Spooky, spectacular fall fun at Hillcrest Healthcare

Fall brings beautiful weather and lovely leaves and gives us plenty of reasons to celebrate. Each of Hillcrest Healthcare’s three Knoxville communities recently hosted fall events with parties and festivals to enjoy all that the season has to offer. Lavonda Cantrell, director of marketing, shares, “Our communities do such a great job preparing for events and making them special for … Read More

Summer fun at Hillcrest Healthcare communities

We tip our hats to the creative activity directors and associates at Hillcrest Healthcare’s three Knoxville communities for finding and hosting fun summer activities for our patients and residents! We know that connection and engagement improve well-being, so we offer an array of enjoyable activities that promote interaction both among patients and with the staff. Have you ever wished there … Read More

Top 5 things to look for when choosing a long-term care facility

There are so many decisions to make and options to consider when choosing a long-term care facility for your loved one. We have compiled a list of the top five things you and your family should consider. Of course, this list is not exhaustive but can serve as a launchpad to guide your research. Location Amenities and services Engagement Caregivers … Read More

Save the date: Second Annual Knox Rox Benefit Concert set for Sept. 10

The inaugural Knox Rox Benefit Concert was so successful last year that the next one is on the books! The Second Annual Knox Rox Benefit Concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m. The event is an outdoor concert to support the Knoxville-Knox County CAC Office on Aging and the Hillcrest Healthcare Foundation. There will be live music … Read More

Guest blogger Josh Crisp: When did you lose your purpose?

At Hillcrest Healthcare, we are so thankful to work with partners and community leaders who are compassionate, creative and dedicated to providing quality healthcare and senior care to our region. Their insight is invaluable. Today, Josh Crisp, founder and CEO of Solinity, poses an interesting question. When did you lose your purpose? It’s an interesting question. It might have even … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare – a place for all

We say it a lot, at Hillcrest Healthcare, Everyone Matters. Part of that mission includes serving the underserved and providing abundant resources to help families find ways to get their loved ones the care that they need. April is Medicaid Awareness Month, which is a good time to acknowledge how we work with patients covered by Medicaid in all three … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare’s eggcellent Easter

Easter is an important time at the three Hillcrest Healthcare communities. It comes with the hope of spring and new life and is a great way to get patients, families and associates to enjoy some good old-fashioned Easter fun. We know that connection, interaction and engagement improve the well-being of our residents, so we invest time and resources into creating … Read More

Laundry: A never-ending story

As the largest provider of skilled nursing care in Knoxville, Hillcrest Healthcare cares for hundreds of patients across three communities. Each day, a team of 10 associates works behind the scenes to keep up with the enormous amount of laundry produced at the three locations. The laundry operation is led by laundry director Teri Deisher. She joined the Hillcrest Healthcare … Read More

It takes a village: working with partners for successful patient outcomes

At Hillcrest Healthcare, we strive every day to live our mantra that everyone matters, and we respect and celebrate the lives of those we serve. We recently welcomed a patient to our Beverly Park Place community after working with several partners for months to secure her long-term care. Her story shows the goodness of people and the power that comes … Read More

The essential activity professional

The last week of January is Activity Professionals Week, which gives us a chance to shine a light on a group of people who work daily to improve the lives of residents at long-term healthcare facilities. In our three Hillcrest Healthcare communities, activity teams work tirelessly to plan and implement activities that cater to the needs and tastes of the … Read More