Healthy Living

Basic Woodworking Class from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm., Thursdays and Fridays, September 6 – September 28, 2018 (4 week course) in the Woodshop. Johnny Chandler and Johnny Clark will be instructing these classes. Cost: $100.00, which covers all your materials; with half payment due on first day of class paid to the instructor and the final payment is due on the last day. This class will cover all the Safety Requirements to work in the Woodshop and teach you how to use all the Equipment the correct way. You will make a Butcher Block and a Picture Frame. Sign up in the Office, class is limited to 8 people with a minimum of 5 to sign up for class to be held.


Wellness Seminar “Type 2 Diabetes”: 10:30am. Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in the Card Room. Dr. Alex Havlik will discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and ways to manage your diabetes. Please sign up in office.


Wellness Seminar “Know the 10 Signs”: 10:30am. Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in the Card Room, Tabitha Ebbert, BS, CDP. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. Please sign up in office.

Wellness Seminar “The Importance of Weight Bearing Exercise as we Age”: 10:30am. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in the Card Room. Dr. Eric Hadley will discuss why keeping up with a weight bearing exercise program is important for bone health and more. Please sign up in office.

Wellness Seminar: “Understanding Joint and Musculoskeletal Pain”: 10:30 am. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in the Card Room. Dr. Jay Johnston will cover common joint and musculoskeletal aging problems related to pain. Please sign up in office.

Forbidden Caverns: 9:00am. Friday, September 21, 2018. Forbidden Caverns will provide you with an entertaining and educational one-hour walking tour past sparkling formations, towering natural chimney’s, numerous grottos, and a crystal-clear stream. Cost of transportation is $8.00 when you sign up, Cave fee is $12.00 each (cash only) payable the day of the trip before we depart. Lunch is on your own at Quaker Steak & Lube. NOTE: Be sure to wear a good pair of comfortable shoes, and dress appropriate for the caverns the temperature inside is 58 degrees year round. Sign-in the office with a deadline to sign up by close of business on Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Flu Vaccine Clinic: Pinney’s Prescription Shop will be offering a Flu Vaccine Clinic on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am in the hallway Billiards Room side. Medicare part B and TNCARE are going to cover the influenza vaccine this year at no charge to the patient. You must bring in your insurance card (Medicare, etc.) so that we may record the information and bill accordingly. Without any insurance the current retail price of the Quadrivalent Flu Shot is $30.00. Pinney’s will also verify patient medical/immunization history, provide information on all vaccine types, give the patient an immunization card for his/her reference, and provide the immunization information to the clients primary care physician. Sign up the Office or you can call 423-392-8400, walk-ins are welcome the day of the Clinic.

Taking Charge of Your Diabetes: 10:00am – 12:00noon. Tuesday’s, September 25 – October 30, 2018 (six-week program) in Room 230.This workshop will focus on blood sugar levels, counting carbohydrates, and detailed menu planning. Sign-up in the office or call 423-392-8400; there is a limit of 20 seats available. Light snacks will be offered at each session, also a drawing for a $50.00 dollar Walmart gift card at the last session for those who attend all six sessions. The workshop is sponsor by Sullivan County Regional Health Department.


Hiking Club: 9:30am. Wednesday, September 26, 2018 will be hiking Azalea Trail at Bays Mountain Park. If you would like to hike with us and join the Hiking Club please contact Kevin Lytle, Wellness Coordinator at (423) 392-8407. Also you call (423) 392-8400 or stop by the Office and sign up.


Support Group “Restless Legs Syndrome”: 12:30pm. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 and every 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Card Room. A guide to understanding RLS disease and ailments associated with it that’s interrupting your sleep. No sign up required.


Support Group “GriefShare Program”: 9:30am – 11:30am. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and every 2nd Wednesday of the month in the Card Room. GriefShare Program is offered to our members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend. This nondenominational program features Christ-centered, biblical teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. No sign up required.

Support Group “Memory and Brain Health”: 2:00pm – 4:00pm.Thursday, September 27, 2018 and every 4th Thursday of the month in the Multipurpose Room. Most of us think of exercise as something from the neck down, join us as we focus on the neck up. Brain and cognitive exercise are just as important; also you will leave with tips and tricks to form more powerful connections. Memory Screenings will be available. Stop by the Office to sign up or call 423-392-8400, walk-ins are welcome.