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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.

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 is Here!

HELP is Here!

We at HELP are often asked to participate in health fairs, wellness events, lunch and learns and all sorts of…

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HELP Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

HELP Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month

HELP and occupational therapists share the same mission: Make a difference by helping people improve their quality of life and…

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We Have Hospital Beds!

We Have Hospital Beds!

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, HELP has a large inventory of high-quality, durable hospital beds. These 3- and…

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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).