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Glow Unity Walk shines light on suicide

Posted on October 1, 2014 at 4:33 pm

The third annual Suicide Awareness Glow Unity Walk will be held on Oct. 4 beginning at 4 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field in Winchester. The community will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique experiences this year, including a ride in a hot air balloon at the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. Organizers hope to shine the light on suicide by

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    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:57 am

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    Posted on September 23, 2014 at 3:24 pm

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  • Suicide Awareness Walk set this fall

    Posted on September 12, 2014 at 4:33 pm

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    In the wake of the recent suicidal tragedy coming out of Hollywood, plans have been announced for the upcoming Third Annual Suicide Awareness Unity Walk. This walk is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the old Franklin County High School football field, located 839 Dinah Shore Boulevard in Winchester. The event will bring together people of all ages and races to remember those lost to

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  • Challenging Behaviors focus of workshop

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 4:33 pm

    Techniques to Handling Challenging Behaviors workshop will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at HomeInstead Senior Care, located at 101 West Lincoln Street in Tullahoma. The workshop will be held from 10 until 11 a.m. Are you caring for an aging parent or relative with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia? Are you struggling to handle certain behaviors, such as refusing to eat or take a shower? Are you worried that

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  • LMC patient satisfaction survey nets highest scores ever

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 9:38 am

    While giving Lincoln County Health System’s Patient Satisfaction Report to the board of directors Tuesday evening, Debbie Yorba, director of Quality and Risk Management, stated that satisfaction scores for the hospital in-patients were the highest ever. “We’re excited that we finally attained what we wanted,” she said. Vickie Groce, CNO, added, “The hospital scores were almost nine out of 10 above the state averages.” “We improved in-patient safety,” said Jamie

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    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 3:01 pm

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