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  • Reflections at Carolina Forest

    Reflections at Carolina Forest

    219 Middleburg Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
    (6)
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    Reflections at Carolina Forest is an assisted living community located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina of Horry County. Residents and their families enjoy the community's convenient location which is near many attractions such as The Alabama Theater, The Carolina Opry, Myrtle Beach State Park and...

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  • Myrtle Beach Estates

    Myrtle Beach Estates

    3620 Happy Woods Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (49)
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    Live a grand life at Myrtle Beach Estates, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, that offers the conveniences of the city with the luxuries of the beach. Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by providing an environment that is physically, mentally,...

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  • Portside at Grande Dunes (Opening Fall 2020)

    Portside at Grande Dunes (Opening Fall 2020)

    901 Portside Dr, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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    At Portside at Grande Dunes, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi and high speed...

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  • Myrtle Beach Manor

    Myrtle Beach Manor

    9547 Highway 17 North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
    (16)
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    Myrtle Beach Manor, an assisted living community situated on 6 spacious acres on the Intracoastal Waterway, offers Assisted Living, Alzheimer's Care and Nursing Care. Our community features a comfortable lifestyle, superb amenities and the highest standards of hospitality and service. Assisted...

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  • Brookdale Conway

    Brookdale Conway

    872 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC 29526
    (18)
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    At our assisted living community in an upscale residential neighborhood of Conway, S.C., at the edge of the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll stay busy as much as you like with our engaging calendar of activities, classes and outings. While you fill up your social calendar, we’ll provide...

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  • Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet

    12287 Hwy 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
    (14)
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    Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet is a locally owned, not-for-profit assisted living. Our community is not large and overwhelming as we are licensed to care for no more than 60 residents. Our prices are all-inclusive which allows for our residents to age in place without having to worry about care cost...

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  • Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach

    Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach

    491 Highway 17, Little River, SC 29566
    (17)
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    Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach is an assisted living community located in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in waterfront Horry County and home to just over 14,000 people. A beautiful waterfront tourist city, North Myrtle Beach is a relaxed community that...

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  • Arbor Landing at Pawleys

    Arbor Landing at Pawleys

    7419 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (9)
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    We're serious about care. We're here to keep the seniors you love healthy, safe, and happy. If you're looking for pools and tennis courts and a full-service spa, we're probably not the place for your loved one. Our experience is that people who want these kind of amenities are better off just...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Conway

    Carolina Gardens at Conway

    2310 Highway 378, Conway, SC 29527
    (10)
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    Carolina Gardens at Conway is an assisted living and memory care community in Conway, South Carolina. Conway is a thriving city in the Myrtle Beach metro area, home to Coastal Carolina University and has been designated as a Tree City USA for over 20 years. With a revitalized downtown area that...

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  • Morningside of Georgetown

    Morningside of Georgetown

    2628 North Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
    (2)
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    Located in historic Georgetown, Morningside Assisted Living is warm and inviting, home-like and comfortable, with a commitment to meeting the wants, needs and wishes of all who walk through our doors. The nearby beaches and wetlands, as well as the southern plantations and shopping, lend to a...

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  • Arbor Landing at Ocean Isle (Assisted Living and Memory Care)

    Arbor Landing at Ocean Isle (Assisted Living and Memory Care)

    5490 Arbor Branch Dr, SW, Shallotte, NC 28470
    (14)
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    Person Centered. Service Focused. Passion Driven. Arbor Landing at Ocean Isle is an exceptional new option for Senior Living in southeastern North Carolina. Arbor Landing offers residents Retirement Living with Assisted Services. A unique alternative for seniors, the community combines just the...

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  • Tabor Commons

    Tabor Commons

    703 Elizabeth St, Tabor City, NC 28463
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    WATERBROOKE ASSISTED LIVING Very Clean & Safe Beds Available (6) Semi Private Rooms (4) Private Rooms Medicaid Accepted (Yes) Out of State Transfers (Yes) Males & Females Welcome!

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  • Elmcroft of Southport

    Elmcroft of Southport

    1125 E Leonard St., Southport, NC 28461
    (5)
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    When you lease by August 31, you’ll pay NO BASE RENT for your second month living with us!*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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  • Florence Place

    Florence Place

    1938 Mountain Laurel Ct, Florence, SC 29505
    (16)
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    Florence Place is a pet friendly senior living community in Florence, SC, where we provide residents with quality care and assistance in their daily routine when needed, while promoting independence as long as possible. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a...

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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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  • Morningside of Wilmington

    Morningside of Wilmington

    2744 South 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412
    (9)
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    Morningside of Wilmington is a beautiful, safe and friendly community offering spacious assisted living apartments and Five Star’s award-winning Bridge to Rediscovery program for people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias. All of these needs can be found in one comfortable, secure, and beautifully...

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  • Elmcroft of Florence

    Elmcroft of Florence

    3006 Hoffmeyer, Florence, SC 29501
    (19)
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    When you lease by August 31, you’ll pay NO BASE RENT for your second month living with us!*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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  • Wesley Pines

    Wesley Pines

    1000 Wesley Pines Rd, Lumberton, NC 28358
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    Wesley Pines is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 Senior Living Study and achieved the highest score in all seven study factors: resident services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new...

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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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  • Somerby of Mount Pleasant

    Somerby of Mount Pleasant

    3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (18)
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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. ...

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  • Wellmore of Daniel Island

    Wellmore of Daniel Island

    580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492
    (5)
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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 program,...

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  • Sandpiper Courtyard

    Sandpiper Courtyard

    1047 Anna Knapp Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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    Welcome to the Courtyard Engage in a lifestyle you’ll love at Sandpiper Courtyard in Mt Pleasant, SC. Living along the coast at Sandpiper Courtyard in Mt Pleasant, SC, provides our Residents not only with a beautiful location but with many opportunities to enjoy a range of activities. The...

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  • Atria Mount Pleasant (Opening Summer 2020)

    Atria Mount Pleasant (Opening Summer 2020)

    601 Solana Way, Mount 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 lease...

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  • Goose Creek Manor

    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...

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  • Pinewood Place

    Pinewood Place

    101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (29)
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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 many...

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  • Palms of Mt. Pleasant

    Palms of Mt. Pleasant

    937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (15)
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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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  • The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

    The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

    4015 2nd Avenue, Summerville, SC 29486
    (7)
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    Resort Style Assisted Living and Memory Care Strategically 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...

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  • Summit Place of Daniel Island

    Summit Place of Daniel Island

    320 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
    (3)
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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,...

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  • Sweetgrass Village

    Sweetgrass Village

    601 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    (7)
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    Welcome Home to Sweetgrass Village of Mt. Pleasant! We offer luxurious studio and one bedroom apartments with kitchenettes in en elegant hotel-like environment. Our friendly, service oriented 24 hour staff will provide you with all the care and comfort of home, while promoting a sense of...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

    Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

    3501 Merrill Place, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
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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 Carolina...

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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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  • 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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  • Ashley Landing Assisted Living

    Ashley Landing Assisted Living

    4550 Great Oak Dr, North Charleston, SC 29418
    (3)
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    GET TO KNOW ASHLEY LANDING ASSISTED LIVING FROM THE MOMENT YOU WALK IN THE DOOR, IT BECOMES CLEAR THAT SOMETHING IS DIFFERENT AT ASHLEY LANDING, WHERE WE OFFER AFFORDABLE ASSISTED LIVING FOR OUR RESIDENTS. ASHLEY LANDING FEELS LIKE HOME. THE GREETINGS ARE WARM AND FRIENDLY AND THE MEALS TASTE...

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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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  • Magnolias of Summerville

    Magnolias of Summerville

    335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485
    (12)
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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 to...

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  • Harmony at Hope Mills NOW OPEN

    Harmony at Hope Mills NOW OPEN

    7051 Rockfish Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306
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    At Harmony at Hope Mills, we offer a variety of community features. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care, every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the unique needs of its residents. All meals are provided to residents. We offer meal services such as...

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  • Cypress Place

    Cypress Place

    205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485
    (30)
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    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 that...

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  • Harmony at Wescott Plantation

    Harmony at Wescott Plantation

    5130 Wescott Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485
    (10)
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    Situated in Summerville, SC, Harmony at Wescott Plantation has 186 units, with 93 Independent Living apartments, 57 Assisted Living apartments and 36 Memory Care apartments. Opened in June of 2017 the community is relatively new. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently...

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  • Ashley River Plantation

    Ashley River Plantation

    2333 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
    (14)
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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...

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  • The Palmettos of Charleston

    The Palmettos of Charleston

    1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414
    (8)
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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...

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  • Brookdale West Ashley

    Brookdale West Ashley

    2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414
    (40)
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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...

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  • Savannah Place

    Savannah Place

    1501 Secessionville Rd., James Island, SC 29412
    (33)
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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...

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  • The Crossings at Wayside

    8398 Fayetteville Road, Raeford, NC 28376
    (7)
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    The Crossings at Wayside Located in Raeford, North Carolina, a part of Hoke County, The Crossings at Wayside is a beautiful assisted living community to call home. Guests of our residents will find that Raeford is an interesting place to visit, and they will enjoy checking out all of the city's...

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  • Heritage Place

    Heritage Place

    325 N Cool Spring St, Fayetteville, NC 28301
    (15)
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    Around here, we say that Heritage Place is Full of Life. It’s true. Keeping our Resident engaged, socially, physically and spiritually makes all the difference. It’s why the people who live and who work here seem to have a special SPARK every day. Programming and events range from lectures and...

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  • Carolina Gardens at Garden City

    11951 Grandhaven Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
    (7)
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    Carolina Gardens at Garden City is an assisted living community in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Murrells Inlet is commonly known as the 'Seafood Capital of South Carolina' but is also renowned for its abundance of world class golf courses. As a popular tourist and retirement destination, Murrells...

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  • Anderson Oaks Assisted Living

    997 Highway 90, Conway, SC 29526
    (14)
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    Anderson Oaks Assisted Living is located in the lovely and scenic city of Conway, South Carolina. Conway is a city situated right on the South Carolina coastal plains and is right on the banks of Waccama River. This picturesque riverside community boasts numerous recreational activities including...

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  • Liberty Hill Family Care Home

    1874 Farmers Union Road, Clarkton, NC 28433
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    Liberty Hill Family Care Home is a residential care home for seniors that is located in Clarkton, North Carolina which is in Bladen County. Clarkton is a city that is quiet, quaint, and cozy. This tight-knit community is the perfect country setting to enjoy some good relaxation and calm. There is a...

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  • Judge Family Home Care

    400 Judges Road, Wilmington, NC 28405
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    Judge Family Home Care Judge Family Home Care is a senior care home located in the stunning Wilmington, North Carolina, located in Hanover County. Our community is strategically positioned in a location that is accessible and ideal for seniors' living. It will take anyone a few minutes to get to...

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  • St. Gabriel of Murrells Inlet

    St. Gabriel of Murrells Inlet

    699 Prince Creek Pkwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
    (10)
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  • New Haven at Little River (Opening Fall 2020)

    New Haven at Little River (Opening Fall 2020)

    2585 Hwy 179, Little River, SC 29566
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Assisted Living in Myrtle Beach, SC

Assisted living facilities in Myrtle Beach 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 promote independence among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care. According to Genworth, the average cost of assisted living in the Myrtle Beach area is about $4,000 per month. Meanwhile, the average monthly cost for the state of South Carolina is approximately $3,500. Seniors who thrive independently, yet prefer a strong support system and the comfort of some daily assistance, would find a perfect fit in a Myrtle Beach assisted living community.

Cost of Living in Myrtle Beach, SC

Living in Myrtle Beach allows residents to spend less than the U.S. average on both groceries and rent, designating the city as an affordable senior living destination. All index ratings are based on a system where a score of 100 represents the cost of the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
90 92 $866 18.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent $183,738 $39,006 None

Local Medical Providers

The Myrtle Beach region is home to several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • Greer Memorial Hospital - This 82-bed facility has a trusted reputation in infection control and stroke care. In 2016, the hospital earned Magnet recognition for nursing professionalism and high patient satisfaction standards.
  • Bon Secours - St. Francis Downtown - The St. Francis Downtown facility encompasses both a 245-bed hospital and an outpatient care center. Provided treatments include heart care, cancer services, orthopedic surgery, and an osteoporosis program.
  • Roper Hospital - As the first hospital founded in the Carolinas, Roper Hospital continues to build on a long-standing care legacy. The 332-bed provider, which includes a comprehensive ICU, emphasizes its Valve Center and Vascular Lab and its non-invasive radiation treatments.

Climate and Weather

Myrtle Beach’s climate is considered humid subtropical, with sunny summers and cool winters. On average, the humidity level for Myrtle Beach is roughly 73%. Typically, these levels peak in August, reaching about 76%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
81°F 89°F (July) 72°F (July) 50°F 61°F (December) 39°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
34 (Good) 48 in the month of December (Good)

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
7” 14” (October) 0”

Demographics and Values

As a coastal city and vacation hotspot, Myrtle Beach is known for its oceanfront hotels, bustling boardwalk, seafood, and golf courses. Tourism plays a key role in the economy, with the city acting as a major employer in the industry. Other leading businesses include Sands Resorts, Grand Strand Medical Center, and the real estate firm Burroughs & Chapin. Myrtle Beach is known for having a significant senior population. Overall, the area leans fairly conservative. 67% of Horry County residents voted Republican in 2016, and Republicans have won a majority of the city’s voters in the past five national elections. Myrtle Beach has not been noted as LGBTQ-friendly.

2016 Presidential Election for Horry County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
29.7% 67.2% 3.2%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
464,165 34,695 536 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 3.8% since 2017, making it the second fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
42 32% 13% 9% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
29% 27% 9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
1.5% 14.4% 13.5% 0.4% 0.1% 68.5% 2.1%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
132 16

Miscellaneous

Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Veterans
62% 16% 9%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

First and foremost, Myrtle Beach hosts more than 60 miles of sand, ocean, and charming seaside businesses. Beachgoers can enjoy outdoor shopping and a family-friendly amusement park with 37 rides. This includes the city’s iconic SkyWheel, which offers sweeping views and hosts colorful light shows. For those craving even more oceanic sites, Ripley’s Aquarium contains 1.4 million gallons of unique sea creatures in their watery habitats. Myrtle Beach also attracts seasoned fishers, inviting them to cast a line along the Grand Strand or at the city’s dozens of piers.

Along with these seaside wonders, Myrtle Beach is known as “the Golf Capital of the World.” The city claims more than 100 courses, designed for every type of player -- from the competitive to the casual. While Myrtle Beach’s most impressive courses have hosted PGA championships, others focus on mini golf. Seniors who would prefer a stroll can head to Brookgreen Gardens, the biggest and oldest sculpture garden in the United States. This tranquil wildlife sanctuary incorporates 550 famed sculptures, in addition to a butterfly house and walking trails.

the city’s many emerging performing arts centers. From Broadway musicals, to comedians and country singers, these beloved institutions have entertainment for everyone.

Transportation

The Coast Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is a bus system with a regular schedule, providing service across 45 buses every day of the week. The line has 10 fixed routes, and services not only Myrtle Beach, but also other nearby cities, including Pawleys Island and Surfside Beach. This makes for easy, accessible day trips. The Coast RTA prides itself on offering rides to all major hospitals and medical facilities. Seniors ages 65 and older and people with disabilities receive discounted fares.

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