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Columbia, SC Senior Living Resources

Columbia wraps its seniors in warm Southern charm and comfort, offering a wide variety of options for senior living to fit every budget and lifestyle. Start your inquiry into senior living today and you can enjoy the eclectic shopping, entertainment and amenities that define Columbia's hospitality.

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Median Senior Living Costs

Columbia, SC

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Senior Living in Columbia, SC is:

  • 3% more expensive than the state of South Carolina
  • 5% less expensive than the South region
  • 13% less expensive than the nation as a whole
Use our Senior Living Cost Index to learn more about senior living costs in your area.

Local Services and Government

Local Attractions and Amenities

Upcoming Columbia Senior Events
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Jan 30, 2017 through Mar 27, 2017
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Apr 03, 2017 through May 22, 2017
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Apr 04, 2017 through Jun 01, 2017
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Upcoming Columbia Volunteer Events for Seniors
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Columbia, SC

Compassionate Care Hospice seeks caring, compassionate volunteers with big hearts to serve in a variety of capacities. We need:

  • Friendly patient visitors to share a warm, compassionate presence...
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Columbia, SC
Enjoy working with older adults? Volunteer with Lutheran Hospice! Spend time talking with, reading to, or completing activities with our patients and their caregivers. Any and all talents are...
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Columbia, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects, stores and distributes food and related items to more than 400 qualified agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly and...

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Columbia, SC

Do you like sharing your story of your time in service? Do you have a passion to help others? Then join us at South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Care. We have opportunities to share your...

Mar 20, 2017 through Apr 14, 2017
Irmo, SC

Are you creative? Would you like to put those talents to work to help make this Easter holiday just a bit brighter for local hospice patients?

Homestead Hospice of Irmo is in need of volunteers to...

Mar 14, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mount Pleasant, SC

Bake a casserole, make spaghetti go pasta crazy! We are looking for that special cooking volunteer who can make a casserole once a month for our seniors who have Alzheimer's. Our Respite group...

Mar 14, 2017 through Jul 31, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Charleston, SC

Donate 1 to 4 hours of your time a week to make a senior with Alzheimer's smile and laugh.

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Play a round of cornhole
  • Make greeting cards and paint a...
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Mount Pleasant, SC

Bake a sweet breakfast or dessert treat for our new senior group in Mt. Pleasant. We will be meeting on Fridays from 10:00 am to 1:50 pm. Make a senior with Alzheimer's smile with your great...

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Newberry, SC

Palmetto Health Hospice is looking for volunteers who are willing to provide companionship to those facing a terminal illness. Hospice volunteers serve in non-medical roles, but are an important...

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Greenville, SC

Blue Ridge Hospice is seeking volunteers who would be willing to help in the care of their clients who are facing life-terminal illnesses. Volunteers have the option of sitting with, reading to,...

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Florence, SC

Musicians needed for hospice patients who enjoy music. Through musical involvement in the therapeutic context, patients' abilities are strengthened and transferred to other areas of their lives....

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Greenville, SC

Catholic Charities Greenville office has several volunteer opportunities available:

Reception- Responsibilities includes light computer work, answering and making phone calls.

Senior Companion -...

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Mount Pleasant, SC

Come test out your musical playing skills in front of a small, kind senior group who will enjoy your company and marvelous talent. We are looking for musicians, groups or solo performers who like...

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Lexington, SC

Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer experience? Friendly visitors are urgently needed! Homestead Hospice of Columbia is seeking caring and dedicated volunteers to provide companionship to...

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Greenville, SC
Volunteers are needed throughout the Upstate area to quilt or crochet patriotic quilts, afghans or blankets for the "Final Salute" of Veterans. One out of every four dying Americans is a Veteran....
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Florence, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects, sorts, and distributes food and related items to more than 500 partner agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly and...

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Charleston, SC

We are looking for a volunteer to lead a MALE devotional group once a week at a retirement home. The men here love to have the company and support.

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Greenville, SC
Would you like to make a difference? At Homestead Hospice, we need people like you to donate time, energy and experience in a variety of areas throughout the Upstate Area. Volunteering with...
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Aiken, SC

-Sit with hospice patients while caregivers run errands.

-Read or talk to the patient.

-Play cards with the patient.

-Perform minor household chores or yard maintenance.

-Organize photographs and...

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Mount Pleasant, SC

Come test out your musical playing skills in front of a small, kind senior group who will enjoy your company and marvelous talent. We are looking for musicians, groups or solo performers who like...

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Greenville, SC
Would you like to make a difference? At Homestead Hospice, we need people like you to donate time, energy and experience in a variety of areas throughout the Upstate Area. Volunteering with...
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Charleston, SC
Musicians needed for hospice patients who enjoy music. Through musical involvement in the therapeutic context, patients' abilities are strengthened and transferred to other areas of their lives....
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Greenville, SC
Gentiva Hospice provides services to patients in Anderson County. Volunteers are needed to provide support to our patients in a variety of ways. Providing companionship, socialization, emotional...
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Greenville, SC

Volunteer Care Calls is a wonderful way to connect with patients and their family members throughout the Upstate of S.C. Volunteers will commit to call patients twice a month.

Key Task:

  • Make calls...
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Irmo, SC

Do you have a passion for helping others? Do you have a special talent you enjoy sharing? Then join us at Homestead Hospice! We have many different opportunities to match your skill set and...

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Greenwood, SC

Special Project and Event Volunteers offer their own unique talents, expertise, and gifts to our patients and families without committing to patient and family contact. No act of kindness is too...

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Greenville, SC

Making a choice to join our hospice VOLUNTEER TEAM can enrich your life and the lives of others.

Our hospice volunteers come from every walk of life. they play a crucial role within our team.

Our...

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Aiken, SC

Your hands are needed to help us make up plates for seniors who receive hot meals, either delivered or eating in one of our congregate dining sites. We have four serving sites to choose from:...

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Chapin, SC

Want to make a difference? Enjoy working with the older adult population? Never worked with this population, but want to gain a different experience? Volunteer with Lutheran Hospice! Volunteers...

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Lexington, West Columbia, Columbia, SC

Seeking licensed massaged therapists who wish to volunteer and are that are interested in providing comforting touch to hospice patients. We often have patients who request massage therapy to help...

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Florence, SC

Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer experience? Friendly visitors are urgently needed! Homestead Hospice of Columbiais seeking caring and dedicated volunteers to provide companionship to...

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West Columbia, SC
Tidewater Hospice is looking for caring, sensitive volunteers in the Columbia area who are willing to share their special talents, skills, and life experiences to offer support to our patients and...
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Greenville, SC

Making a choice to join our hospice VOLUNTEER TEAM can enrich your life and the lives of others.

Our hospice volunteers come from every walk of life. they play a crucial role within our team.

Our...

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Florence, SC

We are looking for volunteer groups of between 10-15 people to help us with packing projects such as sorting and packing food for distribution, sorting bulk product, and also packing food boxes to...

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Pelion, SC
Enjoy working with older adults? Volunteer with Lutheran Hospice! Spend time talking with, reading to, or completing activities with our patients and their caregivers. Any and all talents are...
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Charleston, SC
Everyone likes to feel good about themselves and as a Hairstylist Volunteer you can help our patients look and feel good about themselves! As a Hairstylist Volunteer you may provide haircuts to...
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Greenville, SC

Interim Hospice Volunteers provide important services to those patients in our community. Providing assistance with a family who is dealing with losing a loved one is a true way to serve others in...

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Yemassee, SC

Our Friendly Visitor Program is a volunteer program offered by the SC Long Term Care Ombudsman office, and advocates for empowerment and rights of those living in nursing facilities and assisted...

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Florence, SC

This volunteer need is in the Kingstree, SC area.....

Everyone likes to feel good about themselves and as a Hairstylist Volunteer you can help our patients look and feel good! As a Hairstylist...

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Cayce, SC

Harvest Hope Food Bank is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects, stores and distributes food and related items to more than 500 qualified agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly and...

On-going
Mount Pleasant, SC

Bake a sweet breakfast or dessert treat for our new senior group in Mt. Pleasant. We will be meeting on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 1:50 pm. Make a senior with Alzheimer's smile with your great...

On-going
Florence, SC

Patients and families are in search of compassionate volunteers to sit with their loved ones so that they can go to support groups, doctors’ appointments, church, running errands, etc. Some...

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Greenville, SC

Gentiva Hospice volunteers are an incredible asset to our organization - and ultimately to our patients. We are in need of volunteers for office tasks, special events, patient support - including...

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Greenville, SC
Would you like to make a difference? At Homestead Hospice, we need people like you to donate time, energy and experience in a variety of areas throughout the Upstate of S.C. Volunteering with...
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Chapin, SC
Lutheran Hospice is recruiting volunteers to visit with patients a minimum of one visit per month. Whether talking to or reading, or simply sitting with the patient, we could use your gifts, time,...
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Greenville, SC
Volunteers are needed throughout the Upstate area to quilt or crochet patriotic quilts, afghans or blankets for the "Final Salute" of Veterans. One out of every four dying Americans is a Veteran....
On-going
Charleston, SC
Patients and families are in search of compassionate volunteers to sit with their loved ones so that they can go to support groups, doctors appointments, church, running errands, etc. Some...
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Conway, SC

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