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Occupational, Physical Therapists Attend Open House
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Occupational, Physical Therapists Attend Open House

A first-ever open house for occupational and physical therapists drew more than 20 attendees to HELP’s headquarters on Sept. 24, where they met the nonprofit’s caring staff and learned more about its medical equipment and services. “I refer 2-3 patients a week to HELP, but I’d never been to the facility,” said Amy Popple, an…

National Senior Citizens Day Is Aug. 21
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National Senior Citizens Day Is Aug. 21

National Senior Citizens Day is a special time to let the seniors in your life know how much you care. It provides an opportunity to show your appreciation for their lifelong dedication and accomplishments. Many elderly persons are very active in their communities and contribute greatly to our society. HELP’s wide array of low-cost, gently…

Skilled Nursing Landscape Changing
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Skilled Nursing Landscape Changing

There is an ever-growing need for Medicaid-funded rooms among the Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing communities in the Douglas and Sarpy County area and that is very concerning.  Since HELP offers free assistance to pair communities with folks, our expert, Daniel Haynes needed to identify more rooms for potential clients. He ventured forth into Dodge…

HELP Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month
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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 independence. “We sincerely thank all our occupational therapist partners who recommend our equipment, supplies and services to those in need,” said Tom Neal, HELP’s executive director. “We love it when occupational therapists stop by themselves…

How to Shop for Medicare Coverage
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How to Shop for Medicare Coverage

Most of us look forward to the day when we can drop our expensive health insurance and sign up for Medicare. However, when that day arrives, many seniors are surprised to discover Medicare is more complicated than they initially thought. The available resources are plentiful, but it’s hard to wade through all the jargon to…

The Story of the Stockings…
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The Story of the Stockings…

Each year for many, many years our organization has partnered with the Presbyterian Women’s organizations at several of the local churches to make and fill stockings for folks at our correctional facilities in the area. We had requests for over 3,000 stockings this year, a new record! Each stocking was hand sewn and we had…

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New Executive Director Selected!

We’d like to welcome Tom Neal to HELP!  Tom joined the HELP family as Executive Director in October 2018.  He brings with him an extensive background of leadership, marketing and public relations.  Tom received a BS in Human Resource Management and a MS equivalent in Operations Management.  He began his career at Physicians Mutual and after…

New Website HELPs Us Help You
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New Website HELPs Us Help You

Welcome to the launch of HELP’s new website! It’s designed to assist you and your loved ones, by improving quality of life and independence through low-cost medical equipment rentals for adults and children, and long-term care planning for adults of all ages. The site features an extensive list of quality gently-used medical equipment items available…