The Emotional Landscape of Father's Day Father's Day holds a special place in our hearts as a time to honor and remember our fathers or father-like figures. However, for those experiencing this day without their loved ones, the emotional landscape can be complex. Feelings of sorrow, nostalgia, and even joy might intermingle as memories [...]
As Mother's Day approaches, all of us at Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice want to extend our warmest thoughts and heartfelt support to those who are experiencing this day without their mother, or a cherished "Mom-like" figure in your life.
Valentine's Day can be a difficult and lonely time for those who have experienced the loss of someone dear to them. While it is traditionally seen as a day full of joy, love, and happiness for many, it may instead serve as an upsetting reminder for those grieving. If you know somebody that has suffered [...]
There is no right or wrong way to grieve after a loss. Grief Is... The normal response of sorrow and emotions, thoughts and behaviors that follow the loss of someone or something important to you A natural part of life A typical reaction to death, divorce, illness, job loss, a move away from [...]
Grief at holidays can be especially difficult for people who have experienced the death of a loved one. Memories can be painful and holiday traditions are hard to continue. Sadness and loneliness are magnified at this time of year when togetherness and family are celebrated. The chaplains at Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice are [...]