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Tabitha Offers a Variety of Support Groups in March

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of support groups.

Support Groups

Grief and support groups are open to anyone in the community experiencing loss or needing support. Your loved one did not have to be with Tabitha. Registration and participation is free. For questions and to register, please call 402.486.8546 or visit Tabitha.org/Hospice/Bereavement.

Online

  • “HOPE Book Club,” held every first and third Thursday, March 4 and 18, 10-11 a.m. The support group will read and discuss “The Year of Magical Thinking” by Joan Didion; a memoir of her first year after her husband’s death. For questions, please call Tabitha Hoffman at 402.362.7739.

  • “Grieving Gracefully Book Club,” held every second and fourth Tuesday, March 9 and 23, 12-1 p.m. The support group will read and discuss, “Choosing to See: A Journey of Struggle and Hope” by Mary Beth Chapman; a book that focuses on moving through grief with faith. For questions, please call Juanita Steenbakkers at 402.416.7365

In-Person

  • “Aurora Grief Support Group” will be held in person on the last Tuesday of the month, March 30, 1:30 p.m., at Aurora Methodist Church, 1104 A St. Masks and social distancing rules apply. For questions, please contact Tabitha Hoffman, hospice bereavement coordinator, at 402.362.7739.
  • "York Suicide Survivors Support Group" hosted by Tabitha Hospice and Four Corners Local Outreach will be held in person on the last Tuesday of the month, March 30, 5:30 p.m., at Four Corners Health Department, 2101 N. Lincoln Ave., York. Masks and social distancing rules apply. Registration is required. Please call 402.362.2621 for a brief conversation to help identify your personal bereavement needs and confirmation of event as it relates to COVID-19 safety and health precautions.

Please contact a Bereavement Coordinator in your area if you'd like to talk to someone about services:

  • Lincoln/Lancaster County - 402.486.8546
  • Nebraska City/Syracuse Area - 402.416.7365
  • York/Grand Island Area - 402.362.7739

Hospice Volunteer Training

Tabitha is also offering online individual hospice volunteer training. 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, contact:

  • Lincoln/Lancaster County - Rae Dixon, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577 or email Rae.Dixon@Tabitha.org
  • Nebraska City/Syracuse Area - Rae Dixon, Tabitha Hospice volunteer coordinator, at 402.486.8577 or email Rae.Dixon@Tabitha.org

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