Inlet Coastal Insider

  • We would like to invite you to Georgetown County Chamber’s inaugural Boomer Bash! Boomer Bash is a fabulous way for Boomers and adult caregivers to get resource and service information from more than 70 local businesses all in one place!  Educational Seminars will be offered on subjects such as Guarding your Investments, How to Protect Yourself against Internet and Phone Scams, Culture and Arts in our community, Veteran’s Benefits and Services and more!  Enjoy food, entertainment, information, and fun!  Shag Dance Read More
  • You probably already know that breast cancer awareness is an important topic during October. But did you also know that physical therapy (PT) and the specialists who practice it is celebrated during the same month? The goal of National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is to raise awareness of the key role that physical therapists and physical therapy assistants can play in helping people find relief from pain, improve mobility and live healthier, more physically-able lives. As part of our commitment Read More
  • Today marks the 12th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day (NFAD) sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Did you know that falls remain the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for Americans 65 and older?  According to the CDC, over 300,000 seniors are hospitalized for hip fractures every year and of those injuries, 95% are caused by falls. In addition to hip fractures and head injuries, seniors who have fallen in the past may become anxious Read More
  • Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash Many, if not most, people try to build up their nest egg for retirement so when that day comes, they can truly enjoy their golden years. But the truth is, things are expensive and even with savings, seniors still may worry about spending too much on luxuries, let alone necessities. But the good thing is that many organizations and businesses recognize that seniors may not have the flexible spending as younger generations may have. As a result, Read More
  • This September marks the eighth World Alzheimer’s Month. Each year at this time, Alzheimer’s associations and other stakeholders around the world come together with the shared goal of raising awareness and ending the stigma associated with dementia. This year’s theme is Let’s talk about dementia: End the stigma. So, let’s talk about it! Dementia is a general term for progressive degenerative brain disease which affects memory, thinking, behavior and emotion. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting Read More