Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

The Window Peepers

During Virus Outbreak, Families Visit Loved Ones On Other Side Of Glass

 

April 23, 2020

For The Observer

Kimball County Manor resident Janice Anderson receives her visitors via the window method. Daughter-in-law Shellon Anderson and Janice's husband, Owen Anderson, visit with her.

Visitors are now called "window peepers" at the Kimball County Manor.

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the manor has been restricting visitors since March 13 as a result of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines, but the lockdown and isolation have initiated some creative solutions.

Along with using Facetime and Skype, the manor has family members seeing their loved ones through the windows. According to the staff at the manor there have been some very special "window moments" that will never be forgotten.

While the manor staff has been working hard to protect this vulnerable...



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