Seniors' Health Services for all of South Carolina

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Referral Services

(The National Council on the Aging)
https://benefitscheckup.org/
Description:If you are a senior citizen, this site may help you learn if there are benefits for which you qualify. You may be able to get help with prescription drugs, health care, utility, and other costs. An easy-to-use survey must be completed and within seconds, you will receive a list of programs in your area, for which you can apply.


(US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging)
https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx
Phone:800-677-1116 (toll free)
Description:A public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging, the Eldercare Locator connects older Americans and their caregivers with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations.


(Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging )
https://www.getcaresc.com/
Phone:800-868-9095 (Toll Free)
Description:This directory allows allows seniors, caregivers and adults with disabilities to search for providers in their area. Categories include health, transportation and help with daily tasks. Also has information on Medicaid/Medicare enrollment and articles to determine what kind of services you or your family member may need.


(U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
https://www.medicare.gov/hospicecompare/
Description:This is a database where people can find a hospice in their area. You can also compare agencies and find out ways Medicare covers hospice services.


(Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services)
https://www.medicare.gov/index.html
Description:The official U.S. government site for people with Medicare. This is a great site to visit for all kinds of useful information. The Questions section is a long list of frequently asked questions about Medicare eligibility and services. Stay Healthy provide visitors with information about Medicare benefits, publications, and websites with information that can help you stay healthy and disease-specific information. Scroll down the page for Find a Doctor. Other sections include Long Term Care, Compare Health Plans, Medicare Billing, Provider Information, and more. Select Español at the top of the page for Spanish language resources.


https://scaccess.communityos.org/cms/
Address:1301 Gervais Street, Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201
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E-Mail:scaccess@aging.sc.gov
Phone:803-734-9900
Fax:803-734-9887
Description:Free and confidential service of the Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging 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.The initial development of the SC Access database was made possible through a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services. Partial funding for the Information and Referral Specialists is provided by the US Administration on Aging.


(USC School of Medicine Center for Disability Resources)
https://scatp.med.sc.edu/
Office Name:Midlands Center
Address:8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
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Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/scassistivetechnologyprogram
Phone:800-915-4522 Toll Free
803-935-5263
Fax:803-935-5342
Description:SCATP is a federally funded project concerned with getting technology into the hands of people with disabilities so that they might live, work, learn and be a more independent part of the community. Examples of assistive technologies include modified eating utensils, page turners, dressing aids; devices that help with speech or hearing; mobility aids like wheelchairs, scooters, walkers; computer access aids like touch screens, modified keyboards, and much more. On the Website is information about how to learn about and access assistive technology. SCATP also provides information and referral, equipment loans, a demonstration center and an annual Expo that is free and open to the public where people can learn about the latest technology.


https://www.scfreeclinics.org/
Address:1308 Broad Street
Camden, SC 29020
Maps and Directions
Phone:803-713-5993
Description:The South Carolina Free Clinic Association provides a listing of free medical clinics in the state. Click on "Member Clinics" to find the closest one near you.


(Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging)
https://aging.sc.gov/programs-initiatives/medicare-and-ship
Description:The State Health Insurance Assistance Program, or SHIP, is a state-based program that offers local one-on-one counseling and assistance to people with Medicare and their families. Counseling can be over the phone or in person. Look under "SHIP Counselor in your area" to find the closest office near you.


http://tidewaternp.com/
Address:501 Belle Hall Parkway, Suite 202
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
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E-Mail:DrWymer@TidewaterNP.com
Phone:843-412-0927
Fax:843-225-2323
Description:Neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational evaluations for children through elderly adults with a wide range of concerns and disabilities. Evaluations assist in identifying people's strengths, as well as weaknesses, and are helpful in treatment planning and teaching people to compensate for problems. Assessments conducted for Alzheimer's disease, mild memory problems, strokes, brain injuries, toxic chemical exposure, Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, seizures, ADHD, learning disabilities, and a wide range of other mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety. Asessments include treatment plan and referrals. Accepts most insurance including Medicare and Medicaid.


(TRICARE Management Activity)
https://tricare.mil/
Phone:800-444-5445 Toll Free
Description:This is the official Web site of the TRICARE Management Activity, the organization responsible for managing health care for active duty and retired members of the uniformed services, their families, and survivors. Find information about eligibility, plans, plus medical, mental health, dental, vision and prescription coverage.


https://www.uwasc.org/
Address:300 Arbor Lake Drive, Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29223
Maps and Directions
Phone:803-929-1000
Fax:866-488-6462
Description:This is the Website of the state office of The United Way. The goal of the United Way Association of South Carolina is to be a key influence in public policy, give support to the local chapters and provides leadership training to other non-profits. Local United Way agencies provide a variety of social services, including information and referral for emergency or non-emergency needs such as: counseling, food and shelter, suicide prevention, emergency shelter for children and battered women, and other human service needs. To find a United Way in your area, click on United Way Locator at the top of the page. To use the statewide database of services, click on 2-1-1.