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Photo of Harmony at Columbia
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3232 Floor plans available
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9.1
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They always went above and beyond giving good care, very friendly, and always accessible to help. I would recommend Harmony at Columbia to others without a doubt.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to The Harmony Collection at ColumbiaIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Columbia, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support,...
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33 Floor plans available
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I chose the community due to close to my home and the staff was welcoming. The cost was reasonable for my Dads needs now and in the future along with the cleanness.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Greatest AdventureTucked away in a beautiful building in Columbia, South Carolina, you can experience a retirement rich in luxury amenities and spacious accommodations. With personalized care plans, an action-packed events calendar and a warm and friendly group of residents, you may think you...
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8.0
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After visiting several places in the Columbia area, I made the decision to place my dear friend at The Palmettos. That was in March 2020. Two and a half years later, I am still confident that I made the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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My Aunt has been at the Haven for around seven months. She came from another place where she had UTI's all the time. We are still paying bills from those. Here she has not had one. The place is set up...
Provides: Memory Care
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Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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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My brother lived here for several years. He was treated with love and respect. I will always feel this facility is part of my family. I miss my brother so much..
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Photo of Vitality Living Columbia
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1515 Floor plans available
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Cost of assisted living in Blythewood, SC

The average cost of senior living in Blythewood is $4,060 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Little Mountain, SC with an average of $3,564 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Blythewood, SC vs. nearby cities

Blythewood, SC
$4,060/mo
$4,028/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Blythewood, SC vs. the state and national average

Blythewood, SC
$4,060/mo
U.S. national average
$4,630/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Blythewood vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$4,060/mo
$4,139/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Blythewood, SC by room type

Semi-Private
$4,850/mo
Studio
$4,651/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,671/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,937/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Blythewood over time

Blythewood, SCSC stateNational

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What families are saying about assisted living in Blythewood

Recent reviews for assisted living in Blythewood

Fairforest Grove Senior Living in Columbia, SC

5.0
I have been residing here at Fairforest Grove Senior Living for 6 months. The environment, quality of living and care are excellent. Meals are always done on time. The cleaning is like clock work daily; never missed. Medication is distributed every day in a timely manner. The Activity ...
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The Colonial at Old Camden

5.0
My experience when visiting The Colonial once a week is very positive. The residents are always happy, and the staff is always pleasant and supportive. I’ve stayed for lunch and the entire support staff, from cafeteria workers to housekeeping, are catering to the residents needs! This is a ...
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Brookdale Columbia

3.5
The staff is friendly and the housekeeping is good and responsive. The move in process was excellent. My mother is generally displeased with the food. It is bland, overcooked and cheap. They probably need to invigorate the process by having featured meals. For example, Friday fish day, chicken ...
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Blythewood review score based on 26 family reviews

8.6
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This proprietary review score is based on 26 reviews of 9 Blythewood assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Blythewood review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Blythewood review score compared against nearby cities

8.6
Blythewood, SC9 facilities
8.9
Ridgeway, SC7 facilities
8.6
Arcadia Lakes, SC29 facilities

Review subcategories for Blythewood assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 26 reviews of 9 Blythewood assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Blythewood resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Blythewood, SC averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.4
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
4.6
Care services
3.7
4.2
Staff
4.5
4.5
Meals & dining
3.7
4.1
Activities
3.5
4.0
Value for cost*
3.6
4.1
0.01.02.03.04.05.0
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Blythewood assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Blythewood assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Blythewood, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Blythewood assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Blythewood that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Blythewood, SCNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
66.7%
51.5%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
44.4%
32.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
77.8%
56.1%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
11.1%
29.5%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
55.6%
47.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
33.3%
52.9%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Blythewood assisted living

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Blythewood Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Blythewood, SCNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
77.8%
50.4%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
22.2%
31.5%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
66.7%
40.5%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
33.3%
13.3%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Blythewood assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Blythewood partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Blythewood, SCNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
22.2%
26.2%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
22.2%
39%
No sugar
No sugar
22.2%
36%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
22.2%
34.3%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
33.3%
12.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Blythewood assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Blythewood communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Blythewood, SCNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
22.2%
30.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
44.4%
41%
Room service
Room service
33.3%
34.8%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
11.1%
17.2%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Blythewood assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Blythewood offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Blythewood, SCNational
Activity director
Activity director
33.3%
44.9%
Community service programs
Community service programs
11.1%
29.2%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
55.6%
48.9%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
33.3%
47.9%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
66.7%
51.6%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
22.2%
40%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
33.3%
33.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
22.2%
36.4%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
44.4%
45.4%
Live performances
Live performances
44.4%
45.7%
Dances
Dances
22.2%
28.5%
Fitness center
Fitness center
11.1%
23.6%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
33.3%
44.6%
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State regulations for assisted living in Blythewood

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about South Carolina assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Blythewood protect seniors.

Learn about South Carolina Assisted Living regulations

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