Lowcountry Area Agency on Aging

Service(s)

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    Respite Care Payment Assistance

    The Family Caregiver Advocate provides support, information, education, and services to family caregivers to make this a rewarding experience.

    Counties Served
    • Beaufort
    • Colleton
    • Hampton
    • Jasper
    Intake Procedure

    An intake process is not required for general information.Program eligibility may require a conversation and/ or documentation whereas personal information in regards to health and/ or limitations of the Care Receiver may be required.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
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    Information and Referral

    Information, Referral and Assistance Program provides services as an access point for those seeking help. Advocacy is provided for those who need help navigating the system to gain access to entitlement programs.

    Counties Served
    • Beaufort
    • Colleton
    • Hampton
    • Jasper
    Intake Procedure

    An intake process is not required for general information. In depth assistance may require a conversation whereas personal information in regards to health and resources/ assets may be required to warrant an appropriate referral.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Insurance Counseling

    Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referral for Elders (I-CARE) is a federally funded insurance counseling program working under the guidance of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). ICARE assists all persons to understand what insurances they have and how to use the insurance in the most cost effective way, as well to help prevent individuals from becoming victims of Insurance fraud and scam. The focus areas are Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Savings, Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Prescription Plans, Medicaid and the Senior Medicare Fraud program (SMP).

    Counties Served
    • Beaufort
    • Colleton
    • Hampton
    • Jasper
    Intake Procedure

    An intake process is not required for general information. In depth assistance may require a conversation whereas personal information in regards to current health insurance and/ or health insurance needs as well as personal resources/ assets may be required to warrant applicable guidance.

    Intake Requirements
    • Birth Record
    • Health Insurance Card(s)
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Personal Care

    The Consumer Choice Home Care Program offers homemaker and minimal personal care services to homebound seniors

    Counties Served
    • Beaufort
    • Colleton
    • Hampton
    • Jasper
    Intake Procedure

    An intake process is not required for general information.Program eligibility may require a conversation and/ or documentation whereas personal information in regards to health and/ or limitations will be required.

    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No

Description of Organization

The Area Agency on Aging identifies the needs of seniors and disabled persons and existing services available. The Area Agency on Aging prepares a plan to meet these needs of the senior population. Whereas the ADRC will link the disabled person to the local resources available. The AAA and ADRC staff work with federal, state, and local officials, service providers, volunteers, and the private sector to encourage new services. Lowcountry AAA/ ADRC staff members are dedicated to improving the lives of the senior and disabled populations. Our staff is available to speak to community groups about the programs available.

Counties Served

  • Beaufort
  • Colleton
  • Hampton
  • Jasper

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday; 9:00am to 5:00pm

Toll-Free

877-846-8148

Interpreter Line Available for Callers

Yes

Main Phone Number

843-473-3991

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