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The Hidden Risks from the Flu

Did you know that having a bout of the flu can increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke for months after? Older people are especially susceptible to experiencing serious complications from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone age 65 and older get an annual flu vaccine. Visit the CDC’s website for more information on flu prevention.

December Newsletter: Happy Holidays from Home Care Plus!

Our December newsletter contains fun local events, a gift guide for those hard to buy for people on your list, information on heart attacks and the holidays, and so much more. Click here to read our December newsletter!

Buy Local Month Starts Today!

Keep your dollars in our community by supporting local businesses this holiday season! Visit the Lowcountry Local First website to find a list of local merchants and restaurants. Don’t forget to visit our Farmer’s Markets to find locally grown produce and crafts and wares from local artisans.

 

October Newsletter: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Check out our October newsletter for tips on how to reduce your risk of getting breast cancer, fall prevention, how to deal with a snoring spouse, a line-up of great local events and more!

Click here to read our October newsletter.

Having That Tough Conversation

It might seem that there is never a good time to discuss end of life plans with your aging parents or loved ones, but it is important not to put off this important conversation too long. While it is not an easy topic to discuss, making sure everyone is on the same page and that all wills and trusts are in order can really make a difference should an unexpected health problem or mental decline affect your loved one. Read AgingCare.com’s article “When is a Person to Incapacitated to Sign a Will, Trust, or POA?” for some great advice from an elder care lawyer on this important topic.

August Newsletter: Are You Ready for the Eclipse?

Our August newsletter has information about the upcoming eclipse, events in Charleston, heat stroke prevention and more! Click here to read our August newsletter!

Does Your Lifestyle Include These 3 Things?

New research finds that incorporating these 3 things into your lifestyle may slow cognitive decline. Find out what you can do to protect your brain health!

Read the full Kaiser Health News article here.

Happy 4th!

Our July newsletter has great information on hurricane preparedness, fun local events and more! Click here to read our July newsletter.

Check Out Our June Newsletter!

Our June newsletter has information on summer sun safety, fun local events in Charleston, how to identify the early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and more. Click here to read our June newsletter!

Check Out Our May Newsletter!

Our May newsletter has great information on getting your summer garden started, local events in Charleston this month, info on Older Americans Month and much more! Click here to read our newsletter.