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What Non-Medical Home Care Can Do for You

What Non-Medical Home Care Can Do for You

What happens when you or a loved one you care for are physically unable to complete simple household chores or tasks? For individuals struggling with these essential tasks, asking friends or family for help can feel embarrassing. For family members, it can become...

4 Types of Post-Acute Care

4 Types of Post-Acute Care

Years ago, individuals suffering from an illness, injury or significant surgery were able to recover in the hospital as long as they needed. However, current health insurance policies have reduced the time spent in the hospital. Now that extended hospital recovery...

Sharyl Ronan Joins Merrymakers Board of Directors

Sharyl Ronan Joins Merrymakers Board of Directors

Sharyl Ronan, Hillcrest CEO, recently joined the Merrymakers Association’s Board of Directors. With more than 25 years of experience in senior living, Ronan brings a unique set of skills to this role. The Merrymakers Association is a 501 (c) (3) organization that...

Hillcrest Breaks Ground on Hillcrest Highlands of Gretna

Hillcrest Breaks Ground on Hillcrest Highlands of Gretna

Hillcrest Breaks Ground on Hillcrest Highlands of Gretna On Thursday, May 12, Hillcrest Health Services broke ground on what will be the first full Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Gretna. Hillcrest Highlands of Gretna, located on Hwy 6, just north of...

Hillcrest is Recognized as a Top Provider for Seniors

Hillcrest is Recognized as a Top Provider for Seniors

Hillcrest is Recognized as a Top Provider for Seniors Hillcrest Health Services is consistently recognized as a top provider of senior services in Omaha and surrounding areas. With a total of 29 awards received, recognizing the Omaha area’s best last year, Hillcrest...

Introducing Freedom Village of Bellevue

Introducing Freedom Village of Bellevue

We are thrilled to be opening Freedom Village of Bellevue later this year, with the first garden homes scheduled to be available for occupancy beginning in August 2022. Freedom Village will provide a unique and fun way to enjoy life after 55. Residents can live among...

Long COVID: An Uphill Battle for Older Adults

Long COVID: An Uphill Battle for Older Adults

As we see COVID-19 infection rates ebb and flow, many older adults continue to suffer symptoms of COVID long after recovering from the initial infection. Long COVID occurs when individuals experience symptoms that affect their health much longer than the average...

Avoiding Winter Injuries

Avoiding Winter Injuries

  Winter activities and sports are a great way to stay active during colder months if you participate with common sense and caution. However, do not take on more than your health and skill level will safely allow. Before heading out on that long-awaited ski vacation,...

6 Steps to Choosing a Care Facility

6 Steps to Choosing a Care Facility

You have been avoiding the conversation, but maybe now is the time to start the discussion. Your loved one has reached the stage in life where it is time to consider moving them into a skilled care nursing facility for their care and safety. What do you do now? Where...

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