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Health Tip: What Do I Need To Know About Recovery Therapies?

People who receive rehabilitation and therapy services are typically individuals recovering from an injury or a surgery, or, they are coping with a chronic condition such as Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis or Alzheimer’s. There are a few major types available but all work together to get a person back to their prior level of functioning after a surgery, injury, or can help improve life with a chronic illness.

  • Physical therapy improves overall body function, focusing on balance, ambulation and muscle strength.
  • Occupational therapy helps individuals perform self-care activities such as dressing, preparing food and even managing a checkbook.
  • Speech therapy works to improve the ability to speak and swallow.
  • Outpatient therapy is for individuals who live at home and need to come into a gym for therapy services.
  • In-home therapy helps those unable to leave their home. Therapists come directly to you for therapy.

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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.

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Tabitha was voted the Best Home Care Provider in Lincoln by area residents for the 11th year in a row in the annual Best of Lincoln rankings. Read more.

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Nonprofit Tabitha received the Star Award at Nebraska Safety Council’s conference and trade show. This annual honor is presented to organizations across the state who have made a difference in workplace safety. Read more.

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

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Tabitha Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning, Joyce Ebmeier, was honored with LeadingAge Nebraska’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more.