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To Our Community and Friends:

I am happy to announce that the senior center is back open for our senior clients to enjoy!  The July grand re-opening was like a wonderful family reunion for staff and clients alike.

Our programming is fully operating with breakfast, activities and lunch service. We would be happy to host volunteers, groups who would like to sponsor an activity.

Meals on Wheels remains functioning as normal- still serving a hot meal each weekday to clients in need.  Today we are serving more than 700 meals a day!

Because of the increased number of meals being served- the need for volunteers is great.

We have built several new volunteer routes. Volunteers will be asked to complete a quick training and be willing to commit to one day a week.

The hours for this opportunity are 9;30am- Noon.  Routes take about 2-3 hours total.  Food can be picked up from our downtown location or our North Charleston site at Azalea Drive Church of Christ.

Watch our Facebook page for current Sign-up Genius link!

Thank you again for your support!

Donna Cook

Executive Director

CASC Updates

Important CASC Updates

  • Our emergency food pantry is still open Tuesday and Wednesday 1-3:00pm.  We are in need of food donations to replenish our pantry- food drives are crucial to our ability to serve clients in need.
  • Meals on Wheels is running as normal.  Donations to purchase extra meals are appreciated.
  • We are now accepting volunteers for all programs!

Sweet Song

This is the heartwarming moment that a group of English care home residents broke into song to entertain their visiting relatives who were listening from the other side of the facility’s glass windows.

The footage from the Elizabeth House in Benfleet, Essex shows a dozen seniors with dementia singing “Que Sera Sera” as they wave bouquets of daffodils to their family members—all while maintaining a safe social distance from opposite sides of the care home’s window.

“It’s just a lovely thing to see,” said 52-year-old staff member Gill Petters. “We usually have singers in, but that is all on hold now what with the coronavirus.

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Older women benefit just as much from resistance training as older men, study finds

A great deal of research points to the benefits associated with staying active into older age, as exercise has been linked with benefits for both physical and mental health for older consumers.

And it is fun, too!

Now, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of New South Wales explored how older men and women fare when they practice resistance training. According to their findings, the benefits of resistance training — including increasing upper body strength and muscle mass — aren’t exclusive to men.

“Historically, people tended to believe that men adapted to a greater degree from resistance training compared to women,” said researcher Dr. Amanda Hagstrom. “The differences we found primarily relate to how we look at the data — that is absolutely, or relatively. ‘Absolute’ looks at the overall gains, while ‘relative’ is a percentage based on their body size.”

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We are guided by a single goal – to support our senior neighbors to extend their independence and health as they age.

That goal also extends to the dozens of volunteers who work with us. From the kind people who deliver the meals and meet with our clients, to the dedicated cooks in our kitchen—we are all one caring community.

Meals on Wheels of Charleston is a community-based program designed specifically to meet the nutritional and social needs of seniors.


Living Longer, Healthier, and Happier!

Vaccines Mean New COVID Scams Targeting Seniors

Beware of ruthless scams!

The promising development of the COVID-19 vaccine being available to Americans has brought with it some very inauspicious new scams targeting seniors.

Fraudsters are selling “cures,” asking for money for the vaccine and to have one’s name added to a “waiting list,” soliciting donations for charities they claim are gathering funds for families affected by the virus

They often lure people to open emails with “official” COVID news that actually unleash malware and spyware. Some even pose as professional cleaners, offering to sanitize homes or businesses.

As the laundry list of schemes continues to grow – from robocalls and investment schemes to pigeon drops and grandparent scams – so does the opportunity to be prepared and informed.

Our research team has identified the most common scams targeting seniors. Before we get into those, check out the two videos our team put together on avoiding COVID-19 scams.

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Ansonborough House

Located In the heart of the Historic District in downtown Charleston

Community Support Services

Links to all local and state agencies for senior adults

Emergency Food Services

There is great need in the Charleston area for our senior population.

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COVID Delivery Team

Volunteers needed to deliver food to elderly!


CASC Responds to CoronaVirus

CASC Closed to Public In an abundance of caution and to keep our clients safe- CASC  will close to clients effective 3/18-3/31. Senior Center clients will have a hot meal delivered to their home. CASC…


LSN Donates $13,000 to Meals on Wheels of Charleston

Our friends and supporters at Low Country Senior Network have come through for us once again! Over the past four years the LSN has raised and donated over $56,000 to Meals on Wheels of Charleston.…

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