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Alzheimer’s Walk in Columbia was a huge success

Tweet What an energetic and inspirational day Saturday, October 24, 2015 was.   Families, caregivers, and even competitors joined together to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association to support funding  for research, education, and respite care which gives hope to those currently battling dementia or Alzheimer’s that we will find a cure.  One of the great messages of …

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 …

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 …

Medical Emergencies and Senior Care: How Can Your Family Prepare?

Tweet Preparing for a medical emergency is an important aspect of well thought out senior care. Your elderly loved one may very well need emergency services at some point, and your preparation for such an emergency can prove integral in getting them the assistance they need in a timely fashion. This is particularly important if …

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, …

When Should Your Family Consider Hospice Care?

Tweet Hospice services are an integral part of today’s nursing industry. Through these services, elderly individuals are able to live out their last days in comfort and amongst their loved ones. Always Best Care of the Midlands provides senior care in Richland and Lexington counties, including Columbia, Lexington, Irmo, and surrounding areas. The home care …

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