Leadership

About Tabitha

Brian Shanks

Brian Shanks

Brian Shanks started with Tabitha in 2019 as the Chief Financial Officer.

Shanks brings over 30 years of extensive experience in finance and business, including the areas of real estate, courier services and franchise investments. He was instrumental in boosting student housing occupancy rates at the University of Nebraska and managed standardized policies and procedures, data metrics and financial reporting for dining, residence life, contracts, payroll, facilities and conference operations. Shanks also provided fiscal oversight of $250 million worth of construction projects including a new dining center and residence hall across the state’s college.

“We are excited about the diverse background Brian brings to our team. His partnership is crucial as we move to the future with a bold plan to expand and innovate for the sake of Seniors, their families and the communities we are blessed to be invited to serve,” shared Tabitha President and CEO Christie Hinrichs. “We are grateful to have him as part of the Tabitha executive team.”

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As many companies declare hiring freezes, Tabitha is actively recruiting nurses, aides and a variety of other positions. Read more.

As we age, our brains change and we may remember things less sharply and accurately than before. Some memory errors are a normal part of aging, but check out these characteristics of dementia and Alzheimer’s that shouldn’t be ignored.

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of online support groups. Learn more.

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.

Whether through government-funded programs like Medicare and Medicaid, private insurance plans or out-of-pocket funds, there are many options to pay for Senior Care services. Your Tabitha Senior Care Expert will work with you to determine the options that best fit your needs.

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, when we celebrate this central role, which also ranks as the most trusted profession for 18 years running. Read more.

When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.

For those who are able, May offers unique opportunities to make an impact in our local community and in the lives of Seniors in Nebraska whom Tabitha cares for and about. Read more.

Grief at any time is difficult. Grief during a pandemic and social distancing has added challenges. Tabitha Hospice offers a few suggestions to help.

Help Tabitha wipe out Coronavirus (COVID-19) on high-touch surfaces. Donate new/unopened Clorox, Lysol, PDI or CAVI disinfecting wipe brands. Read more.

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides tax relief for donors, which is added incentive to donate to nonprofits like Tabitha. Read more.

Tabitha is honored to be among the top award-winners for the Lincoln’s Choice Awards: BEST Home Health Care and among the best for: Senior Care, Senior Living Community, Work Environment and Customer Service.

Calling all of those who love to sew for good. Tabitha needs your help to MAKE face masks and surgical gowns.
We’ll supply the fabric … you supply your time and talent. Learn more.

Tabitha is online support groups starting in April and Remembrance Services in May. Learn more.

These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world. Let’s explore each of them more in depth.