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Senior housing types near Gaston, SC

  • Rapha Residential Care Inc

    3959 Fish Hatchery Rd, Gaston, SC 29053
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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
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Lexington

    Carolina Gardens at Lexington

    5422 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (18)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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
    (12)
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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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  • HarborChase of Columbia

    HarborChase of Columbia

    120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
    (26)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Carolina Gardens at Harbison

    Carolina Gardens at Harbison

    990 Columbia Ave, Irmo, SC 29063
    (8)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • Harmony at Columbia

    Harmony at Columbia

    2300 Clemson Rd, Columbia, SC 29229
    (8)
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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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  • The Blake at Woodcreek Farms

    The Blake at Woodcreek Farms

    385 Spears Creek Church Rd, Elgin, SC 29045
    (3)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Morningside of Lancaster

    Morningside of Lancaster

    1004 Hardin Street, Lancaster, SC 29720
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Elmcroft of Florence

    Elmcroft of Florence

    3006 Hoffmeyer, Florence, SC 29501
    (19)
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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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  • The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

    The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

    4015 2nd Avenue, Summerville, SC 29486
    (7)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory Care Strategically located in Summerville, South Carolina. The Blake at Carnes Crossroads 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. Our unique...

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  • HarborChase of Rock Hill

    HarborChase of Rock Hill

    1611 Constitution Boulevard, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (17)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Harmony at Wescott Plantation

    Harmony at Wescott Plantation

    5130 Wescott Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485
    (10)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Situated in Summerville, SC, The Crossings at Wescott Plantation has 186 units, with 93 Independent Living apartments, 57 Assisted Living apartments and 36 Memory Care apartments. Opening in June of 2017 the community is relatively new. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a...

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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)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Blake at Edgewater

    The Blake at Edgewater

    1099 Edgewater Pkwy, Fort Mill, SC 29707
    (2)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    Legacy Heights Senior Living Community

    11230 Ballantyne Trace Court, Charlotte, NC 28277
    (27)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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 Crossings at Steele Creek

    13600 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28278
    (30)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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    Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021 when you lease by December 15th!*See our Sales Director for details. 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...

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  • Brookdale South Charlotte

    Brookdale South Charlotte

    5515 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (26)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • Fairview Park

    Fairview Park

    544 Harrison Bridge Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29680
    (4)
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    Our assisted living services include: Three chef-inspired meals plus snacks daily Fitness and wellness activities Constant socials and events for family involvement Programs designed around our residents’ interests Brain fitness and memory enhancement programming Family encouragement Medication...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (85)
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC. Our senior apartments and well-landscaped neighborhood offer luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each resident. We...

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  • Ashley River Plantation

    Ashley River Plantation

    2333 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
    (14)
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    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...

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  • The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    The Waterford at Dillon Pointe

    104 Dillon Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (16)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    Live in the hub of local activity while enjoying the intimacy of The Waterford at Dillon Pointe. Our Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Spartanburg, SC, offers personalized services and thoughtful amenities that generate excitement and pride among residents and their guests. The caring and...

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  • Brookdale West Ashley

    Brookdale West Ashley

    2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414
    (40)
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    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...

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  • Karizma Infinities Residential Care Home

    Karizma Infinities Residential Care Home

    5601 Poplin Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (5)
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    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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  • The Palmettos of Charleston

    The Palmettos of Charleston

    1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414
    (8)
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    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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  • 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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Gaston, South Carolina

Memory Care

Memory care facilities run in compliance with a dementia specific living curriculum. Caregivers are required to undergo dementia-specific education and a staff member are required to be available for help 24 hours-a-day. Dementia living environments possess alarm systems to prevent wanderingwhich is a symptom of Alzheimer's. Basic services offered in memory care may include: medication management, housekeeping and laundry service, daily meals, and social programs and activities. Structured activities are provided by staff members educated specifically on providing aid for persons with cognitive impairments. 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 maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind of facility. The The Board of Health and Environmental Control and Division of Health Licensing governs this type of facility.

Cost of Living

The community where a care facility is located will have a huge effect on the cost of care. The overall cost of living can be a motivating factor in deciding which location is best for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Gaston is around 16.1% of the average person's monthly income. Gaston has a median home value of around $83,399 and the median cost of rent is about $683 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 52.7% are male and 47.3% are female. The median age of Gaston is 35 years old. Out of the total population of Gaston, 25.0% live in poverty, 21.8% have some form of disability, 64.0% participate in the labor force, and 13.1% do not have health insurance. The current population of Gaston consists of 1,683 people. Gaston has a population density of 122 people per square mile. Of the population of Gaston 12.4% have a college degree, 2.6% have a graduate degree, and 33.2% have a high-school diploma. Racially, the population of Gaston is 1.1% Native American, 2.4% other or not specified, 3.3% mixed race, 80.8% white, 7.0% Hispanic, 2.1% Asian, 10.3% black, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In Gaston, 14.8% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Carolina are Ghs Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital. 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. Overall, South Carolina ranks 42nd in quality of life and 36th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of South Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 34th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. In South Carolina, 47% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 8,051 different congregations. 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. In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. In the most recent presidential election, 55% of South Carolina residents voted Republican and 41% voted Democrat.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79°F. The average high summer temperature is around 95°F in the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 59°F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. The average high winter temperature is around 66°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 26°F in the month of January. 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. 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 sweet birch, butterfly weed, blue wild indigo, and common leopard bane. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the southern fox squirrel, the manatee, or the wild hog. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.