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The Answer Newsletter | Winter 2019

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Cultivate: A Word From Christie

Friends of Tabitha,

One way or another all Nebraskans are connected through agriculture. After all, one out of four jobs in the state is linked to the industry and if you didn’t grow up on a farm or ranch, chances are you know someone who did. Because of this, it’s safe to say there’s a good understanding about growing something out of nothing.

When you think about it, we spend our lives cultivating—raising families, fostering friendships, furthering our education and building careers, businesses and communities.

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Brax Gives Back

Fearless fundraiser sets example

With a heart as big as his hat, ten-year-old Callaway, Nebraska native, Braxton Anderson, has inspired a wave of donations to Tabitha claiming, “It just feels good to give.” Read more about his moving story. 

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Honestly, Tabitha IS For Everyone

You might not need us now, but when you do—we're here for you.

See how Tabitha serves friends and neighbors, families, caregivers, donors, volunteers, career seekers and more.

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Human Resources Reinvented

Talent + Culture = Success

As Tabitha has transformed over the years so has the Human Resource department, now referred to as Talent & Culture, including recruiting, retaining, mentoring and investing in valuable employees.

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Friendships Formed

One hand at a time

Volunteer Judy Zimmer hosts a weekly card club with residents at Tabitha, sharing in memories of the past and building relationships. 

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Nonprofit Tabitha is honored to be nominated for Best of Lincoln in Home Care, Retirement Community, Physical Therapy and Large Company to Work. Please vote for Tabitha through August 31.

Strength training not only keeps muscles healthy and strong as we get older, it can also reduce the signs and symptoms of many diseases and chronic conditions including arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, back pain and depression. Read more.

Tabitha, Grand Island’s trusted local nonprofit provider for 20+ years, is up for best hospice and in-home care company in the 2019 Best of Grand Island contest. Vote today.

Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (TNRC), Tabitha Residences Good, Martin, Elizabeth and Martha Houses and Journey House Skilled Nursing Facility for End-of-Life Care, all located on Tabitha’s main campus in the heart of Lincoln, Neb., have received the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s (AHCA/NCAL) Bronze Award—Commitment to Quality distinction. Read more.

Sleep is an important part of our day, as up to one-third of our lives is spent in bed. Sleep is restorative, allowing the body time to repair itself at a cellular level and is important to our health as we age. Learn more.

Tabitha offers grief groups and hospice volunteer training throughout August in Lincoln, York, Grand Island, and Nebraska City, NE. Learn more.

Tabitha recently expanded—adding 14 new private suites and spa area dedicated for short-stay rehabilitation care at Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center—LifeQuest. Learn more.

Remember to select Tabitha and use Amazon Smile for Amazon Prime Days, July 15-16. Learn more.

Nonprofit Tabitha has received the Survey Solutions Workplace Transformation Award. This annual honor is given to hospitals and health care systems, nationwide, which have made a transformational change in employee engagement. Tabitha is one of just six to receive this year’s award. Read more.

Tabitha Residences Cove, Harbor and Seagren House have received the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s (AHCA/NCAL) Bronze Award—Commitment to Quality distinction. Read more.

As we age, bladder changes are common but can unfortunately disrupt our daily lives. Read more how to keep your bladder healthy and understand the common signs that may indicate a problem.

Lincoln’s Gateway Sertoma Club and Tabitha joined forces for the 17th annual golf event at NuMark Golf Course, raising a record-breaking $76,000 to support Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Read more.

Tabitha believes communities are strengthened when those who live in them inspire, support and serve their friends and neighbors. That is just the case in Columbus where Janelle Prather, Tabitha Hospice RN, lives and works to provide exceptional care to area families. Read more.

Tabitha is committed to connecting with those who have expressed a need for quality end-of-life support services by extending the reach of Tabitha Hospice services to Kearney and Buffalo County. Read more.

Although aging is inevitable for any organ, there are easy steps you can take to reduce and slow down the skin’s aging process. Read more.