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Henry McMaster
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina

NEW!  Nutrition Spotlight
The month of May is Older Americans Month.  Aging healthfully includes eating a balanced diet, among other things.  This month, we are featuring the Mediterranean Diet on our Office on Aging's nutrition page.  Please click here to learn more.

South Carolina Farmer's Markets
Farmer’s Markets throughout South Carolina are excellent resources for purchasing fresh, locally grown foods across our state.  Click here to find a location near you.

Senior Citizens' Handbook
This resource, published by the South Carolina Bar Association, is a guide to laws and programs affecting senior citizens.  Click here to view the book in its entirety.
*** If you received a copy of the 2012 South Carolina Senior Citizens' Handbook before November 2, 2012, please be advised that Page 84 has been revised.  Please click here to see the updated page.

Resources for Caregivers
If you are a caregiver for someone who has developed Alzheimer’s disease, the following tip sheet provides information on how to encourage eating and make mealtimes a pleasant event (small pdf).

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