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Category: 'In Home Care'
Gerd Muller Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at 69

Tweet In light of the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Finlay Park in Columbia, SC on October 24th, I was browsing the news for recent headlines in the ongoing battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Unfortunately I didn’t find news of a miracle drug to save the day. I did find a story about yet another …

Move it, Move it

Tweet Not only was the University of South Carolina’s Move it, Move it exercise presentation entertaining but it was also extremely educational. From fun dance moves and techniques of exercise training to fighting stress with tai chi, the class was filled with masses of resources that can help seniors excel while aging. We started with …

The Crossings of Columbia Grand Opening

Tweet   After six months and over sixty residents later, on Thursday September 17, 2015 from 4:00-7:00, the Crossings of Columbia was able to celebrate all the heart and hard work they have put into making their community great. The Crossings team was finally able to celebrate the official Grand Opening with the help of their …

RICHLAND COUNTY COMMUNITY MEETING – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13

Tweet Senator Joel Lourie sent out an email that there will be a community meeting with an update for flood survivors from FEMA and SCDOT on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6PM. The meeting will be held in the Main Sanctuary at the Forest Lake Presbyterian Church located at 6500 N Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC …

Pray for SC Flood Victims

Tweet This past weekend, the state of South Carolina experienced significant amounts of rain that lead to extreme flooding in surrounding areas causing quite an upheaval. This life-threatening natural disaster was something our state has not experienced in well over a century. There have been 267 roads and 134 bridges closed due to damages and …

Preventing Falls for Seniors At Home with Grab Bars

Tweet According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the most common cause for injury for seniors over the age of 65.  Every 17 seconds, an older American is treated in a hospital for fall-related injuries.  The agency predicts that Americans will spend nearly $55 billion to treat fall-related injuries each year …

Tweet Alzheimer’s Disease: Understanding the Basics A progressive condition, Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that gets worse over time. As the disease develops, it affects the areas of the brain that control memory, thought, and behavior. As such, Alzheimer’s can result in mild to severe changes in behavior and personality. Additionally, Alzheimer’s can …

Managing Incontinence while Providing Senior Care

Tweet Managing Incontinence while Providing Senior Care Incontinence is a condition that affects people of all ages; however, the elderly population experiences the majority of the cases. The causes of incontinence are many and, in numerous instances, can be addressed. Whether the root of the problem is curable or not, it is important that senior …