498 Log Branch Road
Post Office Box 6
Bamberg, South Carolina 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3021
Fax: (803) 245-3080
The mission of Bamberg County Office on Aging is to contribute to the well-being and improve the quality of life for older adults in Bamberg County and to provide activities and services that promote independence and continuing participation in the community. With almost 30 vehicles for transportation, home-delivered and in-house meals, over 100 volunteers and a hard-working staff, the Bamberg County Office on Aging's main goal is to provide assistance and transportation for Bamberg County senior citizens and our entire community.
Meals: A hot, nutritionally balanced meal can be delivered five days a week to home-bound clients. Meals are available at the Rhoads' Senior Center in a fun group setting where exercise, crafts, devotionals, music, and nutrition and health education programs are also available.
Housekeeping: Home Living Support Program provides light housekeeping to those in need.
Exercise: Exercise classes are available for any age on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. at the Rhoads' Senior Center.
Medicaid Transportation: Transportation to non-emergency medical appointments is provided for eligible participants (no age requirement). A 3-day notice is requested. Please call Logisticare at 1-866-445-6860.
Handy Ride: A local public transportation program that provides access to non-Medicaid medical appointments, shopping, or work. Call the Bamberg County Office of Aging at 803-245-3021. The fee is $2.00 for every 10 miles. Tickets are available at the Bamberg County Office on Aging.
For more detailed information concerning these programs call 803-245-3021.
Office hours: Monday -Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bamberg County of Aging has a separate website at: http://www.bcooa.org/
Courtesy Link: SeniorLiving.org has a helpful webpage describing common scams on the Elderly: https://www.seniorliving.org/research/common-elderly-scams/
At the September 14, 2020 County Council meeting, Bamberg County Council passed an Emergency Ordinance requiring face coverings (masks) in retail and dining establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county effective as a 60-day extension of Emergency Ordinance 2020-04. Please click http://www.bambergcountysc.gov/Data/Sites/1/media/mask-ordinance.pdf to read the entire ordinance.