House Calls

SUM 2018

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D ear friends, There are plenty of things that people disagree about, but who doesn't want to enjoy a long, healthy life? I'm proud to work alongside dedicated professionals committed to a goal that everybody is on board with: helping our community be its healthiest. This issue of House Calls is one I hope you'll read, re-read, and share widely, because our feature outlines how to do just that. The story on the keys to longevity is a bounty of tips and data based on what modern medicine knows about living your best, fullest life. And summer, with its fresh produce and opportunities to be active, is a great time to revisit your personal healthy-living goals. Summer is also a season when folks are out and about, on boats or bikes or grilling in the backyard, and accidents can happen. Be sure to see our story on when to go to Express Care versus the ER, so you'll be prepared should illness or injury strike. And for those who have more serious injuries, including brain injuries, I'm delighted to announce that Roper St. Francis Healthcare is opening the Wendy C. H. Wellin and Keith S. Wellin Neuro Stroke Center at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital. This state-of-the-art facility is possible thanks to the generosity of Wendy Wellin, whose husband received life-changing treatment at Roper after suffering a stroke. This new center expands the range of state-of-the-art services that Roper Rehab Hospital is already known for. Whether you have a minor mishap or serious health issue, your community doctors and nurses are here for you at Roper St. Francis Healthcare. And we wish you a relaxing and invigorating summer, one that I hope is full of time with family and friends, doing activities that you enjoy. That's a key to longevity I'm happy to recommit to. Sincerely, Please send your change of address to: house calls RSF Marketing 84 Halsey Blvd. Charleston, SC 29401 VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND SUBSCRIBE ONLINE FOR FREE www.rs.com House Calls TM , a controlled- circulation magazine, is published quarterly by GulfStream Communications, an independent publishing company, P.O. Box 1794, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465 (843-971-9811). House Calls TM is a trademark of Dez Inc. dba GulfStream Communications. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without the express written permission of the publisher is prohibited. Medical information is provided by Roper St. Francis Healthcare and additional medical sources. House Calls TM is not intended to be diagnostic nor prescriptive. Consult your physician before undertaking any medical, diet, or exercise treatment. Your subscription is provided at no charge as a community service by Roper St. Francis Healthcare. All revenues generated from advertising in this publication go to GulfStream Communications. Advertising in this publication does not imply a relationship with Roper St. Francis Healthcare. GULFSTREAM C O M M U N I C A T I O N S Going the Distance house calls Lorraine Lutton, FACHE President and Chief Executive Officer Roper St. Francis Healthcare h o u s e c a l l s { summer 2018 } 3 president's letter Editor Molly Ramsey Design Director Melinda Smith Monk Art Director Julie Wood • Graphic Designers Cassidy Hurt Ruby Kelly Molly Wickham Production Designer Christine Dorsey • Art Interns Samantha Güt, Natalie Moreau, Sarah West Moreland, Courtney Schnorr, Melissa Sommer, Brennan Smith, Amy Sullivan, & Hope Walker • Senior Account Executives Elayne Harrill Cason Gene Crim Courtney Flanagan Katie Hild Denise Janove Marion Lynam Lisa Miller Advertising Traffic Manager Brandis Woods • President James E. Drew Principal Jeff Drew Director of Finance Pamela Robinson • Accounting Assistant Terrie Bergdorf Office Assistant Kristin Leounis President and CEO, Roper St. Francis Healthcare Lorraine Lutton Creative Services Coordinators Renee Dickinson Stephanie Hunt Editorial Advisory Board Nichole Stevens Andy Lyons Angela Poindexter Jessica Puder Krista Robertson Follow us: rsf In June, Roper St. Francis Healthcare hosted a Hand and Wrist Pain class that dove into potential causes of pain, things you can do to remedy it, and available treatment options, as well as Maybe Baby?—a free class discussing how to prepare for a healthy pregnancy. Never miss a workshop by following RSFH on Twitter, where details on classes and events are shared regularly. communities.rs.com News You Can Use TM TM Lorraine (left) at the soft opening for the Wendy C. H. Wellin and Keith S. Wellin Neuro Stroke Center at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital & (right) on an early-morning jog along the Battery—one of her favorite ways to boost longevity.

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