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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.

How Your Heart Health is Related to Brain Health

Did you know that the same risk factors that cause heart disease can also affect your brain health? Being overweight, having high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking–all of these unhealthy choices can increase your risk for both heart disease and dementia. The good news is that making healthier dietary choices, giving up smoking, and exercising can all protect your heart and your brain! Take the DHEC Healthy Body, Healthy Brain Pledge today and take the first step towards lowering your risk of chronic health problems!
For more information visit scdhec.gov.

April Newsletter: Finding Balance as a Family Caregiver

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Our April newsletter is full of great information on how to be a tourist in your own town, finding balance as a family caregiver, great local events and more! Click here to read our April newsletter.

Check out our February Newsletter!

 

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Our February newsletter has great information on heart disease, local events in Charleston this month, a Valentine gift guide and more! Read our newsletter here.