The Office on Aging does not and cannot provide legal advice or counsel and any information on this site is for informational purposes only. However, the information here should help educate people about some common legal issues relevant to the aging population.
One of the most popular topics people search for are Living Wills and Health Care Power of Attorney. These are called Advance Directives because they are to be done in advance. Here is a good primer on Advance Directives.
Legal Services - Help may be available for seniors who need legal assistance.
Medicare Fraud - Senior Medicare Fraud Patrol
Senior Fraud - Information on how to protect yourself from fraud.
2012 South Carolina Senior Citizen's Handbook -
A guide to laws and programs affecting senior citizens published by the South Carolina Bar Association