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Help For You & Your Loved Ones

Offering low-cost medical equipment rentals and long-term care planning, HELP improves quality of life and independence for seniors, adults and youths.

Medical Equipment
Rental & Supplies

HELP renovates gently used medical equipment and loans it to those in need at a fraction of the retail cost. Health supplies also are available.

Long-Term Care
Planning

HELP provides referrals to assisted living facilities and nursing homes for Douglas/Sarpy-county residents, including those on Medicaid.

News & Success Stories

HELP serves more than 7,000 people in the Omaha, Nebraska, and Council Bluffs, Iowa, areas. Here’s how.

Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters Available Now!

Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters Available Now!

Don’t miss out! Thanks to our generous donors, HELP currently has a high inventory of motorized wheelchairs, and mobility chairs…

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Occupational Therapist Calls HELP “Fantastic”

Occupational Therapist Calls HELP “Fantastic”

Suzy Adams is passionate about helping people with medical or aging issues remain comfortable and independent in their homes. The…

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HELPing You Monitor Your Blood Pressure

HELPing You Monitor Your Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure raises the risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in the…

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The Best Strategies for Living Life to the Fullest Throughout Your Senior Years

The Best Strategies for Living Life to the Fullest Throughout Your Senior Years

2nd Article in a series by Sharon Wagner, Author of SeniorFriendly.info All too often, we associate the aging process with…

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“HELP has been very beneficial for me, my family and my friends. In times of need, they were always there to help with medical supplies and equipment such as wheelchairs, IV Poles and bath benches. What a blessing they have been for us all.”

Marge Miller

Our History

In 1982, philanthropists Dr. Ross Robson, Marjorie Kiewit, Willis Strauss and other community leaders began their mission through the First Presbyterian Church of Omaha. From a makeshift office in the church boiler room, the “Presbyterian Outreach” helped elderly and low-income people remain independent and safe in their own homes. The Outreach evolved into today’s thriving nonprofit 501c3 organization known as HELP (Health Equipment & Long-term Planning).