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Senior housing types near Columbia, SC

  • HarborChase of Columbia

    HarborChase of Columbia

    120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
    (26)
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    At HarborChase of Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care we provide exceptional care for those who require assistance with their day-to-day needs and those challenged with dementia or Alzheimer's in a warm, home-like environment. Our beautiful campus is nestled on a wooded lakeview site and the...

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  • Harmony at Columbia

    Harmony at Columbia

    2300 Clemson Rd, Columbia, SC 29229
    (9)
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    The Crossings at Columbia located in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina is a assisted living community for seniors that is looking to help them with their daily needs. Columbia has much to offer to both residents and guests, including Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, Columbia Canal and...

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  • The Haven in the Summit

    The Haven in the Summit

    3 Summit Terrace, Columbia, SC 29229
    (18)
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    We are a 60 bed secured Alzheimer's and Dementia Care community. We promote independence and choice. We have 3 unique neighborhoods where residents are placed dependent on their personal level of cognitive function. This way their neighbors are understanding to each other because they are at the...

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  • Amara Place

    Amara Place

    651 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC 29223
    (9)
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  • Merrill Gardens at Columbia (Opening Spring 2020)

    2205 Gregg St, Columbia, SC 29201
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  • Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    Colonial Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    3565 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
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    Colonial Gardens is an assisted living community that is located in the quiet town of West Columbia, Lexington County, South Carolina. Colonial Gardens is a place of residence specializing in memory care support and Alzheimer's treatment. At the Colonial Gardens, residents who suffer from...

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  • Carolina Gardens at West Columbia

    Carolina Gardens at West Columbia

    2705 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169
    (27)
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    Carolina Gardens at West Columbia is an assisted living and memory care community in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina and offers world class shopping, dining and medical facilities. Our vibrant and thriving city allows residents to make the most of their...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Harbison

    Carolina Gardens at Harbison

    990 Columbia Ave, Irmo, SC 29063
    (8)
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    Carolina Gardens at Harbison is an assisted living community in Irmo, South Carolina. Irmo is part of the Columbia metro area, offering residents easy access to fine shopping, dining and recreational opportunities. Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the most 'Affordable Places to Live in the...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Lexington

    Carolina Gardens at Lexington

    5422 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (18)
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    Choosing the best assisted living and memory care community can be an important decision that many seniors and families will have to make. Families and senior citizens alike will want to know that their lives will be well taken care of. At Carolina Gardens at Lexington, residents enjoy an active,...

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  • Oakleaf Village of Lexington

    Oakleaf Village of Lexington

    800 North Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072
    (13)
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    Oliver Wendell Holmes once said, 'Life is a great bundle of little things'. You will notice all the 'little things' Oakleaf Village of Lexington has bundled together to make your life more enjoyable! Our trained Caregivers are here to provide assistance with daily activities (such as medication...

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  • The Blake at Woodcreek Farms

    The Blake at Woodcreek Farms

    385 Spears Creek Church Rd, Elgin, SC 29045
    (3)
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    Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory Care Strategically located at the entrance of Woodcreek Farms in Northeast Columbia, The Blake at Woodcreek Farms is unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at...

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  • Longwood Plantation

    Longwood Plantation

    1687 Longwood Dr, Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (5)
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    Longwood Plantation, an Assisted Living Community with total of 50 beds (34 beds for assisted living and 16 beds for alzheimer's care), is located in a beautiful, quiet, residential area in Orangeburg County. This 10-acre campus offers Independent and Assisted Living for Senior Adults as well as a...

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  • Westminster Memory Care

    Westminster Memory Care

    2288 South Centennial Ave, Aiken, SC 29803
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    Westminster Memory Care is exclusively built to benefit those living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia's. Our groundbreaking new community addresses the unique needs of residents living with memory care loss while providing them with helpful support, loving and personalized care that...

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  • HarborChase of Aiken

    HarborChase of Aiken

    1385 Silver Bluff Rd, Aiken, SC 29803
    (13)
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    HarborChase is home to the best: those who live here, and those who care for them. Simple kindness abounds, as does respect, and the celebration of each individual life with the dignity it has earned. At HarborChase, we know that residents who can no longer live independently still want to feel...

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  • Morningside of Lancaster

    Morningside of Lancaster

    1004 Hardin Street, Lancaster, SC 29720
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    Morningside of Lancaster, surrounded by trees and nestled in a rural neighborhood setting just off highway 521, is convenient to nearby shopping, restaurants and the hospital. As a premiere provider of assisted living, it is our goal to make every day a memorable one. Discover our experienced caring...

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  • Morningside of Hartsville

    Morningside of Hartsville

    1901 West Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
    (3)
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    Morningside of Hartsville is tucked securely within a quaint community of families and neighbors.  Within minutes of the hospital and medical offices in one direction and a downtown area flourishing with charm and history in another, Morningside is proud to offer services and amenities,...

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  • HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Dec 2019)

    HarborChase of Riverwalk (Opening Dec 2019)

    749 Dunkins Ferry Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    (1)
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    HarborChase of Riverwalk Conveniently located close to the unique dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities of the distinctive Riverwalk community, HarborChase of Riverwalk is a seamless combination of timeless elegance, modern conveniences and Southern hospitality. Here, you'll happily...

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  • HarborChase of Rock Hill

    HarborChase of Rock Hill

    1611 Constitution Boulevard, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (17)
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    HarborChase is home to the best: those who live here, and those who care for them. Simple kindness abounds, as does respect, and the celebration of each individual life with the dignity it has earned. At HarborChase, we know that residents who can no longer live independently still want to feel...

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  • Chandler Place Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Chandler Place Assisted Living and Memory Care

    1800 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (20)
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    It’s time to upgrade your senior living. And we have just the place to do it. We are a premier senior living community offering assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care services. Our residents have more options for enjoying the senior living lifestyle. They also have fewer worries, as our...

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  • Thrive at Augusta (Opening Summer 2019)

    Thrive at Augusta (Opening Summer 2019)

    309 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907
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    Thrive At Augusta is a spectacular brand new community, opening the summer of 2019 in Martinez, GA, offering 85 luxury suites. ThriveSL is committed to enriching lives by establishing awe and admiration for all elders. We are NIDE (National Institute of Dementia Care) certified in over 20...

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  • Elmcroft of Martinez

    Elmcroft of Martinez

    515 The Pass, Martinez, GA 30907
    (16)
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    Located in an area rich in tradition and history, Elmcroft of Martinez is also surrounded by a modern and growing community. Martinez is a vibrant suburb of Augusta, Georgia offering modern conveniences and amenities. University Hospital and Medical College of Georgia are just an eight mile drive...

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  • Pee Dee Gardens

    Pee Dee Gardens

    3117 W Palmetto St, Florence, SC 29505
    (4)
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    When a loved one needs care that can no longer be provided at home, naturally, you want the very best for them. Carolina House of Florence offers basic and, when needed, extended Assisted Living services, which are available in separate wings of our community. We are a leader in providing Assisted...

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  • The Blake at Edgewater

    The Blake at Edgewater

    1099 Edgewater Pkwy, Fort Mill, SC 29707
    (2)
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    Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory Care Strategically located in Indian Land, South Carolina off of Edgewater Parkway. The Blake at Edgewater is unlike any other. Retirement and hospitality are blended to create an assisted living and memory care community where you will feel right at home....

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  • Brandon Wilde

    Brandon Wilde

    4275 Owens Rd., Evans, GA 30809
    (1)
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    Brandon Wilde Features: A) No community entrance fee - possible savings of $2500 B) All-inclusive monthly rate/all care plans included/perfect for budgeting C) Only area community that has skilled nursing, advanced memory care, and rehabilitation care. Having every care option level in one community...

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  • Carolina Gardens at York

    Carolina Gardens at York

    1020 North Congress Street, York, SC 29745
    (7)
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    Carolina Gardens at York is an assisted living and memory care community located in York, South Carolina. York is a thriving city located near the larger metro areas of Charlotte and Rock Hill. Our historic city exudes southern charm and a rich history while also offering residents a strong sense of...

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  • Augusta Gardens

    Augusta Gardens

    3725 Wheeler Road, Augusta, GA 30909
    (15)
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    What A Great Way to Live! Assisted Living the way it used to be...One inclusive fee to simplify your life!   Augusta Gardens simple monthly fee includes 24-hour watchful oversight and care 365 days a year. Resident Assistants check our clients every two hours to insure their safety, know there...

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  • Camellia Walk

    Camellia Walk

    3949 Evans to Locks Road, Evans, GA 30809
    (4)
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    Camellia Walk Assisted Living and Memory Care is a 5 year old community with a down to earth home feel. We have over 30 combined years of senior care. We are a Cedarhurst Living Community. Camellia Walk is conveniently located in Evans Ga near Jones Creek subdivision. We have a great staff and...

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  • Elmcroft of Florence

    Elmcroft of Florence

    3006 Hoffmeyer, Florence, SC 29501
    (19)
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    Elmcroft of Florence SC is conveniently situated off Interstate 95 and 20. A small southern town known for blooming magnolias, palmetto trees and grits and shrimp, Florence is just ninety minutes from the shore and a welcoming destination for family and friends. Elmcroft of Florence SC is an...

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  • The Ostolaza Residence - Personal Care Home

    The Ostolaza Residence - Personal Care Home

    1065 Cumberland Place, Evans, GA 30809
    (3)
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    THE OSTOLAZA RESIDENCE; we are a PERSONAL CARE HOME with six (6) beds availability in Evans, Ga. (Columbia County). Striving for perfection to enrich our clients’ lives, we respect and treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness, delivering high quality care to your love one. Our nearby...

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  • Madison Heights

    Madison Heights

    2822 Knob Hill Farm Road, Evans, GA 30809
    (19)
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    Madison Heights is the only dedicated memory care community in the area. Because we serve only memory loss residents, we offer a refreshing and intimate environment tailored to members of our community. Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease and with that...

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  • Brookdale Monroe Square Memory Care

    Brookdale Monroe Square Memory Care

    919 Fitzgerald Street, Monroe, NC 28112
    (32)
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    Special Care for Exceptional Seniors Seniors living with Alzheimer’s and other kinds of dementia deserve special care. Our luxurious community is highly specialized, providing compassionate Alzheimer’s and dementia care community for exceptional seniors. Because we are built from the ground up to...

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  • Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    11230 Ballantyne Trace Court, Charlotte, NC 28277
    (27)
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    Welcome Home to Legacy Heights of Charlotte. We are located in South Charlotte's beautiful Ballantyne area, close to neighborhood shopping malls. Our community offers Assisted Living as well as our award winning Bridge to Rediscovery, Montessori-based memory care program. We also offer Respite Care...

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  • The Laurels & The Haven in the Village at Carolina Place

    The Laurels & The Haven in the Village at Carolina Place

    13150 Dorman Road, Pineville, NC 28134
    (33)
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    At The Haven we celebrate age by offering creative ways to live more fully. It's about sharing meaningful times with friends and family. It's about self-expression through art, dance, and exercise. And, most importantly, it's about living in the moment. If you or a loved one is considering assisted...

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  • Florence Place

    Florence Place

    1938 Mountain Laurel Ct, Florence, SC 29505
    (16)
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    Florence Place is a pet friendly senior living community in Florence, SC, where we provide residents with quality care and assistance in their daily routine when needed, while promoting independence as long as possible. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

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  • The Crossings at Steele Creek

    13600 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28278
    (30)
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    Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina is the home of The Crossings at Steele Creek, an assisted living community, specializing in Alzheimer's and memory care. Charlotte is also known as the corporate headquarters of the Bank of America or the east coast operations center for Wells Fargo....

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  • Elmcroft of Little Avenue

    Elmcroft of Little Avenue

    7745 Little Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (35)
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    Elmcroft of Little Avenue is nestled in a small, quiet neighborhood community in south Charlotte, North Carolina is known for its home-like atmosphere. Nearby Pineville, a thriving town of 3,500 people, is well known for the charming antique shops that line Main Street. For those seeking the...

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  • The Charlotte

    The Charlotte

    9120 Willow Ridge Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
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    The Charlotte is a luxury retirement community in South Charlotte. Conveniently located on Park Road, adjacent to Atrium Pineville and just minutes from South Park, our private community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care...

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  • Brookdale South Charlotte

    Brookdale South Charlotte

    5515 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (26)
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    Do More, Live More It’s time to build your best life, and we have just the place to do it. We are a beautiful care community for seniors, offering the best in assisted living and memory care services. We provide just the right amount of support, enabling each resident to pursue their passions,...

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  • Charlotte Square

    Charlotte Square

    5820 Carmel Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (13)
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    Bank on having the time of your life at Charlotte Square, where a full calendar of activities and social programs, in addition to apartments with thoughtful amenities and services, offers a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our community provides Assisted Living and Memory Care in Charlotte, North...

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  • Senior Retreat at Park Crossing

    Senior Retreat at Park Crossing

    10408 Avondale Ave, Charlotte, NC 28210
    (3)
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    Senior Retreat at Park Crossing is a gorgeous 3,300 square foot ranch home in the Park Crossing Neighborhood near CMC Pineville in South Charlotte. The house has 6 Private Bedrooms and 4 Full Bathrooms. Our monthly rates cover the monthly rent/room, all utilities (including house phone/internet),...

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  • Karizma Infinities Residential Care Home

    Karizma Infinities Residential Care Home

    5601 Poplin Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (5)
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    Karizma Infinities (KI) Residential Care Home provides the senior populations in Union, Mecklenburg, and surrounding counties with individual personalized care by licensed staff in a customized retirement home setting of assisted living Union, Mecklenburg, and surrounding counties community...

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  • Cadence at Mint Hill

    Cadence at Mint Hill

    5601 Margaret Wallace Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28105
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    While the name Cadence Senior Living may be new to the Matthews-Mint Hill area, we have no doubt the city of Charlotte, NC registers as a thriving, growing technology and financial hub. We are a budding suburb of Charlotte, located just 10 miles east of the city. We benefit from the Charlotte...

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  • Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    5800 Old Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (59)
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    Care Today, Care Tomorrow If you’re ready to exchange the burden of things like cooking, cleaning and laundry for a community that offers exciting activities and events, custom care that meets your specific needs and amenities and services that resemble life at a destination resort rather than a...

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  • Senior Retreat at Lansdowne

    Senior Retreat at Lansdowne

    7219 Folger Dr, Charlotte, NC 28270
    (4)
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    Senior Retreat at Lansdowne is a licensed Family Care Home located in the Lansdowne Neighborhood in South Charlotte 5 houses off of Providence Road. We accept Seniors Only considered 'Independent' or 'Full Assisted Living' with some slight to moderate Dementia. Our ranch home has approximately...

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  • Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

    Brighton Gardens of Charlotte

    6000 Park South Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210
    (56)
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    Our foundation is belief in the sacred value of human life. Our Mission: To champion the quality of life for all seniors! Sunrise Senior has been caring for seniors for 35 years, we are all over the US, in the UK & Canada. We believe that the community you choose should be a good fit for the entire...

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  • Sunrise on Providence

    Sunrise on Providence

    5114 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (33)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Brookdale South Park

    Brookdale South Park

    5326 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (14)
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    Specialized Care for Exceptional Seniors Memory care shouldn’t mean giving up on a life lived well. At our luxurious community, residents are steered gently through their day, experiencing daily moments of joy. We are a dedicated memory care community in Charlotte, North Carolina. We are an elite...

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  • Summit Place of Southpark

    Summit Place of Southpark

    2101 Runnymede Lane, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (21)
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    Welcome to Summit Place of Southpark Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located in the Southpark area of Charlotte, North Carolina. The moment you walk in to Summit Place you become a part of our family. Relax in a cozy chair, shop the nearby stores or enjoy one of our many stimulating...

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  • Waltonwood  Cotswold

    Waltonwood Cotswold

    5215 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
    (4)
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    We are so thrilled about your interest in our community. We are the most elegant, well-appointed, luxury senior living community in Charlotte. We are located on Randolph Rd, south of the Cotswold shopping center. Our well thought out community design offers an immaculate independent living presence...

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  • Senior Retreat at Stonehaven

    Senior Retreat at Stonehaven

    6400 Burlwood Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
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    This beautiful 3,400 Square Feet, 5 Bedroom home sits on a 1/2 beautiful lot with a large Den and Living Room -each with its own Fireplace. Two dining areas and a large Screened-In Porch overlooking the beautifully landscaped back yard.

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Columbia, South Carolina

Memory Care

Memory care offers intensive medical care to individuals who have severe dementia and health conditions in a fully-staffed and monitored setting. This type of facility employs staff members who have received trained annually in caring for patients with Alzhemier's, dementia, and cognitive impairments. Seniors have the option to reside in private rooms or shared apartments. Basic services offered in memory care may include: 24-hour staffing and personal assistance, exercise and physical therapy programs, daily meals, and medication management. Memory care living environments possess alarm systems to prevent roaming; a symptom of the disease. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $7,604 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $7,123 . The state of South Carolina has specific regulations related to this kind of facility. The The Board of Health and Environmental Control and Division of Health Licensing licenses this facility type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those who have chronic diseases or those needing long-term care, proximity to medical facilities is an important determinant in determining what type of care is best. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Columbia which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Columbia include Providence Health, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, and Palmetto Health Baptist.

Cost of Living

Senior community price is affected by the community in which it is located. Columbia has a sales tax of 6.00%. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Columbia is around $1,015 per month and the median home value in Columbia is about $168,720. The rent burden for Columbia is around 16.6% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many, climate and weather are often a significant factor in deciding on a care destination. The average air quality index rating in Columbia is about 41.7. 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 level during the month of June at around 52.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Columbia receives around 4 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually falls in August with an average of 6 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Columbia gets on average 0.90 inches of snow in a year. Columbia has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, Columbia has a humidity level of around 67%. The average humidity levels reach their peak in August at around 72%. In the summer, Columbia is around 82°F. The low summer temperature drops to around 70°F in June. The summer high peaks at approximately 94°F during the month of July. In the winter months, the average temp dips to around 50°F. The highest winter temperature gets to around 63°F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature will rise to around 36 °F in the month of January.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Columbia, 11.7% have some form of disability, 4.3% consider themselves widows, 22.3% live in poverty, and 10.5% do not have health insurance. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Columbia, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Columbia 16.9% are Baptists, 10.6% are Methodists, and 6.7% are Lutherans. In Columbia, 49.8% are nonbelievers. In the previous presidential election, 4.9% voted for a third party candidate, 31.1% voted Republican, and 64.0% voted Democrat in Richland county. In Columbia, 7.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Columbia is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Of the population of Columbia 19.7% have a high-school diploma, 18.8% have a graduate degree, and 42.4% have a college degree. Columbia has a population density of 377 people per square mile. The current population of Columbia is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Based on gender, 48.7% are female and 51.3% are male. The median age of Columbia is 28 years old. In Columbia, 18.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.0% are over the age of 60, 3.8% are over the age of 70, and 2.5% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Columbia has 56.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Demographically, Columbia is 0.1% Native American, 2.6% mixed race, 40.9% black, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.2% other or not specified, 2.6% Asian, 5.8% Hispanic, and 52.3% white.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

Out of a national average of 100, South Carolina has a cost of living index rating of 98, a grocery index rating of 102, and a housing index rating of 85. 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average South Carolina citizen is ranked 42nd nation-wide. Additionally, South Carolina is ranked 36th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In terms of religious values, 47% of South Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 8,051 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 55% voted for the Republican candidate while 41% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 66°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 26°F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59°F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 7.64 inches. On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. The average air quality index rating in South Carolina is 35.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 42.6 AQI. 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), tornados, 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, sweet birch, shadblow serviceberry, and devil's walking stick. 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.