March 27, 2020 Brookestone of Papillion was notified on the evening of Thursday, March 26, that a resident had tested positive for COVID-19 / Coronavirus. Since that time, we have been in close communication with officials from the Sarpy/Cass County Department of Health and the State of Nebraska to ensure we are taking the appropriate […]

Family Serving Family

Congratulations to Barbara (Barb) Irvin on receiving the honor of being selected as the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association’s Volunteer of the Year. She was recognized at the fall convention awards ceremony on September 21st in front of many of Nebraska’s health care professionals and leaders. Barb has impacted many lives at Brookestone of Papillion. She […]


(Papillion, NE) – Brookestone of Papillion has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award Program, presented by the American Health Care Association […]

Businesses See Benefits of Smoke- Free Campuses

When you go to work in Nebraska, you work in a no-smoking zone. Nebraska’s Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in workplaces. But it doesn’t prohibit smoking outside of businesses—which can lead to gatherings of smokers near building entrances, in parking lots or even in vehicles during breaks. The resulting secondhand smoke is annoying and […]

Thank You: Two Words, Eight Letters

On Monday November 10th, Brookestone of Papillion honored the lives of our resident veteran’s during a Pre- Veteran’s Day Program.  As folks gathered into the chapel the song or hymn from each service branch was played.  Our residents beamed with pride some even tapping their toes along to the music.   Veterans from the American Legion […]

Caregiver Checklist

The following checklist will help you identify your care needs. With this information, your health care provider can help you customize a care solution. Click Here to view Checklist. […]

Care 911: Finding care during a time crunch or crisis

Sometimes unexpected circumstances, distance or a lack of resources can escalate a situation to one of immediate need or crisis proportions. A hospital may catch you off guard with plans of a discharge. Regardless of cause, you’ve got to find a care solution fast. Personal obligations or out-of-town coordination further complicate the situation. Fortunately, there […]

Early signs that care is needed

How do you know if you, a loved one or a caregiver needs assistance or relief? Learning to recognize the early signs of need for a loved one or symptoms of caregiver stress will assist you in evaluating your or your loved one’s needs. While everyone is different, there are common considerations that you can […]

Brookestone of Papillion Awarded “Best Float” at Papillion Days Parade

In conjunction with Papillion Days the Papillion Community Foundation coordinates a parade each year. This year’s theme was “Wild West” and Brookestone of Papillion received the designation “Overall Best Float.” The theme of the float was “Taming the West with Dignity.” An “old time” tavern with saloon girl and sheriff depicted a scene from long […]

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