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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 …

Rains have subsided… now for recovery.  Thank you!

Tweet We haven’t had rain in the Midlands now in 3 days and the sun is shining again. But the damage left behind will take months or possibly years to clean up. Roads have washed out completely in places, dams have broken and even the Canal is damage. There had been estimates that today, Thursday …

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 …

Alzheimer’s Association 23rd Annual Educational Symposium

Tweet Each year the Alzheimer’s Association educates family caregivers and professionals providing support with persons with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease on how to enrich those lives through a series of different educational lectures. On Friday, August 21, 2015, we gathered at the William Yates Conference Center (South Carolina Hospital Association) to learn from professionals in …

The Benefits of Hiring a Senior Service Company

Tweet by Angela Graczyk, RN The conversation with an aging parent about having someone come into the home to help is usually not an easy one. Factors of comfort, cleanliness and safety are typically the key motivators involved. The triumphant moment of the senior’s expressed cooperation with the idea of “getting help” feels like crossing …

Picking the Best In-Home Care Agency: What to Look For

Tweet If you are considering hiring an in-home care agency to provide senior care for your elderly loved one, you may find yourself unsure of where to start. From the huge amount of information you may have researched, to the seemingly endless options, this task can admittedly become a bit overwhelming. On the other hand, …

Caregivers Know the Importance of a Routine

Tweet A caregiver should schedule a daily routine that elderly individuals can count on. This schedule prepares them for the activities of the day, from when they wake up to when they go to sleep. Many seniors appreciate knowing what to expect from each day, as it allows them to prepare for events and activities …

Senior Care Professionals Can Help with the Activities of Daily Living

Tweet Senior care professionals use a common phrase, activities of daily living (ADLs), to discuss the everyday functions that seniors may or may not be able to complete on their own. The inability of elderly individuals to independently participate in activities of daily living indicates that they would benefit from home care services. In Lexington, …

Senior Care and Music: Connecting the Past and Present

Tweet As both entertainment and therapy, music is an exceedingly powerful resource in senior care. This power lies in the fact that music not only showcases awe-inspiring talent, it recalls memories and emotions. People tend to associate events in their lives with music that was prevalent when the events took place. Think about it: A …

Planning for the Future: Understanding Funeral Arrangements and Cost.

Tweet   Senior care professionals know that making funeral arrangements and planning for the costs associated with a service, cremation, or burial can make the grieving process a bit easier for beloved family members.In Lexington, South Carolina, Brian and his family have discussed funeral arrangements with Charlotte, Brian’s grandmother. Although Charlotte did not want to …