It's important for seniors to retain their mobility as they age. A lack of transportation can lead to an inability to keep their independence, maintain a healthy diet, and take part in interests and activities.
- Medicaid Transportation - South Carolina offers transportation to members of Medicaid for doctors appointments, dialysis, x-rays, lab work, drug store or other medical appointments. To find out how to take advantage of this service, visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
- Medical Appointment Transportation - South Carolina is home to many agencies that offer transportation for medical appointments. Search Medical Transportation
Local Community Transportation
If you need help getting around town, running errands, or visiting friends, there are many door-to-door car services that can help. Search Community Transportation
Public transportation is often times a more affordable alternative to a private service and there may be options in your area. Search Public Transportation
Friends and Family
Do your friends and family know that you're having trouble getting around? If not, tell them! Getting some extra help from a friend or family member may be all you need to stay mobile.
Volunteer Driver Programs
Local churches, charities, and community groups often have a free transportation service for seniors staffed by volunteers.
If you haven't been able to find what you need on this site, please call your local Area Agency on Aging—the phone number can be found using the search on this page. You can also try browsing by category to see what services are available.