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Staying healthy and fit

Health and Wellness
Find out more about Evidence Based Prevention Programs (EBPP) that can help you lead a longer and healthier life. Programs like:

South Carolina Arthritis Prevention and Control Program
The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) site has a good section on arthritis program.

Fall Prevention Programs
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCICP) Fact Sheets
Balance Building Exercises from the Mayo Clinic
A Matter of Balance - see above

Safety
Help for Seniors in Cold Weather
Information for helping needy senior citizens stay warm
Help for Seniors in Hot Weather
Information for helping needy senior citizens stay cool
Safety Tips when Grandchildren Visit
Small pdf brochure on 5 things you can do to make your home safer for you and your grandchildren
Disaster Preparedness Brochure
Information about preparing for disasters from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (small pdf file)

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