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NEW!  Nutrition Spotlight
April is national gardening month!  Whether you plow an acre or put it in a pot, fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits are ready to put down roots and grow.  Please click here to visit our Nutrition Page and read more about the health benefits associated with culinary herbs.

ElderCare Trust Fund
The ElderCare Trust Fund supports small community-based programs throughout South Carolina that help seniors stay in their communities.  Join us and help seniors stay in their homes by completing Form I-330 and checking Line 28 of your 2014 South Carolina Income Tax Return.  Remember:  "It's not too late to check Line 28!"

ARCC Grant Application Deadline is April 10
As a reminder, our Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center (ARCC) currently has a solicitation for Alzheimer's services program grants for the grant year beginning July 1, 2015.  The ARCC is requesting grant applications for respite care services as well as educational interventions for persons with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD), their families, and caregivers.  For more information, please click here.

Senior Fraud Alert
The Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging has been alerted to a scam in South Carolina involving lotteries and sweepstake contests that targets senior citizens. If you, or a loved one, ever receive a letter or telephone call announcing that you have won the lottery or a sweepstakes contest -- DO NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION. For more information, visit our Senior Fraud page.

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