Life Connected

Laurel Crest in West Columbia offers maintenance-free, independent living for seniors. Located along the banks of the Saluda River, it serves as the ideal location for residents to experience the vibrancy of Columbia, yet be embraced by the tranquility of nature’s beauty. Newly added to the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina, Laurel Crest remains true…

Home Sweet Motorhome

Recreational Vehicles (RVs) are currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. In fact, according to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, sales are better than they’ve been in four decades! This trend is due in part to active Baby Boomers, with their newfound disposable incomes, who are looking to travel like they couldn’t before while working or…

Volunteers are Love in Motion

If you have extra time to give and are interested in assisting our area’s growing population of citizens over the age of 65, consider volunteering with Senior Resources. Senior Resources is a non-profit organization that provides support and services to thousands of seniors in the Midlands area. In 2017 they celebrated 50 years of empowering…

Nina Shirer

Staying Active and Alive For 50 years, Senior Resources has been serving the Midlands’ senior population and helping them to remain healthy and independent. This non-profit organization helps area seniors through its Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), Meals on Wheels, Foster Grandparents, Wellness Centers, Home Care, and Senior Companions programs. We recently spoke with…

Gene Long

Allow Me to Introduce Gene Long (80) I heard Gene play with the Blythewood Jazz Orchestra at their annual public concert in Blythewood, and I was impressed with the music, the camaraderie, the free homemade food, the lovely environment, but mostly I was taken in by Gene and wife Lyn’s hospitality and energy. Lyn danced to almost every number the orchestra…