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Lt. Governor at Highland Park Seinor Center in Rock Hill, SC
Lt. Governor McConnell at Moncks Corner Senior Center
Lt. Governor McConnell at Needmore Senior Center in Greer, SC
Lt. Governor McConnell at Rhoad's Senior Center in Bamberg, SC
Lt. Governor McConnell speaking to Seniors at Rhoad's Senior Center
Lt. Governor at South Santee Senior Center in McClellanville, SC

Lieutenant Governor Glenn F. McConnell

Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell

Glenn McConnell was born December 11, 1947 in Charleston, South Carolina and is a lifelong resident of the Charleston area. He is the son of the late Samuel W. McConnell and the late Evelyn McDaniel McConnell. He was educated in Charleston area public schools and is a 1965 graduate of Saint Paul's High School. He graduated from the College of Charleston in 1969 and the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1972. He has also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Charleston, an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the Citadel, an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Francis Marion University, and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Medical University of South Carolina. He is a member of the Exchange Club of Charleston.

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The "Face of Aging" Tour

Click the photo below to view the  video from the "Face of Aging" tour.


 

 

May is Older Americans Month!

Celebrate by unleashing the power of age!

 

Click these links to see pictures from events from May:

  • Senior Fun Day  
  • Leadership SC's Sustaining our Seniors    
  • Lifespan Respite Press Conference    

 

 

Special Announcements

Learn what foods and nutrients support good vision and promote eye health.

Have you ever wondered how long those leftovers will be good? Click here to find out more about food storage tips.

Have a little fun with this puzzle that is based on the Top 5 Foods for Eye Health.

Combine two spring crops, strawberries and spinach to make a delicious dish that can do double duty as a starter for a supper meal or a main dish at lunch.

This satisfying recipe is full of flavor and packs a hefty nutritional punch.  A healthy feature is the technique of sautéing in broth rather than oil.  The greens provide antioxidant nutrients that can promote eye health and the beans provide fiber, minerals and protein to promote heart health.

News: In 2012, tax data at the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) was compromised due to a security breach. The State of South Carolina has partnered with CSID to provide eligible South Carolina taxpayers and businesses up to one year of CSID identity protection services for free.

Individual taxpayers, their dependents, and businesses who filed electronic South Carolina tax returns between 1998 and 2012 may be eligible for these services.

Visit www.scidprotection.com or call 855-880-2743 for more information and to enroll now in CSID’s identity protection services.  You may also click here to access a fact sheet (very large 1.8M pdf) or click here for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (medium sized 700K pdf).

News: With the help of local law enforcement, Prescription Drug Take-Back Day will take place in various locations throughout South Carolina on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  These events aim to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means for individuals to dispose of prescription drugs that are no longer needed, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.  More information on Prescription Drug Take-Back Day can be accessed by clicking here, and a database of drop off sites in your area can be accessed by clicking here or by calling 1-800-882-9539. 

Editorial - Making the Aging Network Efficient and Accountable

Watch the latest episodes of "This Week in the State House" hosted by the Lieutenant Governor by clicking here.

Press Release Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Seniors Announced

Click here to see the Lieutenant Governor's new "Aging Matters" column distributed in newspapers across the state.

South Carolina Senior Citizen's Handbook - 2012 Edition
A guide to laws and programs affecting senior citizens published by the South Carolina Bar Association

***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.