Tips for Caregivers

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

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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As we age, we may experience an overall reduced ability to hear things clearly. Learn more about hearing loss and get tips to protect your hearing.

If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, start by reprogramming your brain to think more positively. Try out these six tips to focus your thoughts and train your brain to be more positive.

Tabitha offers online and in-person community support groups and remembrance services this summer.

Nominate Tabitha by June 30 fro Best of Lincoln in Home Care, Retirement Community, Physical Therapy and Large Company to Work at www.BestofLincoln.net.

Like any other muscle, a brain needs to be exercised, stretched and challenged to stay strong. Check out these cool tricks you can practice to exercise your brain and build mental muscle.

As many companies declare hiring freezes, Tabitha is actively recruiting nurses, aides and a variety of other positions. Read more.

As we age, our brains change and we may remember things less sharply and accurately than before. Some memory errors are a normal part of aging, but check out these characteristics of dementia and Alzheimer’s that shouldn’t be ignored.

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

If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to fight loneliness while still regarding social distancing.

Whether through government-funded programs like Medicare and Medicaid, private insurance plans or out-of-pocket funds, there are many options to pay for Senior Care services. Your Tabitha Senior Care Expert will work with you to determine the options that best fit your needs.

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, when we celebrate this central role, which also ranks as the most trusted profession for 18 years running. Read more.

When things are busy, wellness often takes a backseat to our presumed priorities. Check out a few ways to bring your personal health back to the forefront of your life.

For those who are able, May offers unique opportunities to make an impact in our local community and in the lives of Seniors in Nebraska whom Tabitha cares for and about. Read more.

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

Help Tabitha wipe out Coronavirus (COVID-19) on high-touch surfaces. Donate new/unopened Clorox, Lysol, PDI or CAVI disinfecting wipe brands. Read more.