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Tabitha Grief Groups, Remembrance Service & Hospice Volunteer Training - February 2020

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups, a remembrance service and individual hospice volunteer training throughout February 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 Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:30-3 p.m., at The Harbor Coffeehouse, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd. Beginning January 29, this group will be held every Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m., at the Front Porch Coffee Shop, 5925 Adams St.

  • “Men’s Drop-in Grief Group,” held every other Friday, December 6 and 20, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln.

Tabitha and the Alzheimer’s Association host a free caregiving and dementia drop-in support group the first Monday of each month, 7-8 p.m., at Tabitha LifeQuest Conference Room, 4720 Randolph St. Trained facilitators provide 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. For questions, please contact Jordan Schoenefeld, Tabitha Memory Care Engagement Coordinator, at 402.484.9418.

Tabitha invites you to join the Tabitha Hospice team for a Valentine's Day Remembrance Service to celebrate the life of your loved one, experience healing after loss and share in the support of our community  at this special time of the year. The service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m., at Tabitha Chapel, 4720 Randolph St. For questions, please contact Pastor Ray Boeche, Tabitha Hospice Bereavement Coordinator, at 402.486.8546.

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.

 

EAST (NEBRASKA CITY, NE AREA) REGION

Grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support. 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.

  • “Auburn Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group” held the second Tuesday of each month, Feb. 11, 2-3 p.m., at Good Samaritan Society - Longs Creek Village Assisted Living, 418 Q St.
  • “Tecumseh Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group” held the second Thursday of each month, Feb. 13, 1:30-2:30 p.m., at Ridgeview Towers, 1143 N. 3rd St.

Tabitha also offers individual hospice volunteer training throughout Cass, Otoe, Nemaha, Johnson and surrounding counties. 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 and families. 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.

 

CENTRAL REGION (YORK, NE AREA)

The “Seward Grief Support Group” will be held Tuesday, Feb. 11, 5 p.m., at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1014 N. 6th St. For questions, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739.

Join Tabitha Hospice and Four Corners Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) for a special support group the last Tuesday of each month, February 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m., at Four Corners Health Department, 2101 N. Lincoln Ave., York. If interested, please call 402.362.2621 ahead for a brief conversation to help identify your personal bereavement needs.

Tabitha is in need of hospice volunteers in York. Individual hospice volunteer training is available throughout York, Seward, Butler, Polk, Fillmore, Saline and surrounding counties. 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 and families. 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.

 

WEST (GRAND ISLAND, NE AREA) REGION

The “Aurora Grief Support Group” will be held Tuesday, Feb. 25, 1:30 p.m., at Aurora Methodist Church, 1104 A St. For questions, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739.

Tabitha offers individual hospice volunteer training throughout Hall, Hamilton, Merrick, Clay, Buffalo and surrounding counties. 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 and families.  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.

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