Upcoming Events

The South Carolina Department on Aging (SCDOA) welcomes the opportunity to share knowledge on aging, as well as the efforts of others to do the same in South Carolina. We are excited to inform others of these opportunities with our calendar of events. If your organization is hosting an event and would like to share the news on our calendars (www.aging.sc.gov and www.GetCareSC.com), please complete the following submission form for review. 

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Events

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  • Lexington Community Health and Safety Fair

    Date:
    March 2, 2024
    Address:
    108 Park Road Lexington, SC 29072
    Details:
    Education / Guides
    Health / Safety

    The community of Lexington is hosting a Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, March 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Lexington Leisure Center (located at 108 Park Road).

  • 35th Annual Disability Advocacy Day

    Date:
    March 5, 2024
    Address:
    1100 Gervais St. Columbia, SC 29208 — SC State House (North grounds steps)
    Details:
    Caregiving / Family
    Education / Guides
    Health / Safety

    The South Carolina Partnership of Disability Organizations (SCPDO) is a coalition of organizations whose aim is to assure self-determination, independence, empowerment, integration, and inclusion of...

  • Dementia 101 — The Basics

    Date:
    March 6, 2024
    Details:
    Alzheimer's / Dementia
    Caregiving / Family

    This is a virtual event that is offered the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m.

  • Medicare Workshops

    Date:
    March 6 — 7, 2024
    Details:
    Education / Guides

    Are you interested in learning more about Medicare? The State Health Insurance Assistance Program will be sharing unbiased, trusted info at this event.

  • AARP Smart Driver Course

    Date:
    March 7, 2024
    Address:
    385 Spears Creek Church Rd Elgin, SC 29045
    Details:
    Health / Safety

    This is a 4 -our course geared for seniors, but the state law in South Carolina says anyone 26 and older who takes the course gets a discount on their insurance for three years.The course is $20 for...

  • Dementia 201: Positive Interactions

    Date:
    March 7, 2024
    Details:
    Alzheimer's / Dementia
    Caregiving / Family

    Dementia 201: Positive Interactions is a free, 90-minute, live webinar providing best practices for caregivers and loved ones of people living with dementia.

  • Central Midlands Regional Aging and Disability Advisory Committee Meeting

    Date:
    March 11, 2024
    Address:
    236 Stoneridge Drive Columbia, SC 29210 (Central Midlands Council of Governments)
    Details:
    Education / Guides

    The goal of the Regional Aging and Disability Advisory Committee (RADAC) meeting is to promote a positive experience of aging for older individuals, the disabled community, and their families. The...

  • 2024 SC Assistive Technology Expo

    Date:
    March 12, 2024
    Address:
    1101 Lincoln Street Columbia, SC 29201
    Details:
    Education / Guides
    Health / Safety

    Exhibits and Workshops showcasing assistive technology for people of all ages. Attendees experience the latest products and services for people with a wide range of disabilities. They discover...

  • Arnold School of Public Health Press Conference

    Date:
    March 13, 2024
    Address:
    1101 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC (Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Congaree Room)
    Details:
    Alzheimer's / Dementia
    Caregiving / Family

    A press conference with community and state agency partners will be held to highlight the 35th annual report of the South Carolina Alzheimer’s Disease Registry – the oldest and most comprehensive...

  • Estate Planning Strategies for Every Life Stage- Workshop and Webinar

    Date:
    March 13, 2024
    Address:
    1325 Garner Ln, Columbia, SC 29210 (Elite Home Care and Day Center)
    Details:
    Education / Guides

    The event Estate Planning is an ongoing process rather than a singular event. There are distinct junctures to address, especially during key phases of your life: as a young family, as an adult child...

  • MUSC Center for Healthy Aging Senior Expo

    Date:
    March 13, 2024
    Address:
    5000 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418 (Charleston Area Convention Center)
    Details:
    Caregiving / Family
    Education / Guides
    Health / Safety

    The MUSC Center for Healthy Aging, in partnership with Trident AAA is hosting the 5th Annual Senior Expo, on Wednesday, March 13th at the Charleston Area Convention Center (5000 Coliseum Drive, North...

  • The Arnold Aging Lecture

    Date:
    March 14, 2024
    Address:
    900 Senate St, Columbia, SC (Pastides Alumni Center — Presidential Dining Room)
    Details:
    Alzheimer's / Dementia
    Caregiving / Family

    A lecture sponsored by the Arnold School of Public Health and a National Institute on Aging-funded conference grant (5R13AG074603-03). The lecture will focus on the state of the science on Alzheimer’s...

  • Vertigo: When Your World is Spinning

    Date:
    March 19, 2024
    Address:
    2759 SC-14 Greer SC 29651 (Gibbs Cancer Center - Pelham)
    Details:
    Health / Safety

    Vertigo is the sensation of moving or spinning that is often described as dizziness.Vertigo can be scary because it can cause poor coordination, stumbling and distorted balance, making it difficult to...