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Aging Services

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
1201 Main Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-251-7860
www.aarp.org

Association for the Protection of the Elderly
2051 Columbia Avenue, Suite 127
Lexington, SC 29072
Tel: 803-356-6535
Toll Free: 800-569-7345

Center for Carolina Living
4201 Blossom Street
Columbia, SC 29205
Tel: 803-782-7466
Toll Free: 1-800-849-MOVE
www.carolinaliving.com/default.asp

Gerontological Society of America
1030 15th St., NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 2005
Tel: 202-842-1275
FAX: 202-842-1150

National Assoc. of Retired Federal Employees
502 Cessna Avenue
Charleston, SC 29407-2245
Tel: 843-852-0238

SC Adult Day Services Association
Post Office Box 1269
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: 803-808-2980
FAX: 803-996-0551

SC Assoc. of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging
2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 309-A
Columbia, SC 29204-2413
Tel: 803-988-0005
FAX: 803-988-1017

SC Association of Residential Care Homes
1300 Sumter Street, Suite 206
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-933-0921
Toll-Free: 1-800-862-2908
www.scarch.org

SC Bar
950 Taylor Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-799-6653

SC Education Association - Retired
421 Zimalcrest Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Tel: 803-551-4150

SC Hospital Association
P.O. Box 6009
W. Columbia, SC 29171
Tel: 803-796-3080
www.scha.org

SC Health Care Association (Nursing Homes)
176 Laurelhurst Avenue
Columbia, SC 29210
Tel: 803-772-7511
www.schca.org

SC Home Health Care
P.O. Box 1763
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: 803-254-7355

SC Medical Association
3210 Fernandina Road, P.O. Box 11188
Columbia, SC 29210
Tel: 803-798-6207

SC National Assoc. of Social Workers
P.O. Box 5008
Columbia, SC 29250
Tel: 803-256-8406

National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street NE
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-2421
www.scnasw.org

SC Nurses Association
1821 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-252-4781
www.scnurses.org

SC Nursing Home Association
Anne Marie Rehab & Nursing Center
1200 Talisman Drive
N. Augusta, SC 29841
Tel: 803-278-2170

SC State Employees Association
P.O. Box 61061
Columbia, SC 29260
Tel: 803-238-1608
www.scsea.com

SC Gerontological Society
4830 Dale Drive
Columbia, SC 29203
Tel: 803-786-6316

SC Silver Haired Legislature
2515 Cat Tail Pond Road
Johns Island, SC 29445
Tel: 843-768-8332

AGING CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE

Special Committee on Aging
U.S. Senate
Dirksen Office Building, G-31
Washington, D.C. 20510
Tel: 202-224-5364
E-Mail: patriciahemeister@aging.senate.gov


AGING CENTERS

MUSC - Center on Aging
26 Bee Street
Charleston, SC 29425
Tel: 843-792 0692
Fax: 843-792 0679
www.musc.edu/aging

SC Center for Gerontology
USC College of Social Work
DeSaussure College
Columbia, SC 29208
Tel: 803-777-9265
E-mail: ritajc@mailbox.sc.edu
FAX: 803-777-3498
www.cosw.sc.edu/sc-center-for-gerontology

STATE AGENCIES

SC Department Of Health & Human Services - DHHS

Bureau of Long Term Care Services - DHHS
1801 Main Street, PO Box 8206
Columbia, SC 29202-8206
Tel: 803-898-2590
FAX: 803-898-4509

SC Department of Health and Environmental
Control, Home Health Services and Long Term Care
Robert Mills Building, 2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-898-0760

SC Department of Mental Health, Division of Elderly and Long Term Care Services
2414 Bull Street, PO Box 485
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: 803-898-8579

SC Department of Social Services
Adult Protective Services
1535 Confederate Avenue, PO Box 1520
Columbia, SC 29202-1520
Tel: 803-898-7318

SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs
3440 Harden Street, PO Box 4706
Columbia, SC 29240
Tel: 803-898-9600
Toll-Free: 1-888-376-4636

Talking Books - SC State Library
(formerly - Dept. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped)
1430 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201-3041
Tel: 803-734-4611
Toll-Free: 1-800-922-7818
TTY: 803-734-7298
E-Mail: lbphbooks@leo.scsl.state.sc.us
www.state.sc.us/scsl/bph

AGING NETWORK ORGANIZATIONS

SC Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Sharon Seago, President
Central Midlands
236 Stoneridge Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
Tel: 803-376-5390

SC Councils on Aging Directors
Debbie Bower, President
Senior Resources
2817 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
Tel: 803-252-7734

INFORMATION ASSISTANCE LINES

Alzheimer's Consultation Line for Clinicians
Toll Free: 1-800-424-6872
Charleston: 843-740-1592

Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center
Toll Free: 1-800-868-9095
Columbia: 803-898-2850

National Alzheimer's Association
Toll Free: 1-800-272-3900

Elder Support Line
180 Lockwood Blvd.
(Location: 1525 Sam Rittenburg, Suite D)
Charleston, SC 29403
Tel: 843-724-7180 or 834-724-7181

Statewide Alzheimer's Disease Registry
Columbia: 803-777-5337

Eldercare Locator (National)
Toll Free: 1-800-677-1116

Family Information Network
Cooperative County Extension Service
Clemson University
243 T&A Building
Clemson, SC 29634-0753
Tel: 864-656-0110
E-Mail: amerok@clemson.edu

Home Health Services/Complaint Line
Toll Free: 1-800-922-6735

Newsline & Talking Books Services
South Carolina State Library
P.O. Box 821
Columbia, SC 29202
Tel: 803-734-8666
Toll-Free: 1-800-922-7818

SC Bar - Law Line
Toll Free: 1-800-521-9788
Columbia: 803-771-0011

SC Legislative Printing Information and
Technology System
1105 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-734-2060
Toll-Free: 1-800 922-1539
www.scstatehouse.net

National Fraud Information Center
Toll Free: 1-800-876-7060

Federal Trade Commission
Charity Fraud
1-877-382-4357
www.ftc.gov/charityfraud

SC Department of Consumer Affairs
Consumer Complaint Analyst
3600 Forest Drive, 3rd Floor
Columbia, SC 29204
Tel: 803-234-4200
Toll Free: 1-800-922-1594
E-Mail: scdca@dca.state.sc.us

SC Dep't. of Insurance Consumer Services
300 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite 1200
Columbia, SC 29223
Tel: 803-737-6180
Toll-Free: 1-800-768-3467
E-mail: cnsmmail@doi.state.sc.us
www.doi.state.sc.us/Eng/Public/Consumer/Consumer.asp

Protection & Advocacy for People With Disabilities, Inc.
3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208
Columbia, SC 29204
Tel: 803-782-0639
Toll-Free: 1-866-275-7273
Charleston: 1-800-743-2553
Florence: 1-800-868-0752
Greenville: 1-800-758-5212
E-mail: info@protectionandadvocacy-sc.org
www.protectionandadvocacy-sc.org

Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP)
Toll Free 1-800-868-9095
Columbia: 803-898-2848

Very Special Person I.D. Bracelets
(Mid-State Alzheimers Association)
Toll Free: 1-800-636-3346
Columbia: 803-772-3346

State Office of Victims Assistance
1205 Pendleton St., Rm. 401
Columbia, SC 29201
Tel: 803-734-1900
Toll-Free: 1-800-220-5370
www.govoepp.state.sc.us/sova

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
1604 N. Country Rd.
Tuscan, AR
Tel: 1-520-881-4005
www.naela.com/

National Institute on Aging Info. Center
P.O. Box 8057
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057
Toll Free: 1-800-222-4225
E-Mail: niaic@jbs1.com
www.nih.gov/nia

Professional Geriatric Care Managers
Tel: 520-881-8008
www.caremanager.org