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  • Merrill Gardens at Columbia (Opening Summer 2020)

    Merrill Gardens at Columbia (Opening Summer 2020)

    2205 Gregg St, Columbia, SC 29201
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    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. This...

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  • Forest Pines

    Forest Pines

    1720 Devonshire Drive, Columbia, SC 29204
    (15)
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    Forest Pines provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated just outside of Columbia's downtown, you'll enjoy our beautiful grounds and facilities while enjoying all of the convenience and culture of the state's capitol. We're just minutes away from shopping,...

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  • Avalon Place

    Avalon Place

    1030 Atlas Rd, Columbia, SC 29209
    (5)
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    Our 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes are filled with energy efficient appliances, such as, stove, refrigerator w/ ice maker, dishwasher, garbage disposal and microwaves! Each apartment also has their own washer/dryer connections. The homes are a spacious 700-900 sq.ft. that is beautifully designed to...

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  • The Waterford at Columbia

    The Waterford at Columbia

    9370 Windsor Lake Blvd, Columbia, SC 29223
    (20)
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    Experience the utmost in Southern hospitality at The Waterford at Columbia. Our desired amenities and convenient services welcome residents to live a vibrant lifestyle that encourages independence with innovative recreational, educational, health and wellness programs. Our Independent Living...

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  • Lakeview Retirement Community (Opening Winter 2021)

    Lakeview Retirement Community (Opening Winter 2021)

    2134 N Lake Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
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    Lakeview, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Lake Drive in Columbia. We look forward to opening brand new during the Winter of 2021! Lakeview will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement....

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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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  • 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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  • The Village at Southlake

    The Village at Southlake

    123 Gibson Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (25)
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    The Village at Southlake is a senior community located in Lexington, South Carolina, in Lexington County, which offers superlative independent living. From the second you first enter the community you'll know there is something special about The Village at Southlake, from the care free atmosphere to...

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  • Deepwood Estates

    Deepwood Estates

    203 Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC 29072
    (34)
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    Deepwood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Just minutes from the scenic shores of Lake Murray, you'll fall in love with our comfortable facilities, beautiful grounds and stunning views. Residents appreciate the convenience of being so close to the...

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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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  • Chandler Place Independent Living

    Chandler Place Independent Living

    745 Dilworth Lane, Rock Hill, SC 29732
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    Welcome to Chandler Place. Our newly constructed apartment homes provide a distinctive combination of service and independence which enables you to make choices and enjoy life. With a choice of one or two bedroom apartments, you may select the option that best meets your needs. Your apartment home...

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  • Washington Commons

    Washington Commons

    100 Washington Commons Drive, Evans, GA 30809
    (26)
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    Washington Commons provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Evans, Washington Commons offers you a taste of quiet serenity in the heart of Georgia. Residents appreciate the convenience of being close to world-class healthcare,...

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  • Overture Providence 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Providence 55+ Apartment Homes

    6805 Walnut Branch Lane, Charlotte, NC 28277
    (2)
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    Welcome to Overture Providence, your premiere 55+ active adult living destination. Here, you will discover beautifully designed apartment homes, one-of-a-kind services and over 12,000 square feet of resort-inspired amenities. We offer everything you’ll need to maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle;...

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  • The Manor

    The Manor

    12940 Dorman Rd, Pineville, NC 28134
    (4)
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    About The Manor Active 55+ Independent Senior Living Community The Manor is an Active 55+ Independent Senior Living Community in Pineville, NC! The Manor is designed for an independent senior who values lifestyle choices, community amenities & plenty of activities to keep you busy! All services &...

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  • The Dorchester South

    The Dorchester South

    12930 Dorman Rd, Pineville, NC 28134
    (20)
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    About The Dorchester Active 55+ Independent Senior Living Community The Dorchester is an Active 55+ Independent Senior Living Community in Pineville, NC! The Dorchester is designed for an independent senior who values lifestyle choices, community amenities & plenty of activities to keep you busy!...

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  • Carmel Place

    Carmel Place

    5512 Carmel Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (49)
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    Carmel Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently located in South Charlotte near some of the city's best shopping, dining and healthcare, you'll enjoy living in our beautiful and peaceful community. You'll wish you called us home sooner. Our...

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  • Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    Brookdale Carriage Club Providence

    5800 Old Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226
    (59)
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    Care Today, Care Tomorrow If you’re ready to exchange the burden of things like cooking, cleaning and laundry for a community that offers exciting activities and events, custom care that meets your specific needs and amenities and services that resemble life at a destination resort rather than a...

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  • Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    Quillen Manor Assisted Living and Villas

    709 Quillen Ave, Fountain Inn, SC 29644
    (9)
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    Located in Fountain Inn, Greenville County, South Carolina, Quillen Manor is an assisted living community for seniors that also provides memory care for residents with memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. The community is nestled in a quiet, rural area, surrounded by trees that help...

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  • Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes

    4830 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
    (2)
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    Description of Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes - conveniently located in Charlotte, North Carolina At Overture Cotswold 55+ Apartment Homes we have a wide variety of community features. Pets such as dogs and cats are permitted in private quarters. Our community conveniently offers both...

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  • MerryWood on Park

    MerryWood on Park

    3600 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209
    (41)
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    Located in the heart of Charlotte, Myers Park and Dilworth neighborhoods.

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn

    1705 Skylyn Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (85)
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    Welcome to Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn, an award-winning full-service luxury senior apartment community located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC. Our senior apartments and well-landscaped neighborhood offer luxurious care, peace of mind, and maximum comfort tailored to the needs of each resident. We...

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  • Summit Hills

    Summit Hills

    100 Summit Hills Dr, Spartanburg, SC 29307
    (12)
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    Summit Hills is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Located on 50 acres and just minutes from downtown Spartanburg, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care Services,...

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  • Willow Grove

    Willow Grove

    10043 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105
    (35)
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    Willow Grove provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our hometown of Matthews is a largely residential community that is warm, friendly and safe. Between our quaint downtown and network of charming parks, there's plenty to see and do right here in town. Our...

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  • Summerville Estates

    Summerville Estates

    704 Central Avenue, Summerville, SC 29483
    (25)
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    We believe that Summerville Estates Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe, and secure. At Summerville Estates Gracious...

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  • Brookdale Charlotte East

    Brookdale Charlotte East

    6053 Wilora Lake Road, Charlotte, NC 28212
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    Aging well can mean living well, especially with the resort-style amenities available at our community. Start your days strolling through expansive courtyards and along flower-lined walking paths, perhaps stop at the wellness center and then enjoy a stage play at the on-site theater. Or maybe you’d...

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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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  • Harmony at Five Forks

    Harmony at Five Forks

    345 Five Forks Rd, Simpsonville, SC 29681
    (6)
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    Situated in Simpsonville, South Carolina, Harmony at Five Forks has 176 units, with 100 Independent Living apartments, 48 Assisted Living apartments and 28 Memory Care apartments. The community provides warm, attractive apartments on a conveniently located, well landscaped campus. The community is...

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  • Cascades Verdae

    Cascades Verdae

    10 Fountainview Terrace, Greenville, SC 29607
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    Cascades Verdae is a luxury continuing care retirement community in Greenville, South Carolina. Located on 40 acres and just minutes from downtown Greenville, our private gated community offers a lifestyle that is second to none. Members enjoy beautiful accommodations, industry-leading Care Services...

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  • Haywood Estates

    Haywood Estates

    1180 Haywood Road, Greenville, SC 29615
    (53)
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    Haywood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon the picturesque, rural landscape of the Blue Ridge foothills, you'll enjoy strolling along our paths and appreciate the scenic views that await you at every vista. Residents also love the...

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  • Shads Landing

    Shads Landing

    9131 Benfield Road, Charlotte, NC 28269
    (18)
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    Shads Landing provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built upon ten-acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with a large pond at the center, Shads Landing offers you all the convenience of Charlotte with a lovely park-like setting to call their own. Yet we're...

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  • Westminster

    Westminster

    11 East Augusta Place, Greenville, SC 29605
    (25)
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    Westminster provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled within the Appalachian foothills in the peaceful town of Greenville, you'll love our community's friendly, small-town feel and big-city conveniences. We're just minutes from great restaurants, shopping and...

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  • Brookdale Anderson

    Brookdale Anderson

    311 Simpson Road, Anderson, SC 29621
    (24)
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    Brookdale Anderson is a luxurious senior living community offering a wide range of senior services in Anderson, South Carolina. Our campus sits on 12 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering residents a peaceful and tranquil retirement experience. Just minutes from major...

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  • Daniel Pointe Retirement Community

    Daniel Pointe Retirement Community

    514 Robert Daniel Dr, Daniel Island, SC 29492
    (3)
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    Daniel Pointe, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, has been developed exclusively for adults 55 and over and is now OPEN! We offer the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your retirement. Daniel Pointe's top-notch, all-inclusive services and amenities include...

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  • Summit Place

    Summit Place

    107 Perpetual Square Drive, Anderson, SC 29621
    (20)
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    Live the good life at Summit Place, where desired amenities and world-class services excite our residents and provide a rewarding, enriching lifestyle. Our caring and professional staff provides a helping hand for residents who may appreciate assistance with activities of daily living. You can be...

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  • The Legacy of Anderson

    The Legacy of Anderson

    3501 North Highway 81, Anderson, SC 29621
    (11)
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    Come visit the 'best kept secret' in retirement living in the greater Greenville area. Affordable retirement living with all the trimmings...you'll find it at The Legacy. Everything about The Legacy is designed to make you feel right at home...the gracious common areas, the friendly service, the...

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  • Foxwood Senior Village

    Foxwood Senior Village

    850 Foxwood Drive, Washington, GA 30673
    (1)
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    About Foxwood Senior Village Foxwood Senior Village is the newest 55 and older independent living community in the heart of Washington, GA. Known for its large number of Antebellum, Victorian, and Colonial homes, Washington, GA has many sites on The National Register of Historic Places. The new...

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  • The Oaks

    1000 Methodist Oaks Dr, Orangeburg, SC 29115
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    Situated on 700 beautiful acres of land on the Edisto River, The Oaks offers a selection of homes, duplexes and apartments specifically designed to suit a variety of individual needs. With a variety of distinctive neighborhood options to choose from, your new home will be sure to reflect your...

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  • Clinton Presbyterian Community

    801 Musgrove Street, Clinton, SC 29325
    (2)
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    Clinton Presbyterian Community is an assisted living community located in Clinton, SC. Clinton, which is located in Laurens County, is a small town with park-like grounds and mature trees, and home to about 8,500 people. Clinton has a few local shops and stores where residents can enjoy going to run...

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  • Senior Villages

    1705 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
    (13)
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    Senior Villages has the perfect mix of comfort and affordability, if you are looking for an independent living apartment Senior Villages is conveniently located near shopping, the library, the YMCA, Uptown Charlotte, major interstates, and the airport. Our activities include resident get together...

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  • Augusta Springs Apartments

    Augusta Springs Apartments

    1730 Sibley Rd, Augusta, GA 30909
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  • Providence Meadows

    Providence Meadows

    4123 Kuykendall Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270
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  • Horizon Senior Village

    5335 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown, GA 30813
    (3)
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  • The Retreat at Summerville

    The Retreat at Summerville

    950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485
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  • Overture Greenville

    52 Market Point Dr, Greenville, SC 29607
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  • Hamptons Crossing

    515 Northwood Rd, Lexington, SC 29072
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  • The Blake at Baxter Village

    522 6th Baxter Crossing, Fort Mill, SC 29708
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  • Poplar Grove Apartments

    421 N Poplar Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
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  • Madison Saints Paradise South

    1821 Bishop Madison Ln, Charlotte, NC 28216
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  • Maple Brook Terrace Retirement Community (Opening Summer 2020)

    150 Verdin Rd, Greenville, SC 29607
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Columbia, South Carolina

Independent Living

For those who desire to live primarily without personal assistance but wish for the convenience of having daily tasks and responsibilities handled by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect fit. Basic tasks such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents the autonomy to use their time as they see fit, free from daily obligations. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Within the individual units, residents have access to a private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies vary between locations, many residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers if desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to keep in mind while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these services are covered in the care plan: utilities, laundry, internet access, initial assessment fee, wellness program, Waiting list deposit, parking, and housekeeping. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include community activities, healthcare center, laundry service, game/TV room, security guards, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, and golf course.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate can be a major influence in selecting which destination is the right fit for your loved one. On average, Columbia has a humidity level of 67%. Humidity levels peak in August at approximately 72%. Columbia has a humid subtropical type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Columbia is around 41.7. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating reaches its peak during the month of June at about 52.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Columbia gets about 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually occurs in August with an average of 6 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Columbia receives an average of 0.90 inches of snow per year. During the summertime, Columbia is approximately 82F. The summer high peaks at about 94F in July. The summer low is about 70F during the month of June. During the wintertime, the average temperature drops to roughly 50F. The high winter temperature will rise to approximately 63F during the month of December. The low winter temperature will rise to around 36 F during the month of January.

Demographics and Values

Columbia has a population density of 377 people per square mile. The current population of Columbia is shrinking at a rate of -0.003%. Demographically, Columbia is 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.6% Asian, 52.3% white, 40.9% black, 2.6% mixed race, 1.2% other or not specified, 0.1% Native American, and 5.8% Hispanic. In Columbia, 7.7% of the citizens are veterans. Columbia is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Of the population of Columbia 18.8% have a graduate degree, 42.4% have a college degree, and 19.7% have a high-school diploma. In terms of crime, Columbia has 56.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 7.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total population of Columbia, 4.3% are widowed, 22.3% live in poverty, 11.7% have some form of disability, and 10.5% do not have health insurance. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Columbia, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Columbia 16.9% are Baptists, 10.6% are Methodists, and 6.7% are Lutherans. In Columbia, 49.8% are nonbelievers. Based on gender, 48.7% are female and 51.3% are male. The median age of Columbia is 28 years old. In Columbia, 18.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.0% are over the age of 60, 3.8% are over the age of 70, and 2.5% are over the age of 80. In the previous presidential election, 31.1% voted Republican, 4.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 64.0% voted Democrat in Richland county.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is influenced by the city where it is located. Columbia has a median home value of $168,720 and the median cost of rent is around $1,015 per month. The rent burden for Columbia is about 16.6% of the average person's monthly income. Columbia has a cost-of-living index of around 89.6 where a rating of 100 is the average, and anything below 100 is cheaper than the average amount. Columbia has a grocery-price index of about 91.9.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those who live with chronic diseases or those who require long-term care, proximity to hospitals is an important factor when determining what type of care best suits their needs. The top hospitals that service Columbia include Providence Health, Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, and Palmetto Health Baptist. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Columbia which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

State Information

An overview of South Carolina

In terms of resources, South Carolina has a cost of living index of 98.3, a grocery index rating of 101.9, and a housing index rating of 85.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. Based on natural beauty, South Carolina ranks 34th in the nation. There are 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 South Carolina residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in South Carolina are GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital. Overall, South Carolina ranks 42nd in quality of life and 36th in healthcare compared to other US states.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, South Carolina ranks 24th in the nation. The median age in the state is 40, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 55% of South Carolina residents voted Republican and 41% voted Democrat. In terms of religious values, 47% of South Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 7.64 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of South Carolina is around 4.10 inches. The average air quality index rating in South Carolina is 35.3 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of April with a rating of around 42.6 AQI. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 79F. The average high summer temperature is around 95F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 59F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. South Carolina experiences an average humidity rating of about 69%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 72% in the month of August. 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), tornados, 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 common leopard bane, butterfly weed, sweet birch, and common yarrow. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wild hog, the southern fox squirrel, or the manatee. The state animal of South Carolina is the white-tailed deer.