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Tabitha Celebrates 125-Year Anniversary And Opens 2 New Green House Homes

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Green House Project adopter Tabitha Health Care Services in Lincoln, Neb., is celebrating its 125th anniversary Tuesday, April 26, with the grand opening of two new Green House Project alternative nursing homes.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports:

Green Houses are a new choice for individuals requiring skilled nursing services. These communities remove all institution-like elements, as they are designed with the home in mind and are built to support and uplift individuals to live life on their own terms and schedules.

As part of Tabitha’s commitment to providing a continuum of care, the organization also celebrates the upcoming May 2 opening of the new GracePointe Assisted Living & Memory Care Suites, a community for older adults who are not in need of skilled nursing care but would like extra help and support around the house.

GracePointe will feature an innovative lifestyle program for residents called “Promote Life,” headed up by life enrichment coordinator Charyl Lentz.

“Promote Life offers activities designed to maintain activity in the mind, body and soul while promoting health, independence and social interactions in a supportive environment,” Lentz told the Lincoln Journal Star. Group activities include cooking clubs, the Memories in the Making painting group (an Alzheimer’s Association initiative) and Go4Life-Fitness program (provided by National Institute of Aging).

For more information on Tabitha’s community preview events or about our living communities and services, please visit www.tabitha.org or call 402-486-8520.

As a nonprofit organization serving 28 counties, Tabitha’s love embraces a society where everyone is valued and empowered to live life to the fullest with compassionate at-home support, innovative living communities, exceptional rehabilitation, health care and hospice services.

 

 

 

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