Bickford of Omaha - Blondo

Assisted Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Omaha Blondo, we don’t ask you to give up your home, your treasures, your memories. Instead, we want you to bring the pieces of the home you love into ours and make it yours. Through personalized assisted living services, we invite you to share your stories with us, to see Bickford as an extension of your home.

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ALZ Walk
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Please enjoy our September newsletter! Go Huskers!!!
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Wanted to show you that the residents also had a fun time with Hollywood Day!
08-24-2018
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Today is Hollywood Day here at Bickford. This is your management team having fun!
08-23-2018
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Summer is coming to an end! Just want to remind everyone that we have 2 amazing evening concerts left this month- This Friday, the 24th at 6:00 Pamela Sue will be entertaining us. Next Friday, the 31st, Johnny More (a Johnny Cash impersonator) will be here at 6:00. As you can see, we have tons of ... Read Full Post
Summer is coming to an end! Just want to remind everyone that we have 2 amazing evening concerts left this month- This Friday, the 24th at 6:00 Pamela Sue will be entertaining us. Next Friday, the 31st, Johnny More (a Johnny Cash impersonator) will be here at 6:00. As you can see, we have tons of fun at our socials! Hope you can make it!
08-20-2018
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Bickford's of Omaha will be hosting a "Music Speaks" leaning session on September 6th - 6:30pm at the Holiday Inn Express located at 11818 Miami St in Omaha. This session will feature music therapist, Tyanne Mischnick who will provide ideas and techniques that will enhance our ability to interact ... Read Full Post
Bickford's of Omaha will be hosting a "Music Speaks" leaning session on September 6th - 6:30pm at the Holiday Inn Express located at 11818 Miami St in Omaha. This session will feature music therapist, Tyanne Mischnick who will provide ideas and techniques that will enhance our ability to interact with our friends and loved ones in meaningful and fulfilling ways, making a positive impact on their day to day living. Please contact Celeste Norman at celeste.norman@enrichinghappiness.com to make your reservation for this free educational event. Due to limited seating, reservations will be confirmed in the order they are received. Hope you can join us!
08-15-2018
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Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the ... Read Full Post
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Will you join the Bickford Omaha team for this year's event. What a great way to show your support of loved ones and friends who are living with Alzheimer's, and in memory of those who have lost their battle to this disease.
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We had such a great time at our County Fair Day today! Baby farm animals, watermelon, waffle fry nachos, corn dogs, strawberry rhubarb pie, great music, and lots of smiles!!
08-09-2018
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Our courtyard is filled with beautiful birds this summer. We decided to show the little birdies some Bickford love by making and hanging some homemade bird treats for them to enjoy.
08-03-2018
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Please enjoy our August calendar! Please jot down the dates for our evening August concerts- tons of fun!
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What an amazing night! The Pluckin Nutz entertained us in our Courtyard. SO MUCH FUN!
07-23-2018
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It's been another wonderful day in our beautiful Mary B's Cottage. Friends, dominos, noodle ball, exercise. It's always nice having these moments of happiness that enrich our days!
07-12-2018
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Please save the date for our Grand Re-Opening Party!! Scheduled for July 26, 2018 4pm-6pm. We will be showing off our new Mary B's Memory Care Cottage and the newly remodeled assisted living! If you have not seen the updates yet please stop by and enjoy some delicious refreshments and appetizers ... Read Full Post
Please save the date for our Grand Re-Opening Party!! Scheduled for July 26, 2018 4pm-6pm. We will be showing off our new Mary B's Memory Care Cottage and the newly remodeled assisted living! If you have not seen the updates yet please stop by and enjoy some delicious refreshments and appetizers and take a tour!
07-12-2018
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This afternoon we were blessed to have an outing to the Boys Town Museum with our 2 seminarians. What an honor to share an Omaha treasure with two gentlemen studying to be future priests!
07-10-2018
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Please enjoy our July newsletter! If you have any questions regarding upcoming activities, please contact Cindy at 402-491-0400. Thanks & enjoy your summer!
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Finally- no rain! All of us in the Cottage enjoyed our Courtyard and the sunshine! Hopefully you were able to get outside today!
06-26-2018
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Today is the Summer Solstice- the longest day of the year! We traveled to Runza for ice cream. They donated 50 cents for each ice cream purchase to the Alzheimer's Association. We enjoyed our treats and giving to charity!!
06-21-2018
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Summer is here, which means hot temperatures are beating down on us!! Here are a few tips taken from HealthinAging.org that will help you beat the heat this summer: Staying Safe When It’s Too Darn Hot! When the temperature climbs above 90°F, older adults need to be proactive and take ... Read Full Post
Summer is here, which means hot temperatures are beating down on us!! Here are a few tips taken from HealthinAging.org that will help you beat the heat this summer: Staying Safe When It’s Too Darn Hot! When the temperature climbs above 90°F, older adults need to be proactive and take precautions. So check the outside temperature on summer days. If it’s above 90°, older people should keep in mind the following tips: •STAY OUT OF THE SUN if possible. If possible, wait to go out until the sun starts to set or until early the next morning. Adjusting when you go outside could mean a difference of several degrees. •AIR CONDITIONING is your friend. Spend as much time as possible in air conditioned spaces. If you don’t have an air conditioner, go somewhere that is air-conditioned. Read a book at the library, walk around in indoor malls, watch that new movie at the theater, or meet your friends at the senior center. •STAY HYDRATED. Drink plenty of cool water, clear juices, and other liquids that don’t contain alcohol or caffeine. Alcohol and caffeine can dehydrate you (dry you out). •DRESS APPROPRIATELY. Whenever you can, try wearing loose, light-colored clothes (dark-colored clothes absorb heat). Top it off with a lightweight, broad-brimmed hat and you are dressing like a pro! These simple changes will help you both stay cool and avoid sunburn. •DID SOMEONE SAY SUNBURN? Use broad spectrum sunscreen with sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher. •COOL DOWN! Take tepid (not too cold or too hot) showers, baths, or sponge baths when you’re feeling warm. Don’t have the time? Then wet washcloths or towels with cool water and put them on your wrists, ankles, armpits, and neck. Stay cool friends!
06-18-2018
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Hope to see you- God Bless the USA!
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Hope you can make it!
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Happy Summer!! Please enjoy our newsletter!
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Happy Memorial Day from all of us here at Bickford Blondo! God Bless the USA!
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Our new Mary B's addition is now open, and getting a big "thumbs up" from our friends! The beautiful, smaller, intimate setting is perfect for creating many moments of happiness for our friends!
05-25-2018
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Happy Mother's Day!
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Happy May! Please enjoy our May newsletter.
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Hope to see you on the 26th!
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Each Monday we're all walking after supper! We've been having fun with the Bickford Walking Club for a while. Last month- collectively we walked 16 miles (our goal was 15). We're on our way to surpassing the 16 miles this month. We're getting exercise, meeting new friends, and having an evening ... Read Full Post
Each Monday we're all walking after supper! We've been having fun with the Bickford Walking Club for a while. Last month- collectively we walked 16 miles (our goal was 15). We're on our way to surpassing the 16 miles this month. We're getting exercise, meeting new friends, and having an evening event! Please feel free to join us Monday evenings.
04-16-2018
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Please enjoy our April newsletter. Happy Spring!!
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Finally feels like Spring here in Omaha! To celebrate- some of us enjoyed an outing to Village Inn for pie! Bring on nicer weather!!
03-22-2018
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DEMENTIA CARE CONFERENCE – APRIL 5, 2018 The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting the 2018 Dementia Care Conference here in Omaha at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia, you will find this conference to be a useful resource for you as you ... Read Full Post
DEMENTIA CARE CONFERENCE – APRIL 5, 2018 The Alzheimer’s Association is hosting the 2018 Dementia Care Conference here in Omaha at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. If you have a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia, you will find this conference to be a useful resource for you as you walk through the journey with your loved one. To register for this conference please click on the following link: https://www.alz.org/nebraska/ If you attend, please stop by and visit the Bickford of Omaha team at our exhibitor booth. We’d love to see you!
03-20-2018
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Enjoy the Luck of the Irish! Hope you can make it!
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Flu season is here! Just a reminder- if you're not feeling well, please do NOT visit! Feel free to call our Branch to check up on your loved one- 402-491-0400. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!
03-07-2018
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Please enjoy our March Newsletter! Spring Soon!!
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Hope you can make it!
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Happy Valentine's Day!
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Please enjoy our February newsletter & stay warm!
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What a great afternoon! Fontenelle Forest entertained us this afternoon. We always learn new nature facts! Today a representative from the Raptor Recovery Team brought a small falcon to Bickford. AMAZING! Fontenelle visits us the last Thursday of each month at 2:00.
01-25-2018
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Brrr- it's cold here! For the past 2 days we've had wind chills of 20-30 below. We're all staying warm here- on Monday we enjoyed our monthly birthday party (strawberry cake!- yummy!!) and on Tuesday we enjoyed an indoor cinema day. Way to cold to venture out! We watched The Man from Snowy River- ... Read Full Post
Brrr- it's cold here! For the past 2 days we've had wind chills of 20-30 below. We're all staying warm here- on Monday we enjoyed our monthly birthday party (strawberry cake!- yummy!!) and on Tuesday we enjoyed an indoor cinema day. Way to cold to venture out! We watched The Man from Snowy River- an oldie but a goodie. Stay inside & Stay Warm!
01-16-2018
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IT'S MOVIE TIME - We are planning a day at the movie theater on January 16th!! (weather permitting) - If you are interested in going with us to enjoy some buttery popcorn and a movie please let us know!!
01-03-2018
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Please enjoy our January newsletter- Happy New Year!!
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From all the staff at Bickford-Blondo, we wish all our friends and family a blessed Holiday Season!
12-23-2017
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If you're out Holiday shopping, please stop out at the Branch this Sunday. The Creighton girls basketball team will be caroling here at 4:00 this Sunday. Hope you can make it!!
12-15-2017
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What a great day! We enjoyed the St. Leo's Bell Choir in the afternoon- and this evening we had fun with All Saints Church. We decorated Holiday cookies (or should I say mostly enjoyed eating the cookies!) Happy Holidays!
12-07-2017
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Please enjoy our December newsletter. If you have questions about any activities, please contact Cindy at 402-491-0400.
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Happy Thanksgiving!
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Will be a fun event- Hope you can join us!
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Our annual Halloween parade with Joslyn school at 1:30pm is unfortunately cancelled due to inclement weather. We are so sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you for understanding.
10-27-2017
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Please enjoy our November calendar of events. Hope you can make our music event- Sunday, November 5th! Will be a fun night!
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Thanks to PhysMed for coming and doing our flu shots yesterday. Staff and residents were seen. As always, if you're not feeling well, please do not visit. We hope to be healthy all year long!! Enjoy the beautiful weather this week.
10-19-2017
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