Lincoln Ostomy Association Meeting
Momentum is building as we're connecting with new health professionals and offering support to local caregivers around the Lincoln/Lancaster County area. Arrive 1 p.m., April 8, and join the Lincoln Ostomy Association back at Bryan East Hospital, classroom C. Questions? Email email@example.com.
All about Lincoln Ostomy - connect!
- President Denise 402-464-7544
- Vice President Melinda 402-421-7636
- Secretary Beverly 402-525-9271
- Treasurer Val 402-489-7709
- Visitation Sally 402-419-8817
- Young adult outreach and visitation Mallory firstname.lastname@example.org
- Communications John 402-310-3496
LOA provide an ostomy visitors program which offers one-on-one support by a trained certified visitor. Visits can be made in person to the hospital, home or by telephone to answer initial concerns of the new patient. A visitor serves as a positive role model for a new ostomate. Call Sally at 402-419-8817.
LOA to support ostomy conference at Southeast Community College Sept. 25, 2018
Local health professionals will benefit from real-life ostomy experience at a regional ostomy conference to be help Sept. 25 at Southeast Community College-Lincoln. Stay tuned for registration information.
The Lincoln Ostomy Association meets at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of most months at Bryan Health Medical Center - East. Meetings are gateways to the community, education and supplies needed by those with ostomies in the Lincoln area.
Questions occur as a new ostomate plans their first activities. Can you go back to work? Ride your bike? Will everyone figure out you’ve had a surgery just by looking at you? View the latest products and techniques to help your journey as a Nebraskan with an Ostomy.
Lincoln is blessed with great home health suppliers and medical professionals. Some accept Medicare, but it's best to call ahead. Shop local, but also consider online companies which provide everything from clothing to stoma care products.
Update your address book
Triumph Home Health Supplies has moved from Cornhusker Highway to 3838 N 63rd St., Lincoln, NE 68507. Thanks to Triumph for supporting our newsletter the Lincoln Ostomy Association Sparrow!
Lincoln reaches out to rural Nebraska
Did you know the Lincoln Ostomy Association is building resources for fellow ostomates outside Lincoln and Omaha? If you have a suggestion for additional information for the LOA or Western Nebraska website, email email@example.com. Check our Western Nebraska Ostomy resources here.
We'll walk with you through ostomy journey
Lincoln, Nebraska Ostomy Association provides tools for ostomates. According to Mayo Clinic, it takes time to be comfortable with an ostomy. Connecting with community can help.
Due to challenges with coding, determining number of people with ostomies can be tough, but a report by the United Ostomy Association estimates that 500-800,000 people have a stoma in the U.S. and 120,000 new surgeries are performed each year.
You can do many of the same activities you enjoyed before your colostomy or other ostomy surgery.
You can ask questions that you might be embarrassed to ask your doctor or nurse. And you can get tips to help you adapt to life with an ostomy.
Next Step: ostomy support...
The best way to connect is through our monthly meetings. Otherwise Lincoln, Nebraska Ostomy Association members are happy to offer more confidential support. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.