We are excited to announce the release of a new, standardized Benefit Verification letter. People receiving Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits can obtain their letter by using their personal my Social Security account. You can use the letter as proof of income for loans, housing assistance, mortgage,Continue Reading

By: Tony WilliamsSocial Security Public Affairs Specialist in SC We take pride in having provided vital benefits and services to this great nation for 85 years. America has a diverse population with a variety of needs. With our diverse population in mind, we’ve created webpages that speak directly to groupsContinue Reading

January 20 – 11 – 3 pm, FREE COGNITIVE SCREENINGS Every wonder, “Is my forgetfulness part of normal aging or is it more?” Johnsie Douglas, MEd, LPC, with Right at Home will be on hand to administer the Saint Louis University Mental Status Exam (SLUMS), a widely used and briefContinue Reading

February 1 Event Will Provide Information and Inspiration for Individuals, Families, and Church Groups On Saturday, February 1, 2020, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church will host a conference to address ways that church leaders and congregations can better support and engage individuals with special needs and disabilities. The public is invitedContinue Reading

Most families aren’t prepared for the unexpected death of a loved one. About 10,000 of the 325,000 Americans who die of sudden cardiac arrest annually are young adults, according to the American Heart Association. In addition, 40,000 people of all ages suffered unplanned, deadly traffic accidents in 2018. A closeContinue Reading

AARP South Carolina has released new state data illustrating the impact of high prescription drug prices for SC residents, specifically those living with cancer, prediabetes or diabetes, and heart disease. AARP unveiled the information at the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) annual conference as part of AARP’s nationwideContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five issued Golden Passes to more than 300 residents during a two-day sign-up event in August. The permanent photo identification card for residents that are 60 years and older provides free admission into most athletic and cultural arts events in School District Five, excluding playoff games. DistrictContinue Reading

August 21 from Noon – 1:30 pm, LUNCH ‘N LEARN: Sensitive Situations in Caregiving Caring for someone you love often leads to awkward moments that may result in embarrassment for you and your loved one. While bathing, grooming, feeding, or driving can all be uncomfortable, it is important to maintain the person’sContinue Reading

The Social Security Administration has expanded online services for residents of South Carolina through its my Social Security portal at http://www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, announced that residents can use the portal for many replacement Social Security number (SSN) card requests. This will allow people to replace theirContinue Reading

Lexington-Richland School District Five is encouraging senior citizens to be involved and active in district-sponsored events and activities for the upcoming school year. The district is again offering Golden Passes to residents who will be 60-years-old or older during the 2019-2020 school year. The permanent photo identification card provides freeContinue Reading