Upper Savannah Area Agency on Aging

Service(s)

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    Respite Care Payment Assistance

    Support is provided to these caregivers by outreach and information to community groups and organizations, by assistance provided to caregivers in accessing available services, and by individual and group counseling, education and training.

    Qualified individuals may also benefit from limited respite care which is funded by the program and other supplemental services that help caregivers better care for their loved ones. Services might include, for example, construction of a ramp for accessibility to the home or help with the purchase of incontinent supplies or nutritional supplements.

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Mccormick
    • Saluda
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
    • Sliding Scale
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    Information and Referral

    The Information, Referral & Assistance Specialist will assess an individual's needs, help him/her determine options and an appropriate course of action, direct the individual to useful programs or services.

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Mccormick
    • Saluda
    Languages Spoken on site
    English, Spanish
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
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    Abuse or Neglect

    The Ombudsman serves as an advocate on behalf of residents in nursing homes and community residential care facilities.

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Marlboro
    • Saluda
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free
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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).

    Hours of Operation

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

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Mccormick
    • Saluda
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Assessment

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Mccormick
    • Saluda
    Languages Spoken on site
    English, assistance with Spanish
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
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    Prescription Management

    Counties Served
    • Abbeville
    • Edgefield
    • Greenwood
    • Laurens
    • Mccormick
    • Saluda
    Intake Procedure

    Intake appointments take about 50 min

    Intake Requirements
    • Health Insurance Card(s)
    • Medicaid Card
    • Medicare Card
    • Proof of Income
    Interpreter Line Available for Callers
    No
    Types of Fees
    • Free

Description of Organization

Upper Savannah Area Agency on Aging (AAA) provides and finds services designed to assist seniors in leading independent, meaningful and dignified lives in their own homes and communities as long as possible.

Counties Served

  • Abbeville
  • Edgefield
  • Greenwood
  • Laurens
  • Mccormick
  • Saluda

Hours of operation

Open Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Languages Spoken on site

English

Toll-Free

800-922-7729

Interpreter Line Available for Callers

No

Main Phone Number

864-941-8050

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