Life Care Center of Blount County News

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Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Life Care Center of Blount County helps Huff recover from back surgery

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John Huff had back surgery, which unfortunately led to an infection.

When Huff came to Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation on Sept. 5, 2019, he was unable to walk, stand, bathe himself or dress himself. He needed extensive assistance for bed mobility, getting in and out of bed, sitting balance and daily hygiene tasks. ...

Date: 12-31-19 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Michael McGuiness wins divisional Christmas card contest

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Michael McGuiness, a resident at Life Care Center of Blount County, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in Louisville, Tennessee, recently had his artwork featured on a Christmas card.

Each year, nursing home company Life Care Centers of America invites residents in more than 200 nursing and rehab facilities nationwide to submit card designs, and one piece is chosen for each of the organization’s geographical divisions. ...

Date: 12-16-19 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care of Blount County celebrates life of activity associate

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On April 9, 2019, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, held a memorial service honoring the memory of Mary Ann Westphal, an activity assistant.

Westphal died in an accident while she and her husband, Rick, were working on their property. Rick is a maintenance assistant at the facility...

Date: 05-07-19 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care Center of Blount County helps Black recover from joint replacement

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When 74-year-old Helen Black faced post-surgery infection, she needed physical and occupational therapy to regain her independence and return home.

Luckily for her, the staff at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, was ready to help her get back on her feet...

Date: 11-02-18 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care Center of Blount County takes a Cruze

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On Wednesday, September 19, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee took its residents to Cruze Farm located near downtown Knoxville. The outing was filled with good conversation, full stomachs and smiles...

Date: 10-17-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care of Blount County holds farmer’s market for Alzheimer’s

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On July 30, 2018, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, held a fun and unique fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. – a farmer’s market!

Many associates and family members donated produce, flowers and crafts for the market, and the activities department set up in the lobby and sold the items...

Date: 08-20-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

CEO of APTA visits Life Care Center of Blount County

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On Aug. 8, 2018, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee received a special guest.

Justin Moore, the CEO of the American Physical Therapy Association visited the facility to discuss new developments in physical therapy, meet with members of the Life Care team and tour the facility’s state-of-the-art therapy gym...

Date: 08-13-18 | Category: Announcements | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care Center of Blount County hosts Christmas party

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On Dec. 14, 2017, approximately 100 residents and their family members and guests gathered in the main dining room for the Christmas party at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee.

The facility set up a buffet of roast beef, chicken and numerous side dishes, and department head staff served beverages and desserts to the attendees....

Date: 01-25-18 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care Center of Blount County helps PT get to funeral overseas

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Lorelie Katigbak, a physical therapist at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, is one of a few therapists Life Care brought to the United States from the Philippines in 2012 and hired full time in 2014....

Date: 12-14-17 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

Life Care Center of Blount County hosts fall festival

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On Oct. 30, 2017, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, hosted a fall festival.

 About 75 residents and 175 community members attended the event...

Date: 11-20-17 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Blount County

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