News & Events at Hillcrest Health Services

Therapy for Parkinson’s Gets BIG and LOUD

October 6, 2015

It is common for people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) to experience communication difficulties and decreased mobility that may impair their ability to stay independent. Innovative methods of therapy, LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD®, are clinically-proven methods available to help Parkinson’s … Read more

Hillcrest Country Estates Celebrates Putting Green Opening

October 2, 2015

Hillcrest Country Estates officially opened its Putting Green & Country Gardens with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Available to residents living on the campus, the three-hole putting green features sand traps and other obstacles, such as boulders and the rough, to … Read more

Hillcrest Team Members Rally to Support Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 9, 2015

Hillcrest Health Services participated in the 2nd Annual Sarpy County Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on August 29 with more than 100 participants representing the Hillcrest team. As presenting sponsor of the walk, Hillcrest was proud to donate more than … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Receives the 2015 BBB Silver Award of Distinction

August 26, 2015

Hillcrest  Health Services received the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Silver Award of Distinction for Significant Commitment to Ethical Business Practices at an award ceremony at the Embassy Suites Omaha–La Vista Conference Center on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. “We are truly … Read more

Vote Now – Sarpy County People’s Choice Awards

August 12, 2015

Voting has begun for the 2nd annual Sarpy County People’s Choice Awards, which runs August 12 through September 9. Hillcrest was honored to be selected in seven categories last year and appreciates all of the support from the community! If … Read more

Hillcrest Opens First “Cottage-style”, Post-acute Rehab Cottage

July 20, 2015

Hillcrest Country Estates’ new Rehab Cottage is now open and offers the first “cottage-style”, exclusively post-acute rehabilitation center in the region. With 22 private suites, guests will stay an average of 20 days at the Rehab Cottage as they recover … Read more

Hillcrest’s Dr. Anna Fisher Wins International Writing Award

July 8, 2015

Scholarly Dementia Care Article Wins APEX 2015 Award of Excellence Hillcrest Health Services’ Director of Quality and Education, Anna Fisher, Ph.D., has been awarded the APEX 2015 Award of Excellence in the category of Health and Medical Writing for her … Read more

Vote Hillcrest the Best — Best of Omaha Voting Has Begun!

July 1, 2015

Thank you for your support last year in voting Hillcrest Mable Rose, Hillcrest Health & Rehab, Hillcrest Country Estates, and Hillcrest Home Care among the Best of Omaha® 2015. We appreciate your votes and your vote of confidence! Voting for 2016 has … Read more

It’s a Dog’s Life at the Hillcrest Dog Show

June 26, 2015

Hillcrest Mable Rose hosted its annual dog show featuring all types of furry friends! The contestants showed off their best tricks, skills, fashion and cuteness for the judges and the residents. Rosie the bulldog painted her toenails red for the … Read more

Hillcrest Patient Finds Joy and Therapy in Crocheting

June 11, 2015

Ava Galbraith, who is recovering from surgery at Hillcrest Health & Rehab, has been putting smiles on her care team member’s faces with gifts of crocheted flowers. “This is my way of doing therapy while I’m here,” she said. Since this was her … Read more

Volunteering Can Result in Rewarding Summer for Teens

May 22, 2015

Volunteering among youth is steadily growing, and it’s not only a way to learn valuable, life skills, it can be very rewarding for teens. Research has shown that youth who volunteer are more likely to do well in school, graduate … Read more

HEAL Support Group Offers Help for Those Experiencing Loss

May 1, 2015

HEAL (Healing Each other After a Loss) is a group for individuals who are preparing for or are experiencing the loss of a family member, friend, or patient. By attending this group, individuals will obtain support and guidance from the group leader … Read more

Hillcrest Donates Care Packages to Cancer Patients

April 30, 2015

Hillcrest Home & Community Services recently donated more than 200 care packages to area cancer support groups and oncology clinics in recognition of National Cancer Control Month. The care packages contained items that offer extra comfort for those undergoing chemotherapy … Read more

Thank You, Hillcrest Volunteers!

April 17, 2015

Hillcrest Health Services celebrated and honored its volunteers at an Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event on April 16.  More than 100 volunteers, ranging in age from 3 to 89, attended and celebrated completing nearly 7,000 hours of volunteer work for Hillcrest … Read more

Hillcrest Kicks Off 2015 Professional Development Series with April 23 Presentation Tackling Stress

April 6, 2015

Hillcrest Health Services is kicking off its annual Professional Development Series, Thursday, April 23, 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Scott Conference Center located at 6450 Pine St. Certified Life Coach, JoAnn Bouda and David Bouda, M.D., will present … Read more

Hillcrest Physical Therapy’s Geriatric Residency Program with Creighton Receives National Accreditation

January 14, 2015

Creighton University-Hillcrest’s Geriatric Residency Program has been accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE), making it the first official residency program of its kind in Nebraska and the 14th nationwide. In collaboration with Creighton … Read more

Learn How Memory is Affected in “Understanding the Brain and Behaviors”, Hosted by Hillcrest’s Dr. Anna Fisher

December 24, 2014

Our knowledge about brain function is ever-changing, and as we learn more about the brain, we can better understand how it affects memory loss and those with dementia. Hillcrest Health Services’ Director of Quality and Education, Anna Fisher, Ph.D., hosts … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Voted Best Employer/Best Senior Care Services

November 26, 2014

Suburban Newspapers and recently conducted the Sarpy County People’s Choice Awards, and Hillcrest Health Services was selected in seven categories, listed below. Thank you, Sarpy County, for your votes and your vote of confidence! Best Senior Care Services Best … Read more

Hillcrest Honored to Be Selected Among The Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O!

November 21, 2014

Hillcrest is honored to be selected among The Readers’ Choice Best of the Big O! in the following categories, and appreciates the votes from the community! Hillcrest was selected in the following categories: Best Retirement Community – Hillcrest Country Estates     … Read more

Hillcrest’s Dr. Anna Fisher Co-Authors Dementia Article in Scholarly Journal

November 20, 2014

Article Examines Montessori Method Used in Dementia Care and Offers Continuing Education Opportunity One of Omaha’s own has been published in an impressive scholarly journal. Hillcrest Health Services’ Director of Education and Quality, Anna Fisher, Ph.D., co-authored an article titled … Read more