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The Department on Aging publishes documents and reports related to seniors and senior care in South Carolina.

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    Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center report July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022
    (2023-06-26) South Carolina Department on Aging; South Carolina Alzheimer's Resource Coordination Center
    The mission of the ARCC is to improve the quality of life for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (ADRD), their families and caregivers through planning, education, coordination, advocacy, service system development, and communication. This report gives highlights of its efforts for the year.
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    Addressing social isolation in older adults as a determinant of health
    (2023-06-07) South Carolina Department on Aging; South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health; Siuba, Justina M.; Haire, Erin; Carroll, Emily
    While social isolation finds its way to all ages, this focus centers on the impact it has on older adults in our state. In this report, you will learn about the effect social isolation has on the physical and mental health of older adults. The recommendations in the following report are noted as the top areas of concern, and includes suggested ways to reduce problems associated with social isolation in our most vulnerable population.
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    2023 PIP grant cycle: applications accepted until Tuesday, March 1, 2023
    (2023-01-25) South Carolina Department on Aging
    In 1991, the South Carolina State Legislature established the Senior Center Permanent Improvement Project grant program. The Department on Aging has established guidelines to assure that the South Carolina Permanent Improvement Project funding is fairly distributed through an application process in order to fund senior center capital improvement projects. This Grant Application Package describes the procedures necessary to apply for and successfully complete a Senior Center Permanent Improvement Project.
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    2023 volunteer guide
    (2022-12-19) South Carolina Department on Aging
    This guide includes responsibilities of a Guardian ad Litem (GAL). It also includes instructions on how to complete the online application and describes the volunteer program.
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    Strengthening community connections : celebrating National Senior Center Month, September 2022
    (2022-09-21) South Carolina Department on Aging
    Each year in September, the Aging Network Celebrates National Senior Center Month. This month recognizes and promotes centers as community focal points on aging, a place where older adults can gather for support and encouragement, and a location for attendees to access services and participate in activities. This is all vital for the health and well-being of the older adults in the community.