Seniors

Whether you are a current resident or are simply seeking to relocate, Ravenna has much to offer baby boomers.  Here in rural Nebraska, you will find peace and quiet, a slower pace of life, access to top notch healthcare, room to roam and abundant opportunities to become involved in your community. Below you will find a variety of information about senior living in Ravenna, NE.

Ravenna Senior Center
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In addition to providing a variety of services and activities, the Senior Center is also a great source of information for Ravenna’s senior population. Each year the Senior Center holds at least three fund raisers to pay for special projects. Many volunteers help in all the aspects of running the Center. The Center serves nutritious meals, has great entertainment and information, and is a great place to come for companionship. Dining room and home delivered meals are available Monday through Friday.

Contact Information: Brenda Chop, 315 Grand Ave, Ravenna, NE 68869, (308) 452-3105

Housing
There are a variety of housing options for seniors in Ravenna, including independent living, assisted living, and long-term care. Visit our Housing page for more information.

Area Agency on Aging
The Agency on Aging is located in Kearney, Nebraska and was established in 1973 to serve individuals 60 plus and their spouses. The Agency originally began serving five counties in south central Nebraska. At present, the Agency provides services to the following fourteen counties: Blaine, Loup, Garfield, Wheeler, Custer, Valley, Greeley, Sherman, Buffalo, Phelps, Kearney, Furnas, Harlan, and Franklin. The Agency has been dedicated to meeting the needs of all those persons served by the Agency since its inception in 1973. The programs include: Health and Nutrition, Legal, Care Management, Senior Care Options, Insurance Counseling & Assistance, Caregiver Assistance, SMP, and Information/Assistance.

Contact Information: 4623 2nd Ave, Ste 4, Kearney, NE  68847, (308) 234-1851, www.agingkearney.org

Home Health Care
Health Connect at Home, a program of Catholic Health Initiatives, works closely with physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and families to bring home health and hospice services to persons who require intermittent, professional healthcare.

What is Home Health Care?
It is healthcare that bridges the gap between home and hospital, providing care under the direction of the patient’s physician. It helps patients and their families manage disease, independently care for themselves and rehabilitate to the highest level of function possible.  The professional home health team works closely with patients and their families to achieve to achieve their healthcare goals. Providing care at home for people who are sick may prevent or shorten hospital stays and allows people to recover in the comfort of their homes.

HealthConnect at Home provides nursing and rehabilitation care to patients following an illness, a hospitalization or a nursing stay. Their registered nursing staff is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Contact Information: 1755 Prairie View Place, Kearney, NE  68845, (308) 865-7090, www.healthconnectathome.org