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Photo of The Village at Southlake
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I was especially impressed with the friendliness and kindness of the staff who arranged my apartment. I would give A Place For Mom an A plus recommendation to anyone that asks! Take care. Easy and no work...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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The staff taking care of my dad are excellent, caring, and understanding. They take very good care of him and understand him so well! The meals are excellent and well-balanced. The rooms are cleaned weekly...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Oakleaf Village of Lexington has been in operation since 2001. This means we have staff that have been taking care of Lexington County residents for over 18 years. We pride ourselves on the lack of turnover we have in our care team, so we can promise more continuity of care. Your loved one won’t...
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If a friend asked , I would recommend. Staff was genuinely vested in my mother getting settled and feeling welcomed. They made a difficult transition as smooth as possible. I chose this community based off...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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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66 Floor plans available
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My Dad was there for such a short time we did not get very acquainted with the staff. Those we did interact with were very friendly and helpful.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Legacy of Lexington is an assisted living community situated in the heart of Lexington, South Carolina, high on a tranquil hill where the outdoors can be enjoyed from the rocking chairs on the front porch.Along with our beautiful surroundings, it's the people at The Legacy of Lexington who...
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22 Floor plans available
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Their role in his hospice care was outstanding. The care they gave towards the end was instrumental in helping us accept the inevitable. The fact that they honored him on his wall of veterans and gave us...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At Fairforest Grove, you’ll feel the difference that regional ownership and management make in creating a warm, family-focused environment, especially suited for senior living. Fairforest Grove is owned and managed by Mainstay Senior Living, not by a corporation or senior care conglomerate. Our...
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The staff provide a good mix of activities for the residents. My dad is finally joining in and enjoying himself. While I wish that my dad were with me, I can't do things for him like Harbison Shores can! I...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Harbison Shores is an assisted living community in Irmo, South Carolina. Irmo is part of the Columbia metro area, offering residents easy access to fine shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities. Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the most 'Affordable Places to Live in the Country',...
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Everyone, staff and residents, are really nice. They are quick to address any issue. I feel my mother is in a loving, caring, supportive place. Yes, I would recommend Jenni-Lynn to anyone.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Jenni Lynn Assisted Living and Independent Living has been serving Seniors for over 30 years. We are located off Hwy 378 in West Columbia, 1 mile from Lexington Medical Hospital. We offer a wide array of services, amenities and activities that keep our resident healthy and safe, while providing...
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The staff team at Pines Columbia is friendly and usually available when you need them. Communication of events at facility have improved so that family has an opportunity to schedule and be present.
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
At Pines Columbia, a pet friendly senior living community near Columbia, SC, we provide our residents thoughtful, compassionate assistance with their daily routine, while respecting their independence. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time licensed...
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The effort of all the staff to make each resident feel known, and valued, cannot be understated. Lakeview feels like a home, and the people in it a family. The variety of activities, and the fun the staff...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Lakeview, the luxurious Resort Lifestyle Community, is currently under construction on Lake Drive in Columbia. We look forward to opening brand new during the Spring of 2022! Lakeview will offer all of the comforts and conveniences of modern-day living that allow you to enjoy your...
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33 Floor plans available
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8.7
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The friendliness of the staff does vary greatly amongst the staff with some receiving's 1s and some others receiving 5s. What we like the most about the Brookdale Harbison community is the size of facility,...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Embrace The Golden YearsIf you want to embrace your golden years with enthusiasm and energy without sacrificing peace of mind that comes from having access to quality care, look no further than our assisted living community in Columbia, South Carolina. Surrounded by a warm and welcoming care team...
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Photo of Twilite Manor
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8.0
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8.0
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My dad has been in the facility for many years. For the past three months, it has taken a 100% turnaround with the new Business Manager. He is always pleasant and when I visit, is spending time with the...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Twilite Manor Twilite Manor is an assisted living community located in Cayce, SC. Cayce is located in Richland and Lexington Counties and home to about 12,500 residents. With its location on the Congaree River, residents can enjoy the scenic views, take long walks, go on outings with friends, or...
Photo of Carolina Gardens at Lexington
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My wife and I visited her dad over the Father's Day weekend 3 times. The facility is clean the rooms are nice and the staff is very friendly and attentive. We showed up unannounced and were treated great. My...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Choosing the best assisted living and memory care community can be an important decision that many seniors and families will have to make. Families and senior citizens alike will want to know that their lives will be well taken care of. At Carolina Gardens at Lexington, residents enjoy an active,...
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She [name removed] has been a joy to me and others coming to visits. She has been a patience and she is very artistic and has much of offer.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Photo of Lakeside Place Senior Living
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33 Floor plans available
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We went with Lakeside Place because of the proximity to where I live and also it is a relatively new facility so the layout is really nice and beautiful. On the negative side, they do not really offer as...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Photo of Carolina Gardens at West Columbia
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I am happy with the care from this community. The staff is caring. This is a clean community and we like that they have a patio in her room that she does enjoy. The menu is appealing and we like the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Carolina Gardens at West Columbia is an assisted living and memory care community in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia is the capital city of South Carolina and offers world class shopping, dining and medical facilities. Our vibrant and thriving city allows residents to make the most of their...
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My father really enjoyed himself here everyone was very nice and helpful treated us like family would recommend to anyone.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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We love Pebble Creek. Residents are very nice. Its pretty clean. Public restrooms at entrance could use a little polishing up. What surprised me the most is that the new manager who took over several weeks...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of independent living in Lexington, SC

The average cost of senior living in Lexington is $3,253 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Woodford, SC with an average of $2,916 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Lexington, SC vs. nearby cities

Lexington, SC
$3,253/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Lexington, SC vs. the state and national average

Lexington, SC
$3,253/mo
U.S. national average
$4,089/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Lexington vs. other types of senior living

$3,827/mo
Independent Living
$3,253/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Lexington, SC by room type

Semi-Private
$3,259/mo
Studio
$3,690/mo
1 Bedroom
$3,852/mo
2 Bedroom
$4,638/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$2,780/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Lexington over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Lexington

Recent reviews for independent living in Lexington

Fairforest Grove Senior Living in Columbia, SC

5.0
After over a year I am still very happy with the care for my mother at FairForest. Mother wanted to be in Columbia, SC near her sister. This is too far away for me to be involved in Mothers care so I needed a place that I could rely on. Mother went in for Assisted Living but her dementia ...
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Holiday Deepwood Estates in Lexington, SC

3.9
I would say that the residents and staff are friendly for the most part. If you live there you should definitely partake in as many activities as possible. They will help you stay active and healthy. As far as good goes - they could possibly have some better variety, make sure it comes out ...
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The Village at Southlake in Lexington, SC

4.6
I would and have recommended this facility! The staff are always friendly and welcoming. The cleaning lady is wonderful! She works around Mom's schedule to clean when she's not in. The communication has been good and the move in process was simple. ?y only suggestion for improvement would be ...
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