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Tabitha Grief Groups and Hospice Volunteer Training - September 2019

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers support groups and individual hospice volunteer training throughout September 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, September 13 and 27, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln.

Join Tabitha and University of Nebraska– Lincoln for an eight-week Memory Workshop starting Wednesday, Sept. 11, 10-11:30 a.m. at 203A Barkley Memorial Center, 4075 East Campus Loop South. The interactive course is designed to teach adults strategies to keep their memories sharp as they age. Cost is $80 (for participant and guest). Seats are limited; register online at 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.

The “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group” will be held the second Tuesday of each month, September 10, 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.

Tabitha Hospice invites you to a special educational session, “Does Grief End at 13 Months and Other Grief Myths,” September 17, 4-5 p.m., at Tabitha, 1114 Grundman Blvd., Nebraska City. This class will identify the common myths surrounding mourning and help you further understand the grieving process. For more information, 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.

The “Seward Grief Support Group,” will be held on September 10, 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, September 24, 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.

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.

The “Aurora Grief Support Group,” will be held on September 24, 1:30 p.m., at Aurora Methodist Church, 1104 A St. 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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