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Bald IS Beautiful!

FGCC announces Shave Your Head for the Cause fundraiser campaign For The Vista The Fairfield Glade Community Club (FGCC) announces the “Shave Your Head for the Cause” fundraising campaign to support Relay for Life. The fundraising began with an offer by Sam McAdoo, ACC Inspector, to shave his head on April 2 to support a […]

15Apr2014 | Continued

No bones about it

Bass a big hit with SMHS students — brings investigative forensic science close to home  By ARLENE ALBERT For The Vista NCIS? CSI? Bones? All fictional! Here in East TN, we have a real investigative forensic expert – Dr. Bill Bass. Over 200 N&N members and guests, including a Forensic Science honors class from Stone […]

8Apr2014 | Continued
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Low-cost clinic needs the help of Glade residents

By KEN STEADMAN For The Vista Let me ask for a show of hands. How many have ever heard of the Rural Health Clinic of the Cumberland’s? It’s located at 9400 Sparta Highway, Crossville, TN 38572, just a short distance from the entrance to the City of Pleasant Hill. It is the one and only […]

26Mar2014 | Continued

Cumberland Medical Center Medical Arts Building now open

For The Vista It’s finally here. A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house was held at the long-awaited Cumberland Medical Center Medical Arts Building in Fairfield Glade recently, signiifying the time is near when the complex will be open for business and seeing patients. The Medical Arts Building will be a welcome addition to the […]

21Jan2014 | Continued

CRMC’s clinic in Fairfield Glade to cease primary care services

For The Vista Cookeville Regional Medical Center announces that primary care services will no longer be offered through the Fairfield Glade Clinic in the Fairfield Towne Center after Friday, November 15, 2013. The clinic has offered primary care services as well as provided office space for specialty physicians. “We did not make the decision to […]

12Nov2013 | Continued
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Fairfield Glade Rotary Club Joins the Fight to End Polio Worldwide

By BLAKE BOYLE For The Vista World Polio Day is this Thursday, October 24. And that is why the Fairfield Glade Rotary wants you to join them at 5 P.M. that day at the Plateau Creative Arts Center for an important meeting. That is when Rotarian Deanna Magdich and her husband, Phil, will give a […]

21Oct2013 | Continued

Glade resident oldest runner at Wellness event

65 Runners in Wellness Express 5K Average Under 12-Minute Miles For The Vista A new course for the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Express Fitness 5k run and walk did not slow down the more than 80 participants — including Fairfield Glade’s Hazel Bardash — who was the oldest runner in the event. Bardash, a personal trainer […]

8Oct2013 | Continued

Alzheimer’s — treatment now, and into the future

Final in Series By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s. But drug and non-drug treatments may help with both cognitive and behavioral symptoms. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two types of medications — cholinesterase inhibitors (Aricept, Exelon, Razadyne, Cognex) and memantine (Namenda) — to treat […]

4Sep2013 | Continued
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Howell finds hope in Glade pool

For The Vista Wayne Howell of Jamestown was paralyzed below the waist more than four years ago when an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) rolled over on him and damaged his lower spine. “It was March 29, 2009,” he recalled. “The ATV was new.  It was the first one I had owned. “I was driving up a […]

28Aug2013 | Continued

Alzheimer’s awareness: support, education and resources

This is the fourth in a series of articles on Alzheimer’s disease. By CYD RIEDE For The Vista Where does one go to get support for Alzheimer’s disease?  Specifically in Cumberland County, TN? We are very fortunate here in East Tennessee in that we have a dedicated group, Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. (www.alztennessee.org) that was founded […]

28Aug2013 | Continued

Caregiving for Alzheimer’s patient

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista This is the third of a series of articles on Alzheimer’s Disease.   Alzheimer’s disease takes a devastating toll not just on those with the disease – but also on their caregivers. Caregiving refers to attending to another individual’s health needs. Caregiving often includes assistance with one or more […]

20Aug2013 | Continued

Wife Joins Husband in 90-Plus Club At Fairfield Glade Wellness Complex

For The Vista Mary and Bruce Bates are not the only married couple who are members of the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade, but they are the only 90-year-old couple. As a result, they qualify for free membership because they have been Complex members for at least a year before their 90th […]

12Aug2013 | Continued

Raising awareness: Definition of Dementia, Alzheimer’s

Part 2 in Series By CYD RIEDE For The Vista “Dementia” is an umbrella term describing a variety of diseases and conditions that develop when nerve cells in the brain (called neurons) die or no longer function normally. The death or malfunction of neurons causes changes in one’s memory, behavior and ability to think clearly. […]

12Aug2013 | Continued

Raising Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease in Cumberland County

By CYD RIEDE For The Vista This is the first of a series of articles on Alzheimer’s Disease. Most of us are related to or know someone who has Alzheimer’s Disease.    Alzheimer’s disease is not just memory loss – Alzheimer’s kills.  My mother, a tax accountant, passed away of Alzheimer’s disease, 6 years after […]

7Aug2013 | Continued

Ticks and Bites Topic Of Aug. 13 Seminar At Fairfield Wellness

For The Vista William Andrew Todd, D.O., will talk about the unwanted summer tick and its bite at the Tuesday, Aug. 13 Community Seminar sponsored by the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade. The program begins at 11 A.M.. in the Conference Room.  The event is free and open to members and non […]

7Aug2013 | Continued

Glade resident wins two gold medals

For The Vista Franklin, TN — Hundreds of seniors came away with gold, silver and bronze medals for their outstanding athletic performance in the Tennessee Senior Olympics state finals, June 21-27 in Williamson County, including a Fairfield Glade resident. The Glade’s Mary Listenberger won gold medls in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle swim events. She […]

30Jul2013 | Continued

Fairfield Glade “Neighbors Together Against Cancer” campaign looking for more contributors

By LARRY BACKUS For The Vista Thank you, thank you, and thank you, to the 325 contributors to date, that have joined in the war against cancer by contributing to the 2013 Fairfield Glade annual campaign against cancer. However, they remain 29 donations short of our largest number of contributors since 2010. For your consideration […]

9Jul2013 | Continued

Unaware and at Risk: Diabetics on Medicare Need Information

By TERRY BLANKENSHIP For The Vista If you have diabetes and are on Medicare, you have an important decision to make – and make fast. You have probably heard that Medicare changed the system through which you get your diabetes testing supplies on July 1.  So unlike before, when you could order supplies from thousands […]

9Jul2013 | Continued
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Drug Take Back program nets 433 pounds of unused drugs

For The Vista The second annual Cumberland County Drug Take Back program collected a total of 438 pounds of unwanted drugs from area residents for disposal by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Two Take Back events in 2012 collected 531 pounds. The total to date is 961 pounds–nearly a half-ton–of unwanted drugs removed from county homes. […]

21May2013 | Continued

Personal Training Special Offer In May at Wellness Complexes To Celebrate Both Anniversaries

For The Vista Members of the Cumberland Medical Center Wellness Complexes at Crossville and Fairfield Glade will be offered a special price for personal training during May for members to learn the benefits of being coached by a professional certified trainer in their exercise routine. Members will be able to purchase three 30-minute training sessions […]

30Apr2013 | Continued