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South Haven “Stars” and Relay for Life

The South Haven “Stars”, our Relay for Life team, is working hard to reach their fund raising goal! The “Stars” have several activities in process to raise money for the American Cancer Society.   Bake sales have been held during our monthly Community Coffee breakfast. Who doesn’t like a sweet treat occasionally?   One Friday… Read More

Wheel of Fortune South Haven Style

Our South Haven residents have been enjoying lively games of Wheel of Fortune. Our Life Enrichment team developed a “letter board” that they can post letters on as the players choose the letters. Watching Wheel of Fortune on TV is great but playing it in person is even better!

Celebrating Valentine’s Day In Many Ways

Valentine’s Day is always a fun holiday and it was no different this year at South Haven.   Fever!, a ladies quartet with members from the Lincoln and Omaha area visited South Haven on Valentine’s Day. They sang a variety of songs for each neighborhood. It was a real treat for our residents! Thank you… Read More

South Haven and the NNFA

South Haven Living Center is a 2015 member of the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association. We are proud of this affiliation with the state’s nursing facility association and look forward to working with them to improve and promote long-term care services for all Nebraskans.   Visit for more information on NNFA. On the website, health… Read More

Music, Music & More Music

Elvis does not have to be in the building to have it rockin’! And we proved it at South Haven! Our residents, staff and visitors were treated to a Karaoke Party by the family of Lorraine Firley. Shower Tunes of Gretna provided the equipment. We all sang a favorite song (or tried to) and some… Read More

The 70’s Were Here Again!

We brought out the crepe paper, psychedelic prints, tie dye and don’t forget the polyester! The 70’s Winter Formal theme kicked off South Haven’s part of Vetter Senior Living 40th Anniversary. Special Guests were Jack and Eldora Vetter. Jack shared some memories and thoughts about the early days of the company. He also looked ahead… Read More

Christmas Variety Show Held At South Haven

The Annual Christmas Variety Show began with the Sugar Plum Fairies playing and dancing as they decorated the stage. The high stepping South Haven Rockets made their debut performance for our residents. Prior to their dancing we were allowed into their dressing room as they prepared for the show. We all learned some new makeup… Read More

Resident Shares Thanksgiving Poem

Many of our residents have special talents that they enjoy sharing with us. South Haven resident Juanita Shanahan is one of those talented people. She shares her writing abilities with family and friends and has done so for many years. She will write poems for holidays and special occasions. Juanita even wrote one for our… Read More

Tour of Homes Includes South Haven

WAHOO – After a two-year absence, the Holiday Tour of Homes is returning to Saunders County. The 2014 Holiday Tour of Homes will take place Dec. 6 and 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. both days. This year, the tour has been organized by the Relay For Life Team, “Team Sassy.” All the proceeds… Read More

South Haven Living Center Receives Bronze National Quality Award

On November 25, 2014 South Haven Living Center celebrated receiving the Bronze National Quality Award. The Bronze award is the first of three distinctions possible through the National Quality Award program, presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The program honors centers across the nation that have demonstrated… Read More