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  • Atria Forest Lake

    Atria Forest Lake

    4405 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29206
    (24)
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    In a beautiful homestead with an expansive Southern-style front porch, you'll find Atria Forest Lake, a family-style senior community. Enjoy a quiet walk in the courtyard, relax with friends by the fountain, or visit with family in the dayroom. Located in the heart of Forest Acres, Atria Forest Lake...

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  • Brookdale Columbia

    Brookdale Columbia

    251 Springtree Drive, Columbia, SC 29223
    (24)
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    The Greatest Adventure Tucked 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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  • Brookdale Harbison

    Brookdale Harbison

    51 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
    (13)
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    Embrace The Golden Years If you want to embrace your golden years with enthusiasm and energy without sacrificing peace of mind that comes from having access to quality care, look no further than our assisted living community in Columbia, South Carolina. Surrounded by a warm and welcoming care team...

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  • 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 Harmony at Columbia located in Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina expanded in July 2018, becoming a continuum of care community offering Independent options to our community, complimenting our Assisted Living for seniors looking to help them with their daily needs. Columbia has much to...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Kathwood

    4520 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29206
    (14)
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    Carolina Gardens at Kathwood is an assisted living and memory care community in Columbia, South Carolina. Located in the capital city of Columbia, our residents enjoy unparalleled access to fine shopping, dining and medical facilities. Columbia is a historic city with a thriving downtown area,...

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  • Amara Place

    Amara Place

    651 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC 29223
    (9)
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  • Jenni-Lynn

    Jenni-Lynn

    915 Hook Ave., West Columbia, SC 29169
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    Jenni Lynn Assisted Living and Independent Living has been serving Seniors for over 30 years. We are located off Hwy 378 in West Columbia, 1 mile from Lexington Medical Hospital. We offer a wide array of services, amenities and activities that keep our resident healthy and safe, while providing...

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  • Lexington Place

    Lexington Place

    190 McSwain Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
    (35)
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    At Lexington Place, a pet friendly senior living community near Columbia, SC, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed...

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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)
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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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  • Morningside of Lexington

    Morningside of Lexington

    218 Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (7)
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    Enjoyable Retirement Living in Lexington, South Carolina Morningside Assisted Living of Lexington is situated in the heart of Lexington, South Carolina, high on a tranquil hill where the outdoors can be enjoyed from the rocking chairs on the front porch. Along with our beautiful surroundings, it's...

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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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  • Generations of Chapin

    Generations of Chapin

    431 E Boundary St, Chapin, SC 29036
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    Generations Assisted Living Facilities and related businesses were founded by Louetta A. Slice who was a registered nurse, licensed nursing home administrator and a certified assisted living administrator. Her health care career was devoted to helping and caring for senior adults. Generations Senior...

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  • Morningside of Camden

    Morningside of Camden

    719 Kershaw Highway, Camden, SC 29020
    (1)
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    Morningside Assisted Living of Camden is a beautiful, quaint retirement community in Camden, South Carolina, just northeast of Columbia, SC. Our assisted living community has 41 apartments, and offers assistance with the activities of daily living, as needed by each individual. Morningside of...

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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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  • Morningside of Orangeburg

    Morningside of Orangeburg

    2306 Riverbank Drive, Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (1)
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    Morningside of Orangeburg, surrounded by trees and nestled in a rural neighborhood setting, 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 and caring staff,...

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  • Brookdale Sumter

    Brookdale Sumter

    1180 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150
    (7)
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    Do more of what you love. If you’re ready to redefine your independence with more freedom, then Brookdale Sumter with assisted living might be the perfect fit for you. With assisted living, you’ll have help with managing medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and...

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  • Morningside of Sumter

    Morningside of Sumter

    2500 Lin-Do Court, Sumter, SC 29150
    (5)
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    Warm and inviting are just two words one would use to describe Morningside Assisted Living of Sumter. From the front porch rockers to the neighborhood feel, once you have walked through our front doors, our goal is to make you feel welcome every day. As a premiere provider of assisted living, it is...

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  • Hills of Cumberland Village

    Hills of Cumberland Village

    3215 Wise Creek Ln, Aiken, SC 29801
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    The Hills of Cumberland Village assisted living facility located in Aiken South Carolina is the perfect choice for those senior adults who require assistance in order to maintain their independence and dignity. Personalized care plans are tailored to provide the proper balance between assistance...

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  • Hitchcock Place

    Hitchcock Place

    102 Crepe Myrtle Court, Aiken, SC 29803
    (10)
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    Hitchcock Place is located in Aiken, South Carolina right in the heart of town. We have three parks within two miles of our community and visiting them is a popular afternoon outing for our residents. We also make regular trips to the nearby Centre South Shopping Center to enjoy the many restaurants...

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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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  • Langston Place

    Langston Place

    939 Springdale Drive, Clinton, SC 29325
    (21)
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    Langston Place is located in the charming town of Clinton, South Carolina just east of the Presbyterian College. We are only two miles from Sumter National Forest, a popular picnic destination for residents and their families. While we are proud of our beautiful community we are even more proud of...

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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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  • Hammond Place

    Hammond Place

    128 Walnut Lane, North Augusta, SC 29860
    (42)
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    At Hammond Place, our senior living community, we develop individual care plans to meet the needs of our residents. A full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and coordination of care. We welcome pets and help our residents thrive in mind and body by...

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  • Brookdale North Augusta

    Brookdale North Augusta

    105 North Hills Drive, North Augusta, SC 29841
    (6)
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    Go do the things you love to do and let us help with the rest. Here at our assisted living community, you’ll have help if you need it and the freedom to live your best life. With assisted living, you’ll have help with medications, dressing and bathing, as well as services like housekeeping and meals...

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  • HarborChase of Riverwalk NOW OPEN

    HarborChase of Riverwalk NOW OPEN

    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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  • Emerald Gardens

    Emerald Gardens

    201 Overland Dr, Greenwood, SC 29646
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    Emerald Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care is in the heart of Greenwood, SC and have been serving Seniors for over 25 years. We are two blocks from Self Regional Healthcare and many other medical specialist in our area. We offer a wide array of services, amenities and activities that keep...

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  • Brookdale Greenwood

    Brookdale Greenwood

    1408 Parkway Road, Greenwood, SC 29646
    (22)
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  • Morningside of Rock Hill

    Morningside of Rock Hill

    1830 West Main Street, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (8)
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    Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Morningside of Rock Hill is the premier assisted living residence of choice for your loved one. Our caregivers, dietary staff, and management team all strive for excellence, and have one goal — to exceed your expectations everyday. Morningside of Rock Hill...

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  • Morningside of Greenwood

    Morningside of Greenwood

    116 Enterprise Court, Greenwood, SC 29649
    (2)
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    Morningside of Greenwood in South Carolina, is a warm and inviting assisted living community with a home-like and comfortable atmosphere. We are committed to meeting the wants, needs and wishes of all who walk through our doors. Discover our experienced and caring staff, comfortable apartment-style...

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  • Ashley Place

    Ashley Place

    526 Haltiwanger Rd., Greenwood, SC 29649
    (7)
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    When you walk through the doors at Ashley Place, our senior living community, you will be greeted with a smile and a warm welcome. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and...

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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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  • Brookdale Augusta

    Brookdale Augusta

    326 Boy Scout Road, Augusta, GA 30909
    (18)
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    When you’re here, you’re home. If you’re ready to redefine your independence, our personal care home might be the right fit for you. Whether you want to connect with new friends or trying something new like a flower arranging class, you have choices for how to spend your time. With our personal care...

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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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  • Brookdale Ebenezer Road

    Brookdale Ebenezer Road

    1920 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (11)
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    Build Your Best Life Here It’s time to trade your lifestyle in for a new, upgraded model. You’ll find it here, nestled in a quiet, residential area of Rock Hill, South Carolina in York County. As one of our residents, you’ll get rid of chores, cleaning and cooking. In their place, you’ll get an...

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  • Thrive at Augusta

    Thrive at Augusta

    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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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill

    Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill

    1785 Lexington Common Dr, Rock Hill, SC 29732
    (19)
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    Carolina Gardens at Rock Hill is an assisted living community is Rock Hill, South Carolina. Rock Hill is a large and thriving city with a welcoming, small town atmosphere. Our historic town boasts a world-renowned sports facility, genuine southern hospitality and an abundance of cultural and...

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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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  • New Beginnings

    New Beginnings

    212 Mitchell Bay Lane, Pineville, SC 29468
    (3)
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    New Beginnings, a new living assisted home since 2010. Our dedicated staff members have over 15 years combined experience in senior care. Our highly skilled staff provides personal attention with a gentle touch. We are licensed by South Carolina Department and Environmental Control. Our home is...

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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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  • 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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    Lease in September and lock in your rate! Enjoy NO INCREASES to your rent until 2022.*See our Sales Director for details. We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our...

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  • Morningside of Evans

    Morningside of Evans

    353 North Belair Road, Evans, GA 30809
    (6)
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    Morningside of Evans is conveniently near I-20. Major medical facilities and shopping locations are within minutes of our community. Through a dedicated team of staff, we promote a spirit of family and strive to provide a high quality of life within our quaint community.

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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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  • Brookdale Union Park

    Brookdale Union Park

    1316 Patterson Street, Monroe, NC 28112
    (14)
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    Always Something to Do You can always find something fun and exciting to do here at our assisted living community in Monroe, North Carolina. With private accommodations, spacious common rooms and a long list of resort-style amenities and services, you may find yourself wondering why you didn’t join...

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Assisted Living in Columbia, SC

Assisted living facilities in Columbia, SC provide supervision, community style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. The average costs of assisted living in Columbia are as follows:

  • Mean cost city proper: $3,716
  • Median cost city proper: $3,080
  • Mean cost metro area: $3,507
  • Median cost metro area: $3,096

Public assistance is available through the Optional State Supplement program (OSS). In Columbia, assisted living facilities are licensed by the Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health.

Licensing Requirements – South Carolina

Cost of Living in Columbia, SC

Compared to most other US cities, Columbia is considered to be much cheaper than average. The cost-of-living index is rated five points below the national average and the grocery index rating is 8 points below. All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Median home value Median family income
84 96 $1,023 $136,700 $41,454

Local Medical Providers

There are three major hospitals in Columbia:

  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital - A 657-bed nonprofit hospital that has a 24-hour emergency trauma center, pediatric care, psychiatric care, and cardiovascular services. Patients often report positive reviews of Prisma Health.
  • Prisma Health Baptist Hospital - A 330-bed nonprofit hospital is another part of the Prisma Medical Group which offers cardiovascular services, inpatient services, and physical therapy among other services.
  • Providence Health - A 332-bed nonprofit founded on the virtues of the church, offers the most comprehensive heart treatment services, neuroscience sleep studies, and physical therapy. Short-term acute outpatients generally give positive reviews.

Climate and Weather

Columbia has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that summers tend to be extremely hot and humid with a high chance of rain on any given day. The winters tend to be mild and temperate. On average, the humidity level for Columbia is roughly 68%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of August at roughly 71%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
87°F 94°F (July) 70°F (July) 46°F 59°F (February) 35°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
41 (Good) 50 in December (Good)

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
46” 6” (August) 1” Hurricanes, earthquakes (moderate), tornadoes, and floods

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for Columbia County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
64% 31.1% 4.9%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population density Population trend
132,326 972 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.43%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
35 24% 10% 5% 3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
88.2% 12.6% 3.9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.7% 40.4% 5.4% 0.1% 0.2% 48.8% 2.8%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
8,081 7.52 53.04

Columbia is considered somewhat friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community may face discrimination from the general public but not with much frequency.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Living in Columbia, SC is an excellent option for seniors who enjoy Southern hospitality and culture. The University of South Carolina has active dance and arts programs that are regularly promoting exciting new artistic endeavors. Trustus is the local theatre group that produces varied sophisticated performances. Beyond that, Columbia has various venues for music, nightlife and comedy. Some notable locations in Columbia include:

  • One Columbia Arts & History
  • Columbia Museum of Art
  • South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Town Theatre
  • Columbia Marionette Theatre
  • Nickelodeon Theatre
  • Columbia City Ballet

Transportation

The COMET, known officially the Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (CMRTA), is the operator of mass transportation in Richland and Lexington counties. Eighteen standard, all-day routes serve metropolitan Columbia, while eight peak hour routes and one weekend special are also operated by the transit agency. There are discounted fares for seniors, disabled riders, and medicare recipients.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Columbia, SC

Community Care Residential Facilities: A community residential care facility offers room and board and a degree of personal assistance for a period of time in excess of 24 consecutive hours for two or more persons 18 years or older. It is designed to accommodate residents' changing needs and preferences, maximize residents' dignity, autonomy, privacy, independence, and safety, and encourage family and community involvement. Included in this definition is any facility that offers a beneficial or protected environment specifically for individuals who have mental illness or disabilities and facilities that are referred to as 'assisted living,' provided they meet the definition of community residential care facility.

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