Hillcrest director earns statewide broadcasting award

Bellevue, NE Hillcrest Director of Education Dr. Anna Fisher, and NET Television, earned a Bronze award at the 2012 Nebraska Broadcasters Association Awards of Excellence. The award was given for Service to Community in honor of the “Now What? Living with Dementia” series.

The first episode of the “Now What?” program aired in January 2012 and three additional episodes have aired since. Dr. Fisher and NET are already busy working on new episodes for 2013 as well as a live recording of an expert panel fielding questions about dementia from a live audience. The show can be viewed on demand at http://netnebraska.org/basic-page/television/now-what.

“Dr. Anna Fisher was instrumental in forming this partnership with NET Television and developing the content for the show,” explained Jim Janicki, Hillcrest’s Vice President of Communications. “Her dedication to educating families, caregivers and professionals is unmatched. We are very proud of her award-winning efforts.”

Hillcrest Health Services offers the region’s largest continuum of health services for aging adults, including independent and assisted living, in-patient and outpatient rehabilitation, long-term care, memory support, adult day services, certified skilled home health and private duty home care, and hospice care. Hillcrest currently serves more than 700 aging adults daily across eight counties in Nebraska and Iowa.