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Tabitha Grief Groups and Hospice Volunteer Training - June 2019

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups, a remembrance service and individual hospice volunteer training throughout June 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, June 7 and 21, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln.

  • Growing through Grief” six-week support group, Wednesdays, Jun. 19 – Jul. 24, 10-11:30 a.m., at Tabitha, 4720 Randolph St. For questions, please contact Pastor Ray Boeche, Tabitha Hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.486.8546.

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.

Join Tabitha and University of Nebraska—Lincoln for a special Avoiding the Brain Strain Memory Workshop built to equip you with the educational resources and tools to help keep your brain stronger, longer. This eight-week group will be held Wednesdays, June 12 - July 31, 10 - 11:30 a.m. at 203A Barkley Memorial Center, East Campus University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 4075 East Campus Loop South. The workshop focuses on learning about and developing strategies to improve independence and safety with daily functional skills and activities. Significant others, friends or family members are encouraged to attend with participants to learn how to assist with the daily challenges of memory impairment and engage in group discussions. Cost to attend is $80 (for participant and guest). Seats are limited; register online.  For questions, please contact Abbe Davis, M.S., CCC-SLP, Tabitha Speech-Language Pathologist, at 402.416.2936 or Abbe.Davis@Tabitha.org.

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

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.

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 beginning June 25, 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.

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 June 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 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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