While the first day of Summer is recognized on June 21st, it is hard to deny that all the warm feelings of all that is Summer have arrived. June is a time of celebration for many with friends, family, churches, and neighbors. Whether you have a special trip planned or sticking close to home, we wish you all a happy Summer!

Tennessee Jewels will be performing live in the main dining room on 7/11 at 2:00. You are invited to enjoy these talented pageant queens as they perform their personal talent and variety show! “Jokes on Dad” Father’s Day fun will honor our fathers with our best Dad Joke! Be sure to give a good Dad joke to Kim and Rebecca so we can provide an hour of humor for our audience! We will really “tie one on” at this happy hour, 7/14 at 2:00. Birthday party with Horton and Gavin 7/19 at 2:00.

Weekends are a happening place at Holston! Saturday Movie Matinee shows in the West Living Room at 1:00. Worship on Sunday with Temple Baptist Church at 2:00. Pet therapy volunteer, Valerie and her dog, Finnegan, the therapy dog, will be in the building on Sunday afternoons.

Thank you WKCS 91.1 radio broadcasting hosts, and teacher who shared our dedicated songs to partners, family members and patients on the air throughout the week of National Skilled Nursing Care Week! Appreciation is extended to Dave who did the videography for those who participated in the audio/visual recording of their golden age of radio memories. Special thanks to all the front-line partners who hosted games such as three-legged race, wheelchair race, dodge ball, Monkey in the middle and kickball with the residents and patients! Everyone had a great time! You would have had to be there to appreciate the laughter, and the memories recalled of theses playground games from our patients. Thank you to all sponsors for the NSNCW lunches, gift baskets, and prizes provided for all partners. These were terrific morale boosters. Thank you, all volunteers, especially our weekend warriors who escort patients to and from group activities.


Father’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than firing up the grill and treating Dad to a mouthwatering feast? This year, skip the store-bought sauces and whip up something truly special with our exclusive recipe for Tangy Maple Bourbon BBQ Sauce. Packed with flavor and sure to please even the most discerning of taste buds, this sauce is guaranteed to take your Father’s Day BBQ to the next level. 


  • 1 cup ketchup 
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 
  • 1/4 cup bourbon whiskey 
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 
  • Salt to taste 


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients: ketchup, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, bourbon whiskey, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, smoked paprika, onion powder, black pepper, and a pinch of salt.
  2. Whisk the ingredients together until well combined.
  3. Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring the mixture to a simmer.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and let the sauce simmer gently for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it thickens slightly and the flavors meld together.
  5. Once the sauce reaches your desired consistency, remove it from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
  6. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more salt or pepper to suit your preferences.
  7. Transfer the sauce to a clean jar or bottle and let it cool completely before using.
  8. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.


At NHC, we understand the complexities and challenges that come with being a family member of a loved one with Alzheimer’sCheck out our latest blog post Navigating the Journey: Supporting Yourself as a Family Member of an Alzheimer’s Patient at Our NHC Center. We provide invaluable insights, practical tips, and resources to help you navigate this challenging journey while prioritizing your own well-being. From educating yourself about the condition to building a strong support network, prioritizing self-care, seeking professional help, and staying connected with your loved one, we’re here to guide you every step of the way. Join us as we explore effective strategies and compassionate support for families affected by Alzheimer’s. 

NHC Service Award

Congratulations to Jim Thompson for receiving the 2024 NHC Service Award Winner for his outstanding contributions and dedication to our patients, residents, and partners.   Our company recognizes a volunteer each year whose service has truly made a difference in the community.   
If you feel inspired by Jim’s achievement and are interested in volunteering with NHC, please let us know. Your involvement can also have a significant impact!   Volunteer With Us! 


Happy CNA Week! We deeply appreciate our incredible CNAs for their dedication and compassion in providing exceptional care. Families, please join us in thanking our CNAs for all that they do!