AARP South Carolina

Making a difference where you live
We may be isolated, but we don’t have to be alone. AARP Community Connections is a new website that offers steps to find help – or give it – during the coronavirus pandemic. At a time when people are self-isolating, the website connects you to support in your community. It also enables you to join or organize your own online mutual aid group to stay connected, share ideas and help your family, neighbors and those most affected by COVID-19.
APR 1, 2020
Sign up for this webinar to learn what kinds of census scams are out there and how to report them.
Photo Credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

The spread of the coronavirus across our country has created a very stressful environment for all Americans and especially older people and those with underlying health conditions who are at heightened risk. During these difficult days, I want to assure you that AARP is actively engaged in our nation’s response to the outbreak, and we are working hard to help our members, their families and broader community understand how to protect themselves.

Some of the steps we are taking include:
MAR 16, 2020
We’re writing with an important message to let you know that we have canceled our external events until further notice. While convening events is a core part of our mission, we have changed our approach in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
calendar
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger South Carolina for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
SC state seal
A Note from Teresa Arnold, AARP SC state director
Retirement savings 1
South Carolina comes in last for retirement savings. Work and Save would allow private-sector workers have a way to put money aside with auto-deductions.
seventy nine percent of democratic women voters age fifty plus say they will definitely vote in the primary election
Health care and retirement security are on the minds of these Palmetto State voters
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
Attend our free webinar and discover the hows, whats and whens of Medicare.
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
One of the most common scams is government impostors, where you may get a phone call, an email, or a visit to your home from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration, the Internal Revenue Service or some other government agency. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission recently reported victims lost nearly $153 million to government impostor scams in 2019 – a staggering amount.
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
Think you’re behind schedule on planning and saving for retirement? Don’t worry. No matter where you are today, AARP has simple tips and tools that can help you get or stay on track.
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
They pretend to be IRS agents or Census officials, someone on a dating site or even your grandchild telling you they’re in trouble. They’re impostor scammers—and they’re after YOUR money and YOUR personal information.
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
Looking for a job that fits your life and schedule? Part-time work is a great option for experienced workers who want to earn extra money, gain work-life balance or get a job during retirement. Register today for our free online expo to explore the opportunities.
1200x675_twitter_financialexploit.jpg
Can you afford to lose $120,000? That’s the average cost to victims of financial exploitation, a growing crime estimated to impact one in five adults.
Search AARP South Carolina
About AARP South Carolina
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.