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Columbia Senior Citizen Organizations & Resources
Below are links to helpful senior citizen resources in Columbia and all of Richland County.
- Area Agency on Aging
A function of the Central Midlands Council of Governments, the AAA develops and coordinates services and activities for seniors by working closely with local advocacy groups and health care providers.
- Assisted living and retirement communities in Columbia
- Bridging Generations through Technology, Information, Media and Engagement - BGTIME
Columbia-area college students produce media content of website and are paired with seniors to teach them how to access and contribute information on the internet.
- Columbia Parkinson's Support Group
This group offers support and information for patients in the Columbia area with Parkinson's disease, as well as thier caregivers and family members.
- The FriendShip
This nonprofit organization, based in downtown Columbia, brings together members age 50 and older and volunteers. The FriendShip provides a variety of programs and services including transportation, home maintenance assistance, and opportunities for social engagement to enable members to age in place.
This excellent resource can help you find senior services in your area. It is a program of the South Carolina Department on Aging.
- Lourie Center
This Columbia recreation center for adults ages 50+ offers fitness, cultural, and educational opportunities.
- Midlands SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business
This team of retired professionals provides advice to Columbia-area entrepreneurs.
- Physical Activity Directory for Older Adults
Information and facility list for senior fitness - requires Adobe Reader
- Senior Resources
This nonprofit organization coordinate services and resources to promote healthy, independent living for Midlands area senior citizens.