With COVID-19 surging across the country, families are struggling with decisions about the upcoming holiday season — weighing concerns about the safety of gathering with the desire to spend time with friends and relatives. For families who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, these decisions can feelContinue Reading

Senior Resources is in need of volunteers to deliver hot meals to Meals on Wheels clients in Richland County. Meals on Wheels provides meals to elderly, frail, and home-bound residents at lunchtime five days a week by volunteers. The Meals on Wheels program relies heavily on student groups from localContinue Reading

Senior Resources has earned Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit and Outstanding Fundraising Executive Large Nonprofit honors from the Association of Fundraising Professional Central South Carolina Chapter for the 2020 AFP Honors National Philanthropy Day Awards. Senior Resources was awarded the Outstanding Philanthropic Large Nonprofit for the commitment to meeting the nutritionalContinue Reading

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