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Henry McMaster
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina

NEW!  Office on Aging:  Nutrition Spotlight
This month, our Nutrition page features several nutrition-related observances for February and information for those who care for people with Alzheimer's Disease.  Please click here to learn how to identify reliable health information, view recipes and food facts for maintaining heart health, and read about healthy eating tips.

Cold Weather Information for Seniors
Temperatures across the state have dropped, and many areas are experiencing freezing conditions, especially at night.  Please click here to learn how to protect yourself from cold weather and keep warm during the winter months.

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.

"SC Seniors Week 2015" Held January 8-18, 2015
In partnership with the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, the Lieutenant Governor's Office and the Office on Aging recently announced the creation of "SC Seniors Week 2015."  The special week features discounts across the state and is available for all South Carolina senior citizens.  For more information, please visit www.scseniorsweek.com.

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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