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Growing Better: Colorectal Cancer Screening

We’re so grateful to Dr. Susan G. Knoche for teaching us the A to Z of what to expect during a colorectal cancer screening! You can also watch the full 30-minute presentation, here. The passcode is: #sN9m@XQ  We’ve learned so much during this pandemic, and …

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Growing Better: Fraud Prevention 101

We’re so grateful to Becky Tapio-Cooper for helping us learn all about protecting ourselves and our elderly loved ones from fraud and scams. As a follow up, you’ll definitely want to check out the Fraud Prevention 101 PowerPoint Slides. You can also watch the full …

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Betsy’s Route

Betsy recently celebrated 20 years of volunteering with East Cooper Meals on Wheels. We featured Betsy and her husband, Jim, in our Winter/Spring 2021 print newsletter and wanted to share their story here, too! It was a friend who invited Betsy Smiley to ride along …

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Growing Better: Love Your Heart

We’re so grateful to Debbie Petitpain for helping us learn all about loving our hearts, especially when it comes to nutrition. As a follow up, consider taking the “28 Days to a Healthy Heart” Challenge. With just one simple activity a day, you can make …

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Growing Better: Coping Skills

We’re so grateful to Theresa Skojec from MUSC for helping us learn all about the best coping skills. As a follow up, you’ll definitely want to review this Coping Skills Toolbox:  It’s a great list of things you can do when you’re feeling stressed, anxious, …

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Growing Better: Self-Care

We’re so grateful to Tenelle Jones for helping us learn all about reducing our anxiety and stress levels through self-care. As a follow up, you’ll definitely want to download this tool for Naming Your Emotions. It’s a list of a range of emotions that you …

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Growing Better: Session #2

We’re so grateful to Dr. Ann Kulze for teaching us all about Boosting our Immunity, and to Dana Mitchel from the Lowcountry Food Bank for answering all our healthy eating questions. Ready to dive deeper? Check out this comprehensive guide from the National Institute on …

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Volunteer of the 3rd Quarter

Our Volunteer of the third quarter is the ever so funny, Maureen Rogers. Maureen (pictured center) has been one of our dedicated volunteers since November of 2016.  To say that Maureen keeps us on our humor toes is quite the understatement. You may have seen Maureen …

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2019 Volunteer of the Year

We are excited to announce Rachael Gossage as our 2019 Volunteer of the Year! Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we had to cancel our annual Volunteer Appreciation Lunch and were unable to honor Rachael. We also haven’t been fortunate enough to see her again until recently to …

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Growing Better: Session #1

We’re so grateful to Theresa Skojec from MUSC’s Elder Abuse Training and Treatment program for sharing her insights on caring for our mental and emotional health, both as we age and as we continue to deal with the impacts of the pandemic. Check out Theresa’s …

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