An Exceptional Community

The Woodlands at Hillcrest offers an outstanding, nationally recognized management staff and well-trained caregivers – including licensed nurses – assuring residents and their families of high standards and competent care. The Woodlands at Hillcrest is a place where every resident of the senior living community will feel a heightened sense of security and enjoy the ability to live as independently as possible.

National Management

Expertly managed by a proven, national leader.

The Woodlands at Hillcrest is managed by Life Care Services®, an LCS® Company. Life Care Services is a national leader in senior living, with over 40 years of proven experience. More than 33,000 senior adults live in communities managed and marketed by the companies of LCS. Life Care Services’ innovative leadership brings passion and performance through strong financial stewardship, lifestyle-centered services as well as high-quality health services in communities as unique as the individuals who live in them.


A Heritage of Excellence

The Woodlands at Hillcrest is a development of Nelson Construction & Development of Des Moines, Iowa. Over the past 15 years, the company has produced more than two-million square feet and $300-million in ground-up, historic, apartment, hotel, retail, office, and industrial buildings throughout Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Arizona.

Meet the Woodlands at Hillcrest Team


Trish Jarnagin

Executive Director

Trish Jarnagin joined The Woodlands at Hillcrest as its executive director in 2017, having passionately served the senior housing industry for over 25 years. Throughout her career, Trish has specialized in outstanding customer service. She has served in the operations management of a wide range of senior lifestyles, including skilled nursing, memory care, independent and assisted living communities. As the executive director of The Woodlands at Hillcrest, she is responsible for its day-to-day operations.
Trish lives in Lincoln, very close by The Woodlands. She is a member of the Lincoln Independent Business Association (LIBA), and the North Lincoln Business Association.

Barbara Tyler

Director of Community Relations

Barbara Tyler is a go-getter who makes things happen in a community. She joins The Woodlands at Hillcrest with more than 14 years involved in senior living, and has been a residential Realtor since 1993 – which gives her an exceptional grasp on the housing market as it relates to senior adults looking to make a change. Barbara will make an immediate impact on The Woodlands, with her positive, can-do attitude, and her knack for forging solid relationships with residents and staff alike.
Barbara is constantly busy. Among other things, she’s a Certified Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Leader, a Rotarian, and a Life Member of the Nebraska Alumni Association. In her free time, Barbara spends time with her family – including three sons and five grandchildren.