Tidelands Community Hospice, your community’s not-for-profit hospice, is about much more than providing quality compassionate hospice care to patients and their families wherever they live, be it their home, a nursing home or an assisted living facility.
World travel is mind-expanding and inspiring. It can also be a logistical nightmare when it takes you from one country to another with multiple stops along the way. How many times have you made your own plans only to discover that other travelers had better experiences with fewer hassles and got better deals?
Next time you’re at the community pool or just strolling around the community, look around at your neighbors. Do you think any of them might like to travel as much as you do? Suppose you could gather a group of neighbors to travel together, save significant amounts of money, and enjoy a host of benefits. […]
The ability to process the world through sound is something that many of us take for granted – if we even think about it at all. But if you imagine a life without music, a loved one’s voice or the chirping of birds, you’ll realize just how important those ears can be.
Hearings aids get a bad reputation for being bulky, unsightly and difficult to use. Thanks to new technology, many of these problems have been solved in modern hearing aids.
The most common signs of allergies are itchy and watery eyes or an itchy nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, throat tightness and trouble breathing. Repeated sinus infections and ear infection can also be related to allergic disease.
When you or your loved one is seriously ill, you may feel as if your life has been turned upside down. It may become harder to enjoy day to day life as you increasingly feel more alone and helpless. Who can you turn to? That is where Palliative Care can help.
For over 30 years, we at Tidelands Community Hospice have believed that every single moment in life matters. We work closely with an organization called the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
Aging of the face is a natural occurrence, which can be exacerbated due to genetics, sun exposure and tobacco use. As we age, the skin and soft tissues of the face lose volume and loosen causing wrinkles, redundant skin, jowl formation, sagging skin under the chin, and vertical folds along the front of the neck. Forehead lines and crows feet around the eyes may also appear and deepen over time.
The shape of your nasal cavity could be the cause of chronic sinusitis. The nasal septum is a wall that divides your nasal cavity into two halves. Covered on each side by mucous membrane, the front portion of this partition is a firm but bendable structure made mostly of cartilage.
If I’m forgetting things, does that mean I have Alzheimer’s or dementia?
We asked Anita Williams, Executive Director at Morningside of Georgetown, a Five Star Senior Living community, to answer this commonly asked question…
If you have “head cold” symptoms that persist for more than 10 days or if your symptoms get worse after a period of starting to get better, you may have sinusitis…
No one wants to talk about Hospice. People have no problem communicating their wishes for a funeral or the division of assets and other big decisions that come with preparing for the end of life, but no one wants to talk about Hospice.
One of most difficult decisions adult children make when caring for aging parents is where to turn for in-home care. Essentially, there are three choices: private hire, Domestic Referral Agencies and full service companies.
WHO: The owner of this center, Sandy Copeland, is also a client of the business. Copeland has been in business in Horry County for 30 years…
All lower back pain is not the same. Lower back pain can range from dull aches in the lower back to acute pain that makes body movement extremely difficult…
Hospice volunteers provide companionship to people living with a serious illness and help their family caregivers in a variety of ways. Hospices also rely on volunteers to help with office work, fund raising, community outreach and other operational areas, but simply being there for someone is the greatest gift of all.
Most of us, if we were fortunate enough, grew up having a family doctor. Some of us may have gone to the doctor more than we wanted to — to get stitched up if we had a cut, to get our throats swabbed when we had a pesky sore throat and to get our shots when it was time to head back to school.
Millions of us struggle with pain and loss of motion because of joint damage caused by arthritis. If other treatments don’t offer relief, you may wonder about turning in your worn-out joints for new ones.
It’s time to review your health insurance. Open enrollment for the health insurance marketplace begins Nov. 1, so it’s the perfect time to update any information and review your policy to ensure it’s still the best fit for your health care needs and budget.
Health insurance has been at the forefront of many debates, discussions and decisions since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010…