Tips for Caregivers

Click the title of each article below to read helpful tips for caregivers of someone under hospice care.

Anticipatory grief is a hard journey, and holidays make it even harder. Here are some tips to help cope.

Grief has many elements. Sometimes we focus on one aspect over and over, also referred to as “looping” or “ruminating.” Here are some tips to help cope with 'the loop.'

Grief at any time is difficult. Grief during a pandemic and social distancing has added challenges. Tabitha Hospice offers a few suggestions to help.

Determining how to approach a loved one about their chronic illness or even death in general is challenging. Dispel the myths related to talking to a loved one and use these helpful tips.

When dealing with a serious illness and death, spiritual issues often arise. Here are some tips to keeping the faith when grieving.

Determining how to communicate a loved one’s chronic illness or impending death to other family members and friends may be challenging. Read more for information on use of social media and other forms of communication.

Sharing past recollections is valuable for your loved one as they near the end of their life. Use these helpful tips to talk to a loved one about their memories and experiences.

The best thing to do for children before visiting a loved one in a hospital or senior living community is to prepare them for the visit. Use these tips to help them interact comfortably in the unfamiliar setting.

Assisting someone under hospice care can be difficult, and it’s easy for caregivers to get burned out or develop serious health conditions. Use these helpful tips to take charge of your emotional and physical health.

Anticipatory grief can exhibit many of the same symptoms as grief after a death. Use these helpful tips to better manage anticipatory grief.


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Tabitha offers online and in-person community support groups.

It's time again for the Lincoln's Choice Awards. Before Jan. 31, 2021, please nominate Tabitha for Best Home Health Care, Senior Care, Physical Therapy, Work Environment, Nonprofit, Senior Living Community and more.

Our brains are the control center of our body, requiring about 20 percent of our daily caloric consumption to function. The foods we eat play a large role in the structure and health of our brains. Consider increasing or adding the following foods in your diet.

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers a variety of support groups and a remembrance service. Learn more.

Giving back and spreading the love this holiday season is sure to make your friends, family and loved ones smile.

Lincoln Quilters Guild donated 560 placemats to Tabitha Meals on Wheels clients. In addition, the Lincoln Covid Sewists made and donated 500 cloth face masks to be gifted with the placemats.

Anticipatory grief is a hard journey, and holidays make it even harder. Here are some tips to help cope.

Tabitha was voted the Best Home Care Provider in Lincoln by area residents for the 12th year in a row in the annual Best of Lincoln rankings. Read more.

Tabitha is participating in the upcoming Giving Tuesday campaign. Occurring December 1, 2020, Giving Tuesday is held annually to inspire the community to give back to local charities like Tabitha. Learn more.

Studies show that having an attitude of gratitude can improve overall health. To express more gratitude in your life consider the following tips.

Tabitha Meals on Wheels joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru of America in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season. Learn more.

Please nominate Tabitha through November 16 for Best of Otoe County in the hospice and home health category and more.

Tabitha Home Health Care’s Dina Robinson serves as Clinical Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Manager. Read more about her role to ensure highest quality-of-care outcomes.

Jennifer Zierott, RN-BC, Director of Resident Services at GracePointe by Tabitha Assisted Living & Memory Care Suites, earned her board certification in Gerontological Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Read more.

Americans wish to remain independent at home as long as possible, but as people age, it can be harder to maintain a home, eat well and lead a healthy lifestyle. Learn what support is available.