Resources

There are services available from a variety of local resources:








Adult Day Care

Benton House
890 Scranton Rd.
Brunswick, GA 31525
(912) 265-0225

Roosevelt Harris, Jr. Senior Citizen Center
2007 I St.
Brunswick, GA 31520
Contact: Darlene Wymes
(912) 267-5520
M-F Program, fee based on income

Miracle Home Care
100 Marsh Drive
Brunswick, GA 31525
(912) 264-9242

S.H.A.R.E. Speech, Hearing and Rehab Enterprises of Coastal Georgia
2228 Starling St.
Brunswick, GA 31520
Contact: Barbara Franklin
(912) 264-3141
M-F Program



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Assisted Living

Benton House
890 Scranton Road
Brunswick 31525
(912) 265-0225

HomeLife on Glynco
1550 Glynco Parkway
Brunswick 31525
(912) 280-0078

Marsh’s Edge Retirement Community
111 Renegar Way
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 291-2003

The Cottage at Magnolia Manor
100 Heritage Drive
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 638-3844

Thrive at Frederica
3615 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 295-4699



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Home Health Care/Respite Services

Advantage Home Health
106 Anderson Way
Brunswick 31520
(800) 942-5232

BrightStar Care of Coastal Georgia
3528 Darien Hwy, Suite 214
Brunswick 31525
(912) 289-2221
Website

CareSouth Advantage
221 Executive Circle, Suite 8
Savannah 31406
(912) 921-7800

Coastal Home Care
3025 Altama Avenue, Suite C
Brunswick 31520
(912) 354-3680
Website

Charlton Visiting Nurses
3023 Altama Avenue, Room 8
Brunswick 31520
(912) 264-6522

FirstLight Home Care
160 EH Drive
Brunswick 31522
(912) 275-7133

Georgia NurseCare
3216 Shrine Road
Brunswick 31520
(912) 264-0040
Website

Hands of Joy HomeCare, Inc.
108-B Anderson Way
Brunswick 31520
(912) 267-4760

Intrepid
650 Scranton Road, Suite G
Brunswick 31520
(912) 264-3640
Website

Miracle Home Care
650 Scranton Road
Brunswick 31525
(912) 264-9242

Nightingale Services
160 Juniper Court, Suite 100
Brunswick 31520
(912) 576-2240
Website

Share Care Services
2483 Demere Road, Suite 103
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 265-3033
Website

Visiting Angels
9 St. Andrews Court, Suite 102
Brunswick 31520
(912) 342-8901
Website



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Hospice

Heartland Hospice
664 Scranton Road, Unit 103
Brunswick 31520
(912) 261-8760
Website

Hospice of the Golden Isles
1692 Glynco Parkway
Brunswick 31525
(912) 265-4735
Website



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Skilled Nursing Centers

Gracemore Nursing & Rehab
2708 Lee Street
Brunswick 31520
(912) 265-6771

Magnolia Manor Nursing & Rehab of St. Simons
2215 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 638-9988

Marsh’s Edge
111 Renegar Way
St. Simons Island 31522
(912) 291-2003

Sears Manor
3611 Lee Street
Brunswick 31520
(912) 264-1857

Senior Care Center of Southeast Georgia Health System
2611 Wildwood Drive
Brunswick 31520
(912) 265-8528



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Hurricane Mandatory Evacuation

If an emergency evacuation is ordered and you need a ride, the Glynn County Emergency Management Agency can help. You must first complete a form available on their website. If you don’t have internet access, call the agency at 554-7880 to get a copy of the form. You will be transported to a designated Red Cross shelter.

Only one piece of luggage is allowed. No alcohol, drugs (other than prescription) or weapons will be allowed on the busses. Pets will be allowed on the buses, but must meet the following requirements: they must be in a carrier or kennel; you must provide shot records, food, water, collar, and a leash; and you are responsible for maintenance and well-being of their pet.

It will be announced on radio and TV of the date and time to report to a designated pick-up site. You MUST get to the pick-up site on your own. Pick-up sites are: Lanier Plaza (Pet Pick-Up), Mary Ross Park, Colonial Mall, United Pentecostal Church, Harris Teeter (St. Simons Island), and Bay Harbour Church of God.

To get local information during disasters such as hurricanes, tune to FM Radio 104.9, Glynn County’s Emergency Advisory Radio System.



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Legal Matters

It is important to make plans for the future to ensure that your financial and healthcare wishes are carried out. The Georgia Division of Aging Services offers information about advance directives including the Georgia Advance Directive for Healthcare. If you are a senior citizen or have limited income, you may qualify for assistance from the Georgia Legal Services Program. The Brunswick office is located at 777 Gloucester Street. Telephone: (912) 264-7301.



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Veteran Aid Benefit

As a wartime veteran you may be eligible for Long Term Care Benefits from the Veterans Administration to pay for Home Care, Assisted Living or Nursing Home Care. You may qualify for benefits even if you or your spouse are presently receiving Home Care, Assisted Living or Nursing Care. If you are bedridden, as a veteran, spouse or widow, you could qualify for monthly care payments. For more information, contact the Veteran Support Center.



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Websites - General Information



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Websites - Prescription Assistance



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