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Our Community

Set in the middle of Nebraska’s best corn country, Brookdale Wayne is a senior living community that offers excellent amenities to make your stay with us supremely comfortable. From spacious apartments with walk-in closets to a game room equipped with a pool table, your life here will be filled with excitement. Located in Wayne, Nebraska, we provide Independent Living and Assisted Living options. For Assisted Living, we provide just the right amount of assistance to make our residents’ lives easier and healthier, while enabling them to live as independently as possible.

Brookdale Wayne is located conveniently at the intersection of State Highways 15 and 35. As a resident, you’ll be close to local attractions and nearby cities. Wayne is located only 45 miles from Sioux City, Iowa and 105 miles from Omaha, Nebraska. Our community is also near two medical facilities, Providence Medical Center and Mercy Medical Clinic. So if you have an emergency, you’ll be able to receive care quickly.

We don’t expect our residents to sit in their rooms all day so we have many fun-filled activities specifically designed for seniors. We take residents on educational and thought-provoking day trips to places like the Wayne County Museum and Planetarium. For exercise, our residents can utilize our onsite walking path. Something fun is always happening at our community, both during the week and on the weekend.

A Place to Call Home

When you walk through our doors, you’ll notice that this is not a retirement facility—it’s a community. The inside of our building is built for comfort, ease of mobility and convenience. We have 80 senior apartments, with one- and two-bedroom options. Our apartments can be as large as 900+ square feet complete with full standard kitchen appliances, dining room area and walk-in closets.

Our building has two living rooms, one for our Assisted Living residents and another for those in Independent Living. We have a large room with a fireplace for our residents to relax in and read by the fire. Both Assisted Living and Independent Living are equipped with game rooms, with a pool table in the independent wing.

Our community provides three lounge areas for small family gatherings and recreation. Many residents enjoy playing cards, working on puzzles, or just socializing with the other residents. We have popcorn and ice cream machines available 24 hours per day. Seven separate denominational services are provided throughout the week. There is also a private dining room that seats 20 people for special occasions with residents and families.

Fine Dining

Meals at Brookdale Wayne are offered in fine dining style, often accompanied by the piano, with special meals throughout the year. Our dining service is supported by dietitians who develop and support the menu, and we provide several types of diets for the special needs of residents.

Fast and Accurate Medical Care

We take pride in our connections with well-known medical facilities in Nebraska, which includes Providence Medical Center (an affiliate of Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa) and Care Age Skilled Nursing facility in Wayne, Nebraska. Both you and your loved ones can sleep soundly knowing your health is in expert hands.

In addition to our medical affiliations, Brookdale Wayne is also a member of the Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and Kiwanis clubs, the Alzheimer Association and the Nebraska Assisted Living Association. We find that being connected with the local community allows us to better serve our residents by staying up-to-date on the latest research, information and recommendations for senior living.

Attentive Staff

Our community employs a full-time nurse, two part-time nurses, med aides and resident assistants on every shift. We have a licensed nurse on-call 24 hours a day to assist in any emergency, so you can always receive care whenever you need. Our staff is dedicated to making you and your health a priority, and they’ll go the extra mile to make you feel right at home.


  • 24 Hour Security System
  • Library
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Gardening/Greenhouse
  • Fireside Living Room
  • Parking - Surface
  • Private Dining Room
  • Chapel
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Community Room (Rental Space)

Levels of Care

At Brookdale Wayne, we provide two different levels of care, Independent Living and Assisted Living. Our residents are able to easily transition between the two levels of care as their needs change, creating the upmost convenience for our residents and their loved ones.

Independent Living

Your retirement is a special time and at Brookdale Wayne, we want to make every moment count. Our Independent Living experience has the right amenities and services to allow you to live an independent lifestyle without having to worry about a thing.

When you are enjoying your retirement years, you don’t want to be burdened with pesky household tasks like cooking meals, doing laundry and mowing the lawn. We take care of all that. As a resident you will enjoy the convenience of restaurant-style dining, housekeeping, laundry and transportation services in a desirable location near popular attractions with shopping and restaurants close to campus.

Hospitality and wellness are also key components to Independent Living at Brookdale Wayne. Our residents get to choose from a wide number of entertainment options, such as planned activities both onsite and off site.

Residents at our community are encouraged to explore their interests and passions, and we offer opportunities to facilitate this. We have many evidence-based programs, like our signature B-Fit exercise program as well as Brookdale Celebrates. Brookdale Celebrates combines inspired culinary and educational offerings that come together with themed experiences, special events and group activities spotlighting different cultures and cuisines.

Each and every day we provide our residents with a first-rate dining experience accompanied by dishes that are thoughtfully crafted and nutritionally well balanced. It’s important to us that the food served to our residents and their loved ones is the best that it can be, so our menus are developed by the Culinary Arts Institute of Brookdale.

Assisted Living

During retirement, you or loved one may need addition help with daily tasks, like taking medication or bathing. This is extremely common, and at Brookdale Wayne we offer Assisted Living care to assist in those needs.

We understand that each person and their needs are unique, so we take time to do a personal service assessment. During that assessment, we’ll listen to you and understand your specific needs, concerns and desires. Then we will develop clinical, dining and program support that works for you. If those needs change during your time with us, we will partner with you and adjust services to meet those new needs.

With our exclusive personal service system, you can live your life the way you want. With the right care, at the right time, delivered by the right people. Through years of experience serving seniors, we have developed a process that allows us to customize personal care plans for our Assisted Living residents. Your customized care plan means you only pay for the services you need and want, giving you the flexibility to change your plan.

Our care approach at Brookdale Wayne is to balance independence with assistance and deliver service with compassion, understanding and respect. With amenities such as an on-call nurse, aid with administering medicine, and escort services, you can be confident that we are here to help no matter what.

Come Experience Our Community

We invite you to see why Brookdale is the right choice for you or your loved one. Call today or click on Contact Us to let us know how we can help you.