Prairie Meadows Alzheimer’s Care Center ( is excited to participate in the fourth annual Bets for Vets Casino Night Friday, October 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. This is a community sponsored event that will be held at Echo Hills Assisted Living & Memory Care at 14509 Echo Hills Drive, La Vista.

To enter, you must provide five items from a list of non-perishable food and one item from a hygiene/clothing list. Those with the highest chip counts will choose from an array of amazing prize baskets donated by community partners. Partners include: Akkase Home Health Care, CHI Health at Home, Emerald Nursing & Rehab, Hillcrest Health Services, Omega Senior Living, A Place At Home, Echo Hills Assisted Living and Memory Care, Endless Journey, Malone Healthcare and Prairie Meadows Alzheimer’s Care Center.

Prairie Meadows is a homelike memory-care facility with 66 beds in four types of apartment-style housing – private deluxe, private, semiprivate (just shared bathroom) and companion rooms – and a nurse at the community around the clock. They use a “Spark resident-led” program to help get to know residents by learning their life stories and finding out their preferences, likes, dislikes and cherished memories. Prairie Meadows then incorporates that information into their everyday care. For more information, visit or call (402) 391-2790.