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.
Hospice care and Black History in the United States share a compelling story of compassion and social justice. Hospice is an approach to healthcare that focuses on giving the best quality of life possible to those struggling with terminal [...]
With the recent news of former US President Jimmy Carter's entering into hospice care, many people have been curious to learn more about this specialized form of medical service. Before serving as the 39th President of the United States [...]
Several U.S. Presidents have played significant roles in shaping healthcare policy. Some were instrumental in helping write policy in the area of hospice care and end-of-life care including: President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Social Security Act of 1935 [...]
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 [...]
Keeping your heart healthy is essential to living a long and happy life. By incorporating these 10 healthy heart tips into your lifestyle, you can ensure long-term cardiovascular health enabling you to remain strong and active for many years. [...]
Elizabeth Blackwell photo courtesy of The Archives and Special Collections of the Health Sciences Library, SUNY Upstate Medical University. National Women Physicians Day celebrates the accomplishments of women in the medical field. This day recognizes female physicians and [...]
People who choose nursing as a career are often motivated by a desire to heal, yet the purpose of hospice care nurses extends beyond simply curing. Instead their role centers around providing comfort and peace for those in need. [...]