About Tabitha

About Tabitha

About

Tabitha, a mission-focused nonprofit, offers Nebraska’s first and only comprehensive line of Senior Care services. Through advanced in-home support, innovative living communities, exceptional rehabilitation services, experienced skilled nursing care and compassionate hospice support, Tabitha is your answer for Senior Care in 28 Nebraska counties. Our main campus is located in the heart of Lincoln, Nebraska, and we offer community campuses in Lincoln's Williamsburg neighborhood and in Crete, Nebraska. We also have regional offices in Grand Island, York and Nebraska City, NE, to serve clients in our west, central and east regions.

Leadership

Board of Directors—Tabitha, Inc.

  • Eric Schafer, Chair

    President, Telesis Companies

  • Dirk Brom, MD

    Retired Physician

  • Lee Chapin

    National Sales Manager, Sandhills Publishing

  • Carol A. Friesen

    Vice President, Health System Services, Bryan Health

  • Mark Hesser

    President and CEO, Pinnacle Bancorp

  • Mike Jenkins

    President, Landscapes Unlimited

  • Neal Lyons

    Chief Financial Officer, Unico Group, Inc.

  • Bishop Brian Maas

    Bishop, Nebraska Synod ELCA

  • Sherla Post

    Executive Vice President – Human Resources & Talent Management, Cornhusker Bank

  • Kimberly Rath

    Chairman and Co-Founder, Talent+

  • Dr. Juliann Sebastian, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Dean and Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing

  • Renee Sjulin

    Vice President, Runza National

Board of Directors—Tabitha Foundation

  • Lisa Smith, Chair

    Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, D.A. Davidson & Co.

  • Clark Anderson

    Owner, Pair-a-dice Properties

  • Chris Bockmann

    President, Bockmann Inc.

  • Pastor Greg Bouvier

    Senior Pastor, Sheridan Lutheran Church

  • Leslie Gibbens, CCTS, CTFA

    Vice President and Trust Services Advisor, Union Bank & Trust

  • Hugh Lau

    Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor, D.A. Davidson & Co.

  • John Miles

    Attorney, Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather

  • Jerry Prange

    IT Manager, Nelnet

  • Linda Robinson Rutz

    Retired, Union Agency, Inc.

  • Aloha Schmid

    Retired Tabitha Hospice RN

  • Bill Strain, CPA, ABV, CVA

    Retired Accountant, Strain Slattery Barkley Co.

  • Katie W. Zulkoski

    Lobbyist, Zulkoski Weber LLC

Why Tabitha

Our Mission

Motivated by Christian compassion, Tabitha delivers a continuum of exceptional and innovative Senior Care services that promote the dignity, independence and well-being of older adults.

Our Vision

Tabitha’s love embraces a society where everyone is valued and empowered to live life to the fullest.

Our Core Values
  • CARE - Extend unwavering Christian compassion
  • CONNECT - Build relationships rooted in love, because love matters
  • CUSTOMER CENTRIC - Identify, clarify and anticipate needs to exceed expectations
  • COLLABORATE - Create an atmosphere of teamwork
  • CULTIVATE - Nurture an environment of innovation and growth
  • COURAGE - Demonstrate confidence, boldness and determination
  • COMMIT - Devote our time, talent and treasures
  • CELEBRATE - Recognize and encourage all accomplishments big and small.

Partners

Tabitha is proud to partner with organizations whose missions serve the needs of seniors across the nation.

Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States, with about 4 million members in nearly 10,000 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

LeadingAge
The mission of LeadingAge is to expand the world of possibilities for aging. Their 6,000+ members and partners include nonprofit organizations representing the entire field of aging services, 38 state partners, hundreds of businesses, consumer groups, foundations and research partners.

Lutheran Services in America
We are a proud member of Lutheran Services in America (LSA), one of the largest health and human services networks in the country. The LSA network of more than 300 members touches the lives of 1 in 50 people each year in thousands of communities across the U.S. and the Caribbean.

Resources

To learn more about the state's first and most complete continuum of services for older adults, contact a Tabitha Continuum Navigator today or call 402.486.8520 for more information. We can connect you with the Tabitha resources that best fit you or your loved one's aging journey.

 

News Feed

At each doctor’s visit, it’s important to be open about your health. Talking about your health means sharing information about how you feel physically, emotionally and mentally. Read more.

Nonprofit Tabitha is honored to be nominated for Lincoln's Choice Awards for Senior Living, Physical Therapy, Work Environment and Charity/Nonprofit. Please vote Tabitha daily through Feb. 24.

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Recent studies have shown how volunteering with people or a cause you care about can actually mitigate depression and anxiety issues. Here's how.

Tabitha Offers Grief Groups, Remembrance Service and Hospice Volunteer Training throughout February.

Tabitha is proud to partner with the Lincoln Track Club to present the Tabitha Miles for Meals Run on Saturday, March 30, 2019. See our training plans here.

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Tabitha Meals on Wheels joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season. Learn more.

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups and hospice volunteer training throughout the month of January in Lincoln, York, Grand Island, and Nebraska City, NE. Learn more.

Aubrey Paulsen serves as a Senior living advocate at Tabitha, offering complimentary expert guidance to help Seniors and their families understand options that best fit their needs, in and out of the Tabitha Continuum. Learn more.

Tabitha was voted the Best Home Care Provider in Lincoln for the 10th year in a row and was among award winners for Best Place to Work, Best Retirement Community and Best Physical Therapy. Read more.

For older adults, eating healthy couldn’t be more important and can have positive effects on chronic diseases. Here are four ways to get your “plate in shape."

Studies show that people who regularly perform intentional acts of gratitude experience a variety of health benefits. Read more here.

As the holidays approach, the Tabitha bereavement team would like to share with you some thoughts on how to take care of yourself when gathering with friends and family this holiday season. Read more.

Tabitha is gearing up for the global Giving Tuesday campaign. Occurring on November 27, Giving Tuesday is held annually after Thanksgiving. Tabitha is a grateful recipient of a $10,000 match, provided by Thrivent. Learn more.