Dementia & Alzheimer's Care

Dementia and Alzheimer's Care

About

Seniors with Alzheimer's disease or other types of dementia have a wide range of abilities, and their needs change as their condition progresses. High-functioning adults may need only minimal support, while severely impacted individuals may require around-the-clock care.

Tabitha addresses these diverse needs with a broad range of memory care services within the Tabitha Elder Care Continuum. Our unified resource base and continuum navigation continuity make it easier to adjust to each person’s changing needs.

The answer for Elder Care in the state, Tabitha has been instrumental in raising awareness and providing resources for individuals and families experiencing memory loss. In 2014, Tabitha hosted a public dementia panel form for community members to receive answers about the differences between Alzheimer's and dementia, caring for loved ones with memory loss, what professional services are available for dementia, legal concerns and much more. 

In 2015, Tabitha, in collaboration with LeadingAge Nebraska, brought an exclusive premiere of the incredible documentary, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me to Lincoln for an exclusive showing. The movie chronicles the legendary singer's life with Alzheimer's and his farewell tour.

Darlene's Story

When Darlene’s memory loss began to slip beyond the normal signs of aging, her daughter, Jessica, called Tabitha to help Darlene at home with meals and housekeeping. As Darlene’s condition progressed and it was no longer safe for her to live alone, she moved in with her daughter, and Jessica chose Tabitha Adult Day services during the week while she was at work. Darlene loved the activities, meals and companionship.

Recently Darlene moved to GracePointe Memory Care Suites. The staff helps her with medications, nutrition and hygiene. She is happy, safe and enjoying her life. Jessica knows that as her mom’s needs change, Tabitha is there for her and her family. If Darlene ever needs therapy or skilled nursing, Jessica knows she can rely on Tabitha. And when the time comes for a higher level of care, Tabitha will guide them through that journey.

Emma's Story

Working with her Tabitha continuum navigator and her nephew, Harlan, Emma discovered the compassionate care and pleasant, peaceful surroundings she needed as she faced the challenges of memory decline.

"We’re so thankful GracePointe was an option for Aunt Emma,” Harlan said. “The staff keep me informed, which I greatly appreciate. Aunt Emma is happy here; she's surrounded by so much love and compassion. It's the next best thing to home.”

In-Home Support

Assisted Living

  • 24/7 safety and security
  • Memory recall activities
  • Social interaction with peers
  • Specialized, hands-on caregiving
  • Communities in Lincoln and Crete

Adult Day Services

  • Safe and secure campus
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Engaging activities programming
  • Flexible scheduling

Why Tabitha

Individuals experiencing the challenges of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, can turn to Tabitha for a full range of services to meet their needs.
 

Tabitha Meals on Wheels

Recipients receive a warm, nutritious lunch—plus the benefit of someone checking on their well-being each day. Tabitha Meals on Wheels is provided throughout Lincoln, Nebraska. Learn more about Tabitha Meals on Wheels.
 

Home Health Care

For assistance with medications, at-home therapy or recuperative medical care, Tabitha Home Health is the answer throughout southeast Nebraska. Our nurses, therapists and aides are expertly trained, and we are Medicare-certified. Learn more about home health care
 

VoiceCare Emergency Response

VoiceCare supports independence with a secure, reliable emergency response system. To keep them safe, individuals wear a personal activator button. When pressed, VoiceCare contacts designated responders such as family, neighbors or emergency response personnel. Learn more about VoiceCare
 

Adult Day Services

A daytime home-away-from-home, Tabitha The Club—Adult Day Services services provide a safe, nurturing environment for adults who need extra care during the day when other family members may not be available. Whether for regular or respite care, clients enjoy nutritious meals, engaging activities, memory care support, medication administration and assistance with other activities of daily living. This service is located within blocks from Tabitha's main campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. Learn more about Tabitha The Club—Adult Day Services.

Memory Care Assisted Living

At Tabitha we strive to help individuals with dementia live as independently as possible while providing comprehensive care and compassionate support. Every detail, from the design of our buildings and secure monitoring to creative recall activities, is designed to provide each resident a safe and enriching lifestyle.

Tabitha’s memory care assisted living community, GracePointe Assisted Living & Memory Care Suites, is located in Lincoln. Our teams have specialized training in dementia caregiving to help residents live comfortable, fulfilling lives. Learn more about Tabitha's assisted living communities
 

Skilled Nursing Memory Care

Our commitment to memory care starts with two key ingredients—grace and love—no matter what level of care is needed. For those with more demanding health and memory challenges, Tabitha offers around-the-clock memory care at our skilled nursing community in Lincoln. Learn more about Tabitha's skilled nursing communities
 

Respite Care

When family caregivers need some time off, Tabitha offers a broad range of respite care. Select in-home or Adult Day services, or choose to have your loved one live at GracePointe or Tabitha in Crete—The Gardens in a fully furnished respite suite (minimum length of stay or other requirements may apply). Learn more about respite care communities
 

Resources

Want to learn more about Tabitha’s many offerings for dementia and Alzheimer’s care? Contact a Tabitha Continuum Navigator today or call 402.486.8520 for more information. We’ll connect you with the Tabitha resources that best fit your own or your loved one’s aging journey.

News Feed

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Tabitha's Health Tip this month includes information about recovery therapies and rehabilitation. Read more about how therapists work together to help clients bounce back.

Tabitha hosted a select group of retired Lincoln pastors, missionaries and their wives at the annual Amazing Grays Luncheon March 16 at Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Tabitha in Crete Resident Assistant Britany Kalkwarf was honored with Leading Age Nebraska’s 2017 Excellence in Care and Service Award. Read more.

Tabitha, Nebraska’s industry-leading Senior Care provider, offers grief groups and hospice volunteer training throughout the month of April in Lincoln, York, Grand Island, and Nebraska City, NE. Learn more.

Tabitha recognized a select group of donors and volunteers who give extraordinarily in the pursuit of outstanding, compassionate care for Nebraska Seniors. Organizations and individuals were honored during Tabitha’s annual Into the Blue luncheon March 7 at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln. Read more.

Tabitha prepares for "March for Meals" month-long fundraiser and the Tabitha 10K and 2-Mile Run April 7, 2018, to benefit Tabitha Meals on Wheels. Read more.

As we age, our bodies go through a number of changes. In this health tip, we will discuss changes in sleep and in your skin, and what you can do to manage these changes as they occur.

Tabitha honors the 10-year anniversary of Dr. Heather Fago, medical director of Tabitha Hospice. Dr. Fago works with clients, their families and physicians to develop customized care plans and provide ongoing review of the hospice program in Tabitha’s central and west regions.

Tabitha is proud to partner with the Lincoln Track Club to present the Tabitha 10K and 2-Mile Run/Walk on Sat., April 7, 2018. Making manageable changes in your lifestyle can have a big impact on your health, so start your year off right by setting a goal to sign up and participate in Tabitha’s Walk/Run!

Tabitha is pleased to welcome Alan Uden as chief financial officer. Read more.

Tabitha Meals on Wheels has been honored with a generous donation of a 2018 Subaru Outback from Subaru of America in partnership with Meals on Wheels America. Read more.