Morris-Baker is bringing grief expert Dr. Jason Troyer to Johnson City on September 18 to provide a two-part seminar for professionals who wish to expand and deepen their skills for working with the bereaved. The first session, Balanced Grieving, will provide the necessary tools to help the bereaved become unstuck and find balance. The second session will examine the specific challenges that bereaved men experience and will provide strategies for…Keep Reading
It’s always fun to get an invitation to a place where Miss Kibbi has not yet done pet therapy. Today we were invited to do a meet-and-greet/pet therapy visit at Dominion Senior Living of Johnson City. We were greeted by friendly staff members and welcoming residents, who all gave Miss Kibbi pats and rubs and attention. Who doesn’t love that? Miss Kibbi also performed her four tricks with much enthusiasm…Keep Reading
This week, our Healing Hearts group gathered at Perkins to catch up and enjoy lunch together. Our ongoing Healing Hearts outings are for those who have lost a spouse. These gatherings are open to anyone in the community, regardless of which funeral home a person used. If you have lost a spouse/partner and would like to join our group for fun and fellowship, please contact us and let us know. …Keep Reading
We’ve been seeing many flowers bloom in the last few weeks in our landscape with perennial plants native to our area. Here is just one: the orange-yellow coreopsis. We’ve posted more flowers and plants on our Instagram page. We have sumac, columbine, and many other beauties. If you have a chance to stop by, we hope you will. Enjoy the spring!
The River Ministry for Women invited Kibbi for a therapy dog visit, and today was our first time going. We were warmly welcomed by everyone, and Kibbi even performed some of her tricks for anyone who wanted to watch. Morris-Baker’s therapy dog, Kibbi, is a specially trained canine who is gentle, patient, and friendly. Therapy dogs like to be petted, and they love human contact. Interacting with a dog can lower…Keep Reading