News & Events at Hillcrest Health Services

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 Omaha.com 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