3 Assisted Living Facilities near Camden, SC

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Camden, SC

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Morningside of Camden

Provides: Assisted Living
719 Kershaw Highway, Camden, SC 29020
"We went to Morningside of Camden for a visit, and mom loved it. She had some friends that are there, and it was nice. The place was lovely, and the rooms were very nice. " More

Pinedale Residential Center

Provides: Assisted Living
798 Hermitage Pond Road, Camden, SC 29020
"Highly recommend. Could not have asked for better care for my Dad. " More

1 Assisted Living Facility near Camden, SC

Southwinds Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
308 Humphries Road, Ridgeway, SC 29130
"My wife has been there now for 4 months. Family atmosphere exists. I visit on a very regular basis and have no complaints whatsoever. " More

Assisted Living near Camden, SC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Camden

  • Review of Morningside of Camden

    We went to Morningside of Camden for a visit, and mom loved it. She had some friends that are there, and it was nice. The place was lovely, and the rooms were very nice. Read more

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  • Review of Morningside of Camden

    The facility is in Camden, South Carolina, and it is for my mother-in-law. The name of the facility is Morningside. The place is excellent. It is a five star rated facility that offers 24/7 care. T... Read more

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  • Review of Morningside of Camden

    My dad was in Morningside before. They had lots of activities. It was a much better place for him. They took better care of him there. Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Camden

The oldest inland city in South Carolina and the seat of Kershaw County, the city of Camden is home to a sizable senior demographic, as more than 20 percent of the population are seniors 60 and over. Camden is also home to two assisted living facilities, with a further 19 located close by. In South Caroline these facilities are called residential care facilities. As resident, seniors can expect to receive help from trained staff members with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing and medication assistance. There may be some facilities equipped to provide specialized care for seniors with disabilities. South Carolina's Department of Health and Environmental Control regulates and licenses residential care facilities in Camden and the rest of the state. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Camden

  • There are various cultural attractions in and around Camden that seniors may enjoy such as the Camden Archives and Museum, the Camden Revolutionary War Site and the Camden Antiques Market.
  • Camden has an array of resources for seniors, including the Camden Senior Center, which provides health and wellness programs, daily meals, educational activities, bingo and other games, guest speakers and recreational activities.
  • Seniors who live on fixed incomes may be pleased to learn that Camden’s cost of living index of 99 is slightly below the national average, which is 100. 
  • The state of South Carolina is one of several that don't tax social security checks. This can leave more funds in seniors’ budgets to help pay for assisted living care.
  • The average annual crime rate in Camden is 9,549 per 100,000 people. This is substantially above the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people. Seniors concerned about public safety may be concerned about this elevated rate.


Paying for Assisted Living in Camden

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$4,000.00 US
$3,560.00 Camden
$3,545.00 Columbia
$3,357.00 Hartsville
$3,212.00 Elgin
$3,000.00 Heath Springs
$3,000.00 Ridgeway
$2,272.00 Sumter

Assisted Living costs in Camden start around $3,560 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 Camden 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 Camden

The state of South Carolina doesn't currently provide financial assistance for seniors who need care in an assisted living facility. At this time, South Carolina offers waivers to help seniors pay for assisted living care in their homes or to pay for care in a nursing home facility. Seniors who receive SSI benefits may qualify for some type of financial assistance to pay for an assisted living facility.

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

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 Camden

Camden 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.

To see a list of free assisted living resources in Camden, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Camden

Camden-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.

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