Resource Directory

Interested in more information about maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle? Looking for resources for your parents? Our resource directory below can help point you in the right direction.

AARP
AGING ABUNDANTLY: Aging and the Inner Life
All About Seniors-read online
Alzheimer’s Association
Amplify Life-South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program-RECEIVE OR DONATE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Arthritis Foundation
BGTime
Columbia Parkinson’s Support Group
International Council on Active Aging- Consumer Information
Medicare
Meals On Wheels
Mesothelioma Prognosis
National Council on Aging Resources for Older Adults & Caregivers
Palmetto Health Palmetto SeniorCare
Policy Lab- Find Clinical Trials
Senior Living Guide
Senior Resources
Social Security Administration
South Carolina Access Aging and Disability Information
South Carolina’s Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging
South Carolina Department on Aging-Search for service providers

South Carolina Respite Coalition
SCIWAY Senior Organizations & Resources
Veterans and Addiction Guide
A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

LEGAL

South Carolina Legal Services
South Carolina Bar Senior Citizen’s Handbook
South Carolina Bar Advance Planning Brochure
South Carolina Bar Free Legal Clinics Calendar
South Carolina Bar Public Information and Resources for Seniors
South Carolina Bar Advance Directives Forms

SLEEP

Sleep Reports: A Safe Sleeping Guide for Seniors
Mattress Advisor:How to Prepare Your Bedroom for an Emergency
Mattress Advisor:How to Properly Dispose of Your Mattress
Mattress Advisor:Bedroom Safety For Seniors
Mattress Advisor:How to Make Your Bedroom Accessible for Disabilities
A Sleep Guide For Service Members Coping With PTSD
Mattress Clarity “How Sleep Changes When You Age” Tuck.com:Sleep and Aging – A Senior Guide to Sleep
Tuck: Dementia and Sleep Disorders
Tuck: Diseases and Their Effects on Sleep

TRANSPORTATION RESOURCES

Senior Express Transportation
DART: Richland County Dial-A-Ride Public Transportation Service
Harbision Wheels
Medicaid Logisticare

*Inquire with your local church, synagogue, or center for worship for additional transportation options.  Many will offer services to their members and/or the community.

HOUSING RESOURCES

Christopher Towers
Finlay House
Forest Pines Retirement Community
US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Columbia Housing Authority