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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.

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About 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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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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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.

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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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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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50 Assisted Living Facilities near Dorchester County, SC

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If you’re looking for assisted living in Dorchester County, our local senior living advisors can help you find a safe, welcoming community for you or your loved one. Whether you’re searching for luxury assisted living in Dorchester County or sticking to a budget, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of assisted living in Dorchester County.

From there, we’ll show you the best assisted living communities in Dorchester County for your family member’s budget, lifestyle, and personal care needs. With 50 assisted living facilities in the Dorchester County area, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find a secure and social community for this next stage of life.

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Assisted Living Facilities near Dorchester County, SC

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Cypress Place

205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

4.3
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Cypress Place is located on a tree lined street in beautiful Summerville, South Carolina. We are two miles north of Old Fort Dorchester State Historical Park and about thirty miles from the Atlantic Ocean. At Cypress Place, we strive to maintain a cozy homelike atmosphere, with a caring staff...

Harmony at Wescott

5130 Wescott Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.9
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Harmony at Wescott PlantationIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Summerville, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support,...

Magnolias of Summerville

335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

3.8
(15 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

The Retreat at Summerville

950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485

3.0
(5 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed

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The Claiborne at Brickyard Crossing (Opening Fall 2022)

112 Grandview Dr, Summerville, SC 29483

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Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Join Our First-Class Community - Senior Living at The Claiborne at Brickyard CrossingOpening in 2022, The Claiborne at Brickyard Crossing offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care apartments in a community that exceeds the expectations of residents and their families at every...

Brookdale West Ashley

2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414

3.9
(56 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412

4.3
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Pinewood Place

101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

4.0
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Somerby of Mount Pleasant

3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

4.6
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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. ...

Palms of Mt. Pleasant

937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.5
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Oaks at Charleston

2333 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29414

3.7
(15 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

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...

The Palmettos of Charleston

1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

4015 2nd Ave, Summerville, SC 29486

3.6
(16 reviews)

Semi-Private

Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory CareStrategically 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...

Wellmore of Daniel Island

580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.6
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Quality Care Residential Home

107 Etling Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445

3.5
(13 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

Ashley Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

4.6
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Here at Ashley Gardens, we are more than a memory care facility, we are a memory care community. Located close to Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, we offer a warm and welcoming senior community for those in need of all-inclusive assisted living, transitional assisted living, or memory care in...

Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

3.9
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN

1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

4.9
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Oaks at Daniel Island

320 Seven Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

4.3
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

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Cost of assisted living in Dorchester County, SC

The average cost of senior living in Dorchester County is $3,958 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Goose Creek, SC with an average of $2,591 per month.

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What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Carter-May Home, Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN and Dayspring Assisted Living are the top rated assisted living facilities near Dorchester County, South Carolina. See full list of communities.

There are 50 assisted living facilities near Dorchester County, South Carolina. See the full list.

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