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Recent reviews of Assisted Living in Gaston, SC
4.5 / 5.0

The staff is nice. They are responsive, too. Mom says her meals are not made with her restrictions in mind. Salt and fat are the main issues there. The lost some of her laundry, but it was found a little over two weeks later. She likes the facility, which is critical.

5 / 5.0

Longwood Plantation and its memory care unit Magnolia Place were perfect for my mother when she needed assisted living then additional care as her dementia progressed. The staff treated her like family and provided the kind of assistance and care she needed, and Longwood's location in Orangeburg mad...

3.5 / 5.0

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 Sunda...

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If the "community" is the facility, It offers a wide variety of activities and opportunities to engage with fellow residents. It is attractive and has a comfortable atmosphere. The staff are friendly and...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
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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We of course love everything about Merrill Gardens at Columbia. The place itself and all the things they offer the best senior home in Columbia and surroundings in S.C. Thank you so much for helping me get...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Merrill Gardens at Columbia is a new senior living community offering independent living and memory care. We are located next to Segra Park, home of the Columbia Fireflies, one mile from the State House and downtown. We offer luxury senior living in the heart of revitalized BullStreet District....
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We were just there visiting my wife's sister. Wonderful place. The staff are wonderful. Our sister is getting along well there.
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.
At Pines Columbia, 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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They were knowledgeable, caring, and beyond expectations. I can't say enough good things. I am glad we found it. Oakleaf has been the perfect fit.
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.
Oakleaf Village of Lexington has been in operation since 2001. This means we have staff that have been taking care of Lexington County residents for over 18 years. We pride ourselves on the lack of turnover we have in our care team, so we can promise more continuity of care. Your loved one won’t...
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My Dad was there for such a short time we did not get very acquainted with the staff. Those we did interact with were very friendly and helpful.
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 Legacy of Lexington is an assisted living community 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 the people at The Legacy of Lexington who...
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Based on our experience with the community, It is time to update the carpeting and reupholster the chairs in the common areas. However the staff members at Colonial Gardens seems to be caring about the...
Provides: Memory Care
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.
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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My dad has been in the facility for many years. For the past three months, it has taken a 100% turnaround with the new Business Manager. He is always pleasant and when I visit, is spending time with the...
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.
Twilite Manor Twilite Manor is an assisted living community located in Cayce, SC. Cayce is located in Richland and Lexington Counties and home to about 12,500 residents. With its location on the Congaree River, residents can enjoy the scenic views, take long walks, go on outings with friends, or...
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I am happy with the care from this community. The staff is caring. This is a clean community and we like that they have a patio in her room that she does enjoy. The menu is appealing and we like 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.
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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My wife and I visited her dad over the Father's Day weekend 3 times. The facility is clean the rooms are nice and the staff is very friendly and attentive. We showed up unannounced and were treated great. My...
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.
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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She [name removed] has been a joy to me and others coming to visits. She has been a patience and she is very artistic and has much of offer.
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: 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
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.
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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.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
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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.
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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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.
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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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Laurel Crest is more expensive, but they had better care than where my loved one is now. The staff to resident ratio was better here and we got much more personalized care. They pay attention the the...
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: 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.
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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.

Cost of assisted living in Gaston, SC

The average cost of senior living in Gaston is 3869.12 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Thor, SC with an average of 3673.75 per month.

Average cost comparisons near Gaston, SC

Average monthly costs

Gaston, SC

$3,869

Thor, SC

$3,674

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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
Complete guide to assisted living
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Harbison Shores, Atria Forest Lake and Fairforest Grove Senior Living are the top rated assisted living facilities near Gaston, South Carolina. See full list of communities.

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