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Tabitha Grief Groups and Hospice Volunteer Training - August 2019

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups, a remembrance service and individual hospice volunteer training throughout August in Lincoln, York, Nebraska City, Grand Island, NE, and surrounding areas. View calendar.

MAIN REGION (LINCOLN, NE AND LANCASTER COUNTY)

Grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support. For questions and confirmation of dates, please contact Pastor Ray Boeche, Tabitha Hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.486.8546.

  • “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,” held every Monday, 10-11:30 a.m., at the Front Porch Coffee Shop, 5925 Adams St.

  • “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,” held every Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m., at The Harbor Coffeehouse, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd.

  • “Men’s Drop-in Grief Group,” held every other Friday, August 2, 16 and 30, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln.

Tabitha has teamed up with Alzheimer’s Association to host a new caregiving and dementia drop-in support group. In these free sessions, trained facilitators lead the discussion, providing a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of those with dementia to exchange caregiving challenges and concerns, identify solutions and coping mechanisms and learn about community resources. The group will be held the first Monday of each month, 7-8 p.m., at Tabitha LifeQuest Conference Room, 4720 Randolph St. For questions, please contact Jordan Schoenefeld, Tabitha memory care engagement coordinator, at 402.484.9418.

Tabitha also offers individual hospice volunteer training throughout Lancaster County. Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides companionship, pet therapy, bereavement support, respite care, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions or to learn more about hospice volunteering, contact Rae Dixon, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577 or email Rae.Dixon@Tabitha.org.

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

 

EAST (NEBRASKA CITY, NE AREA) REGION

The “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group” will be held the second Tuesday of each month, August 13, 2-3 p.m., at Good Samaritan Society - Longs Creek Village Assisted Living, 418 Q St., Auburn. Sessions offer a relaxed, drop-in atmosphere and provide the opportunity to process loss while meeting others with similar experiences. For questions, please contact Juanita Steenbakkers, Tabitha Hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.416.7365.

Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides companionship, pet therapy, bereavement support, respite care, light housekeeping, office and clerical support while providing comfort and joy to Tabitha clients. For questions or to learn more about hospice volunteering, contact Rae Dixon, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577 or email Rae.Dixon@Tabitha.org.

For general questions, please contact Tabitha at 402.873.7047 or 800.487.3484.

 

CENTRAL REGION (YORK, NE AREA)

Grief support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support. For questions and to register, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739.

  • “Seward Grief Support Group,” August 13, 5 p.m., at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1014 N. 6th St.

  • “York Grief Support Group,” August 29, 2 p.m., at Tabitha, 205 S. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 101.

Tabitha Hospice has teamed up with Four Corners Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) for a special support group intended to provide a safe and private environment for suicide survivors to share and learn from one another as they navigate their unique grief journey. The group will be held the last Tuesday of each month, August 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Four Corners Health Department, 2101 N. Lincoln Ave., York. For those interested in participating, please call ahead so a brief conversation can take place to help identify your personal bereavement needs. Four Corners Health Department can be reached at 402.362.2621 or 877.337.3573.

Tabitha invites you to join the Tabitha Hospice team for a Remembrance Service to celebrate the life of your loved one and share in the support of our community. It will be held on Tuesday, August 6, 6 p.m., at Wessels Living History Farm, 5520 S. Lincoln Ave., York. For questions, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739.

Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides companionship, pet therapy, bereavement support, respite care, 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 402.362.7739 or email Susan.Stearns@Tabitha.org.

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

 

WEST (GRAND ISLAND, NE AREA) REGION

The “Aurora Grief Support Group,” will be held on August 27, 1:30 p.m., at Aurora Methodist Church, 1104 A St. For questions, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739 or email Tabitha.Hoffman@Tabitha.org.

Hospice volunteering is a rewarding opportunity that provides companionship, pet therapy, bereavement support, respite care, 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 308.389.6002 or email Susan.Stearns@Tabitha.org .

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

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