Social Services and Activities

Social Services and Activities Team


Amy Shoemaker, Social Services Director

Amy Shoemaker, Social Services Director

Amy has been a respected member of the Hillside Village team since September of 2011. Amy has a vast array of experiences at Hillside Village including serving as a CNA and then advancing to a CMA in our nursing department. Along with nursing experience, Amy earned her Activities credentials and served as our Activities Director. Amy brings her extensive knowledge to her newest position as our Social Services Director.  Amy received her Social Service Designee in April of 2018.  Amy's compassionate and caring nature is an invaluable asset to our residents and their families. 

Lucy Bice, Social Services Medicaid Specialist

Lucy Bice, Social Services Medicaid Specialist

Lucy is the newest member of the Hillside Village team joining us in January of 2019. Lucy has a background in finance and accounting and brings a wealth of experience to Hillside having worked in numerous fields such as systems analysis, pharmacy billing specialist and instructing business software at JCCC. Lucy will be providing medicaid support to our residents and families as well as helping with operations. Lucy’s experience and expertise will be invaluable to Hillside and our residents.


Brenda Hernandez, Activities Director

Brenda Hernandez, Activities Director

Brenda has been a valued member of the Hillside Village team since October of 2012.  Before moving to the activities department in April of 2014, Brenda had roles in both our housekeeping and dietary departments.  Brenda quickly became an integral part of our activities team and was promoted to the Activities Director position in June of 2015.  Brenda goes above and beyond to ensure that our residents are happy by providing a wide variety of fun and varied activities for them to enjoy.  Brenda loves spending time with our residents and sharing life stories with them.