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Senior housing types near Kearney, NE

  • Cambridge Court

    Cambridge Court

    4107 Central Ave, Kearney, NE 68847
    (2)
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    In the spirit of love, Bethesda Adult Communities provides an environment where vintage lives blossom.  We strive to cultivate a vibrant, active and healthy community.  Bethesda Adult Communities are apart of a non-profit Christian based organization that have been caring for seniors for...

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  • Brookdale Kearney Northridge

    Brookdale Kearney Northridge

    5410 17th Avenue, Kearney, NE 68845
    (7)
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    Here it’s all about choices—your choices. With several floor plans to choose from so you’ll be able to find just the right space for you. With plenty of natural window light and space, some apartments even have garden views and a private balcony or patio. You’ll also have a working kitchen. And you...

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  • Stone Hearth Estates

    110 W. 20th St. Suite 400, Gothenburg, NE 69138
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    Stone Hearth Estates is an assisted living community located in Gothenburg, Nebraska in Dawson county. Gothenburg is a lovely small town located in the heart of Nebraska and Stone Hearth Estates is located on the edge of it. This location means that resident of Stone Hearth Estates have a wonderful...

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  • Avamere at Lexington

    Avamere at Lexington

    1811 Ridgeway Dr, Lexington, NE 68850
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    Avamere at Lexington's goal is to give you more time to pursue those activities you love and for us to meet each person's individual needs. The atmosphere is warm. Relaxed and the ambiance embraces the uniqueness of the local culture. At Avamere at Lexington, our month-to-month rent, without buy-in...

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  • The Kensington Hastings

    233 N Hastings Ave, Hastings, NE 68901
    (1)
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    Constructed in 1914, The Clarke Hotel was the premier destination for social and political events in the Hastings area for many years. Fully renovated in 1987, The Clarke was transformed into The Kensington and earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The Kensington is...

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  • Lebensraum Retirement Home

    Lebensraum Retirement Home

    118 Ingalls St, Grand Island, NE 68803
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    A Hidden Gem Lebensraum is nestled in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood and offers a comfortable family-atmosphere. Our residents deserve to live and relax, enjoy good food and activities, chat and laugh, or just take a nap in a sun-soaked comfy chair, in a warm and caring place that takes care of...

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  • Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    Grandview Assisted & Independent Living

    827 North 19th , Ord, NE 68862
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    At Grandview Assisted & Independent Living, the emphasis is family. Without question, Grandview is a beautiful place to live. Yet, it is through Grandview's greatest asset, its staff that sets Grandview apart. Incredibly, almost all of Grandview's employees have raised their children, worked in the...

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  • Mahoney House

    Mahoney House

    1810 E. 12th Street, York, NE 68467
    (1)
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    Located in one of York's most beautiful and family-friendly neighborhoods, Mahoney House is the preferred Assisted Living community in York, Nebraska. Mahoney House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family...

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  • Brookdale McCook

    Brookdale McCook

    1500 East 11th Street, McCook, NE 69001
    (4)
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    When you have all the comforts of home and none of the responsibilities for its upkeep, you can sit back and savor the little things. Run your fingers over the expansive book selection in the library before choosing a title that speaks to you. Savor the sweetness of a waffle cone—and the childhood...

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  • Cottonwood Place

    Cottonwood Place

    3271 29th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
    (9)
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    Cottonwood Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the friendly town of Columbus, Nebraska. We are about four blocks north of Glur Park. In 2012 and 2014 we won the Best Assisted Living Facility in Columbus award and in 2013 we won the Certificate of Achievement for Exceptional...

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  • Greene Place

    Greene Place

    600 Church St, Seward, NE 68434
    (14)
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    Greene Place is located in the small town of Seward, Nebraska. Our community is nestled on the end of a street in a quiet residential neighborhood just 1/2 mile east of the Seward Country Club. We are less than two miles from Lied Senior Center which is a popular gathering place for programs,...

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  • Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    Brookdale Seward Heartland Park

    500 Heartland Park Drive, Seward, NE 68434
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    Our quaint community has almost 100 senior apartments and the entire community is located on one level, so you’ll have easy access to all of our amenities. Your home is your space. That’s why you have several floor plans to choose from. With a private bathroom, a kitchen and plenty of window light,...

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  • Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    Waterford at Wilderness Hills

    8939 Keystone Drive, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (8)
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    The Waterford at Wilderness Hills is a family centered Memory Care community which specializes in Alzheimer's and Dementia related needs. We offer surroundings that feel like home. Our staff is committed to using their God given talents to serve the needs of your loved one. We value their life...

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  • Brookdale Hays

    Brookdale Hays

    1801 East 27th Street, Hays, KS 67601
    (1)
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    Here you can redefine your independence and live your best life. Here at our assisted living community, we’ll help you redefine your independence, pursue your passions and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or learning something new like yoga, you have choices for...

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  • Yankee Hill Village

    Yankee Hill Village

    8401 S 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68516
    (1)
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    With a perfect location, Immanuel’s Clark Jeary is your answer for retirement living in south Lincoln. Clark Jeary’s care options include independent living, assisted living and for those affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia, compassionate memory support. Offering one-level living that provides...

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  • The Kensington Beatrice

    The Kensington Beatrice

    105 N 6th St, Beatrice, NE 68310
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    The Paddock Hotel was first built by U.S. Senator Algernon S. Paddock in 1887, and then rebuilt in 1924. For decades, The Paddock served as the elegant hub of Beatrice society. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Paddock was lovingly restored as The Kensington in 1989....

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  • Waterford at Williamsburg

    Waterford at Williamsburg

    3940 Pine Lake Road, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (4)
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    Experience the elegance and comfort of The Waterford at Williamsburg, Lincoln's Premier Assisted Living nestled in the beautiful Williamsburg neighborhood. You will enter a world of spacious beauty filled with a shimmering waterfall, natural light and lofty heights. The waterfall in the foyer...

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  • Bickford of Lincoln

    Bickford of Lincoln

    4451 Old Cheney Rd., Lincoln, NE 68516
    (11)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Madison House

    Madison House

    1120 N First Street, Norfolk, NE 68701
    (2)
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    Madison House is the preferred Assisted Living community in Norfolk, Nebraska. Madison House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your family and loved ones and see for yourself! With Madison House's convenient...

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  • Waterford at College View

    Waterford at College View

    4800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68516
    (17)
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    With over 30 combined years of service, The Waterford at College View is an Assisted Living community committed to using our God-given talents and strengths to serve the needs of each resident. Each person at The Waterford at College View is cared for with respect and dignity. As a resident you will...

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  • Homestead House

    Homestead House

    2300 Lincoln, Beatrice, NE 68310
    (4)
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    Since the day our doors opened in July of 1997, Homestead House has been providing the wonderful people of Beatrice, Nebraska, with a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. From the programs to the amenities, our respect for each resident's individuality is at the center of...

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  • Gramercy Hill

    Gramercy Hill

    6800 A St, Lincoln, NE 68510
    (28)
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    Stop and smell the flowers at Gramercy Hill, offering Independent Living and Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Located on 6 acres of luscious gardens and floral walking paths, our community invites residents to enjoy comfort and relaxation while taking advantage of exceptional services....

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  • The Windcrest on Van Dorn

    The Windcrest on Van Dorn

    7208 Van Dorn St, Lincoln, NE 68506
    (14)
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    Find your freedom at The Windcrest on Van Dorn, offering Assisted Living services in Lincoln, Nebraska. Featuring spacious apartments, dedicated staff available 24 hours a day and a warm community filled with the most sought-after amenities, our community invites residents to enjoy the best years of...

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  • Saunders House

    Saunders House

    1313 Hackberry Street, Wahoo, NE 68066
    (1)
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    Saunders House has been setting the standard of Assisted Living in Wahoo, Nebraska, since 1984. Just a 30-minute drive from Omaha, Lincoln, and Fremont, Saunders House offers residents a caring atmosphere, an active community, and a comfortable life. We would love for you to visit us with your...

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  • The Woodlands at Hillcrest

    The Woodlands at Hillcrest

    9421 Gable Pines Road, Lincoln, NE 68527
    (8)
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    The Woodlands at Hillcrest is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and...

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  • Pathfinder Place

    Pathfinder Place

    3010 N. Clarkson, Fremont, NE 68025
    (11)
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    Pathfinder Place is located on the north end of Fremont, Nebraska, a town with a small town feel and the amenities of a big city. We are close enough to downtown for shopping trips, live entertainment, or exploring the riverfront in the Luther Hormel Memorial Park. Residents and visitors alike...

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  • Country Place Senior Living

    Country Place Senior Living

    520 North Vine St, Hoisington, KS 67544
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    The Country Place Senior Living's motto, Life as you want it...Care as you need it is exactly how today's seniors should live and that lifestyle is now available to the Hoisington community. Country Place has maintained a respected reputation as a leader in the assisted living industry. Our...

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  • Brookdale Wayne

    Brookdale Wayne

    1500 Vintage Hill Drive, Wayne, NE 68787
    (7)
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    It’s not downsizing your home; it’s upsizing your possibilities. At Brookdale Wayne, you can have the worry-free lifestyle you deserve. With independent living and assisted living both on one campus, it makes the transition between care levels easy if you need it later. And you and your spouse can...

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  • Brookdale Salina Fairdale

    Brookdale Salina Fairdale

    2251 East Crawford, Salina, KS 67401
    (1)
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    Upgrade Your Senior Living Lifestyle It’s time to trade the stress and hassles of living at home for free time and interesting activities to fill it. While you’re at it, you can trade the isolation and worry that often comes from living at home for a full social circle and the comfort knowing that...

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  • Brookdale Salina Kirwin

    Brookdale Salina Kirwin

    1200 East Kirwin Avenue, Salina, KS 67401
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    Exceptional Senior Living Your senior living years shouldn’t be spent cooped up inside, filled with chores, cleaning, and home maintenance. They should be filled with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. That’s what you’ll find at our retirement community, which offers...

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  • Marquis Place

    Marquis Place

    20800 West Maple Road, Elkhorn, NE 68022
    (20)
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    Discover the sweet life at Marquis Place of Elkhorn, offering Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Our property invites residents to come together and enjoy the luxury of spacious apartments. Each of our units combines the very best safety features along with sought-after...

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  • Abilene Place South

    Abilene Place South

    1102 North Vine Street, Abilene, KS 67410
    (5)
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    Abilene Place South is an assisted living community in Abilene, Kansas.Abilene Place South boasts small town charm and a rich history as home to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Abilene is a charming town with a big personality and has been voted by Smithsonian as one of the top 20 small towns to...

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  • Abilene Place North

    Abilene Place North

    1100 North Vine Street, Abilene, KS 67410
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    Abilene Place North is an assisted living community in Abilene, Kansas. Abilene is a historic town a short drive from Wichita and Kansas City. Our town boasts five world-class museums, historic mansions, a vintage train through the Smoky River Hill Valley, a professional theater and a strong love of...

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  • Parsons House on Eagle Run

    Parsons House on Eagle Run

    14325 Eagle Run Drive, Omaha, NE 68164
    (12)
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    Nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Champions Run, directly across the street from St. Vincent de Paul parish, Parsons House on Eagle Run is Omaha’s leading assisted living and memory care facility. We are a family owned property with long ties to the Omaha community. Kim Reeves and her husband,...

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  • The Waterford at Roxbury Park

    The Waterford at Roxbury Park

    5728 S 108th St, Omaha, NE 68137
    (19)
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    Discover personal freedom and general wellbeing at The Waterford at Roxbury Park, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our goal is to enrich the lives of residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally stimulating. Our residents enjoy...

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  • The Waterford at Miracle Hills

    The Waterford at Miracle Hills

    11909 Miracle Hills Drive, Omaha, NE 68154
    (24)
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    Discover personal freedom and exceptional comfort at The Waterford at Miracle Hills, offering Assisted Living services in Omaha, Nebraska. Our community invites residents to experience the warmth and care provided by our experienced staff, available 24 hours a day. We ensure that all residents are...

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  • Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

    Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

    11308 Blondo St, Omaha, NE 68164
    (20)
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Granville Assisted Living

    Granville Assisted Living

    8507 Granville Parkway, La Vista, NE 68128
    (10)
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    Granville Villa is a residential non-institutional assisted living community for seniors who either cannot or do not want to live wholly independently. The staff at Granville Villa is available to assist residents with day-to-day activities such as meals, laundry, bathing, dressing, housekeeping or...

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  • Brookdale Great Bend

    Brookdale Great Bend

    1206 Patton Road, Great Bend, KS 67530
    (4)
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    A Great Spot for a Life Lived Well A life full of the stress and hassles that come along with living at home isn’t the only way to do senior living. At our warm, welcoming community, seniors get to leave the cooking, cleaning, and household chores to us while they explore a life lived well. We are a...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Omaha

    Brighton Gardens of Omaha

    9220 Western Avenue, Omaha, NE 68114
    (30)
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    Brighton Gardens provides assisted living in an apartment-style setting that offers the simple pleasures - nutritious food, comfortable surroundings, and the support of a warm, caring and competent staff. Our Skilled Nursing Center emphasizes resident care and dignity in private or shared...

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  • The Meriwether-La Vista

    The Meriwether-La Vista

    8140 S 97th Plaza, La Vista, NE 68128
    (1)
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    Home is more than just a building or an address, it’s a feeling. Of comfort, security, happiness and joy. At The Meriwether, our goal is to make you feel right at home. The Meriwether is home to individuals with varying levels of support needs. We offer three levels of residency: Carefree Living,...

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  • Westgate Assisted Living

    Westgate Assisted Living

    3030 South 80th Street, Omaha, NE 68124
    (10)
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    Winner of 'Omaha's Best Assisted Living' Award for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012 & 2013 Westgate Assisted Living lives up to its reputation. We are nestled in a quiet, centrally-located neighborhood, with easy access to local medical facilities. You will find respectful caregivers who understand the...

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  • Crown Pointe

    Crown Pointe

    2820 S 80th St, Omaha, NE 68124
    (28)
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    Discover the good life at Crown Pointe, where the most sought after Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care services in Omaha, Nebraska, can be found in abundance. Our warm and inviting community is filled with potential friends and comforts to help residents enjoy every moment of their...

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  • Bickford of Omaha - Hickory

    Bickford of Omaha - Hickory

    7337 Hickory Street, Omaha, NE 68124
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    We began our quest into senior living because of our love for our beloved mother, Mary Bickford, whose needs became too great for us to manage.  As we researched senior living options, we were shocked at our findings.  The options offered too much or too little — none met her needs...

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  • Hickory Villa

    Hickory Villa

    7315 Hickory Street, Omaha, NE 68124
    (5)
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    Hickory Villa offers intimate assisted living apartments in a bright, airy neighborhood with spacious grounds and warm caregivers. Hickory Villa is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a cornerstone of how we operate, which means everything we do is in service...

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  • Keystone Villas Senior Living

    Keystone Villas Senior Living

    7300 Graceland Dr, Omaha, NE 68134
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    At Skyline Assisted and Independent Living, you will discover more than our well-appointed community and extensive range of services. You will find a warm dedicated staff committed to creating a place you will be delighted to call home. From nutritious healthy meals, fun interactive activities, and...

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  • Carter Place

    Carter Place

    1028 Joann Drive, Blair, NE 68008
    (7)
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    Carter Place is located in the quiet countryside just outside of Blair, Nebraska. We offer assisted living with all of the comforts of home. Your health and safety is our top priority: On site 24 hour a day Registered Nurse Short term care available Assistance with medication and daily activities...

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  • Stoneybrook Assisted Living

    Stoneybrook Assisted Living

    2029 Little Kitten Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502
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    Stoneybrook Assisted Living & Memory Care is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living and memory care in Manhattan, KS. We are located on Little Kitten Avenue in NW Manhattan. What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their...

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  • Brookdale Junction City

    Brookdale Junction City

    1022 South Caroline Avenue, Junction City, KS 66441
    (3)
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    Putting More Life Back Into Senior Living Our residents enjoy a more relaxed senior living lifestyle, with less stress and more options for living life well. And they do it in a luxurious community that feels just like home sweet home, trading the stress and hassle that comes from living life at...

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  • Homestead of Manhattan

    Homestead of Manhattan

    1923 Little Kitten Ave, Manhattan, KS 66503
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    Homestead of Manhattan is a senior living community that offers residents high quality assisted living in NW Manhattan, KS. What is assisted living? Assisted living is for those who can no longer live on their own, but do not require 24-hour care. Homestead of Manhattan offers many services and...

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Kearney, Nebraska

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide apartment-style housing and social interaction as well as individual help. The types of service provided often include support with ADLs. Inhabitants may be kept under observation and evaluation. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer dementia care, skilled nursing, or hospice. The state of Nebraska has specific rules associated with this kind of facility. Nebraska Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Licensure and Regulation supervises this facility type. Public assistance is available through Government assistance is covered through two Medicaid 1915(c) waiver programs..This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include health maintenance activities, assistance with self-administration of medications, case management, and assistance with Adls. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include provide adequate food services, monitor for nutritional problems on specified weight changes, and must offer written menus based on federal nutrition standards. This type of facility is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. In total, there can be no more than 4 residents to a room. There must be one toilet for every 6 residents and one bath or shower for every 8 residents. Staff are required to obtain training in a number of subjects. These include: social services, rules/regulations/standards for operating an ALF, resident care/services, and administration. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as services provided by the facility: how often, when and by who and services for residents with special needs.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to hospitals can be a key consideration when selecting the right destination. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Kearney which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Kearney include Kearney Regional Medical Center and Chi Health Good Samaritan.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather is a big influence in deciding which city is the right fit for your loved one. On average, the humidity rating for Kearney is about 49%. Humidity levels peak in December at around 55%. In the summer months, Kearney is around 75°F. The low summer temperature is around 61°F in the month of June. The summer high temperature is at roughly 90°F in the month of July. In the wintertime, the temperature dips to about 27°F. The highest winter temperature will rise to approximately 43°F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is about 15 °F in the month of January. Monthly, Kearney measures about 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically falls in October with an average of 8 inches in a month. Kearney experiences on average 23.90 inches of snow. Kearney has a hot-summer humid continental type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Kearney is around 25.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its max rating in the month of August at approximately 40.3.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the big influence in deciding which destination fits best. In terms of resources, Kearney has a grocery index rating of 99.5 and a cost of living index of around 97.8. These index scores are founded on a spectrum where 100 is the average score and any score under 100 is less costly than the national average. Kearney has a sales tax of 5.50%.

Demographics and Values

In Kearney, 39.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Kearney, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Kearney 20.1% practice Catholicism, 13.6% are Methodists, and 13.3% are Lutherans. In terms of education, 23.6% have a high-school diploma, 11.9% have a graduate degree, and 36.7% have a college degree. In the previous presidential election, 69.0% voted Republican, 8.5% voted for a third party candidate, and 22.5% voted Democrat in Buffalo county. Out of the total population of Kearney, 10.2% have some form of disability, 74.0% participate in the labor force, 5.7% are widows, and 8.6% do not have health insurance. Out of the total city population, 50.7% are female and 49.3% are male. The median age of Kearney is 31 years old. In Kearney, 22.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.6% are over the age of 60, 5.0% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. Racially, the population of Kearney is 1.3% other or not specified, 1.8% Asian, 1.7% black, 92.9% white, 8.4% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.0% mixed race, and 0.2% Native American. In Kearney, 7.0% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Kearney is considered very unfriendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of crime, Kearney has 0.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 9.3 property crimes per 1000 residents. The current population of Kearney is growing at a rate of 0.002%. Kearney has a population density of 927 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Nebraska

The natural beauty of Nebraska is ranked 27th in the nation. There are 93 general hospitals and 42 health centers that provide care for 1,941,032 Nebraska residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Columbus Community Hospital, Chi Health Nebraska Heat, and Methodist Hospital. Out of a national average of 100, Nebraska has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 96, and a housing index rating of 81. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Nebraska citizen is ranked 9th nation-wide. Additionally, Nebraska is ranked 27th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

In Nebraska, 39% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,860 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-24%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Nebraska there are 147 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Nebraska ranks 26th in the nation. During the latest presidential election, 59% voted for the Republican candidate while 34% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Nebraska, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Nebraska drops to around 72°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 47°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 6°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Nebraska is around 72°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 49°F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 66%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 74%. The most precipitation occurs in May with an average of 5.31 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Nebraska is around 2.10 inches. On average, Nebraska has an air quality index rating of around 31.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 40.9 AQI. While residents of Nebraska mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Nebraska can include tornados, floods, and and earthquakes (high).

Wildlife to be found in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of Sunflower, Columbine, Big Bluestem, and Tallgrass Prairie. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Monarch, grey Hairstreak, and Orange Sulfur Butterflies , the Whooping Cranes, the Bob Cats, or the Pronghorn Sheep. The state animal of Nebraska is the The White-tailed Deer.