Tips for Caregivers

Click the title of each article below to read helpful tips for caregivers of someone under hospice care.

Anticipatory grief can exhibit many of the same symptoms as grief after a death. Use these helpful tips to better manage anticipatory grief.

Assisting someone under hospice care can be difficult, and it’s easy for caregivers to get burned out or develop serious health conditions. Use these helpful tips to take charge of your emotional and physical health.

The best thing to do for children before visiting a loved one in a hospital or senior living community is to prepare them for the visit. Use these tips to help them interact comfortably in the unfamiliar setting.

Sharing past recollections is valuable for your loved one as they near the end of their life. Use these helpful tips to talk to a loved one about their memories and experiences.

Determining how to communicate a loved one’s chronic illness or impending death to other family members and friends may be challenging. Read more for information on use of social media and other forms of communication.

When dealing with a serious illness and death, spiritual issues often arise. Here are some tips to keeping the faith when grieving.

Determining how to approach a loved one about their chronic illness or even death in general is challenging. Dispel the myths related to talking to a loved one and use these helpful tips.


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Tabitha offers support groups and individual hospice volunteer training throughout March in Lincoln, York, Seward, Auburn, Nebraska City, Aurora, Grand Island, NE, and surrounding areas. Learn more.

As we age, the health of our eyes decline and we may experience an overall reduced ability to see things clearly. Read more about common issues and a few helpful tips to keep your eyes healthy.

Please vote for Tabitha daily for the Lincoln's Choice Awards Feb. 10-23, 2020, for best: home health care, senior care, physical therapy, work environment, charity, senior living & customer service.

Tabitha welcomes Brian Shanks as chief financial officer. He also serves as Tabitha’s corporate compliance and privacy officer. Read more.

If high blood pressure isn't controlled, it can lead to medical complications. Here are just a few tips to prevent issues as you age.

Tabitha offers grief groups and hospice volunteer training throughout February in Lincoln, York, Grand Island and Nebraska City, NE. Learn more.

It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

Tabitha is proud to partner with the Lincoln Track Club to present the Tabitha Miles for Meals Run on Saturday, March 28, 2020. See our training plans here.

Participating in social activities can help improve your overall well-being. Here are ways you can stay connected with others and boost your social health.

It is that time of year again, when friends and families gather for seasonal festivities. For some, the holidays may serve as the only time they are able to visit their loved ones. This is an ideal time to do a well-being check too. Read more.

Singing with others has numerous health benefits for your body and mind. Here are a few ways to be healthier and happier with music in your life.

Tabitha's youngest donor, Braxton Anderson, received the Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award at the 2019 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, held by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Nebraska Chapter. Read more.

Tabitha is participating in the upcoming Giving Tuesday campaign. Occurring on December 3, Giving Tuesday is held annually to inspire the community to give back to local charities like Tabitha. Learn more.

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.

For many the holidays bring stress—an already busy caregiver finds there’s even more to do during the holidays. Here are some tips to help you make it through the holiday season.