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…

Live Life Without Limit

Has navigating certain areas of your home become difficult due to mobility issues? The folks at AccessNSM can help you make the modifications needed to allow you to enjoy your home in its entirety. AccessNSM is a division of National Seating & Mobility, and the fastest growing accessibility company in the nation. For 30 years,…

Enriching Lives. Connecting Communities.

Richland County Recreation Commission offers programs at more than 40 of its neighborhood parks and facilities. The Adult Activity Center at 7494 Parklane Road offers programs exclusively to adults and focuses on health and wellness. Elliptical trainers, free weights and recumbent bikes are available, and fun leisure experiences like bingo, salsa dancing, basket weaving and…

Grab Life By The Phone

The South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program serves SC residents with hearing and/or speech impairments by providing telephone equipment and alerting devices at no cost. These devices are specialized products that help make communication over the phone easier. There are different options available for applicants to choose from. The equipment can be kept as long as…

Your Health: Steppin’ Out

Put Your Best Foot Forward  Feet are there to support your weight, maintain balance, absorb shocks and keep you moving forward. They are impacted with each step, adding up to a tremendous amount of force on them by the end of each day. For this reason, foot pain is very common, especially in older feet…

Your Health: Fresh Face

Be Comfortable in Your Skin! Skin goes through many changes as you age. It’s not just the years of sun exposure and bad habits that are catching up with you; skin loses its fat, becomes thinner and less smooth with time, and certain conditions may begin to crop up. Fortunately, with proper care and a…

Taking Care of You: Leeza’s Care Connection

Care for Caregivers Caring for aging or ill adults can be rewarding, but it can also put caregivers at increased risk of stress, depression, and poor attention to their own health. TV personality and healthcare advocate Leeza Gibbons created Leeza’s Care Connection as a community gathering place and resource center for caregivers where both the care…

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…