Is it Worth it? Medicare Savings Program Questions Answered

Medicare Savings Program

Wondering if the Medicare Savings Program is worth applying for? What is the Medicare Savings Program? The Medicare Savings Program is a benefit that helps pay for some out-of-pocket costs such as Medicare premiums, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, and prescription drug costs for qualifying individuals. The Medicare Savings Program does not impact your Medicare Advantage Plans…

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Don’t Miss Out because of the Vaccine

Dont miss out

The ease or freedom to travel, work, socialize and engage in leisure activities may be determined by one’s COVID vaccination status. COVID-19 vaccines are crucial to building immunity against the virus. Getting a COVID-19 vaccination is safer in building protection than getting sick with the virus. Getting sick with COVID-19 can have serious consequences. Still,…

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Finding Help You Need: How Thrive Hub Redefines Social Care in South Carolina

Finding Help You Need Thrive Hub Redefines Social Care In South Carolina

Working in the social care sector presents unique challenges for organizations across South Carolina. We are tasked with addressing social determinants of health that affect an incredibly diverse population. We often meet people during their most stressful moments. Since the start of the pandemic, people-serving organizations have leveraged technology to adapt and evolve to serve…

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Booster Shots: Keeping You Protected Through the Pandemic

Booster Shots: Keeping you protected through the pandemic

COVID-19 booster shots are an additional dose of a vaccine after the protection provided by the original shot(s) has begun to lessen over time. The booster helps people maintain strong protection from severe coronavirus disease. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, after being vaccinated against COVID-19, protection against the virus…

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Questioning the COVID-19 Vaccine? Here’s What We Know Two Years into the Pandemic.

The present impact that COVID-19 has on healthcare is challenging. These challenges have affected the workload on doctors and other healthcare professionals, the diagnosis and treatment of positive cases and the treatment of patients with other problems and underlying conditions. Are you questioning the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s what we’ve learned since 2020. Underlying Conditions An…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Myths & Misconceptions

It’s okay to have questions. Everyone deserves answers. Do you know your options for the COVID-19 vaccine? How do you know which sources and information about COVID-19 are accurate? It’s no surprise you’ve heard rumors about the COVID-19 vaccines on social media or from people in your life. The different types of vaccine information conveyed…

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Kickstart a Healthy New Year with These Helpful Resources!

It is officially 2022! Many people use this time of year to make positive changes in their life and set new goals to achieve. While this may seem overwhelming at first, there are countless resources available that can help kick off your healthy new year. Here are some resources SC Thrive can connect you with…

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Vaccines and the Holidays

 Last year was hard on us all with the pandemic preventing many from gathering over the holiday season. The pandemic has reshaped life as we once knew it. Many undoubtedly insist on celebrating with others this upcoming 2021 holiday season. Unfortunately, large-scale gatherings increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. While holiday traditions are important for families and children, there are several ways to enjoy the holidays and protect your health.  Vaccinating Your Child We are one step…

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SC Thrive Named Phase 2 Winner of the Social Care Referrals Challenge

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) recently announced SC Thrive as a Phase 2 winner of the Social Care Referrals Challenge competition. The Social Care Referrals Challenge began in March of 2020 to support holistic health and social care in the community. This national competition awards prizes to service organizations that develop and optimize technology…

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Maximize Your Grocery Budget at Farmer’s Markets

"Maximize Your Grocery Budget at Farmer's Markets" in white letters on a lime green box over a dark green background and a picture of blueberries, blackberries, tomatoes, apples, squash and other produce in blue bins at a vendor.

Cost and access are some of the greatest challenges that you might face when trying to support a healthy diet and maximize your grocery budget. Fresh, healthy produce tends to be more expensive than other less nutritious items.    That is where local farmers markets across the state are stepping in to provide quality foods and resources to afford them. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many farmer’s markets have remained…

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