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Tabitha Grief Groups and Hospice Volunteer Training - May 2019

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers support groups, remembrance services and individual hospice volunteer training throughout the month of May in Lincoln, York, Seward, Auburn, Nebraska City, Aurora, Grand Island, NE, and surrounding communities. View full calendar of events here.

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, May 10 and 24, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln.

Tabitha is teaming 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, May 6, 2019 – May 4, 2020, 7 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 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. This service will include a special tribute to fallen Veterans and their families. It will be held on Thursday, May 23, 6 p.m., at Tabitha Chapel, 4720 Randolph St. For questions, please contact Pastor Ray Boeche, Tabitha Hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.486.8546.

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 at https://cehs.unl.edu/secd/memory-clinic/.  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.

 

EAST REGION (NEBRASKA CITY, NE AREA)

Grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support and helpful caregiver tips. For questions or to register, please call 402.416.7365.

The “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group” will be held every other Tuesday, May 14 and 28, 1-2 p.m., at Café Metro, 901 Central Ave., 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.

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. This service will include a special hospice memorial tree planting and will be held on Thursday, May 23, 6:30 p.m., at Nuckolls Square Park, 3rd Ave., Nebraska City. 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.

 

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,” May 14, 5 p.m., at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1014 N. 6th St.
  • “York Grief Support Group,” May 30, 2 p.m., at Tabitha, 205 S. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 101.

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.

 

WEST REGION (GRAND ISLAND, NE AREA)

Grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support and helpful caregiver tips. For questions or to register, please call 402.362.7739.

The “Aurora Grief Support Group,” will be held on May 28, 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 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 Thursday, May 30, 6:30 p.m., at Peace Lutheran Church, 1710 N. North Rd., Grand Island. 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 308.389.6002 or email Susan.Stearns@Tabitha.org.

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