News & Events at Hillcrest Health Services

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

Hillcrest’s COO, Brendan Bishop, Named 40 Under 40 Award Winner

November 14, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services’ Chief Operating Officer, Brendan Bishop, was named one of Midlands Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award winners today. Each year, the publication accepts nominations and recognizes top business leaders under age 40 in the Greater Omaha area. … Read more

Hillcrest Rehab Patient Found Comfort and Healing in Her Music

October 24, 2014

After experiencing a traumatic fall and undergoing emergency surgery, Cynthia Rouse, age 37, found herself recovering from a broken femur at Hillcrest Health & Rehab for six weeks. As a surgical coordinator for the Head and Neck Surgical Oncology department … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Presented “Understanding Palliative Care” at Professional Development Series

Hillcrest Health Services hosted its final Professional Development Series event for the year on Oct. 23, featuring “Understanding Palliative Care” presented by Howard Edwards, Jr., M.D., M.A. Dr. Edwards provided an overview of the differences between hospice and palliative care and … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Named Business of the Year

October 17, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services was named Business of the Year, 26+ Employees, at the Sarpy County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Banquet held on October 9. Hillcrest was one of nine businesses recognized, and all winners were nominated and selected by … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Proud to Gift $12,000 to Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 6, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services participated in the first Sarpy County Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on October 4 with more than 150 participants representing the Hillcrest Team.  Hillcrest was proud to gift $12,000, which was a combination of funds raised by team members and … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services Offered Complimentary Fall Risk Assessments on Falls Prevention Awareness Day

September 22, 2014

In observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Day on September 23, Hillcrest Health Services hosted complimentary fall risk assessments for seniors at Hillcrest Mable Rose and Hillcrest Country Estates. The screenings were intended for the older adult or anyone who may be at risk … Read more

Hillcrest’s Assisted Living Week Ends with Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Association

September 12, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services rounded out it’s “Magic of Music” Assisted Living Week celebration with a country & western themed day featuring a barbecue lunch, some country tunes performed by Jack Downs, and a Cow Pie Bingo fundraiser for the Walk to End … Read more

Hillcrest Celebrates the Magic of Music During National Assisted Living Week

September 9, 2014

National Assisted Living Week, celebrated Sept. 7-14, was established in 1995 by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) and provides an opportunity for family, friends, residents, volunteers, and healthcare professionals to come together and celebrate residents. “The Magic of … Read more

Hillcrest Health Services to Participate in Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Oct. 4

August 29, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services is forming a team of residents, families and team members to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. at the Papillion-La Vista South High School football field. Hillcrest is also a sponsor of the … Read more

Music Therapy, Physical Activity and the Montessori Method Can Be Beneficial in Treating Dementia

July 10, 2014

More than four million Americans have been diagnosed with some form of dementia, and for many caregivers and families, the search for information to help their loved ones can be overwhelming. Hillcrest Health Service’s Director of Quality and Education, Anna … Read more

4 Tips to Stay Safe and Independent in Your Home

July 2, 2014

A key safety issue, especially among aging adults, is that of slips, trips and falls.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. These falls can cause very mild … Read more

Hillcrest’s Montessori Eldercare Program is Unlocking New Methods in Dementia Care

June 11, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services and Hillcrest Mable Rose completed its fourth year partnering with the Montessori International School of the Plains (MISP) offering Nebraska’s first all-day eldercare Montessori learning program of its kind. Over that last semester, they took it a step further … Read more

Grand Lodge Construction is Moving Along

June 6, 2014

The Grand Lodge at Hillcrest Country Estates at Hwy 370 and 60th Street in Papillion is moving along! Construction is progressing on the 102 independent living apartments for age 55 and older. For more information, call us at (402) 885-7007, … Read more

Hillcrest’s CEO Treats Past President’s Award Winners to Lunch

May 22, 2014

Jolene Roberts, Hillcrest Health Services’ President and CEO, proudly invited the company’s past President’s Award winners to the Greater Omaha Business Excellence Awards luncheon today, where she was honored for her Business Woman of the Year nomination. Hillcrest President’s Awards … Read more

Hillcrest’s July 24 Professional Development Series Features UNMC Physical Therapy Professor

April 29, 2014

Hillcrest Health Services is hosting a Professional Development Series featuring presentations by regional leaders in geriatric medicine, rehabilitation and pain management. Designed exclusively for area health care professionals, two complimentary luncheons are scheduled for July 24 and October 23, from … Read more