Heart disease is the number one killer of women. The staff at Smoky Mountain Hospice – Knoxville has joined in the effort to promote eating healthy and exercising as one of the many ways to live a good life. On Feb. 1, 2013, staff members Denise Walker, Angela Chandler (RN), Sandra (Volunteer), Pearl Marion (RN)…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice will be featured in the February 2013 issue of the Tri-Cities Health & Wellness Magazine. The article “What is Cancer?” was written by Cathy Walker, RN, who works with SMHHH.
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice has achieved “We Honor Veterans” Partner Level Two. Hospice-Veteran Partnerships (HVPs) are coalitions of community hospices, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, end-of-life care and community organizations, and others working together to ensure excellent care of veterans and support for their families is available at the end of life…Details
Knoxville nurses send gifts in memory of shooting victims Posted: Dec 20, 2012 5:43 PM EST By JOSH AULT, 6 News Reporter KNOXVILLE (WATE) -Across the country, people are using their creativity to support the families who have lost loved ones in recent shootings. A group of nurses in Knoxville decided to send gifts to…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice is featured in the November/December 2012 issue of CityView magazine, published in Knoxville, Tenn. In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, Cityview spoke with a local family that has had reason to be grateful for the support of both a family caregiver and a home healthcare service. Click here to…Details
The 20th Annual Smoky Mountain Alzheimer’s WALK was held Sat. Sept. 29 at Pigeon Forge High School. Participants and volunteers from Sevier, Cocke, Hamblen and Jefferson counties enjoyed live musical entertainment, free food, door prizes, and fun for all ages. Even pets were included! The Smoky Mountain community has pulled together to support families facing…Details
Pearl Marion, RN, was honored as an Outstanding Senior by Covenant Health on Sat., Aug. 28, 2012, at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. Marion is the Intake Coordinator for Smoky Mountain Hospice – Knoxville Office. She was honored with 50 other seniors for their outstanding work in the community and their profession. Marion has…Details
This note was written by a Dorothy Thomas, a SMHHH patient. Her family wanted to share its message of encouragement and hope!
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice was featured in the March/April 2012 issue of Cityview Magazine published in Knoxville, Tenn. The issue featured an article on senior options for home health and hospice. The magazine interviewed Ralph Ozman, SMHHH’s Community Educator, for the article. He discussed SMHHH’s hospice care. Click here to read the article…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice is celebrating 30 years of service in East Tennessee. Tammy Francis, RN, CDE, started Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice (SMHHH) in 1982 literally out of the trunk of her car. After completing nursing school, she soon realized that many frail, elderly and home-bound people really want to stay…Details