Veteran receives replacement medals

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…

Smoky Mountain Hospice Supports Nursing Education

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…

We Honor Veterans

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…