Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, offers grief groups, remembrances and hospice volunteer training throughout the month of December in Lincoln, York, Grand Island, and Nebraska City, NE.

MAIN REGION (LINCOLN, NE AND LANCASTER COUNTY)

Grief and support groups will be available throughout the month and open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support and helpful caregiver tips.

  • “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,”- held every Monday, 10-11:30 a.m., and every Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m., at the Harbor Coffee Shop, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd. Call Jamie Scott at 402.486.8546 for confirmation of dates.
  • “Men’s Drop-in Grief Group,”- held every other Friday, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee-deli, 7151 Stacy Ln. Call Jamie Scott at 402.486.8546 for confirmation of dates.
  • “Caregiver Drop-in Support Group,”- December 20, 5-6:30 p.m., at Tabitha The Club—Adult Day Services, 4600 Valley Rd. Care for loved one provided at no charge. Meals are available for $5.
  • Six-week “Growing Through Grief Support Group,”- held Wednesday mornings, January 10 – February 14, 10-11:30 a.m., at Tabitha, 4720 Randolph St. To register, please contact Jamie Scott, at 402.486.8546 or email Jamie.Scott@Tabitha.org.

Tabitha also offers hospice volunteer training throughout Lancaster County. Tabitha Hospice volunteers can provide respite care, bereavement support, companionship, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions about hospice volunteering, contact Tabitha Hospice at 402.486.8506 or email Hospice.Volunteer@Tabitha.org.

For general questions, please contact Tabitha at 402.486.8520 or 800.418.9335.

CENTRAL REGION (YORK, NE AREA)

A grief support group will be offered at Tabitha’s central regional office, 205 S. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 101, York, Neb., every other Thursday afternoon, December 14 and December 28, 2 p.m. Please register by calling 402.362.7739.

Tabitha invites you to join the Tabitha Hospice team, McKown Funeral Home and Gass Haney Funeral Home for a special holiday remembrance service to celebrate the life of your loved one and share in the support of our community. The service will be held on Tues., December 12, 6 p.m., at Columbus Senior Center, 3111 19th St., Columbus. To register, please call 402.362.7739.

Tabitha is in need of hospice volunteers in this service area. Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides respite care, bereavement support, companionship, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions or to learn more about hospice volunteering, contact Susan Stearns, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.484.9983 or email Susan.Stearns@Tabitha.org .

For general questions, please contact Tabitha at 402.362.7739 or 800.286.9074.

EAST (NEBRASKA CITY, NE AREA) REGION

A “GriefShare” grief support group will be offered at Faith Baptist Church, 1121 1st Corso St., Nebraska City, Neb., Thursday evenings, October 5-January 4, 6-7:30 p.m. This ongoing weekly drop-in support group is open to anyone needing support during a difficult time or after a loss and includes a helpful Christian-based video series. For questions, please call Jamie Scott at 402.486.8546.

Tabitha is in need of hospice volunteers in this service area. Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides respite care, bereavement support, companionship, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions or to learn more about hospice volunteering, contact Tabitha Hospice at 402.486.8506 or email Hospice.Volunteer@Tabitha.org.For general questions, please contact Tabitha at 402.873.7047 or 800.487.3484.

WEST (GRAND ISLAND, NE AREA) REGION

Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides respite care, bereavement support, companionship, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions or to learn more about hospice volunteering, contact Susan Stearns, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.484.9983 or email Susan.Stearns@Tabitha.org .

For general questions, please contact Tabitha at 308.389.6002 or 800.228.0417.