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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 …

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 …

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