During World War II, Louis Walker, a Rogersville native, fought in the Asian-Pacific campaign. During his time there, he received numerous medals including a Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. After the war he married Helen Spears and they raised five children together. Over the years, his medals were lost. On Sunday, May 5, Walker…Details
The American Cancer Society Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. By supporting Bark For Life, you help the American Cancer Society save lives, and that helps us move closer to our ultimate goal of a…Details
Smoky Mountain Hospice has partnered with Lincoln Memorial University through its nursing internship program. During an academic semester, 2 to 3 student nurses rotate through the office. Over the past 30 years Smoky Mountain has been committed to serving as a training ground for nursing students throughout the East Tennessee area. “Getting nursing students…Details
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice has opened a new office in Tazewell, Tenn. The office is located at 412 N. Broad Street in New Tazewell, Tenn. The phone number of the new office is 423-626-2622. Please call or visit our new office to learn more about our home health and hospice services!
Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice will be featured in the March 2013 issue of the Tri-Cities Health & Wellness Magazine. The article “Hospice and Volunteerism: The Ultimate Act of Altruism” was written by Glenna McMahan, LBSW (Licensed Bachelor’s, Social Work), who works with SMHHH.
Charles Carey, a WWII veteran, was honored by Smoky Moutain Home Health and Hospice’s staff Rebecca Drinnon, LBSW and Lisa Wilhoit, RN. SMHH&H has recently become a member of the “We Honor Vets” program sponsored by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). This hospice program provides personalized care to terminally ill veterans and…Details
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