Help with Health Care Choices

Confused (again?) by the myriad of choices, or lack thereof, when enrollment time comes around each October? Stay with the same Medicare plan you’ve had, or turn to something new? Supplemental insurance? Drug plans? It can definitely add up to one fat headache. Insure SC can help. It’s an initiative of the Palmetto Project. It’s…

Wellness times Seven: A Formula for Success

Submitted by Cindy Johnson, Columbia Presbyterian Community Today’s quiz: How many kinds of “wellness” are there, and which  are the most important? Surprisingly, wellness can be divided into seven dimensions. All seven are important, all contribute to enjoyment and satisfaction in life. The biggest surprise: one actually outweighs all the others in importance, and it…

Let’s Get Fit After Fifty!

Stretching/Balance Activities Senior Resources, Inc. Bishop Avenue Wellness Center 6429 Bishop Avenue | 803.252.7734 Senior Resources, a non-profit organization, has four community Wellness Centers, in Columbia, Blythewood, Eastover and Hopkins. The Wellness Centers host physical fitness programs and other activities daily. At the Bishop Avenue Wellness Center in Columbia, classes include Walking, Stretching, Balance and…

Stay Healthy!

You know the drill – diet and exercise are vital to good health. But If you are over the age of 50, you should consider preventive healthcare. Like taking your car to the shop for its regular oil change and a check under the hood, the old bod’ needs a checkup as well! An annual…

Fit After Fifty: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Lexington County Rec & Aging Strength Training 485 Brooks Avenue | 803-939-9309 lcrac.com Personalized program that enhances muscular strength, aerobic endurance, flexibility and body composition. Seniors are required to purchase a Wellness Center Membership to the Leisure Center. Meet one day with trainer Tony Diaz for one-on-one equipment orientation and training session. Wellness consultation meetings, monthly…