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Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

3501 Merrill Place, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., Charleston, SC 29412

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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...

Sweetgrass Court

1010 Anna Knapp Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

Palms of Mt. Pleasant

937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

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Summit Place of Daniel Island

320 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492

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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,...

Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN

1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

Atria Mount Pleasant NOW OPEN

601 Solana Way, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

The Palmettos of Charleston

1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Ashley River Plantation

2333 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Brookdale West Ashley

2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Ashley Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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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

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Somerby of Mount Pleasant

3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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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. ...

Wellmore of Daniel Island

580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

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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

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Goose Creek Manor

104 Marilyn Street, Goose Creek, SC 29445

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Goose Creek manor provides compassionate assisted living services that allows our residents to live happy and productive lives while having direct access to assistance, when needed. We do assisted living with a community-first approach. Our residents enjoy expert care, a home-like varied culinary...

Quality Care Residential Home

107 Etling Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445

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Magnolias of Summerville

335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

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Magnolias of Summerville is a community designed to serve the needs of those requiring incremental levels of assistance in the aging process. We provide support based on the particular needs of each resident. This individualized care allows each resident to enjoy a feeling of independence similar...

Pinewood Place

101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

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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...

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Charleston, South Carolina

Assisted Living

An assisted living community is an organized living community which offers supervision, care, and support to medically stable individuals who do not require skilled nursing support. The types of service provided often include support with ADLs. Inhabitants may be kept under observation and assessment. In some situations, communities may offer nursing care, hospice, or dementia care. South Carolina maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing regulates this type of community. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include administer routine medications, monitor blood sugar levels, and staff may self administer medications under licensed staff supervision. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with ADLs, at least one structured recreation activity each day, transportation, and medication assistance. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. There is a maximum occupancy of 3 residents per room. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include three meals and snacks that meet dietary needs and special menus are provided for those with special dietary needs . Staff must obtain training in a variety of areas. These include: Care of persons specific to the physical/mental condition being cared for in the community, management/care of persons with contagious and/or communicable disease, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for designated staff members/volunteers to ensure that there is a certified staff member/volunteer present whenever residents are in the community, and use of restraints . Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan.. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to assure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as recreational and social activities that are suitable, desirable, and important to the resident s well-being, requirements and arrangements for visits by or to physicians or other authorized health providers, dietary needs, and assessing the extent of residents problems and needs.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, climate and weather are a major influence in choosing a care community. Charleston has a humid subtropical type of climate. In the summer, the average temperature in Charleston is about 82F. The summer high peaks at roughly 92F during the month of July. The low summer temperature drops to approximately 70F during the month of June. In wintertime, the average temperature sinks to about 53F. The high winter temperature gets to around 67F in the month of December. The lowest winter temperature gets to about 38 F in the month of January. Monthly, Charleston receives about 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally happens in August with an average of 8 inches in a month. For snowfall, Charleston receives on average 0.40 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Charleston is about 37.2. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its peak level in the month of December at about 45.8. The average humidity rating for Charleston is about 79%. The average humidity levels are highest in August at approximately 82%.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical communities might be an important consideration when choosing the best retirement home. The top hospitals in 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 total cost of living is a major influence in deciding which care option is best for your family. Charleston has a cost-of-living index of around 121.5 where a score of 100 is the average rating, and any amount higher than 100 is considered more costly than the national average. Charleston has a grocery index of about 91.9. The median monthly rent in Charleston is around $1,464 and the median price for a home for Charleston costs around $285,444. The rent burden for Charleston is around 19.1% of the average monthly income.


Demographics and Values

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. 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. Demographically, Charleston is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% mixed race, 21.9% black, 2.9% Hispanic, 0.3% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, 74.4% white, and 1.6% Asian. The current population of Charleston is growing at a rate of 0.003%. Charleston has a population density of 470 people per square mile. In the previous presidential election, 50.6% voted Democrat, 6.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 42.8% voted Republican in Charleston county. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. 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. The median age of Charleston is 34 years old. In terms of crime, Charleston has 24.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 3.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Charleston, 8.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Charleston is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Charleston, 9.6% have some form of disability, 67.8% participate in the labor force, 5.0% consider themselves widows, and 9.5% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 17.8% have a high-school diploma, 51.5% have a college degree, and 19.2% have a graduate degree.


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. There are 71 hospitals and 189 health centers that service a population of 5,147,823. GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. South Carolina is ranked 42nd in quality of life and 36th in healthcare. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation.


Social demographics of the state

Forty-seven percent of South Carolina residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. The state has a median age of 40 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55.


State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 59F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 26F during 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. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 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 Shadblow Serviceberry, Devil’s Walking Stick, Common Leopard Bane, and Butterfly Weed. 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.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in South Carolina

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