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Calendar of Events
Routinely updated calendar on relevant conferences
Third Pary Agreement for State Fleet Vehicles (small pdf)

Funding Opportunities

PIP Update
PIP Funding Cycle – The revised Permanent Improvement Project (PIP) application for 2014 (medium sized 800K pdf file) is available now. Applications will be taken during February.  The LGOA review team will start making site visits to evaluate proposals in March.  Any inquiries regarding PIP should be made to Gerry Dickinson at gdickinson@aging.sc.gov.

ElderCare Trust Fund 
Update – Information about the next funding cycle will be posted in March 2014.

Offers grants to support innovative projects that help older adults remain in their homes & communities, avoiding institutional care. Grant information on new funding will be posted in March 2014 and proposals from not-for-profit organizations must be submitted by April 30th, 2014.

Geriatric Loan Forgiveness Program Page
South Carolina offers an innovative loan forgiveness program for newly trained geriatricians in exchange for establishing a geriatric practice in SC and staying for 5 years.

Manuals

2013 South Carolina Aging Network's Policies and Procedures Manual (effective July 24, 2013)(large 3MB pdf file)

2014 South Carolina Aging Network's Policies and Procedures Manual (effective July 1, 2014)(large 2.5MB pdf file)

NGA Terms and Conditions (within the policy and procedure manual) (small 350K pdf file) 

The Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging's 2014-2017 Comprehensive PSA and AAA/ADRC Area Plan Instructions Guide and Assurances Document (large 1MB pdf file)

Adult Protection Manual
Manual on how to protect the elderly from fraud and abuse (large 2MB pdf file)
2006 Policies and Procedures Manual
For the Office on Aging (large 1.2MB pdf file)

Forms

Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging State Waiver Form (W-001) (small 100K MS Word doc)

State Waiver Process (W-001-S01) (small 100K pdf)

Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging Assessment/Re-Assessment Form (A001) (small 300KB pdf file)

Health Assessment Limitations List (A001-S01) (small 100K pdf)

Assessment Field Explanations (A001-S02) (small 100K pdf)

The Determine Your Nutritional Health checklist from the University of Iowa is the basis for the nutrition risk score.

The LGOA Report Schedule for PSAs is available as a small Excel spreadsheet.  Click on the link and download the file.

Reports and Statistics

State Plan for Aging for 2013 - 2016
The Office on Aging's current state plan. (Medium 700KB pdf file)
State Plan on Aging for 2009 - 2012
The Office on Aging's previous state plan (large 4.5MB pdf file)
State Plan on Alzheimer's
The plan presented by the Purple Ribbon Task Force to the General Assembly in March, 2009. (Medium sized 350KB pdf file)
Take a Break - State Lifespan Respite Plan
Report of the Lifespan Respite State Advisory Committee
Adult Protection Coordinating Council Annual Report
Report on protective issues
Aging Research and Statistics
Brochure on statistics and facts about South Carolina’s Seniors (small 140KB pdf file)
New! ARCC Annual Report 2012
report from the Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center
ARCC Annual Report 2009
Report from the Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center (medium sized 420KB pdf file)
New! JLCOA 2012 Report
The Joint Legislative Commission on Aging 2012 Public Hearing
JLCOA 2008 Report
The Joint Legislative Commission on Aging 2008 Public Hearing (small 250Kb pdf file)
JLCOA 2007 Report
The Joint Legislative Commission on Aging 2007 Public Hearing (small 250Kb pdf file)
Mature Adults Count
The site provides data on mature adults (age 50 and above) in South Carolina
NAPIS
The Administration on Aging requests the yearly National Aging Program Information Systems (NAPIS) report, summarizing how the Title III funds were used. Many of the concepts in the Older Americans Act are defined in this document. The appendix of the NAPIS report contains definitions relevant to the program.

Area Agency Plans 2014-2017

The Area Plan Update Instructions are available as a small 150KB pdf file.

Some of these plans are VERY Large (more than 2 MB) so you will have to be patient as they download or try to come up in your browser. It could take a large number of minutes.
Appalachian (4MB - Large pdf)
Catawba (4MB - Large pdf)
Central Midlands( 6MB - Large pdf)
Lowcountry (800MB - Medium pdf)
Lower Savannah (7MB - Large pdf)
Pee Dee (27MB - VERY LARGE pdf)
 - Updated Pee Dee Budget (100KB - small pdf)
Santee-Lynches (17MB - VERY LARGE pdf)
 - Updated Santee-Lynches Budget (50KB - small pdf)
Trident (4MB - LARGE pdf)
Upper Savannah (68MB - VERY, VERY LARGE pdf)
Waccamaw (4MB - Large pdf)

Trainings and Conferences

SE4A Annual Aging Conference

On September 25-28, 2011, Tennessee will be hosting the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging annual conference. Member states include: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. SE4A was the first regional area agency on aging association in the country, and served as a model for organizing the national Association of Area Agencies on Aging. This year the conference will be held in Memphis at the Peabody hotel with the theme being “Aging Rocks!”. View the postcard: Front Back

AIRS Training Course & Certification Exam
The Alliance of Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) Certification Program awards professional credentials internationally to individuals who successfully complete the appropriate AIRS Certification Program for information and referral practitioners.
Periodic training is available. To find out more, contact the Office on Aging

White House Conference on Aging
Once a decade conference. South Carolina and the national conference. The final report is available on the conference's site.