The best tool to find services and resources in South Carolina for older adults and adults with disabilities is SCAccess. A general discussion of varied topics and services related to the the elderly and disabled can be found in our Learn About section. The Contact Information Page also has a lot of phone numbers and addresses.
BrochuresAlzheimer's Resource Coordination Center BrochureAvoiding Financial Exploitation BrochureBe Smart BookletBill of Rights BrochureEmergency Rental Assistance BrochureFamily Caregiver Support Program BrochureI-CARE BrochureLGOA Programs FlyerLGOA Senior Resources BrochureLong Term Care Ombudsman Program BrochureSavvy Saving Seniors scams toolkit SC Access Brochure
Acronyms and LinksAgency, Program and Service Related AcronymsFocusing on those related to agingCondition and Disease Related AcronymsFocusing on those related to aging and the disabledAging Related LinksCondition, Disease and Syndrome Related LinksDisability Related LinksOther Helpful Links
Benefits Check-up and Screening ToolsAssisted Living Facility Comprehensive Guide and Checklist for Consumers"The ALFA Guide to Choosing an Assisted Living Residence" is a free small 8 page (150KB pdf file) pamphlet that includes care and service strategies to consider when viewing assisted living communities.Benefits Check-upFill out questionnaire to get a fairly comprehensive list of potential benefits you might be able to receiveThe Benefit Bank can help you with finding and applying for benefits.The Elderly Simplified Food Stamp Application is also available.
Compare the various types of providers in your areaHospitalsHome Health AgenciesNursing Home Compare by Medicare South Carolina Nursing Home Bed LocatorDialysis Facilities
CalculatorsFood Stamp CalculatorShort, quick calculator to help determine your potential to receive food stamps Reverse Mortgage CalculatorOnline calculator to help determine the benefits and costs of s reverse mortgage. This calculator allows seniors to calculate benefits under three types of programs, including the federally insured home equity conversion mortgage.
Forms and ApplicationsHunting and Fishing LicenseThis links directly to the SC Department of Natural Resources (small 90KB pdf file). This is a lifetime license application. The fishing license is free for the disabled and those 64 and olderHandicapped License Plate/PlacardThis links directly to the SC Department of Motor Vehicle's form (small 30KB pdf file)SCHousingSearch.comFree online listing of apartments for rent operated by the SC Housing Authority
Logo FileOffice on Aging logo at 900dpi (Very large 12MB)
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