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Coronavirus Calls Attention to an Epidemic of Ageism

Posted on May 21, 2020 - During May, we have been celebrating Older Americans Month. The theme for 2020 is “Make Your Mark,” encouraging us to recognize the many contributions seniors make to their families, their communities and to the nation. As it happens, 2020 is an especially good time to focus on older Americans, because this year as the coronavirus pandemic has grown, there has been increased attention to the way older adults are portrayed and treated in this country and around the world. Ageism has come to the forefront.

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7 Coronavirus Protection Strategies for Seniors

Posted on May 19, 2020 - What if a caregiver comes to your loved one’s house? What if you’re scheduled to receive a routine vaccine? Consumer Reports shares a list of safety recommendations for older adults at this time.

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Lutheran Homes has earned Special Accreditation from the Better Business Bureau Serving Central SC and Charleston

Posted on May 18, 2020 - From their President & CEO Chris Hadley: Congratulations! This year marks a significant milestone in your commitment to the Better Business Bureau Serving Central SC and Charleston. It is my pleasure to inform you that your business has earned a Special Accreditation Recognition Award from the Better Business Bureau serving Central SC and Charleston.

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Having Food Delivered During the Pandemic? Play It Safe.

Posted on May 14, 2020 - Not wanting to risk exposure to the coronavirus at a public grocery store during the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are opting to have groceries, prepared foods, and meal kits delivered to their homes. And though restaurants are closed, many still deliver. People are wondering if this is safe.

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In fading steel towns, chronically ill patients hope video visits stay after the pandemic goes

Posted on May 12, 2020 - During the pandemic, many healthcare providers have relied on video visits, and Medicare and Medicaid have increased coverage for telemedicine. Many older and ill patients hope this change will remain, even after the crisis!

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