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Gateway Senior Living

(866) 826-8384

225 N 56 Th St, Lincoln, NE


  • Nursing Home
  • Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Gateway Senior Living
225 N 56TH ST
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Gateway Senior Living is a small, for profit, nursing home with 20 beds based in Lincoln, NE. At last check, the facility had 16 residents indicating that it is 80% occupied which is about average within the state of Nebraska. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Gateway Senior Living, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 82% of nursing homes in Nebraska. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Gateway Senior Living with other senior care providers in Nebraska. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 03/19/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Gateway Senior Living in Lincoln, NE

Number of Beds : 20

Gateway Senior Living, located in Lincoln, Nebraska provides the following services: Nursing Home, Micro-Community: Residential Care Facility, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Gateway Senior Living has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Gateway Senior Living has a very good hospital, Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Gateway Senior Living's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (68504) in Nebraska, where Gateway Senior Living is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Gateway Senior Living can be found here.

Gateway Senior Living is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Gateway Senior Living is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Gateway Senior Living is a Micro community, which means it is a smaller senior community. It is a Residential Care Facility. Some people prefer it for its smaller less institutional setting.

Also, Gateway Senior Living is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy

Demographic Profile for Lincoln, NE,68504


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
30.2 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

20% Below
Cost of Food
2% Below
2% Below
7% Below

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
86.8 / 100
Water Quality
30 / 100
Superfund Sites
38 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes