News & Events at Hillcrest Health Services

Hillcrest Celebrates Its Volunteers

July 5, 2017

At the end of April, Hillcrest Health Services honored all the volunteers that enhance the lives of aging adults each and every day. More than 130 volunteers were in attendance at the recognition event. Volunteers enjoyed a nice meal and entertainment, … Read more

Hillcrest to create 100 new jobs in Lincoln

May 24, 2017

A market leader in Omaha will soon be bringing its innovative services to Lincoln. Hillcrest Health Services is opening Hillcrest Firethorn, a post-acute rehabilitation center, later this year. And with the creation of a new senior care community comes 100 … Read more

Hillcrest rebrands private duty services as Hillcrest Caring Companions

May 3, 2017

Hillcrest Health Services is now offering its in-home personal care services, commonly referred to as private duty services, through Hillcrest Caring Companions. “Under Hillcrest Home Care, we have been offering in-home personal care services in the Omaha area for more … Read more

Hillcrest embraces growth in palliative care, names new medical director

March 8, 2017

With growth in the Palliative Care Program, Hillcrest Health Services has named Dr. Natalie Manley, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Palliative Care Services. She will also serve as Associate Medical Director for Hillcrest Hospice Care. Dr. Manley is an assistant … Read more

Hillcrest Mable Rose to host annual art show on March 11

Hillcrest Mable Rose is hosting An Afternoon of Art on Saturday, March 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 4609 Hilltop St. in Bellevue. This event will feature art created by local artists, as well as Hillcrest Mable Rose residents, … Read more

Hillcrest to support Parkinson’s Nebraska with Pancakes for Parkinson’s

March 2, 2017

Get ready to catch a flying pancake! Hillcrest Health Services is hosting a pancake benefit for Parkinson’s Nebraska at Hillcrest Country Estates Grand Lodge on Saturday, March 18. From 8 to 11 a.m., The Pancake Man will be entertaining guests … Read more

Hillcrest Hospice Care Re-Accredited by National Organization

January 30, 2017

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has re-accredited Hillcrest Hospice for another 3 years after a 3-day on-site survey. Hillcrest Hospice has maintained ACHC accreditation since 2011. ACHC is a national organization developed by homecare and alternate-site healthcare industry providers. … Read more

Dr. Anna Fisher to Lead Panel Discussion at Omaha Premiere of National Documentary

January 16, 2017

Dr. Anna Fisher, Director of Education at Hillcrest Health Services, is leading the panel discussion at the sneak peek screening of the documentary film, “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts” at Aksarben Cinema on January 25 at 4 p.m. The Omaha premiere … Read more

Dr. Anna Fisher Chosen to Represent AHCA on National Quality Forum

January 4, 2017

Dr. Anna Fisher, a local dementia expert and Director of Education at Hillcrest Health Services, was chosen as the sole representative for the American Health Care Association on the Action Team of the National Quality Forum (NQF) in their development … Read more

Hillcrest Receives Tobacco Free Sarpy Business of the Year Award

December 20, 2016

Tobacco Free Sarpy awarded Hillcrest Health Services their Business of the Year Award. Tobacco Free Sarpy honors community leaders during its annual Anniversary Luncheon, recognizing their contributions in creating tobacco-free environments throughout the county. “At Hillcrest we made the decision … Read more

Jolene Roberts Receives Business Person of the Year Award

The Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce announced that Jolene Roberts has been named a Business Person of the Year Award recipient at their annual awards celebration in October. Jolene is the CEO and founder of Hillcrest Health Services in Bellevue. Jolene … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services VP of Rehab Chosen as One of MBJ’s 40 Under 40

December 8, 2016

The Midlands Business Journal selected Matt Oestmann, Vice President of Rehab and Post-Acute Services, as one of their 40 Under 40 this year. Matt has been a driving force behind Hillcrest Health services, especially Hillcrest Home Care’s growth from a … Read more

Best of 2016

October 27, 2016

Every year there are various “Best of” and “People’s Choice” contests in which Hillcrest is a contender, and 2016 was no exception. This year, Hillcrest received the following recognition in these contests. In the Readers’ Choice Best of the Big … Read more

“BOOB Girls” author, Joy Johnson, one of Grief Symposium speakers

September 21, 2016

Popular “BOOB Girls” author, Joy Johnson, is one of the key presenters at the Grief Symposium, a free event open to the public on Saturday, October 1 at Bellevue University’s Criss Auditorium. Johnson joins Jea Theis, LIMHP, LCSW and Dr. … Read more

Hillcrest Mable Rose and the Bellevue Police team up for National Night Out

August 15, 2016

Hillcrest Mable Rose celebrated National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. The surrounding neighborhood was invited to Hillcrest Mable Rose for the event on … Read more

Rock legend makes Hillcrest Hospice patient’s dream come true

July 6, 2016

Monica Roberts is a 57-year-old woman who has been battling cancer for 2 years. When she chose to transition to Hillcrest Hospice Care in May, her social worker asked Roberts if there were any outstanding “bucket list” items she wanted to … Read more

Hillcrest Country Estates Team Member Receives Social Service Designee Scholarship

June 20, 2016

On April 27, Andrea Friend, Cottage Guide at Hillcrest Country Estates in Bellevue, received the 2016 Social Service Designee Scholarship from the Nebraska Health Care Foundation (NHCF). The scholarship was presented to Friend at the association’s Spring Convention in Kearney, … Read more

Local Artist Crafts Mural Tribute to Veterans

May 27, 2016

When the Grand Lodge at Hillcrest Country Estates opened, it welcomed several retired military members, including retired General Leo Smith and CMSgt Jim McCoy, and their wives. The leadership team at the Grand Lodge knew they wanted to do something … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Honors Volunteers of the Year

May 4, 2016

Hillcrest Health Services celebrated its volunteers at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event on April 14. More than 100 volunteers, ranging in age from 6 to 88, attended and celebrated completing over 8,900 hours of volunteer work for Hillcrest in 2015. … Read more

Hillcrest enhances Palliative Care Program with new medical team

March 16, 2016

Dr. Rebecca Wester, a highly-respected board certified physician in geriatric, hospice and palliative medicine has been named Medical Director for the Palliative Care Program. Dr. Wester has served as an associate professor and practicing physician with Nebraska Medicine’s Nebraska Medical … Read more