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.
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....
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...
“Wouldn’t life be worth the living… wouldn’t dreams be coming true… if we kept the Christmas spirit… all the whole year through?”
During the weeks leading up to Christmas 2016, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, sprinkled a little extra Christmas spirit throughout the hallways to bring cheer to all. The residents, family members and associates received a visit from one of Santa’s special helpers, Rudolph!
Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, held a Christmas dinner for residents and their families on Dec. 13, 2016.
Approximately 100 people attended the dinner, which was planned by the activity and dining services teams.
Bonnie Simek, a resident at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, has had a life full of travel, and now her story is featured in a national magazine.
Life Care Centers of America runs more than 200 skilled nursing and rehab centers around the country and publishes a handful of residents’ life stories each year in its LEADER magazine. Simek’s story was recently published in the 2016 edition.
On Oct. 6, Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, took in 13 evacuees from Hurricane Matthew.
Life Care Centers of America, the center’s parent company, also runs skilled nursing and rehab centers in South Carolina, two of which were under the state’s mandatory evacuation orders. Life Care Center of Charleston brought several of its residents, and seven of its associates, to the Blount County facility.
Peggy Martin, a resident at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, has many passions.
She’s a sweet lady, ready to tell you all about her decades of leading children’s choir at church and very ready to sing “The B-I-B-L-E” with you. She has also been a part of American history.
On June 3, 2016, associates from Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee, attended the 23rd Annual BRAVO! Awards luncheon.
The BRAVO! Awards are a part of Keep Blount Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.
A wise person once said, “Always find a reason to laugh. It may not add years to your life, but it will surely add life to your years.”
This expression was taken to heart during National Nursing Home Week 2016 at Life Care Center of Blount County in Louisville, Tennessee. Residents, families and associates spread smiles and laughter as they participated in a week-long celebration to commemorate “It’s a Small Town with a Big Heart,” this year’s theme.
On April 28, 2016, Alz Tennessee, an Alzheimer’s advocacy and support organization in the state, held its annual Caring Hearts awards banquet for the Knoxville area.
Each health care facility in the area, as well as emergency service providers, dialysis clinics and assisted living facilities, were asked to nominate one employee as their Caring Hearts Caregiver of the Year.