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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With a passion for helping older adults, Delaney Patten first donated her time to nonprofit Tabitha as a temporary volunteer, then later became an employee and hospice volunteer. Read more.

Help Tabitha make the final Best of Kearney ballot—nominate us for Best In-Home Health Care company between Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2022.

As an approved education site through the Nebraska Health Care Association, Tabitha is pleased to offer a pathway to becoming a Nursing Assistant (CNA). Space is limited—apply today.

It's nomination time for the Lincoln's Choice Awards. Please nominate Tabitha daily through Monday, Jan. 31 for: Home Health Care, Senior Care, Physical Therapy, Work Environment, Nonprofit, Senior Living Community and more.

Nonprofit Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, honored Dayna Swenseth, Director of Nursing as Tabitha’s annual TEAMember of the Year. Read more.

Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird joined forces with Tabitha Meals on Wheels Monday to celebrate its milestone of delivering five million meals to Lincoln area residents since its founding back in 1967. Read more.

December is all about family, festivities, and the gift of … dry skin? Practicing these skincare tips yearlong will help keep your skin looking happy and healthy around the calendar.

Senior care advocates celebrated together for the first time in two years at nonprofit Tabitha’s major fundraiser, The Signature Event, Nov. 11, at the Country Club of Lincoln. Read more.

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

Two longtime Nebraska Senior Care providers—Lincoln-based Tabitha and Omaha-based Immanuel—are collaborating to expand Tabitha's home health care and hospice services to the Omaha metro area. Learn more.

Tabitha was voted the Best Home Care Provider in Lincoln by area residents for the 13th year in a row in the annual Best of Lincoln rankings. Read more.

Tabitha was again voted Grand Island Independent’s annual best In-Home Health Care and fan favorite for Hospice Care by area residents. Read more.

Tabitha is honored to be nominated for Best In-Home Care in the annual York Reader's Choice Awards. We need your help to win! Vote for Tabitha daily between Sept. 13-26

Life has been hard lately on us all, but September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to checking in with yourself, being kind to your inner monologue and truly making sure you get what you need to fill up your cup.

GracePointe by Tabitha, Assisted Living & Memory Care Suites, celebrates 10 years of exceptional quality care. The Senior living community is located on Tabitha’s main campus in the heart of Lincoln, Neb. Read more.