Nebraska Hearing Center Observes Tinnitus Awareness Week February 2-8 in Lincoln, Nebraska

50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus – or ringing in the ears. At Nebraska Hearing Center, we know how it can affect your quality of life. Tinnitus Awareness Week is around the corner and Nebraska Hearing Center can help.  We have devices that can drastically reduce if not completely mask the ringing in your ears.

Centrally located at 5625 O Street; Suite 104, Nebraska Hearing Center is locally owned and operated by Audiologist Leslie Frank MS, CCC-A.  Call (402) 486-3737 to schedule your appointment today. For more information about Nebraska Hearing Center please visit

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8020SmartFIT Changes Management, Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event in Lincoln, Nebraska

8020SmartFIT is celebrating big changes with its change of management! The three new owner operators—Jordan Gardner, Ben Keller and James Berger–come with higher education and 20 years of combined experience and hosted a Lincoln Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting event on December 9th to introduce themselves and the new concept. They are excited to work with clients to help them achieve their goals whether they are weight loss, sport or just staying in shape, having fun and de-stressing.

As a private personal training and small batch fitness studio, 8020SmartFIT’s all-inclusive memberships allow people to save a lot of money on fitness and nutrition opposed to any other ordinary gym. This includes both private personal training sessions and small group classes built in at a significant cost savings.

There will be some exciting stuff rolling out from 8020SmartFIT to kick off the new year. Among them will be added class times, class themes, and online fitness resources.  Many new classes and services are still being developed–installing a marathon prep class, a workout recovery class and a Tabata class over the lunch hour just to name a few.

Make sure to keep an eye on the website at for a special New Year’s offer in January!  For more information about 8020SmartFIT, call (402) 421-2205 or email

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Nicole Lee Joins The Legacy as Director of Nursing in Lincoln, Nebraska

Best of Lincoln’s Legacy Retirement Communities welcomes Nicole Lee as Director of Nursing at The Legacy.

Originally from Hay Springs, NE, Nicole received her diploma of practical nursing from Kaplan University in 2011.  In her nursing career, she has worked as a hospice nurse with Odyssey Hospice in Omaha and with East Lincoln Internal Medicine.  Before moving to The Legacy location at 5600 Pioneers Blvd., Nicole was a charge nurse at The Legacy Terrace.  As Director of Nursing at The Legacy, Nicole’s goal is to continue the excellence that is well established within the Legacy Retirement Communities and to lead the nursing team with compassion and vision.

Legacy Retirement Communities is committed to being a leader in senior living by raising the bar in our industry and offering helpful resources to Lincoln and the surrounding area.  For more information about Legacy Retirement Communities, visit or contact Kayla Schaf at (402) 436-3000.

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Homestead Rehabilitation Celebrates Addition, Recognitions in Lincoln, Nebraska

Homestead Rehabilitation Center—nationally recognized for quality—welcomed about 75 guests at an Open House and Ribbon Cutting on Thursday, October 23. Homestead Rehabilitation celebrated its one-year anniversary of the new private therapy community as well as being nationally recognized for commitment to quality and receiving the statewide Champion of Care Award. Matt Romshek, Administrator, opened the program with a few remarks, followed by Curt Hesser of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce. After the brief program and Ribbon Cutting, guests enjoyed refreshments, tours, massages and therapy screens.

“Over the past year, Homestead’s new rehabilitation addition has had an average occupancy rate of 95%,” said Romshek. “Our staff’s hard work and dedication have been and will continue to be what allows Homestead Rehabilitation to deliver the best care possible in our industry.”

The private addition opened in October 2013 offering more private rooms, one of the area’s largest therapy gyms and added amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, refreshment bar and cozy visiting areas, to name a few. Homestead Rehabilitation began offering complimentary massage this past summer.

Homestead Rehabilitation Centers offers short-stay rehabilitation, extended care and memory support. Homestead is open for admissions and therapy seven days a week and accepts Medicare/Medicaid, VA, managed care and insurance. For a tour or more information about Homestead Rehabilitation Center, please call (402) 488-0977, email or visit

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Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping Winter Session Begins Jan. 10th in Lincoln, Nebraska

Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping is excited to announce that they are set to kick off the 10-week Winter Session on January 10th.  There are still a few spaces left!  For more information, go to

Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping is a results based fitness program for participants of any age, lifestyle, sex or athletic ability.    The program has been specifically designed to help people develop healthy lifestyle habits by incorporating fat-burning, strengthening and endurance building aspects exercise.  In 45 minutes a day, six days a week, Farrell’s can help you make real changes in your fitness and overall health. Results are typical with the Farrell’s program. In 10 weeks with Farrell’s you will see the eXtreme changes you expect out of your fitness and nutrition commitments.  The Farrell’s program combines four essential elements needed to make eXtreme changes in your bodyshape:  Cardiovascular exercise to burn fat, strength training to build muscle, Nutrition education to help you eat healthy, and Instructors and coaches to keep you encouraged throughout your journey.

Farrell’s has two Lincoln locations:   2755 Jamie Lane and 4400 Lucile Drive.  Each location has five classes a day. To find out more about Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping, contact Tammie Collier at (402) 421-2392, via email at, or visit

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Shape Up! Celebrates 7th Anniversary in Lincoln, Nebraska

Shape Up! is celebrating their seven anniversary this year. Shape Up! has two all-natural approaches to changing the shape of your body and face.  The newest machine with upgraded technology, is the Arasys Genius which can help you meet your goals of losing inches, burning fat and building muscle, all while you lie back and relax.  The Arasys Genius targets the nerve in control of the muscle, resulting in a full muscle contraction.   Your Arasys Genius workout not only burns fat while building muscle, it also increases stamina and metabolism and reduces cellulite.  This results in significant inch and fat loss in 3-4 weeks. The Arasys Genius is the only machine available with this technology and is FDA approved.

The second machine, the Perfector, provides a completely natural face lift utilizing cellular regeneration technology. The procedure is completely noninvasive and painless with absolutely no downtime.  The results are amazing and instant. The Perfector diminishes wrinkles; reduces dark circles and puffy eyes; increases Collagen and Elastin; firms and tones; and lifts sagging muscles.

More information on the Perfector and the Arasys Genius technology can be found at  Call Jill at Shape Up! to set up an appointment at (402) 475-2526.

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