Matters Of The Mind: A Series On Memory Loss Continues Jan. 31 At CHI

Monday, January 21, 2019
CHI Memorial Center for Healthy Aging will host the fourth session of its Matters of the Mind: A Series on Memory Loss.  It will be held Thursday, Jan. 31 from 6-7 p.m. at CHI Memorial Hospital Hixson’s Professional Office Building, 2051 Hamill Road, third floor conference room, in Hixson.
 
The topic will be “Understanding Alzheimer’s”.  Amy French, senior manager of programs and education, with the Alzheimer’s Association Mid-South Chapter, will lead the discussion.  
 
This educational series is free and open to everyone.  To sign-up, or for more information, call 423-682-8150.


CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit Hamilton County

Orchard Knob Elementary School Hosts 2nd Annual Community Health Fair On March 16

Rees Skillern Cancer Institute At CHI Memorial To Host "PROMPT" Party


CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at CHI Memorial Community Health – Hixson on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All women should have one screening ... (click for more)

Orchard Knob Elementary School will again host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free event is entering its second year and offers a community solution ... (click for more)

Rees Skillern Cancer Institute at CHI Memorial will host a PROMPT party this Friday from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Rees Skillern Cancer Institute’s Cancer Risk and Survivorship Center, 605 Glenwood ... (click for more)


Living Well

CHI Memorial Mammography Health Coach To Visit Hamilton County

CHI Memorial’s mobile health coach will provide mammography screenings at CHI Memorial Community Health – Hixson on Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All women should have one screening mammogram between the ages of 35-40. After age 40, a screening mammogram is recommended every year. Any woman who meets these age guidelines and has not had a mammogram in the past 12 ... (click for more)

Orchard Knob Elementary School Hosts 2nd Annual Community Health Fair On March 16

Orchard Knob Elementary School will again host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free event is entering its second year and offers a community solution for health and wellness for families where they live, work and play. Attendees can expect to take part in health screenings, healthy food demonstrations, fitness classes, door prizes, ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Chattanooga Under Flood Watch Until Thursday Morning

Chattanooga is under a Flood Watch through Thursday morning. The latest forecast calls for up to three new inches of rain. Area creeks are already swollen from recent downpours. Here is the Flood Watch from the National Weather Service:' FLOOD WATCH FROM 7PM EST TUE UNTIL 7AM EST THU ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Man Arrested Erroneously While Starting On Family Vacation To Iceland Sues For $27 Million

A Chattanooga man who was arrested erroneously while starting on a family vacation to Iceland has filed suit for $27 million. George Harrison is suing the city and Chattanooga Police officers Kaumar Hughes and Mathew Lynch in Federal Court. He is suing the city for $5 million and the officers for $1 million each. He is asking $20 million punitive damages in the complaint filed ... (click for more)

Opinion

Heavy Rains Are Coming In The Next Few Days…

Please remember to check on folks that are vulnerable which includes the elderly and homebound. With expectations of up to 7 inches or more of rain, we may see flooding in areas that rival those of the past. As Chief Roddy told me this morning, be proactive, not reactive. Pack for an extended stay at work or someone's house. Be ready with extra food, water and blanket in your ... (click for more)

The $500,000 Tax Money Giveway

Mayor Berke, On September 5, 2017, you asked and were granted a 22-cent property tax increase for city government operations and a capital fund. At the meeting, the City Council approved your proposal for the property tax increase of 22 cents per $100 of property assessment. As a result, every business, home owner, and property owner had one-month notice that their local property ... (click for more)