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Tabitha Grief Groups, Caregiver Support Groups and Hospice Volunteer Training - August 2018

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups, remembrances and hospice volunteer training throughout August in Lincoln, York, Nebraska City, and Grand Island, NE.

MAIN REGION (LINCOLN, NE AND LANCASTER COUNTY)

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

  • “Loss of a Loved One Drop-in Grief Group,” held every Monday, 10-11:30 a.m., and every Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m., at The Harbor Coffeehouse, 1265 S. Cotner Blvd. Call 402.486.8546 for confirmation of dates.

  • “Men’s Drop-in Grief Group,” held every other Friday, August 3, 17 and 31, 1:30-3 p.m., at Hy-Vee deli, 7151 Stacy Ln. Call 402.486.8546 for confirmation of dates.

  • “Caregiver Drop-in Support Group,” held every third Wednesday of the month, 5-6:30 p.m., at Tabitha The Club—Adult Day Services, 4600 Valley Rd. Care for loved one provided at no charge. Meals are available for $5.

  • “Growing Through Grief Six-Week Support Group” held Wednesday mornings, 10-11:30 a.m., August 15 – September 19, Tabitha, 4720 Randolph St., Lincoln. To register, please contact Jamie Scott, at 402.486.8546 or email Jamie.Scott@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 Jillian Harold, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577 or email Jillian.Harold@Tabitha.org.

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

CENTRAL REGION (YORK, NE AREA)

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

  • “Seward Grief Support Group,” August 14, 5 p.m., at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1014 N. 6th St. Call 402.362.7739 to register.

  • "York Grief Support Group,” August 30, 2 p.m., at Tabitha’s central regional office, 205 S. Lincoln Ave., Ste. 101. Call 402.362.7739 to register.

Tabitha also invites you to join the Tabitha Hospice team for a special remembrance service to celebrate the life of your loved one and share in the support of our community. The service will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 6 p.m., at Wessels Living History Farm, 5520 S. Lincoln Ave., York, Nebraska. To register, please call 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.

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 Jillian Harold, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577or email Jillian.Harold@Tabitha.org.

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

WEST (GRAND ISLAND, NE AREA) REGION

A grief support group will be offered at Aurora Methodist Church, 1104 A St., Aurora, Neb., August 28, 1:30 p.m. Please register by calling 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 .

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

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