803.226.0355


Resources


"We pride ourselves on connecting families to community resources."



Lower Savannah Council of Governments

Provides information and assistance regarding transportation and administers the *Family Caregiver Respite Grant and *Alzheimer's Association Grants.

www.lscog.org

803.649.7981



Local Motion

Provides transportation to Aiken for Barnwell County residents.

803.541.1197


Parkinson's Association

Provides *Caregiver Respite Grant, support, advocacy, and education to families living with Parkinson's disease.

Email: info@parkinsoncsra.org

Phone: 706.364.1662

Helpline: 1.800.4PD.INFO (473.4636)


Alzheimer's Association

Provides education, support and resources to families living with Alzheimer's disease.

24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900

www.alz.org



SC Respite Coalition

Provides *Caregiver Respite Grant, advocacy, and education.

www.screspitecoalition.org

Toll Free: 1.866.345.6786

respite@screspitecoalition.org


*Indicates grants that are accepted as payment at Aiken Active Seniors



Herlong and Doran

www.herlonganddoran.com

Phone: 803-643-5665


South Carolina's Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging

Provides statewide resources, education, and advocacy for family caregivers.


www.aging.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Toll Free: 1.800.868.9095



In-home Care Agencies for Transportation, Personal Care, Housekeeping, Overnight care, and Errands:

Comfort Keepers | www.northaugusta-429.comfortkeepers.com

Daybreak Adult Care Services | www.daybreakcare.com

Right at Home | www.rightathome.net


Family Pharmacy | www.aikenfamilypharmacy.com

Family Pharmacy delivers medications to your home.

333 Newberry Street, NW | 803.649.1776

110 Price Avenue | 803.648.1776


Attorneys Specializing in Elder Care Law and Veterans Benefits:


Buzz Rich | www.buzzrich.com

205 Barnwell Avenue Northwest, Aiken, SC 29801

803-649-3923


Burrows & Elijah Law | www.burroughselijah.com

922 Stevens Creek Rd, Augusta, GA 30907

Toll Free: 1.800.868.9095

706.364.3764


Long Term Liaisons | www.longtermliaisons.com

Amy Hane offers education, one time assessments, short term support, and ongoing care management services to help guide families in their decision making related to long term care options.



Christine Byrne Accounting, LLC | www.ChristineByrneAccounting.com

Chris Byrne offers in-home accounting, bill pay and mail management for seniors.



Aiken Area Council on Aging | www.aacoa.net



Aiken Counseling Group & Psychiatry | www.aikencounselinggroup.com

Provides a wide variety of mental health resources for our senior community including individual counseling, medication management, anger management and Yoga for anxiety and depression. There are several doctors and counselors on staff who specialize in Geriatrics.

410 University Parkway, Suite 2300, Aiken, SC 29801

803.335.1219



Support Groups

Groups are free and open to the public.

You can receive care for your loved one with dementia free of charge while you attend a support group.

Call 803-226-0355 for information.


Aiken Support Groups:

Alzheimer's Family Support Group

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11am

Cumberland Village

3335 Wise Creek Lane, Aiken

Facilitated by Liz Neal and Linda Lucas

Information: 803-643-0073 (Liz) 803-522-5893 (Linda)


Alzheimer's Support Group for Spouses

Meets the first Friday of each month at 10:30

First Presbyterian Church

224 Barnwell Ave, NW, Aiken

Facilitated by Carol Lyle

Information: 803-648-7365


Parkinson's Support Group

Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 1pm

Aiken Family Y

621 Trolley Line Road, Aiken

Facilitated by Kathy Crist

Information: 803-640-1410


Lewy Body Dementia Support Group

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 11am

Daybreak Adult Care Services, Inc.

1028 Hayne Ave, SW, Aiken

Facilitated by Nancy Martin (nancy13lbd@gmail.com)

Information: 803-226-0288 (Linda Lucas or Patrice Tavernier)


Stroke Support Group

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 11am

Aiken Active Seniors

690 Medical Park Drive, upper parking lot, Aiken

Facilitated The Neuroscience Center and Aiken Regional Hospital

Information: 803-226-0130 (Lisa.Kucela) or Lisa.Kucela@uhsinc.com


CSRA Support Groups:

Alzheimer's Support Group

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month

St. Bartholomew Episcopal

471 Martintown Road, North Augusta

North Augusta

Facilitated by Margaret Kopp and Delores Tyler

Information: 803-439-1016 (Margaret) 803-279-8085 (Delores)


Alzheimer's Support Group

Meets the 3rd Monday of each month

Grace United Methodist Church

639 Georgia Ave, North Augusta

Facilitated by Margaret Kopp and Delores Tyler

Information: 803-439-1016 (Margaret) 803-279-8085 (Delores)


CSRA Parkinsons' Support

Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6pm

Dining Room of St. John Towers

724 Greene Street, Augusta, GA

Information: 706-364-1662