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Life Care Center of Greeneville hosts ceremony for CNA class

On Oct. 20, 2017, Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, hosted a pinning ceremony for the graduating certified nursing assistant class of 2017.

The 10 students attended three days a week from Aug. 16 – Oct. 5. After the classroom portion was completed, they did clinical rotations at the facility....

Life Care Center of Greeneville hosts annual Candlelight Dinner

Approximately 195 residents and their family members attended the annual Candlelight Dinner held on Nov. 14, 2017, at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee.

The attendees enjoyed a Thanksgiving turkey dinner, as well as entertainment provided by singer and pianist Jimmy Rhodes....

Life Care Center of Greeneville hosts Medicaid and estate planning seminar

On Sept. 19, 2019, Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, hosted an event to help educate its residents, their families and community seniors on laws and practices regarding Medicaid and Estate Planning.

Bailey Schiermeyer, J.D. and elder law attorney, was the main speaker. She covered topics related to elder law, benefits, insurance, health care and asset management in order to promote health, safety, knowledge and preparation for residents and their families...

Life Care of Greeneville residents and associates explore Dollywood

On Sept. 18, 2019, residents and associates from Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, took an all-day field trip to end the summer season.

Residents enjoyed a scenic ride through the Great Smoky Mountains to their destination of Dollywood, an amusement park themed for the iconic Dolly Parton, located on the outskirts of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. ...

Life Care Center of Greeneville associates rescue family of cats

In August 2019, several Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, associates had the opportunity to express their dedication to excellent care in an unusual way when they spotted a cat and her three kittens in the bushes of the facility’s courtyard...

Three East Tennessee Life Care facilities participate in Senior Expo

On Sept, 24, 2019, three Life Care facilities in East Tennessee took part in the 50+ Senior Expo held at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Life Care Centers of Elizabethton, Gray and Greeneville teamed up together with a booth at the event, which drew around 400 people from the surrounding communities...

Life Care Center of Greeneville helps stenosis patient fish again

When spinal stenosis caused multiple compression fractures for Clifford Gann, he was sad that he wasn’t able to do one of his favorite activities – fishing.

Gann decided to do his rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, and came to the facility on June 14, 2019...

Life Care Center of Greeneville helps Shults recover from pneumonia

After being treated for pneumonia at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, Joyce Shults came to Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, for rehabilitation to complete her recovery.

Shults arrived on March 21, 2018, very weak and unable to walk. She needed maximum assistance to get in and out of bed and stand up, as well as with many of her daily activities...

Life Care Center of Greeneville helps amputee regain mobility

Elston Candileri suffered a wound on his leg that necessitated a below-the-knee amputation.

Losing a limb is not an easy transition and requires a lot of physical and emotional support. The team at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, was right beside Candileri during this process. Candileri came to the center on April 22, 2019...

Manring recovers from knee replacements at Life Care of Greeneville

Amy Manring has had two knee replacement surgeries, and both times, she chose to do her rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee.

Manring did her therapy for the first, left, knee replacement, from November 2018 to January 2019, and her therapy for the second, right, knee replacement, from February 2019 to April 2019...

Pinkston wins Annual Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award

Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, congratulates Brooklyn Pinkston, certified nursing assistant, for winning the 2017 Annual Whatever It Takes And Then Some Award.

Brooklyn is a CNA on the Birch wing and has been an associate at Life Care Center of Greeneville since June 2014....

Life Care Center of Greeneville participating in Purple Cities Alliance

Several health care agencies in Greeneville, Tennessee, are in the process of making Greeneville a member of the Purple Cities Alliance.

The Purple Cities Alliance provides dementia education and training resources that enable restaurants, retail and hospitality businesses to become more dementia friendly....

 

Life Care of Greeneville celebrates National Skilled Nursing Care Week

Residents and associates at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, enjoyed a lot of fun during National Skilled Nursing Care Week, May 13-19, 2018.

The American Health Care Association sponsors the week each year to increase awareness of skilled nursing and rehab centers and showcase how they provide an environment of security and quality of life....

Hickman featured for National Skilled Nursing Care Week

William Hickman, a 73-year-old resident at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, was recently featured as one of the faces of National Skilled Nursing Care Week, May 12-18.

The American Health Care Association sponsors the week each year to increase awareness of skilled nursing and rehab centers and showcase how they provide an environment of security and quality of life...

Life Care Center of Greeneville rolls out red carpet for volunteers

Volunteers at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, received celebrity-level treatment at an appreciation banquet on April 19, 2018.

“It is so very touching to see the number of volunteers that serve at our facility,” says Hope Broyles, director of business development at the Greeneville facility. “They love the residents as their own.”

Life Care Center of Greeneville celebrates Mardi Gras in style

On March 5, 2019, residents at Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, had a blast learning about and being involved in the traditions of Mardi Gras.

Residents were engaged in a “Did Ya Know?” activity, answering interesting trivia questions about the traditions of the festival. They also wore the green, yellow and purple masks popular on this holiday...

Stroke survivor regains function at Life Care Center of Greeneville

A stroke left Sharon Shelton unable to take care of herself, but she wasn’t destined to stay that way forever, thanks to rehabilitation.

Shelton chose to come to Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, for physical, occupational and speech therapies so she could recover and resume an independent lifestyle....

Tri-Cities business developer for Life Care wins liaison award

Brook DeLotto, Tri-Cities director of business development for Life Care Centers of America, recently won the Hospital Liaison Award for the company’s Eastern Division.

DeLotto was honored at the division’s banquet at the company headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, on Jan. 9...

Life Care Center of Greeneville wins Business Development Award

Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, recently won the Business Development Award of Excellence for Life Care Centers of America’s Appalachian Region.

On Dec. 5, 2017, Life Care’s Eastern Division held a banquet at the company’s headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, bestowing honors on one skilled nursing and rehab facility per each of its five regions....

Life Care Center of Greeneville hosts Fall Fest

On Oct. 31, 2017, Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, held its Third Annual Fall Fest.

Community members, residents and their families were invited to come trick-or-treat with the residents and enjoy playing corn hole, ring toss and other activities. Approximately 200 people attended the festival....

Life Care Center of Greeneville hosts Third Annual Rehab Reunion

On Nov. 9, 2017, Life Care Center of Greeneville, Tennessee, held its Third Annual Rehab Reunion in the dining room.

Eleven 2016/2017 graduates returned to the facility to celebrate their accomplishments. Associates served the former patients lunch...