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Aging Well Center Opens in Landrum (WSPA)

Jennifer Martin, WSPA August 26, 2019 LANDRUM, S.C. (WSPA) – A new community center for seniors opens Tuesday in Landrum. It will offer free services and meals to seniors with an emphasis on exercise, nutrition and social activities. Run by the nonprofit organization Fifty Upstate, the Landrum Aging Well Community Center will function much like Fifty Upstate’s 7 other campuses…

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Fifty Upstate in the News

Fifty Upstate is so excited to welcome the City of Landrum as the new home of an amazing Aging Well Center! Come out and join us this morning from 8:30 to 1 at the Landrum Train Depot! Senior community center opens Tuesday in Landrum

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August 21st is now Officially Landrum Senior Citizens Day

At last night’s Landrum City Council  meeting a proclamation was signed, designating August 21st as Landrum’s official Senior Citizens Day. Any individual over the age of 50 is invited to the the grand opening of the Landrum Depot Aging Well Center on that day to celebrate. Check out the link below for all of the information! Landrum Senior Citizens Day…

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Free Grocery Store Tours

In today’s society, it is vital that we fill our bodies with nutritious things. Seeing as we live in a world full of artificial chemicals, it is important that we are aware of the ingredients in the foods we eat. Grocery stores can be very overwhelming in terms of searching for nutritious items, especially when on a tight budget. This…

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Safe Seniors Environmental Program

Fifty Upstate is pleased to announce our Safe Seniors Environmental Program is underway.  Spartanburg County residents, ages 60 and over, with limited financial and physical ability and no able-bodied person residing in their singe-family home are eligible for services, Funding is provided by a grant from Spartanburg County Government and the Appalachian Council of Governments Area Agency on Aging.  Please…

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A Matter of Balance

Researchers at Clemson University have discovered that seniors are afraid of falling, and therefore do not get out of the house as much or participate in activities that are essential to healthy aging. Falling exposes seniors to hazardous consequences, such as immobilizing injuries and complete loss of independence.  Falls are the leading cause of injury to people 65 years and…

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Round Trip

Fifty Upstate is acutely aware of the need for affordable transportation services in Spartanburg County. To assist those aged 50-59 who are physically and/or financially unable to obtain transportation to and from their medical/health facilities, Fifty Upstate is pleased to provide free transportation with our pilot program, ROUND TRIP.  Funding is provided by a grant from Spartanburg Regional Foundation.

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