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Senior housing types near Ridgeland, SC

  • Canterfield of Bluffton

    Canterfield of Bluffton

    567 N Okatie Hwy, Ridgeland, SC 29936
    (2)
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  • Benton House of Bluffton

    Benton House of Bluffton

    8 Hampton Lake Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
    (7)
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    Benton House of Bluffton is a beautiful senior living community where independence thrives but help is just a call away. Residents enjoy a customized social calendar that includes exercise options, concerts, trips, religious services, cooking classes and more for our residents' preference! We have...

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  • Bloom at Bluffton

    Bloom at Bluffton

    800 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
    (18)
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    Bloom at Bluffton is a vibrant assisted living and memory care establishment located on an intimate 10-acre setting in the heart of Bluffton just minutes from shopping and dining, golf courses, beaches and medical centers. Its uniquely elegant architecture, luxurious interior design,...

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  • Morningside of Beaufort

    Morningside of Beaufort

    109 Old Salem Road, Beaufort, SC 29901
    (4)
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    Morningside of Beaufort is a beautiful assisted living community tucked away in a neighborhood setting conveniently located to historic downtown, coastal wetlands and several shopping areas. As a premiere provider of assisted living in Beaufort, South Carolina, it's our goal to make every day an...

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  • Bloom at Belfair

    Bloom at Belfair

    60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
    (88)
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    Bloom at Belfair is a family-owned and operated independent living, independent living plus and memory care establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a Bloom community does not mean checking your lifestyle or personality at the...

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  • Summit Place of Beaufort

    Summit Place of Beaufort

    1119 Pick Pocket Plantation Drive, Beaufort, SC 29902
    (6)
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    Summit Place of Beaufort is an assisted living community located in beautiful, historic Beaufort, South Carolina. Situated on the banks of Battery Creek amongst majestic, moss-draped oaks, we provide assisted living, respite and Alzheimer's care. We are the only community in Beaufort that has a...

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  • The Retreat at Lady's Island

    The Retreat at Lady's Island

    9 Sunset Blvd, Beaufort, SC 29907
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    From the very first moment you arrive at our gorgeous Sea Island property on the banks of the Beaufort River, it’s clear that The Retreat at Lady's Island takes a unique approach to senior living in Beaufort, SC. Private and semi-private assisted living suites and studios offer sophisticated comfort...

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  • Helena Place

    Helena Place

    1624 Paris Ave, Port Royal, SC 29935
    (54)
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    Helena Place is an assisted living community situated in the heart of Port Royal, South Carolina for over 20 years. Our community has been named The Best of Assisted Living in Port Royal for the last 5 years running. We are located on the south side of the Cypress Wetlands Bird Sanctuary where our...

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  • The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island

    The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island

    421 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (6)
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    The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island 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;...

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  • Village Cove Assisted Living

    Village Cove Assisted Living

    80 Main Street, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (22)
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    Find a Redefined Independence A better kind of senior living is within your reach. You can still have a lifestyle that has less stress and more options for living life well, all in a comfortable community that feels just like home sweet home. You’ll find all that and more at our assisted living...

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  • The Island Cove at Hilton Head

    The Island Cove at Hilton Head

    15 Main Street, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
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    At The Island Cove, one of Hilton Head Island's premier retirement communities, we offer independent and assisted living options for seniors. We are here to help you seize new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and...

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  • Bloom at Hilton Head

    Bloom at Hilton Head

    35 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (5)
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    Bloom at Hilton Head is a vibrant assisted living and memory care establishment located on an intimate 3-acre setting in the heart of Hilton Head Island just minutes from shopping and dining, golf courses, beaches and medical centers. Its uniquely elegant architecture, luxurious interior design,...

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  • TidePointe

    TidePointe

    700 TidePointe Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
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    Wake up every day to the coastal beauty Hilton Head has to offer. At Tidepointe, a Vi community, you’ll a enjoy a surplus of lifestyle activities and benefits that will you leave wondering, do you live in a retirement community or a resort? Welcome to Tidepointe, a Vi community, a 63-acre assisted...

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  • Oaks at Pooler

    Oaks at Pooler

    125 Southern Junction Blvd, Pooler, GA 31322
    (5)
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    Oaks at Pooler is located at 125 Southern Junction Blvd., just off of I-95. The stylish craftsman style property features 61 assisted living apartments and 29 memory care apartments. Each aspect of the Towne Lake community has been built with the best interests of elders in mind, fulfilling a...

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  • Habersham House

    Habersham House

    5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA 31405
    (20)
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    For older adults seeking companionship, security, or requiring customized assisted living care, Habersham House Senior Residence provides the perfect place to enjoy life. We are conveniently located in the center of Savannah, and in the heart of Savannah's downtown Historic District. Our tastefully...

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  • Summer Breeze Senior Living

    Summer Breeze Senior Living

    351 Wilmington Island Rd, Savannah, GA 31410
    (14)
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    Summer Breeze Senior Living Summer Breeze is a senior living community located in the coastal town of Savannah, GA. Our community is situated on the breathtaking Wilmington Island, in between the picturesque neighborhoods of Tybee Island and Thunderbolt. The aesthetic coastal landscape of our...

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  • Harmony at Savannah (NOW OPEN!)

    Harmony at Savannah (NOW OPEN!)

    9136 Old Montgomery Rd, Savannah, GA 31406
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    In our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Savannah, Georgia, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services and supplies needed to keep seniors safe during these challenging times. Comfort. Easy elegance....

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  • Morningside of Savannah

    Morningside of Savannah

    7410 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA 31406
    (11)
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    Marsh View Senior Living Community has 75 Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Care apartments, and is located next to the Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia. You will find us nestled among beautiful old oak trees and salt marshes. Step inside our doors, and you will discover charming retirement living,...

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  • Savannah Commons

    Savannah Commons

    1 Peachtree Drive, Savannah, GA 31419
    (27)
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    Savannah Commons is a senior living community that feels like home. You will experience the joys of maintenance-free living in a warm, welcoming environment. Dine restaurant-style in our elegant dining room. Mingle over cocktails at happy hour. Go for excursions into the city. Take proactive care...

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  • Thrive on Skidaway (Opening Summer 2020)

    Thrive on Skidaway (Opening Summer 2020)

    5 Lake Street, Savannah, GA 31411
    (7)
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    Thrive on Skidaway is a dynamic elder living community coming to Savannah, GA in Summer of 2020. We believe that if a community's focus is strictly on great care, they don't care enough. At Thrive on Skidaway great care is just a by-product of bigger and better things.Thrive team members come to...

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  • Magnolia Manor on the Coast

    Magnolia Manor on the Coast

    141 Timber Trail, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
    (15)
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    In the gracious low country just south of Savannah, residents of Magnolia Manor on the Coast are making the most of their retirement years. Whether 62 or 92, retirees are living active, vital lives. With 88 independent living apartments and 30 assisted living apartments, each resident's total...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Palms of Mt. Pleasant

    The 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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  • 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 NOW OPEN

    Atria Mount Pleasant NOW OPEN

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Addington Place of Brunswick

    Addington Place of Brunswick

    890 Scranton Road, Brunswick, GA 31525
    (9)
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    Welcome to the new Addington Place of Brunswick! A beautiful senior living community full of warmth, decorated with fine furnishings, stunning artwork and more often than not the scent of something delicious baking in the kitchen. A place where independence thrives but help is just a call away....

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  • Thrive at Frederica

    Thrive at Frederica

    3615 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
    (15)
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    What Makes Thrive Assisted Living and Memory Care Different? This is the place where seniors can achieve new goals and find continued purpose in their lives.Assisted Living Like You’ve Never Seen Before seniors today want to thrive…to get the most out of life while being connected to the ones they...

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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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Ridgeland, South Carolina

Assisted Living

Assisted living communities offer residential living communities and assistance to your loved one who may require support with things such as mobility or dressing. Assisted living communities usually provide assistance with transit and appointments, support with daily activities, and chances for leisurely activity. In certain instances, communities may provide respite, hospice, or dementia care. South Carolina maintains specific standards associated with this type of community. The Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing regulates this type of community. In total, there can be no more than 3 residents to a room. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. 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 . 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. Staff are required to receive training in a number of areas. These include: occupational safety and health administration standards regarding blood-borne pathogens, Basic first-aid, Care of persons specific to the physical/mental condition being cared for in the community, and Confidentiality of resident information and records and review of the Bill of Rights for Long-Term Care communities.. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include transportation, at least one structured recreation activity each day, assistance with ADLs, and medication assistance. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to make sure their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as assistance with ADLs for the resident, 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. Public assistance is available through Medicaid State Plan..

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the major factor when determining which destination fits best. The rent burden for Ridgeland is about 24.0% of the average monthly income. Ridgeland has a median home value of around $123,416 and the median cost of rent is around $829 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

In Ridgeland, 8.0% of the people are veterans. Ridgeland has a population density of 32 people per square mile. In terms of education, 3.8% have a graduate degree, 10.3% have a college degree, and 34.7% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Ridgeland is 1.2% Asian, 20.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 0.5% mixed race, 4.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 45.5% black, and 48.7% white. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Ridgeland is 31 years old. Out of the total population of Ridgeland, 66.0% participate in the labor force, 11.9% have some form of disability, 18.3% do not have health insurance, and 23.0% live in poverty.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

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. The state of South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 101.9 and a housing index rating of 85.1. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation. Overall, South Carolina ranks 42nd out of all states in quality of life and 36th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. In the last presidential election 41% of South Carolina residents voted Democrat and 55% voted Republican. In South Carolina, 47% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 8,051 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. On average, South Carolina has an air quality index rating of around 35.3 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 42.6 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59F during the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 66F during 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. On average, the state receives 4.10 inches of precipitation a month. 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), tornadoes, 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 Butterfly Weed, White Snakeroot, Blue Wild Indigo, and Common Leopard Bane. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Manatee, the Southern Fox Squirrel, or the Wild Hog . The state animal of South Carolina is the White-tailed Deer.