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Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412

4.3
(43 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Savannah House is an assisted living community located in the beautiful community of James Island, South Carolina. Clark Sound is only a mile away and is a popular afternoon destination for our residents. If you have a history buff in your family we are only two miles from both the Secessionville...

Brookdale West Ashley

2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Brookdale Charleston is an assisted living and memory care community in the historical and thriving city of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is an elegant city with warm and welcoming people that exude Southern charm and hospitality, offering its residents a unique combination of historical...

Oaks at Charleston

2333 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Choice of companion or private studio, one-and two- bedroom accommodations Weekly housekeeping and laundry All utilities except for telephone Delicious, well balanced meals, three times per day Snacks available around the clock Care staff on duty 24 hours per day Emergency Call System Assistance...

The Palmettos of Charleston

1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The Palmettos of Charleston is owned and operated by NHC (National HealthCare Corporation). Since 1972, NHC has been committed to excellence by providing quality care that exceeds the standards of other assisted living communities. The Palmettos offers its residents an unrivaled amount of...

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Wellmore of Daniel Island

580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Adjacent to the Daniel Island Club, nestled amongst the trees and overlooking Beresford Creek, Wellmore of Daniel Island is the premier retirement community in Charleston’s vibrant island town. Members enjoy luxurious accommodations, restaurant-style fine dining, an award-winning wellness...

The Bridge at Charleston

2590 Elms Plantation Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Ashley Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here at Ashley Gardens, we are more than a memory care facility, we are a memory care community. Located close to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, we offer a warm and welcoming senior community for those in need of all-inclusive assisted living, transitional assisted living, or memory care in...

Oaks at Daniel Island

320 Seven Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to the warm, inviting atmosphere of Summit Place of Daniel Island, a place for senior adults to call home. Just moments from historic downtown Charleston, SC on beautiful Daniel Island, you can enjoy all the simple pleasures you deserve. As you learn more about our community, services,...

Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at West AshleyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Charleston, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Benton House of West Ashley

1445 Bluewater Way, Charleston, SC 29414

4.4
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Award Winning Services! National Winner-Top 50 in Aging Services by Fortune magazine. A Great Place to Work certified 3 consecutive years. Multiple Pinnacle Customer Service Awards. Call or drop by to see why Benton House services are superior!Service starts with good design and great people. Our...

Cypress Place

205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

4.3
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cypress Place is located on a tree lined street in beautiful Summerville, South Carolina. We are two miles north of Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park and about thirty miles from the Atlantic Ocean. At Cypress Place, we strive to maintain a cozy homelike atmosphere, with a caring staff...

Pinewood Place

101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

4.0
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Pinewood Place is located in a beautiful wooded area in Goose Creek, South Carolina. We are also within sight of Crowfield Plantation Lake and some resident rooms enjoy lake views. We encourage our residents to enjoy the outdoors and offer transportation to our wonderful local parks. We offer...

Somerby of Mount Pleasant

3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

4.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Somerby of Mount Pleasant draws upon the charming, stately traditions of the South - applying classic style and gracious hospitality, sure to make you feel right at home.     At Somerby, we're here to help you enjoy the lifestyle you've been waiting for. ...

Palms of Mt. Pleasant

937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.5
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Palms of Mount Pleasant The Palms of Mount Pleasant is an assisted living community located in the heart of Mt. Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina. Our community is just minutes away from dozens of notable locations, including numerous public parks and beaches, local festivals, East...

Harmony at Wescott

5130 Wescott Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.9
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at Wescott PlantationIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Summerville, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support,...

Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN

1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, you will find our distinctive "Meaningful Moments®" brand of memory care, where we take memories and routines from your loved ones life prior to Alzheimer's and weave them into customized daily routines allowing us to create a supportive...

Oaks at Mt. Pleasant

1010 Anna Knapp Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

3.2
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome Home to Sweetgrass Court! We are dedicated to providing activity focused care in a supportive environment by well trained associates. We strive to focus on what our residents can achieve as opposed to what they can no longer achieve on their own. We offer assistance with all activities of...

Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

3501 Merrill Place, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

You’re going to love it here. Located in the 1,700 acre Carolina Park master planned community with shopping, dining and outdoor activities, Merrill Gardens is in the heart of it all. This new community is modern yet intimate with spacious apartments as well as cottages. Relax and enjoy the...

The Retreat at Summerville

950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

Atria Mount Pleasant NOW OPEN

601 Solana Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

3.5
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set among the natural coastal beauty of the Lowcountry, Atria Mount Pleasant is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting residence features spacious apartments and villas, each with a flexible...

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Cost of memory care in Charleston, SC

Memory Care costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average memory care cost comparisons
  • $5,216
    National
  • $4,867
    State
  • $5,990
    Charleston, SC
  • $7,757
    Charleston, SC
  • $4,643
    Summerville, SC
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Charleston, South Carolina

Memory Care

Memory care communities run in compliance with a dementia specific living curriculum. A memory care community complies with particular Alzheimer’s-related safety guidelines and security measures. Memory care living communities maintain alarm systems to limit roaming; a symptom of Alzheimer’s. Structured activities are offered by staff members trained specifically on caring for seniors with cognitive impairments. Seniors may reside in single rooms or shared apartments. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,604 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $7,123 . South Carolina has a number of provisions associated with this kind of community. The The Board of Health and Environmental Control and Division of Health Licensing supervises this community type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic illness or those who require continuous care, proximity to medical communities could be a key factor while determining which care option best suits you or your loved ones needs. The top hospitals that service Charleston include Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital, Roper Hospital, and MUSC Medical Center. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Charleston which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The price of care for a community is affected by the community in which it is located. Charleston has a sales tax of 6.00%. Charleston has a cost of living index of 121.5 based on the national average of 100, where any amount above 100 is considered more expensive than the national average. Charleston has a grocery price index of 91.9.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, air temperature, and humidity of a location can have a serious impact on the overall health of your loved one. On average, Charleston has a humidity level of approximately 79%. Humidity ratings peak in the month of August at about 82%. The average air quality index rating in Charleston is around 37.2. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score is at its max rating during the month of December at around 45.8. Monthly, Charleston gets approximately 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in August with an average of 8 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Charleston receives an average of 0.40 inches of snow. Charleston has a humid subtropical type of climate. During the summer months, Charleston is around 82F. The summer high temperature is at about 92F during July. The lowest summer temperature falls to about 70F during the month of June. In the winter months, the temperature sinks to approximately 53F. The highest winter temperature will rise to roughly 67F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature is around 38 F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

In Charleston, 68.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Charleston, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Charleston 9.0% are Baptists, 6.6% are Methodists, and 4.6% practice another Christian faith. Based on gender, 52.1% are female and 47.9% are male. The median age of Charleston is 34 years old. In Charleston, 25.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.4% are over the age of 80. In the previous presidential election, 42.8% voted Republican, 6.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 50.6% voted Democrat in Charleston county. Demographically, Charleston is 0.3% other or not specified, 74.4% white, 1.6% Asian, 21.9% black, 2.9% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% mixed race, and 0.1% Native American. In Charleston, 67.8% participate in the labor force, 9.5% do not have health insurance, 14.6% live in poverty, and 9.6% have some form of disability. In Charleston, 8.2% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Charleston is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Of the population of Charleston 17.8% have a high-school diploma, 19.2% have a graduate degree, and 51.5% have a college degree. Charleston has a population density of 470 people per square mile. The current population of Charleston is growing at a rate of 0.003%. In terms of crime, Charleston has 3.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 24.8 property crimes per 1000 residents.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

In terms of personal well-being, South Carolina ranks 36th in healthcare and 42nd in quality of life compared to other states. The state of South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 101.9 and a housing index rating of 85.1. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation. There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. In the last presidential election 41% of South Carolina residents voted Democrat and 55% voted Republican. In terms of religion, 47% of South Carolina residents attend religious services among the 8,051 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

South Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 26F in the month of January. While residents of South Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in South Carolina can include hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and and floods.

Wildlife to be found in South Carolina

The state of South Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of common leopard bane, shadblow serviceberry, butterfly weed, and common yarrow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the manatee, the wild hog, or the southern fox squirrel. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in South Carolina

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