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The Windcrest on Van Dorn – Senior living in Lincoln, Nebraska

Located in Lincoln, NE, The Windcrest on Van Dorn is the best assisted living community in the area. Our dedicated team members provide personalized care and treat each resident like family. If you need support with activities like bathing, getting dressed or moving around the community, our team is here to help.

We offer the following senior living options:

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Award winning senior living

We are proud to announce that our community was named a Best Assisted Living community by U.S. News & World Report! This honor recognizes the top-rated senior communities in Nebraska based on results from a reputable resident and family satisfaction survey.

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From thoughtfully-designed apartments to desired amenities, our community enriches lives.

Fun & friends

We believe our residents should be engaged not only physically, but also intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually. The Windcrest on Van Dorn features entertainment events throughout the year to bring our community together. Enjoy our many on-site activities such as Fit Flex exercise classes, sensory games, Tai Chi, trivia and more!

Safety & convenience

Friendly and caring staff members are available 24 hours a day to assist with support services like housekeeping and laundry. All of our apartments have emergency response systems, smoke alarms and sprinklers.

To keep life easy, we offer courtesy transportation, newspaper delivery, an on-site salon and barber, and an on-site chapel. Small pets are also welcome!

The Windcrest on Van Dorn living options

Find the right type of senior living community in Lincoln, NE.

Assisted living

Maintain your independence while enjoying access to 24-hour support services like help with bathing, dressing, meal preparation and more.

Temporary stay

Move in for a short-term stay when you need additional support or try out our community before committing to a lease.

two-bedroom apartment with living room, two bathrooms, kitchenette and large closets

Apartments designed with seniors in mind

Our studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are spacious and filled with natural light. Choose from a variety of floor plans with features that promote safety and convenience.

I have lived at The Windcrest for 16 years and I love it. I never imagined I would be this happy and healthy. I walk faithfully every morning and afternoon. The food is terrific! I appreciate the respect and excellent care of the staff. We all look out for each other. Bob V.

Resident life at The Windcrest on Van Dorn

See what modern senior living looks like.

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Education & recreation

From our well-stocked library to our many social, educational and recreational activities, there are plenty pf ways to relax and stay active at our community.

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Meals selected by residents

Our residents’ opinions are important to us. Our dietary director regularly holds meetings so we come up with nutritious and delicious menus that our residents have requested.

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On-site amenities

Residents love our comfortable lounge with a big-screen TV and activity center stocked with games. Enjoy our computer area and keep in touch with family and friends. You can also get a makeover at our on-site salon for men and women.

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Finding your joy is easy at The Windcrest on Van Dorn. We offer exciting events and activities for residents to take part in every day.
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In the Lincoln area

Located in the state capital of Nebraska, our community has easy access to premier shopping, dining and entertainment. The Windcrest on Van Dorn serves Lancaster County and is convenient for family members living nearby in Omaha, Seward, Crete and Nebraska City, NE.

Hospitals: Bryan Medical Center, CHI Health St. Elizabeth
Pharmacies: Walgreens, CVS, Hy-Vee, Genoa Healthcare
Shopping: Fareway, Hy-Vee, Target, Gateway Mall, SouthPointe Pavilions, Kohl’s, ALDI
Restaurants: Runza, Valentino’s, Good Evans, Yia Yia’s, Scooter’s
Local destinations: Firethorn Golf Club, Holmes Lake Park, Sunken Gardens, The University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Our COVID-19 response

The safety of our residents and team members is our highest priority. Company-wide, we are taking safety measures and following guidance from officials, while continuing to keep our residents happy and engaged.

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