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New Omaha Retirement Center Offers a Newer Model for Senior Care


Heritage Communities is putting the finishing touches on a $14 million retirement center near 132nd and Pacific Streets that will allow residents to transition to a higher level of care without a change of scenery.

The company may be one of few in Nebraska to use a model that allows independent-living residents to stay in the same apartment even after they have transitioned to assisted-living care.
The new facility, expected to open by March 1, features 107 rooms total, with memory support care, assisted-living and independent-living apartments with one- and two-bedroom and bathroom options. Heritage is building another $14 million facility near 168th Street and West Center Road that will use the same model and is expected to open this summer.

“For some people, it won’t be the right fit … but we’re going for those people who want to transition in place,” said Lacy Jungman, director of sales and marketing at Heritage Communities…

For more details, read the full article in the Omaha World Herald here.