Meeting Community Members at the Senior Center’s Diabetes Health Fair

Shuly Cawood, Morris-Baker’s community relations director, and Mike Richards, our aftercare coordinator, spent Monday morning meeting community members at the Johnson City Senior Center’s Diabetes Health Fair. Kibbi, the funeral’s home’s therapy dog, even showed up to meet anyone who came by our table. The Diabetes Health Fair was from 9 a.m.-noon on October 30, 2017 at the Memorial Park Community Center. Testings and screenings were available, along with information from many…Keep Reading

Morris-Baker Sponsors the Pink Ball!

We’re pleased to be sponsoring the Johnson City’s Senior Center’s Pink Ball, a dance in honor of breast cancer awareness month on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the Memorial Park Community Center. This year’s dance theme is “An Evening in Paris.” Shuly Cawood, director of community relations, appeared on Daytime Tri-Cities to talk about our reasons for sponsoring this event. You can view our appearance by clicking here. For tickets…Keep Reading

Seminar Helps Community Members Prevent Suicide

We were thrilled with the high participation and great turnout at Morris-Baker’s recently held seminar, From Risk to Resilience, that focused on suicide prevention. Members of the community who attended ranged in profession from ministers, chaplains, and emergency personnel to school counselors, social workers, educators, students, and psychologists. The first half of the seminar was spent learning about suicide prevention and how to best care for family members who have lost…Keep Reading

Woof-Woof: At the Senior Expo!

Shuly and Kibbi attended the Senior Expo this week at the Holiday Inn. Sponsored by the Johnson City Press, the Senior Expo brought out many members of the community to find out about services and opportunities. Kibbi, the Morris-Baker therapy dog, mingled with the crowd and was happy to get some attention. Sometimes things are made a little easier by having a dog around. She is always available upon request…Keep Reading

Daytime Tri-Cities Highlights Morris-Baker Seminar

Preston McKee made an appearance today on Daytime Tri-Cities to talk about the importance of suicide prevention. Preston highlighted the upcoming seminar Morris-Baker is hosting to train clergy, social workers, health workers, and other community professionals on knowing what signs to look for and how to navigate these situations. Click here to watch this segment of Daytime Tri-Cities.  Correction: Although statistics provided by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are cited…Keep Reading