A stroke is a medical emergency that can happen at any age. Fast response to a stroke is critical. We have developed educational programs for youth from grade school on up. If you are interested in having a health presentation for your classroom or afterschool club, contact us.
We have started a Facebook group for stroke survivors, caregivers, and loved ones. It is a place where you can find answers to questions, get support, and be able to connect with other stroke survivors.
Our volunteers help us achieve our mission by staffing our fundraising events, doing clerical work at our office, and speaking on stroke awareness and prevention. Equally importantly, they help stroke survivors and caregivers directly through activities like helping caregivers find the right information they need to take better care of their loved ones. Contact us to learn more.
ElderCare Resource Handbook
Care Consultants for the Aging publishes an all-inclusive listing of services, programs, and other resources available for seniors and their families in Lincoln and Omaha. The handbook is updated every two years. Go to the Care Consultants website, where you can read the latest online version of the handbook for free or purchase a printed copy.
The Nebraska Talking Book and Braile Service (TBBS) provides free audiobooks and audio magazines and braille through the mail and through digital download to individuals with a visual or physical condition or a reading disability that limits use of regular print. You can also contact your local public library.
For more information, contact Scott Scholz, TBBS Director, Circulation and Production, at (800) 307-2665 or (402) 471-6553. You can also visit the TBBS website. Download an application form and learn more about the application process here.
Gentiva Safe Strides Program
Gentiva has developed a home-based rehabilitation program to help improve balance and reduce falls. Learn more.