Medical Services

Progressive Care with Compassion.


Meet Our Director

Joey Cadek

Program Director

Joey Cadek, PLCSW, began working at Valley County Health System in 2020 and became the Program Director in June 2020. Prior to joining Valley County Health System, he worked at Community Memorial Health Center in Burwell, NE as the Director of Social Services.

Joey has experience working with older adults suffering from depression, anxiety, dementia, and personality disorders, and many neurocognitive conditions.  He has developed an interest working with older adults suffering from depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and Gerontology from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska. Joey is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Support Group Facilitator. He has also completed training with the Nebraska SHIIP program and is a SHIIP volunteer which allows Joey to assist older adults in signing up for Medicare, Supplement Insurance plans, Medicare Part D plans, and Medicaid.

Joey resides in North Loup, NE and enjoys spending time with family and friends and traveling. Fun Fact: He is a Full-Service Travel Agent and enjoys helping others plan unforgettable memories.

Meet Our Therapist 

Kyla Conway

Mental Health Therapist

Kyla Conway, LIMHP began working at Valley County Health System in 2021 as a Mental Health Therapist through The Heritage Program for Seniors. Prior to joining Valley County Health System, Kyla worked at a group practice providing outpatient care as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Kyla has experience working with clients of all ages and with various concerns, including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, relational conflict, and bipolar disorder.

Kyla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Kyla is a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and has completed training in Functional Family Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy, and levels one and two of Gottman Couple’s Therapy.

Kyla currently lives in Ord, NE and her free time is spent with family, friends, and her two dogs. She enjoys music, movies, and games.