Bickford of Grand Island

Assisted Living

Nothing can replace home. At Bickford of Grand Island, 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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June is just around the corner! Take a look at our June HappInings & mark your calendars for all the fun events we have planned!
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We had a delicious outing to a new Fruit store in the mall. We enjoyed getting out in the community and trying out new places to have a nice refreshing snack. Join us next time for our next adventure!
05-15-2017
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Join us to Celebrate!
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We are wishing a very happy Nurses Week to our RN Coordinator, Jamie Klinginsmith! (pictured left) She is a great team player, very caring and fun to be around. We also wish a happy Nurses Week to our part time RN, Candi Kennedy (top right) and our on-call RN, DaNelle Wells. You ladies make our ... Read Full Post
We are wishing a very happy Nurses Week to our RN Coordinator, Jamie Klinginsmith! (pictured left) She is a great team player, very caring and fun to be around. We also wish a happy Nurses Week to our part time RN, Candi Kennedy (top right) and our on-call RN, DaNelle Wells. You ladies make our team whole and we thank EACH of you for all you do for us!
05-09-2017
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Some more cute bunny pictures!
04-18-2017
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Here are some more pictures of our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. We had so many great pictures!
04-18-2017
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We found some Beautiful Bickford Bunnies, hopping around at our Annual Easter Egg Hunt.
04-18-2017
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We had a Hippity Hop day when the Easter Bunny came our way! Thank you to everyone who came out and joined in on the fun!
04-18-2017
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May is just around the corner,please take a look at all we have going on next month and join us in the fun!
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These beautiful ladies holding these lovely Easter lilies are our caregivers that will be enriching happiness for our residents on Easter Sunday. Bickford Cottage of Grand Island hopes your Easter holiday is a great one!
04-14-2017
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In reading my devotions today, I came across Ephesians 5:19 "Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord" This reminds me of our philosophy at Bickford... the "Life Song's" of our residents! Each one of us has a Life Song ... Read Full Post
In reading my devotions today, I came across Ephesians 5:19 "Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord" This reminds me of our philosophy at Bickford... the "Life Song's" of our residents! Each one of us has a Life Song that God has created! We are to be joyful and sing praise! I'm so incredibly thankful God included Bickford, my Bickford Family members and our residents and their families in my life song! Because it brings so much joy to my heart and for that I'm truly thankful!
04-07-2017
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We were very excited to learn that Bickford of Sioux City was rated as one of the Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa! http://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/top-10-assisted-living-facilities-in-iowa/ In case you do not live near Sioux City, Bickford has 13 Branches in Iowa and 4 in Nebraska to ... Read Full Post
We were very excited to learn that Bickford of Sioux City was rated as one of the Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Iowa! http://assistedlivingtoday.com/blog/top-10-assisted-living-facilities-in-iowa/ In case you do not live near Sioux City, Bickford has 13 Branches in Iowa and 4 in Nebraska to serve your loved one's needs.
04-05-2017
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Here comes Peter Cottontail Hopping down the Bunny Trail Hippity Hoppity Easter's on it's way!
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Our Beach Theme Day was a BIG splash!
04-01-2017
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It's time to trade in those heavy winter clothes for sunshine, palm trees and sand between your toes! Join us for our Beach Theme Day!
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Hip Hip Hooray the Easter Bunny will be on it's way soon! Take a look at all the excitting events we have planned for the month of April, and feel free to join us!
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You can see we had the luck O' the Irish today with our sweet Leprechaun Crystal and these delicious St. Paddy's Day treats for our precious residents!
03-17-2017
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March wouldn't be complete without a trip out to the horse races at Fonner Park! Thank you to everyone who came out to spend some fun time with us! Some of us made some bets, and they came out even, so I would say that was a win! It's all in good Fun!
03-14-2017
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More pictures from our fun Casino Theme Day!
03-12-2017
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We had a great time on our Casino Theme day! We played some fun games,had a buffet style lunch, entertainment, and laughs!
03-09-2017
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We are so thankful for our wonderful residents, their families and our fantastic employees, because together we have been named Bickford's, Branch of the Year! Bickford Senior Living does a great job honoring those that work for their company. Our residents happiness is our FIRST priority and if ... Read Full Post
We are so thankful for our wonderful residents, their families and our fantastic employees, because together we have been named Bickford's, Branch of the Year! Bickford Senior Living does a great job honoring those that work for their company. Our residents happiness is our FIRST priority and if you don't know much about us, give us a call at (308) 384-3800 to find out how we will work to give your loved one the love and care you know they deserve!!!
03-08-2017
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Casino Day is Coming!
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Today, Jamie Klinginsmith, our RN Coordinator and myself had the opportunity to do a presentation on Alzheimer's and dementia to the High School kids at St. Paul High School. They were such a great group! Thank you to Matt Koehn and Travis Brouillette for letting us come in and talk to your classes ... Read Full Post
Today, Jamie Klinginsmith, our RN Coordinator and myself had the opportunity to do a presentation on Alzheimer's and dementia to the High School kids at St. Paul High School. They were such a great group! Thank you to Matt Koehn and Travis Brouillette for letting us come in and talk to your classes about the effect of dementia and Alzheimer's. Thank you to the kids that participated in the simulation experiment!
02-27-2017
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Take a look at all the fun we have scheduled for the month of March.
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What a beautiful week we have had! This past week the weather has been beautiful, but very out of season for Nebraska! But hey.... we will take those warm sunny days every chance we get! I would like to invite you to come to our March 14 Support Group! We will have Abby with Elder Law here to ... Read Full Post
What a beautiful week we have had! This past week the weather has been beautiful, but very out of season for Nebraska! But hey.... we will take those warm sunny days every chance we get! I would like to invite you to come to our March 14 Support Group! We will have Abby with Elder Law here to present! She always comes with great and informative presentations! If you would like to join us, please contact Deb at 308-384-3800 to RSVP, as we serve a light supper to all that come! Hope to see you there!!!!!
02-22-2017
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We hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine's day. Here at Bickford we enjoyed spending the day with our friends,family, and sweet treats! We also enjoyed some beautiful vilion music by Cindy Brossman. Thank you to all who helped make this day so special for all of us!
02-15-2017
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Bickford Bakers is very popular here. We bake so many goodies for everyone to enjoy. We recently voted on getting g some nice aprons, and we are glad to say we got them! Everyone was complimenting us on how professional we look. The resident said that all we need to do now is open our own baking ... Read Full Post
Bickford Bakers is very popular here. We bake so many goodies for everyone to enjoy. We recently voted on getting g some nice aprons, and we are glad to say we got them! Everyone was complimenting us on how professional we look. The resident said that all we need to do now is open our own baking shop!
02-09-2017
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We enjoy our pet visits from Peace Lutheran Church. The comfort dogs really bring us all such big smiles!
02-09-2017
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Congratulations to our Kitchen Manager, Sarah Stephens...she has been named Bickford Senior Livings, Kitchen Manager of the Year for 2016! We are so proud of her and I could go on and on about the reason she definitely deserves this award! Congratulations Sarah! We are so proud of you!
02-01-2017
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Here are some fun pictures from our Chocolate Cake Theme Day. We all had a yummy time!
02-01-2017
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Take a look at all the "lovely" activities we have planned for the month of February...
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Who is ready for some Chocolate Cake! We all are looking forward to our Chocolate Cake Bake Off day!
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The fun never stops here at Bickford Cottage. We had a good turn out for our Bingo hat day!
01-16-2017
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We had wonderful entertainment from Helen's musical hat show on our hat theme day.
01-16-2017
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Here is our winner Phyllis Schmidt. She won the most creative hat!
01-16-2017
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Here is another great picture of our Hat Day. Our Bickford Family Members really get into the spirit!
01-13-2017
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Today is Hat Day at Bickford! We are having lots of fun, we started off our day with a hat parade. Everyone enjoyed the laughs and smiles we got going down the hallways singing songs with our lovely hats.
01-12-2017
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What a fun day it will be here at work.... "Hat Day" Be sure to keep an eye out for lots of fun pictures of the days events that Crystal has planned. Hats.... We all have a "hat" that we wear and some may wear a multitude ... For me it's the "Mom" hat, the "Wife" hat, the "Niece/Caregiver" hat... ... Read Full Post
What a fun day it will be here at work.... "Hat Day" Be sure to keep an eye out for lots of fun pictures of the days events that Crystal has planned. Hats.... We all have a "hat" that we wear and some may wear a multitude ... For me it's the "Mom" hat, the "Wife" hat, the "Niece/Caregiver" hat... You see what I mean. But what it brought to me today in reading my devotions is this, are we wearing the hat that God wants us to wear? The hat of "Servant" ? Are we serving Him and Glorifying Him in all that we do? I try, but I know that I fail Him daily. But thankfully He has the hat of Grace that He offers to us through the His son, Jesus! So today as you go on with your day, be reminded of the Hat He has for you to wear! Make it an amazing day and Glorify Him in all that you do!
01-12-2017
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Dust off those Hats & join us for our Hat theme day!
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Makeshift table hockey at its best!!! This is a great activity for all skill levels.
12-30-2016
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Some of our Bickford Family "Elves". Happy Holidays!
12-19-2016
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Esther and Crystal made this neat snowman with balloons, string and glue. Now Esther has a snowman in her apartment!
12-16-2016
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Our chaplain Bob Peir & his lovely wife Donna Jo, are pictured here with Santa & Mrs. Clause. We are truly blessed to have them as a part of our Bickford Family.
12-15-2016
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We had a wonderful time at our Winter Festival Party. We started off the day, by pampering the residents with a spa day gift. Massages, Manicures,Facials, and old fashioned razor shaves, got us all set to the party.
12-12-2016
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Winter Festival Party!
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Thanksgiving has come and gone! Time is ticking away and Christmas is upon us! I love this time of year! The Christmas carols playing in the background, people in that Christmasy mood! But let us not forget the reason for the season! We have all been given such a beautiful gift, and HE came in the ... Read Full Post
Thanksgiving has come and gone! Time is ticking away and Christmas is upon us! I love this time of year! The Christmas carols playing in the background, people in that Christmasy mood! But let us not forget the reason for the season! We have all been given such a beautiful gift, and HE came in the form of a baby many many years ago! Our Savior, our King! From our Bickford Family to yours, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
11-29-2016
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This is the first step in our 2016 Winter Wonderland at Bickford of Grand Island. As you can see, creativity is not lacking and neither is the fun! We hope we get the chance to show you around our cottage this holiday season! Maybe you can help us figure out how this elf got stuck in our tree!
11-29-2016
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'Tis the season for some fun Holiday activities. Take a look at our December Happings Newsletter
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We are ready for Thanksgiving here at Bickford Cottage! Our Bickford Baker's club made these turkey cookies. Our Bickford Baker's club allows our residents to bake, cook and create yummies for all to enjoy. We appreciate our volunteer, Catherine for her great ideas and assistance each week! Also ... Read Full Post
We are ready for Thanksgiving here at Bickford Cottage! Our Bickford Baker's club made these turkey cookies. Our Bickford Baker's club allows our residents to bake, cook and create yummies for all to enjoy. We appreciate our volunteer, Catherine for her great ideas and assistance each week! Also pictured is the beautiful Betty Mabon.
11-22-2016
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