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Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park

3501 Merrill Place, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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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...

Savannah Place

1501 Secessionville Rd., Charleston, SC 29412

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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...

Sweetgrass Court

1010 Anna Knapp Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Welcome Home to Sweetgrass Court! We are dedicated to providing activity focused care in a supportive environment by well trained associates. We strive to focus on what our residents can achieve as opposed to what they can no longer achieve on their own. We offer assistance with all activities of...

Palms of Mt. Pleasant

937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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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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Summit Place of Daniel Island

320 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492

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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,...

Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Special Care Center NOW OPEN

1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

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At Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, you will find our distinctive "Meaningful Moments®" brand of memory care, where we take memories and routines from your loved ones life prior to Alzheimer's and weave them into customized daily routines allowing us to create a supportive...

Atria Mount Pleasant NOW OPEN

601 Solana Way, Mt 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...

The Palmettos of Charleston

1900 Ashley Crossing Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Brookdale West Ashley

2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Ashley River Plantation

2333 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414

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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...

Ashley Gardens Assisted Living and Memory Care

2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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Harmony at West Ashley

1925 Essex Farms Dr, Charleston, SC 29414

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Welcome to Harmony at West AshleyIndependent Living | Assisted Living | Memory CareIn our continued effort to meet the demand of seniors in Charleston, South Carolina, we are offering Virtual Tours, an enhanced screening procedure for new residents, along with the security, support, services...

Benton House of West Ashley

1445 Bluewater Way, Charleston, SC 29414

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Somerby of Mount Pleasant

3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

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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. ...

Wellmore of Daniel Island

580 Robert Daniel Dr, Charleston, SC 29492

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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...

The Bridge at Charleston

2590 Elms Plantation Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406

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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...

Quality Care Residential Home

107 Etling Ave, Goose Creek, SC 29445

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Magnolias of Summerville

335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485

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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...

Pinewood Place

101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445

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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...

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Charleston, South Carolina


Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that offers residence to at least two persons who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its inhabitants around-the-clock care by registered nurses. These caregivers provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of themselves due to their aging.

This type of facility is a familiar and comfy care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will individuals 55 and greater seldomheard of in senior care regarding different care types.The most common mental condition effecting residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their memory function, decision making capabilities, and and familiarity. A large number of occupants are single women who have circles of support, and almost fifty percent of nursing home residents are older than the age of 85. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, room and bed maintenance services, medically-related social services, and a professionallly directed program of activities to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to to manage your money, form or participate in resident groups, be free from abuse and neglect, and have your representative notified about your care. A large number of nursing home inhabitants are persons who have incontinence issues, experience difficulty with hearing and sight, require assistance with daily tasks such as walking, or have mental or physical disabilities.


Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Proximity to medical facilities might be a major factor when selecting the best retirement home. The top hospitals that service Charleston include Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital, Roper Hospital, and MUSC Medical Center. In total, there are 5 hospitals located in Charleston which offer emergency services and other healthcare.


Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is affected by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Charleston is about 19.1% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Charleston is about $285,444 and the median rent is $1,464 per month a month. Charleston has a cost of living index of around 121.5 and a cost-of-groceries index of around 91.9. These index scores are based on a spectrum where 100 is the average score and any score over 100 is more costly than the average.


Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are the most significant factors in determining a care community. The average humidity rating for Charleston is around 79%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in August at roughly 82%. Monthly, Charleston gets about 5 inches of precipitation. The most rain historically occurs in August with an average of 8 inches during the month. In terms of snow fall Charleston experiences an average of 0.40 inches of snow in a year. In the summertime, the air temperature in Charleston is about 82F. The summer high temperature is at approximately 92F during July. The low summer temperature drops to around 70F in June. In the winter months, the temperature drops to about 53F. The peak winter temperature gets to roughly 67F during the month of December. The low winter temperature will rise to about 38 F in the month of January. Charleston has a humid subtropical type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Charleston is approximately 37.2. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index score reaches its peak rating in the month of December at about 45.8.


Demographics and Values

In Charleston, 8.2% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Charleston is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Charleston, 9.6% have some form of disability, 67.8% participate in the labor force, 5.0% are widows, and 14.6% live in poverty. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Charleston 9.0% are Baptists, 6.6% are Methodists, and 4.6% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Charleston, 68.0% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Charleston, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 0.6% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. Based on gender, 47.9% are male and 52.1% are female. The median age of Charleston is 34 years old. In Charleston, 25.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 11.2% are over the age of 60, 5.2% are over the age of 70, and 3.4% are over the age of 80. In terms of crime, Charleston has 24.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 3.0 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Racially, the population of Charleston is 21.9% black, 0.3% other or not specified, 1.6% mixed race, 1.6% Asian, 2.9% Hispanic, 74.4% white, 0.1% Native American, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. In terms of education, 19.2% have a graduate degree, 17.8% have a high-school diploma, and 51.5% have a college degree. The current population of Charleston is growing at a rate of 0.003%. Charleston has a population density of 470 people per square mile. In the previous presidential election, 42.8% voted Republican, 6.6% voted for a third party candidate, and 50.6% voted Democrat in Charleston county.


State Information

An overview of South Carolina

In total, South Carolina has 71 general hospitals and 189 health centers that provide care for 5,147,823 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be GHS Greer Memorial Hospital, Bon Secours-st Francis Xavier Hospital, and Roper Hospital. In terms of personal well-being, South Carolina ranks 36th in healthcare and 42nd in quality of life compared to other states. 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. The natural beauty of South Carolina is ranked 34th in the nation.


Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 55% of South Carolina residents voted Republican and 41% voted Democrat. In South Carolina, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 40. The state of South Carolina ranks 24th in the country for diversity. 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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-16%, and Historically Black Protestant-15%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In South Carolina there are 658 masonic lodges.


State-wide weather information

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. On average, the humidity rating for South Carolina is around 69%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 72%. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in South Carolina is 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. During the winter, the average temperature in South Carolina drops to around 46F. The average high winter temperature is around 66F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 26F in the month of January. 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 shadblow serviceberry, white snakeroot, butterfly weed, and common leopard bane. 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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in South Carolina

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