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Mayes finds recovery at Life Care Center of Morristown

After a fall off her porch broke Henirea Mayes’ right leg and wrist, she was in need of rehabilitation.

Mayes chose to do her therapy at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, arriving at the facility on Sept. 19, 2017. She could not walk or bathe herself or even wheel herself in a wheelchair when she first started rehab...

Life Care Center of Morristown participates in Boofest 2017

On Oct. 30, 2017, Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, took part in a local tradition, Boofest.

Boofest is an annual community-wide trick-or-treat event hosted by the city’s Parks and Recreation department at Fred Miller Park. An estimated 10,000 children and their families took part in the fun this year...

Life Care Center of Morristown residents learn about beekeeping

In recognition of National Honeybee Day, Aug. 31, 2017, residents and associates of Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, experienced the art of beekeeping through a presentation by David Gagnon, director of rehab.

Having been a honeybee hobbyist, or apiarist, for approximately 27 years, Gagnon explained the life and habits of honeybees...

Life Care of Morristown leader wins divisional President’s Award

Life Care Centers of America honored Scott Hunt, executive director at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, with one of two President’s Awards for its Eastern Division on Aug. 27, 2018.

The honor recognizes distinguished service in the long-term health care management role. The Eastern Division includes 39 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities...

Life Care Center of Morristown participates in 26th Annual ALPS Walk

On July 22, 2017, Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, participated in the 26th Annual ALPS Walk to Remember, the largest fundraiser each year for ALPS, an adult day care service in Hamblen and Jefferson counties.

More than a dozen associates and their family members showed up at the walk to support the organization....

Miller recovers from infection at Life Care Center of Morristown

An infection left Randall Miller unable to take care of himself.

Thanks to rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, he is back to his prior level of function. 

When Miller arrived at the facility on July 4, 2018, he needed moderate assistance with bathing and dressing and some assistance with standing balance and grooming...

Florist brings flowers to residents at Life Care Center of Morristown

On July 19, 2017, each resident at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, received a cheery smiley face mug filled with bright flowers.

The mugs were part of nationwide company Telefora’s annual Make Someone Smile Week campaign, in which the organization partners with local florists to donate flower arrangements to people who could use a burst of cheer....

Life Care Center of Morristown celebrates nurses as superheroes

On May 16, 2018, Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, had a special celebration of its nurses.

Valerie Talley, director of nursing, planned a day full of surprises. Since the National Skilled Nursing Care Week theme that day was superheroes, she came up with hero-themed ways to show appreciation to her staff...

Life Care Center of Morristown celebrates National Nursing Home Week

Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, celebrated National Nursing Home Week’s 2017 “Spirit of America” theme throughout the week of May 14-20. 

Monday was themed Take Me Out to the Ball Game. Associates played a friendly game of wiffle ball, and residents watched the game while enjoying popcorn, snow cones and lemonade....

Life Care Center of Morristown helps Toney walk after amputation

Sherry Toney was dealing with two health issues: a below-the-knee amputation on her left leg and cellulitis (an infection of the skin) on her left arm.

Unable to live at home, Toney came to Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, for rehabilitation to get her back to independence. She needed extensive assistance with extensive self-care tasks...

Campbell named Chamber Ambassador of the Month

The Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce named Amber Campbell, director of business development at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, its May 2017 Ambassador of the Month.

The organization presents the honor to the chamber ambassador who has had the most ambassador points submitted for events attended during the month....

Life Care Center of Morristown hosts Easter Eggstravaganza

Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, held an Easter celebration on Good Friday, April 14, 2017.

Over 100 people attended the Easter Eggstravaganza that was free to the public and featured an Easter egg hunt with more than 3,000 hidden eggs for children in two age groups: infant to 5 years old and 6 years old and older.

Pullum’s knee rehab goes smoothly at Life Care Center of Morristown

Charley Pullum is glad she chose to do her rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, after having a left total knee replacement.

It was worth the half-hour drive from her home in Newport, Tennessee, for sure....

Life Care Center of Morristown crowns Valentine’s king and queen

On Feb. 14, 2017, Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, held its annual coronation for its Valentine’s Day king and queen.

Associates voted on the sweetest residents by ballot. Madison Kincer was the winner for king, and Delores Rusch was the winner for queen. They had a special table set for them, and Kincer received a crown, while Rusch had a tiara placed on her head....

Life Care Center of Morristown helps rehab former senior athlete

A gastrointestinal hemorrhage sent Warren Barger to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and left him weak. 

This was quite a change for Barger, who in July 2017 was featured in a Washington Post article about how mindset can help slow the aging process....

Life Care Center of Morristown supports Gatlinburg fire victims

Life Care Center of Morristown, Tennessee, recently raised more than $500 for families displaced by the devastating fires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee.

Wildfires rapidly licked the dry mountain terrain on Nov. 28, 2016, destroying thousands of homes and businesses, charring the landscape and resulting in the deaths of 14 people....