weekend Brookestone Meadows was pleased to be asked to host a special ceremony that was coordinated by the Quilts of Valor organization. Their goal is to Honor and Comfort veterans of war and… Read More


In April, 2016, Ann Brunzell, was awarded a scholarship through the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators. The scholarship she received was the Rena R. Shephard Scholarship and is awarded to a first time attendee to the AANAC conference. This scholarship had many applicants, but our own Ann Brunzell was chosen to receive the honor…. Read More

Fundraiser Helps Honor Vietnam Veterans

  Elkhorn, NE: Fundraiser Helps Honor Vietnam Veterans June 8th, 2016 Posted in: Elkhorn BSM, VSL Community News Helping to honor Veterans of all wars is a privilege we have in our communities. This year and at this point in time, we had the opportunity to help raise funds for our Vietnam Combat Veterans and… Read More

Vietnam Combat Veterans Flight Fundraiser At Brookestone Meadows!

Elkhorn, Nebraska – Responding to the need for assistance with the upcoming “Vietnam Combat Veterans Flight”, Brookestone Meadows in Elkhorn is hosting a fundraising event supporting the flights to Washington, D.C. in June.  Brookestone Meadows has provided some assistance for previous flights and has always felt the efforts to help honor Veterans is a priority…. Read More