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Accessible and Affordable Healthcare for All

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Thousands of Sumter families face painful decisions each day. Dinner or doctor visit? Paying rent or prenatal well visit? Major auto repair or mammogram? For far too many families, good health and health care options are luxuries that are out of reach. Sumter Family Health Center has been rewriting the statistics on health care access [...]

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Senior Center Supports Aging Sumter Residents

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Aging has benefits, but oftentimes we associate aging more with what can be very disconcerting losses. Diminished hearing or sight, a waning of strength or flexibility and even retirement can be as devastating as can losing independence or freedom due to a fall or illness. Losses of beloved spouses or one’s own children, too, often [...]

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Care Reach is a Cooperative to Keep Kids Healthy

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When it comes to math and science, 11-year-old Michael is a very bright student. He loves challenges and can’t wait to figure out the next step in a problem. So when his grades began to slide, everyone knew something was wrong. It turned out Michael had several badly infected molars and the unbearable pain made [...]