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United Way of Greater Kingsport Drives Collaboration Behind Mobile Dental Unit

United Way of Greater Kingsport’s (UWGK) Health, Safety and Stability Vision Council identified adult dental care for the uninsured and underinsured as a compelling, unmet need for the community.  Understanding this need was larger than any one group could tackle alone, the Vision Council brought together individuals and organizations with the passion, expertise, and resources […]

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TDOT Launches Yellow DOT Program—Car Sticker for Medical Alert Information

Stickers to Help First Responders Make Most of “Golden Hour” NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) today launched the Yellow DOT Program, which is designed to assist first responders in identifying vital medical information for senior drivers. The program features yellow stickers that are placed in the bottom left side of the rear […]

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Emeritus Shade Brigade Helping Seniors Stay Cool This Summer

Summer’s heat can be more than simply unpleasant. It can be deadly. And seniors are more susceptible to heat stroke than younger people. That’s why Emeritus has been helping seniors stay cool – and hydrated – this summer. Our Shade Brigade has been delivering coolers full of water, popsicles, juices and safety information to seniors […]

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Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference–Kingsport Kiwanis Club

Preston Place Community and the Kiwanis Club of Kingsport are working together in an effort to bring awareness and education of Alzheimer’s disease to professionals and caregivers in our community. With an understanding of the disease and an acceptance of those living with Alzheimer’s, we can better focus on trying to create moments of joy […]

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