Assisted Living in Anderson

11 Communities

Summit Place of Anderson

107 Perpetual Square Drive, Anderson, SC
$$$$
13 reviews
Located in Anderson, South Carolina, Summit Place of Anderson is near AnMed Health Rehabilitation Hospital. Reviewers describe this facility as pleasant and clean, with beautiful rooms and caregivers who display a loving touch. According to family members, the community posts a varying monthly activity calendar that includes scheduled parties and afternoon movies. Visitors say the dining area is set up nicely and serves three meals a day. Residents can choose a one- or two-be... (read more)
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North Pointe

701 Simpson Rd, Anderson, SC
$$$$
16 reviews
Located in Anderson, South Carolina, North Pointe is near U.S. Highway 29, Rocky River Nature Park and AnMed Health Medical Center. Family members describe the community's overall atmosphere as warm and welcoming. They also remark that it has pretty grounds with plenty of places to sit and walkways that are conducive to strolling. Residents can choose a private or semi-private residence, and visitors say the apartments are clean and spacious. Guests appreciate the numerous ac... (read more)
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Brookdale Anderson

311 Simpson Rd, Anderson, SC
$$$$
11 reviews
Brookdale Anderson, near Highway 76, is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Anderson, South Carolina. It is close to AnMed Health Medical Center and Duck Park. Visitors give high marks to the facility for its cleanliness and organization. They describe it as well maintained and the staff as friendly and helpful. Visitors also note that residents are happy with the variety of meal choices and food that is served in the dining room. Residents can play bingo ... (read more)
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Morningside of Anderson

1304 McLees Road, Anderson, SC
$$$$
7 reviews
Morningside of Anderson is located in Anderson, California, a few minutes from Anderson River Park, Anderson Historical Society and Museum and Cascade Wonderland Highway. Visitors say that the staff are friendly and nice, and they show a great amount of care for the residents. The facility is said to have lovely gardens and an outdoor swimming pool. According to guests, the dining room is clean and enjoyable and the menu is extensive. Relatives note that the rooms are spaciou... (read more)
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Garden House of Anderson

201 Edgebrook Drive, Anderson, SC
$$$$
4 reviews
Garden House of Anderson is located in Anderson, South Carolina, near the City of Anderson Recreation Area. Relatives say this facility is well-kept and nicely appointed, with decently sized apartments available in several layouts. Reviews note that all units have kitchens, and some have living areas as well. According to family members, residents have access to numerous activities, such as arts and crafts, bingo and outings to local restaurants. Based on reviewer comments, t... (read more)
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Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care

2203 Marchbanks Ave, Anderson, SC
$$$$
4 reviews
Marchbanks Assisted Living & Memory Care is centrally located near two pharmacies and the AnMed Medical Health Center in Anderson, South Carolina. Family members describe the facility's one- and two-bedroom apartments as clean. Visitors compliment the friendly, knowledgeable staff for their dedication to keeping residents engaged with activities such as bingo, piano playing, singing and religious study. Community members are able to enjoy their meals in a common dining room. ... (read more)
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Brookdale Easley

706 Pelzer Highway, Easley, SC
$$$$
21 reviews
Located 15 minutes from downtown Easley, Brookdale Easley is situated on a 46-acre campus in Anderson, South Carolina. It's on Pelzer Highway and close to Greer Memorial Hospital and Hagood Park. Visitors describe the community as clean with a superb staff and say it offers fabulous food served restaurant-style in the dining room. They note the rooms are spacious, and the facility is beautifully decorated and organized. Residents get together for sing-alongs, luncheons and pa... (read more)
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Brookdale Central

131 Vickery Drive, Central, SC
$$$$
8 reviews
Brookdale Central, located in Central, South Carolina, is near Greenville Highway, Oconee Memorial Hospital and the Frist Art Museum. Family members describe the facility as clean with a pleasant atmosphere. Visitors note that the staff is friendly and attentive and that the rooms are spacious and offered in several layouts. Physical therapy is available as well as regular nurse and doctor visits. Residents can participate in bingo games, movie nights and exercise classes. Vi... (read more)
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Brookdale Hartwell

45 Walnut Street, Hartwell, GA
$$$$
9 reviews
caring-4586: "Brookdale Hartwell was a very hospitable looking place. It looks fairly new to me, and it wasn't rundown."
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Brookdale Easley

125 Zion School Road, Easley, SC
$$$$
4 reviews
visitor: "I found Brookdale for mom. It seems fine; she's been there about two weeks. They take care of her meds, have transportation to appointments, and serve three meals a day. She's not happy with the food, but the staff tries its best."
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At A Glance

There are 11 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Anderson is $3,061 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Anderson

Anderson is the county seat of Anderson County, near the northwest corner of South Carolina. It's known for its high quality of life and was named as an All-America City in 2000 by the National Civic League. Senior citizens in the Anderson area looking for a residential community where they can live and receive assistance with personal care and activities of daily living will find 38 assisted living facilities, including six in Anderson itself. These facilities are regulated by the Department of Health and Environmental Control, which refers to them as community residential care facilities. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Anderson

  • Anderson’s climate is characterized by hot, humid summers and cool, dry winters. The overall comfort level of this city is 70 on a scale of 1 to 100, based on its humidity and the number of days with temperatures in the 70s. Seniors will generally find outdoor activities comfortable in Anderson except in the middle of summer and winter.
  • The overall cost of living in Anderson is 14 percent below the national average, so senior citizens on a budget should be able to afford living here. Groceries will be the biggest area of concern, as they cost about five percent more than average. Other than housing, transportation is the lowest expense for seniors at 10 percent below the national average.
  • Anderson has a high overall crime rate, so senior citizens should be particularly careful in town. The annual rate of all crimes in this city is 53.88 per thousand people, compared to the average of 37.46 per thousand people for South Carolina. In comparison, the overall crime rate for the U.S. is 29 crimes per thousand people per year.
  • Anderson runs its own bus service Monday through Friday, except for state holidays. The standard fare is very low to begin, and those 65 and over pay half of that. The buses can deviate from the regular routes by up to 0.75 miles for pickups and drop-offs.
  • The Senior Citizen's Program in Anderson County offers a variety of recreational and social activities for seniors 55 and older. This program includes many types of fitness classes, which are held in community centers throughout the county. The Jo Brown Senior Center in downtown Anderson hosts other activities such as card games, arts and crafts, and hobbies.
  • The Anderson area is home to world-class medical facilities, including AnMed Health Medical Center and AnMed Hospital South, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Assisted Living in Anderson

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$4,000.00 US
$3,855.00 Simpsonville
$3,472.00 Greer
$3,380.00 Greenville
$3,314.00 Seneca
$3,123.00 Easley
$3,061.00 Anderson
$2,830.00 Greenwood

Assisted Living costs in Anderson start around $3,061 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Anderson and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Anderson

The Medicaid waiver program used for assisted living in South Carolina is called the Community Choices Waiver. This program also provides seniors who would otherwise need a nursing home with related services such as assistance with daily living activities.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Anderson

Anderson and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Anderson

Anderson-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in South Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page for more information about these laws.