Alzheimer’s patients deserve more music therapy opportunities, high school senior says
For seniors suffering from Alzheimer’s, music therapy can make a big difference. And, although iPods may not be the first gift to come to mind for the senior community, the musical device is exactly what many Morning Pointe residents would love to have, said volunteer Tori Heyworth.
Animal lovers across Chattanooga are invited to the eighth annual Bark in the Park event to raise funds to support the off-leash dog park at Heritage Park.
With nearly 400,000 deaths a year linked to tobacco, it is the leading cause of preventable death, according to the American Lung Association.
By the end of the year, walking and biking down a busy, seven-lane stretch of Highway 58 will be more practical — and safe.
While performing on the Walnut Street Bridge, Rossville, Ga., resident Jeff Anderson never imagined where his three broken guitar strings would take him.
It’s bad enough to incur hospital bills in a time of medical ailment, but the subsequent prescriptions, equipment and medical care can lead to surmounting costs. Luckily, that’s where Goodwill comes in.
Erlanger East is undergoing a transformation into a full-service hospital. But more than that, the hospital’s ongoing renovations will turn it into a true asset for the community, officials say.
Collegedale invites the general community to celebrate Independence Day early for the 10th year in a row. The town is hosting its 10th anniversary celebration of the Fourth on Thursday, July 2.
Fourth of July is a time for celebration. And since it is synonymous with fireworks, Zounds Hearing of Chattanooga says it’s also a time for earplugs.
Bige Newman may have lost nearly everything when his home of 45 years burned to the ground on Memorial Day, but he isn’t letting that halt his mission to provide for area students.
Ask Dorothy Foote about her centennial birthday celebration and she’ll recall three things: her dearly loved family who surprised her, the cake and the cold coffee she drank that morning.
Collegedale’s new Imagination Station will have kids crawling all over it by springtime. The Collegedale City Commission has approved the bid for the playground’s reconstruction, to be done by GameTime for $409,990.
When Billie Brickey left her North Carolina home suddenly for Harrison to care for her father last month, she had to leave with little money and not much else. Worried about what the children would think when Christmas came, she told her 10-year-old son and eight-year-old daughter presents would not be an option this year.
Volunteers with the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce recently spent the day at East Hamilton High School stressing to students the importance of thinking beyond the classroom.
Southern Adventist University students got a little help from some furry friends to de-stress from final exams this holiday season.