The Answer

The Answer Newsletter | Summer 2018

Kubicek Family
Committed to Community

For the Kubiceks, giving is a family affair, taking part in a ‘Takeover’ of Tabitha Meals on Wheels—all routes for the day were delivered by generous members of Lincoln’s Christ Lutheran Church.

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Connect: A Word From Christie

Friends of Tabitha, 
Connecting the dots, it’s one of the first type of puzzles tackled as a toddler. Who knew this simple activity would follow us through life? Each day at Tabitha we outline plans to get to the big picture and work to strengthen our bond with those we serve. Tabitha’s ties to Nebraska run deep from our humble beginnings as an orphanage to today’s industry-leading Senior Care services. READ MORE


Labor of Love

Strengthening Community by Career Growth

Tabitha has launched a specialized Workforce Development program with the help of a private two-for-one matching gift. Learn more about how this can help strengthen the community. 

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Growing Up Tabitha Blue

From CNA to RN

Follow the education and career path of CNA-turned-RN Ashley Sneller with help from Tabitha's continuing education program.

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Invaluable Volunteer

A Native Calling

Learning the value of community growing up on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, Tabitha Volunteer Phyllis Stone has now served Tabitha for 10 years. 

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Board Perspectives | Why I Serve


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Here to Help

When You Have Questions

Looking for Senior Care solutions for yourself, a loved one or a friend? We’re here to listen, learn and share expert guidance and community-based resources that best fit your needs.

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News Feed

According to many researchers, continuous learning has a limitless positive effects for all adults, especially as we get older. Read more about the benefits of learning something new.

Mindfulness, or being in the present moment, has a variety of positive health benefits. Read more about how to manage stress and make mindfulness part of your healthy aging journey.

One thing is certain – we all want certain memories, experiences and dreams to be remembered for generations to come. One way to build a legacy is to write an ethical will. Learn more.

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

As the medicine cabinet fills up, keeping it all straight can be tricky, but vitally important for overall health. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when starting a new medication. Be sure to ask these questions.

To someone with a terminal illness, every day matters. Knowledgeable, experienced leadership is essential, and Tabitha Hospice utilizes Dr. Kevin Reichmuth as medical director and local expert.

Tabitha The Club—Adult Day Services proudly partners with Be Well MD and introduces an innovative program that offers an on-site medical clinic for clients. Learn more about The Club.

Chris Wismer, Tabitha Hospice Administrator, was recently appointed as the community engagement chair of the Nebraska Hospice and Palliative Care Association (NHPCA). Wismer was one of the Nebraskans present at the recent Management and Leadership Conference and Advocacy Intensive in Washington D.C.

Nine-year-old Braxton Anderson, of Calloway, Neb., recently made a $3 donation. Those 12 quarters and a request for others to follow his lead has turned into almost $12,000 and counting for the longstanding Tabitha Meals on Wheels program. Read more.

Falls may be common, but they don’t have to be a normal part of aging. With just a few simple changes, you can decrease your risk for falls and injury.

Before you enjoy the rays this summer, consider the risk. Skin cancers are the most common forms of cancer in the U.S. Decrease your risk, and enjoy the sun by understanding how to protect your skin.

Lincoln’s Gateway Sertoma Club and Tabitha joined forces and welcomed golfers to play for the 16th annual golf event to raise money for Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Read more.

Giving to worthwhile charities and nonprofits can sometimes put a kink in your shopping budget. Check out these programs that allow you give money to Tabitha while you shop, both locally and online.

Home injuries such as falls or accidents are a leading cause of death for Americans. Follow these tips to keep your home safe.

Keeping medications straight can be tricky. To help manage your own medicine cabinet and prevent future medical issues, keep track of existing medications by developing a system. Read more.