This week’s wellness roundup includes information on health-related events and recent funding awards for health programs and initiatives, plus places to safely dispose of unneeded prescription medication.
Fundraisers to support injured Hendersonville Fire Department Capt. Josh Poore abound, while Western Carolina presents a program exploring the connection between wilderness and wellness.
Which local hospitals made the grade in The Leapfrog Group fall ratings? Plus, new urgent care clinics, breastfeeding program wins award and a new pet loss grief support group continues in January.
Four Seasons presents a documentary on patients facing serious illnesses, the Fairview Library hosts an evening with documentarian Jamie Ross and more.
In a contributed article from the Western Carolina Medical Society, Dr. John Morris, palliative care director at Four Seasons, writes about palliative care: what it means, what it does and why it can make a difference. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. (photo of John Morris provided by WCMS)