Santee-Lynches Area Agency on Aging

Service(s)

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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
    • Clarendon
    • Kershaw
    • Lee
    • Sumter
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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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
    • Clarendon
    • Kershaw
    • Lee
    • Sumter
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Abuse or Neglect

    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
    • Clarendon
    • Kershaw
    • Lee
    • Sumter
    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
    • Clarendon
    • Kershaw
    • Lee
    • Sumter
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Assessment

    Counties Served
    • Clarendon
    • Kershaw
    • Lee
    • Sumter
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No

Description of Organization

Santee-Lynches Area Agency on Aging, serve as a forum of governments, advocating a regional vision through identification of opportunities, effective courses of action, and appropriate resources essential to enable local governments to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter Counties.

Counties Served

  • Clarendon
  • Kershaw
  • Lee
  • Sumter

Interpreter Line Available for Callers

No

Hours of operation

Open Mondays thur Fridays 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, except holidays.

Toll-Free

800-948-1042

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