Appalachia Area Agency on Aging

Service(s)

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    Respite Care Payment Assistance

    The Family Caregiver Support Program helps caregivers with limited, short-term financial vouchers, along with information about community resources.

    Counties Served
    • Anderson
    • Cherokee
    • Greenville
    • Oconee
    • Pickens
    • Spartanburg
    Intake Procedure

    Caregivers must fill out an application to determine eligibility for respite vouchers. Information about resources is available to all.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Insurance Counseling

    SHIP counselors provide up-to-date information on Medicare, supplements and health insurance to older adults, caregivers and adults with disabilities. The counselors do not provide information on Long Term Care Insurance.

    Counties Served
    • Anderson
    • Cherokee
    • Greenville
    • Oconee
    • Pickens
    • Spartanburg
    Intake Procedure

    SHIP counselors take all calls in the order they are received to provide counseling on Medicare, Medicaid, supplements and health insurance.

    Intake Requirements
    • Health Insurance Card(s)
    • Medicaid Card
    • Medicare Card
    • Medication List
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
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    Information and Referral

    Information & Referral Specialist links seniors, caregivers and adults with disabilities to services available in their community.

    Counties Served
    • Anderson
    • Cherokee
    • Greenville
    • Oconee
    • Pickens
    • Spartanburg
    Intake Procedure

    Seniors, caregivers and older adults with disabilities are welcome to call to find out about resources available in their communities.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
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    Abuse or Neglect

    Hours of Operation

    A Long Term Care Ombudsman serves as the advocate for residents in long-term facilities. They investigate complaints and negotiate on the residents’ behalf to resolve complaints to the residents’ satisfaction

    Counties Served
    • Anderson
    • Cherokee
    • Greenville
    • Oconee
    • Pickens
    • Spartanburg
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Assessment

    Counties Served
    • Anderson
    • Cherokee
    • Greenville
    • Oconee
    • Pickens
    • Spartanburg
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No

Description of Organization

Appalachia Area Agency on Aging (AAA) assists seniors, caregivers, and adults with disabilities to find aging and disability resources.

Counties Served

  • Anderson
  • Cherokee
  • Greenville
  • Oconee
  • Pickens
  • Spartanburg

Languages Spoken on site

English

Interpreter Line Available for Callers

Yes

Hours of operation

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Toll-Free

800-434-4036

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