More than 52,545 seniors live in Savannah, Georgia. The Savannah River separates this coastal city from South Carolina. Savannah has elaborate antebellum architecture, manicured parks, cobblestone districts, and horse-drawn carriages. The historic district is well-known for the Gothic-Revival Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, the old-fashioned open marketplace where artists work in lofts and sell their exhibits, and cafes, restaurants, boutique shops, and gift stores with crafts and accessories. The Isaiah Davenport House Museum located on Columbia Street was built around 1815. River Street, a 9-block brick concourse spanning nine blocks is a busy place with over 75 boutiques, galleries, pubs, and restaurants.
Senior Citizens Inc is a large organization that provides seniors with many services. SCI offers Meals on Wheels, adult daytime care centers, neighborhood centers, and a commercial kitchen to serve meals on weekdays. Volunteers give senior’s rides, make friendly calls, arrange seasonal care packages, and do home repair or yard work for seniors.
GenerationOne, offered by Memorial University Medical Center, is an educational and social program for seniors. Membership is $15 per person for the year. Members partake in many social activities, like craft classes, lunches, or playing cards. They can also get discounted medical screenings and prescription drugs.
Comfort Keepers Home Health Care Savannah provides Respite Care for Caregivers, Alzheimer's and Dementia Care, End of Life Care, and Palliative Care Aid.
Coastal Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is an Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) that coordinates service providers, advocates, and organizations to help seniors with long-term supports and services. Their goal is to improve a senior's quality of life and help them manage their independence.
Senior Living Solutions assists seniors with memory care for cognitive challenges like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They also provide trained caregivers for assisted living, independent living communities, and continuing care retirement communities.
SmartSenior Program at St. Joseph's/Candler has a nominal membership fee of $15. Members can receive health screenings, educational health seminars, computer training classes, line-dancing classes, Medicare counseling, and travel and club discounts. Members also get a list discount retail merchants and restaurants who offer a discount.
All About Medical Transportation (AAMT) is a Non-Emergency Medical Transportation for seniors in Georgia helping them to get to the doctor’s office, the hospital, or facilities like an assisted living center. Drivers are trained to use basic first aid. The vehicles have medical bags, first aid supplies, blood, pressure kits, breathing devices, stretchers, and other medical equipment.
Comfort Keepers send caregivers to homes to provide living assistance from caregiving to managing basic household chores.
Home Instead Senior Care® in Savannah, GA offers non-medical home care, providing companionship services, personal care, nutritious meals, transportation, housekeeping, and respite care.
Free Elder Care sends volunteers to help seniors with errands, groceries, rides, and companionship. They also help seniors make phone calls, write letters, and read magazines and books.
More resources for senior services in Savannah are available through hospitals, libraries, community centers, and places of worship in your neighborhood.
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