Information, Assistance & Referral
Information, Assistance & Referral (IR&A) staff provide information to make informed decisions for older and/or disabled adults, their families and advocated by phone, internet, or in person at the Area Agency on Aging office. An IR&A Specialist will:
The Area Agency on Aging develops and maintains a resource database, tracks service inquiries and service gaps, conducts education and outreach and coordinates with other agency programs and services. Contact our specialist.
Medicare Information Specialists provide accurate and objective health insurance information to help Medicare beneficiaries make informed health coverage decisions and understand their related rights and protections. Contact a specialist.
Fraud and abuse exist in the Medicare program. To obtain more information about how you can report, or help stop Medicare Fraud and Abuse contact:
Making choices for future medical care or planning ahead for care at the end of life is important. To have your wishes followed, you should put your choices in writing by completing legal documents called advanced directives. There are two types of advanced directives:
For more information or to obtain copies of advanced directives for South Carolina, please contact: