01.08.

Assisted Rides Volunteer Orientation

Come out to the Assisted Rides Volunteer Orientation on January 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.  The training will be located on 1230 Highmarket St. in Georgetown, S.C.  Call Trina Cason at 843-436-2110 for more information.  Help a senior and become a volunteer driver!

12.31.

WRCOG Special New Year Issue – 2015 Newsletter

Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments rolled out the Special New Year Issue – 2015 Newsletter today featuring: Medicare enrollment assistance provided to more than 600, District representative named Legislator of the Year, WRCOG staff helps make Christmas wishes come true for kids, New program provides legal aid for seniors, WRCOG planning services overview, and Lt. Gov. named president of state association. The e-newsletter was launched to keep clients and community residents abreast of new programs, changes, and happenings at Waccamaw Regional. Anyone interested in receiving the newsletter can sign-up on www.wrcog.org or http://eepurl.com/XxRFf.Waccamaw Regional can be found on social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google+. For more information about Waccamaw Regional, visit www.wrcog.org, or call (843) 546-8502.

11.17.

Waccamaw Regional Fall 2014 Newsletter

Waccamaw Regional Fall 2014 Newsletter: Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments rolled out the Fall 2014 Newsletter today, featuring: Medicare Open Enrollment: Free help available through Dec. 7, Inlet watershed plan gets statewide attention, State-required training for planning officials available, Why résumés are still a key tool for job seekers, Community Development Block grant informational workshop set, New program provides legal assistance to seniors, and Career coaches at work. The e-newsletter was launched to keep clients and community residents abreast of new programs and other changes and happenings at Waccamaw Regional. Anyone interested in receiving the newsletter can sign-up at http://eepurl.com/XxRFf.

11.04.

What is the Title III-B Program for Seniors?

A new legal service is being offered in the region for seniors who qualify.  While the program does not base eligibility only on a person’s income or resources, the program directs services to those sixty years or older who are in the greatest social and/or economic need.  Case priorities include: income, health care, long term care, nutrition, housing, utilities, protective services, defense of guardianship, abuse, neglect, and age discrimination.  For more information on this program contact Kayla Ives/I&RA Specialist, (843) 436-6252 or kives@wrcog.org.

10.30.

Waccamaw Regional offers free help with Medicare open enrollment

Waccamaw Regional offers free help with Medicare open enrollment: Free help is available for Medicare beneficiaries trying to navigate the open enrollment period, which started this month and ends on Dec. 7. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and every other Saturday beginning Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about WRCOG and its Aging and Disability programs, visit www.wrcog.org, click here for the full open enrollment news release, or contact Kim Harmon at (843) 546-8502 or kharmon@wrcog.org.

 
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