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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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It is important to make time to enjoy the outdoors. Spending time outside on a daily basis is beneficial to one’s mental, emotional and physical health. Read more.

Tabitha Meals on Wheels partners with the U-Stop Kicks it Back to the Community program. Every Tuesday in July, U-Stop will give two cents from every gallon of gas sold to support local Seniors.

Tabitha Meals on Wheels strongly depends on wonderful and dedicated volunteers to deliver meals, and is always looking for more individuals, organizations and companies willing to serve on a regular basis. Learn more.

Lincoln’s Gateway Sertoma Club and Tabitha came together for the 20th Annual Gateway Sertoma Golf Event Friday, June 10. The event raised a grand total of nearly $90,000 for Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Learn more.

Through July 7, nominate Tabitha for Grand Island’s “Best of the Best” in Hospice, In-Home Care Company, Place to Work and Customer Service categories!

Before swimming this summer, make sure you have measures in place to keep you and your family safe. Consider implementing the following tips into your poolside regimen as your summer fun starts to ramp up.

Help Tabitha earn a spot on the final ballot for Best of Lincoln honors! Nominate Tabitha now through June 30 at BestofLincoln.net. View categories.

Donald Starkey, a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast and Tabitha Hospice client, received a memorable rally of riders thanks to his Hospice nurse and ABATE of Nebraska motorcycle club. Read more.

Energy: we all have it and we all want more of it, but how you go about seeking it out is important. Here are some tips on how to say no to products that promise energy and say yes to boosting your own.

April is Global Volunteer Month. Volunteers are a vital part of the Tabitha family—and often become family to those we’re privileged to support, too. Read Frankie and Delaney's story.

Tabitha announced JP Lauterbach has joined its Tabitha Foundation, the fundraising arm of the Lincoln-headquartered nonprofit, as director of development. Read more.

Tabitha celebrates being named Best Home Health and Senior Care in the 2022 Lincoln's Choice Awards. Read more.

One way you can clearly advocate for your well-being is by setting boundaries with those around you. From work to family and friends, having clarity in your relationships is key. Thankfully, there are some basics to setting healthy boundaries.

Tabitha announced the addition of Shelia Zelazny as Director of Business Development. In this role, she will supervise the senior living advisory team along with regional business development coordinators. Learn more.

March for Meals is a month-long celebration of Tabitha’s 55-year-long Meals on Wheels program, the first of its kind in Lincoln. Learn more how you can get involved.