Seniors' Health Services for the Lowcountry Region

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Support Groups

(Lowcountry Council of Governments)
Address:634 Campground Road
Yemassee, SC 29945
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877-846-8148 (Toll Free)
Description:This is a non-profit agency supported by the Older Americans Act that provides services to the aging in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper. One of their programs, Family Caregivers Support, assists unpaid family members who are primary caregivers of citizens over 60 years old. They help evaluate the caregiver's needs and locate, identify or assist with services such as emergency respite, transportation to appointments, support groups, caregiver training and counseling, home modifications for the mobility impaired, incontinence supplies, and nutritional supplements. They also offer some assistance to grand-relatives, over the age of 55, raising children without parental financial support. Programs include I-CARE, Medicare Fraud, Legal Assistance, elder rights advocacy, public education, Family Caregivers Support, and Long Term Care Ombudsman. Information and referral to service is available to seniors and the physically challenged.
Address:117 William Hilton Parkway, Suite A
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
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Description:Provides programs and services for people who have Alzheimer's Disease and other forms of dementia and their family members/caregivers. Services include an adult day care to help with mental and physical stimulation, support groups and caregiver resources.
Address:1605 Harbor View Road
Charleston, SC 29412
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Description:The respite program enhances the quality of life for people with Alzheimers and other forms of dementia. Daily programs are designed to actively engage the participants minds and bodies - working to improve their daily lives through much needed social interaction. The program directly benefits participants enrolled in the program and reaches innumerable others by serving as a support network for their families - providing a period of relief, support and education. Also has support groups for caregivers. Click on "Locations" to find the closest program and support group near you.

(St. Luke's Lutheran Church)
Address:502 West 5th North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
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866-796-9670 (Toll free)
Description:Provides respite care for families dealing with Alzheimer's Disease and other memory disorders. They also offer support groups for caregivers, caregiver consultation and referral services. The Corporate Caregiver Program partners with area businesses to assist employees who also serve as caregivers. Transportation available. Call for information.