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MUSC Center on Aging
19 Hagood Avenue, Suite 806
MSC 250510
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-0712     
http://musc.edu/aging   

The Center is a resource for the general public as well as researchers and students in gerontology and geriatrics regarding age-related disease, community programs and services, and funding sources for research.

The Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging
1301 Gervais Street, Suite 350
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: (803) 734-9900
http://www.aging.sc.gov/

The Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging, through its administration of the Older Americans Act programs, aids 34,000 older adults who have the greatest social, economic, and health needs, and rural and low-income minority elders. Additionally, the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging works with many other state agencies, as well as with the private sector, to coordinate the needs and interests of older adults and to develop new resources.

South Carolina Aging In Place Coalition
50 Broad Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843-577-1389
http://www.scaipc.org/index.html

The South Carolina Aging In Place Coalition is a non-profit organization advocating for people to prepare to remain in their residence---independently, comfortably and safely.

SC Access
Click for Phone Numbers By County
https://scaccess.communityos.org/cms//

The mission of SC Access is to help older adults, people with disabilities, and those who care for them access useful information about long term support and needed services. Through the use of a comprehensive web-based service directory and regional Information and Referral Specialists, individuals will be able to find options for care throughout South Carolina to enable them to live as independently as possible.

Alzheimer's Association - SC Chapter
4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L,
Anderson, SC 29621
1-800-273-2555
www.alz.org/sc

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Support Groups

Alzheimer's Support Group:

Meetings every third Monday at 9:30 a.m.

Somerby
3100 Tradition Circle
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
843-849-3096
Trident Parkinson's Support Group:

Meetings every second Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Mary H. Burkett
Mount Pleasant, SC 29465
(803) 886-6389
 
 
 

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