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Couple celebrates 50th anniversary at Life Care Center of Charleston

Ruth and Billy Alexander

On Oct. 6, 2017, Life Care Center of Charleston, South Carolina, resident Ruth Alexander and her husband, Billy, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The couple had a party with their son in the facility’s private dining room, complete with gifts and a cake....

Life Care Center of Charleston resident crowned NAACP Centennial Queen

Dot Scott, president of the Charleston NAACP branch, talks to Earsie Jackson while former Vice President Joe Biden presents her.

On Sept. 23, 2017, less than a month after her 100th birthday, Earsie Jackson was crowned Mrs. NAACP Centennial Queen for the Charleston, South Carolina, chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

The branch was celebrating its 100th year as well, with an anniversary gala, and created the special honor for the occasion....

Kaminskis, couple with amazing WWII love story, featured in magazine

Ann Kaminski

Ann and Alec Kaminski, a Polish couple who served in World War II with the goal of liberating Poland from the Germans, have been featured in a national magazine.

Ann currently resides at Life Care Center of Charleston, and Alec lived there until his passing this summer. The center’s parent company, Life Care Centers of America, publishes a handful of residents’ life stories each year in its LEADER magazine....

Life Care Center of Charleston residents were neighbors in W. Virginia

West Virginia sign

Wanda Lively grew up near Beckley, West Virginia. So did Margaret Cook.

The girls were neighbors in the 1930s and ’40s, growing up in the same area. Fast forward to October 2016, and the former neighbors reunited – 400 miles away!