19 Assisted Living Facilities near Greenville, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Greenville, SC

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Caring Star 2016

Cascades Verdae

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Fountainview Terrace, Greenville, SC 29607
"I have been in 5 facilities and this is by far the best. Good food and really nice employees. " More

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Greenville Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2006 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
"I was accommodated very well during my tour at Greenville Place. The director was very informative and showed me how the whole place works. I was very impressed with the whole community, and with..." More

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The Parker

Provides: Assisted Living
12 Boyce Ave., Greenville, SC 29601
"We went to Brookdale Cleveland Park, and we were able to become good friends with the administration. They treated us very well. They all seemed to be very nice people. They have a dog therapy..." More

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Palmettos of Mauldin

Provides: Assisted Living
810 E Butler Rd, Greenville, SC 29607
"We were on a waiting list at the Palmettos of Mauldin. It was luxurious, pretty, and modern. It looks like it’s worth a little bit more. The food was excellent, we had a meal there, and they had a..." More

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Pendleton Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
414 Summit Drive, Greenville, SC 29609
"The lady who toured me at Pendleton Manor was very informative. She was also the manager and she described a lot of the updating that they had done. My overall tour was good. They seemed to have a..." More

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Waterstone on Augusta

Provides: Assisted Living
1004 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29605
"Waterstone on Augusta is a brand new place, and it is very nice. It has terrific staff, and residents are just beginning to come in. There are 30+ residents now that have moved, and we're very..." More

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Windsor House

Provides: Assisted Living
1931 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
"We ended up renting an apartment at the Windsor House. It had a very welcoming feel to it, like you were entering a home, and was not very institutional. They’ve been very eager to assist in any..." More

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Shepherd's Care

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 North Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, SC 2...
"Care at Shepherds Care is very good. Staff is always kind, caring and helpful. I wish meals had more fresh fruit and vegetables. I’d like to see more choices in case a certain meal isn’t..." More

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Oakview Park

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Hood Road, Greenville, SC 29611
"My sister moved into Oakview Park last month. All the caregivers are super friendly, helpful, upbeat, and it's about a 70-bed facility in one level. They have nice activities for their guests, they..." More

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The Legacy at Hawthorne Park

Provides: Assisted Living
20 Hawthorne Park Court, Greenville, SC 29615
"I liked The Legacy at Hawthorne Park, but it's a little more than what my mother can afford. They were remodeling part of the memory care at that time. The apartments were nice, but they only had..." More

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The Woodlands at Furman

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 Trailhead Court, Greenville, SC 29617
"Wonderful community with several levels of care. I like the fact that if my mom moves into assisted living she does not have to pay a move in fee. " More

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Caring Star 2015

The Gardens at Eastside

Provides: Assisted Living
275 Commonwealth Dr, Greenville, SC 29615
"This is the kindest group of employees that I have EVER seen. Everyone is very helpful and caring. They LOVE their residents!" More

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Foster Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1306 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615
"It was excellent, they were really good, and I didn't have any complaints. My mom is in there. They are friendly, and I would recommend them to anybody. They sing, they play piano, someone comes in..." More

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The Legacy at Southpointe Drive

Provides: Assisted Living
23 Southpointe Drive, Greenville, SC 29607
"I was able to visit Emeritus for my mother. We liked everything we saw. It was extremely clean. The whole facility was extremely nice as well as the rooms, dining room, and the people. I didn't..." More

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Greenville Glen Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1101 Garlington Rd., Greenville, SC 29615
"My dad wasn’t at Greenville Glen for more than a couple of weeks when he passed away. I was very pleased with the care that he got. It is a small facility. The staff was friendly, and the director..." More


Provides: Assisted Living
120 Roper Mountain Road Extension, Greenville, ...
"I visit my 91 y.o. Grandmother there. She is always clean & well cared for. She and the other residents seem happy and the staff is friendly and always willing to be of service. They do a..." More

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Brookdale Brushy Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
2010 Brushy Creek Road, Greer, SC 29650
"I visited Brookdale Brushy Creek, it was very impressive, but the location was not conducive to what we wanted to do. They have beautiful rooms and they appeared to have very good amenities. I..." More

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Oakleaf Village at Greenville

Provides: Assisted Living
1560 Thornblade Blvd., Greer, SC 29650
"The employees are very nice and considerate. They do exciting things for the residents. The facilities are nice and clean." More

Carriage House of Taylors

Provides: Assisted Living
402 West Main Street, Taylors, SC 29687
"My mother was in assisted living at the Carriage House of Taylors. If someone can take care of themselves most of the time, then this is a good place to go. Other than that, they don't have a good..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Greenville

    Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina, hosts annual culinary events and art festivals for seniors to enjoy. The city also has a zoo and several museums that make great day trips for seniors residing in assisted living facilities. 

    Seniors age 65 and older make up 12.4 percent of Greenville's population, and the city has 31 assisted living facilities to serve them. These are licensed and governed by the state Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing to ensure residents receive proper care and a safe place to call home.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Greenville

    • The cost of living in Greenville is 6 percent higher than the state average and 10 percent higher than the national average. However, the average cost of groceries is slightly lower than the state average, which may make it easier for seniors on low or fixed income to find reasonable prices on necessities.
    • Seniors worried about their personal safety might be concerned about Greenville's crime rate. The city has an overall crime rate that's 73 percent higher than the national average. 
    • Greenlink runs a public bus system throughout Greenville, making it easier for seniors to traverse the city. Seniors age 65 and older and Medicare card holders qualify for reduced fares.
    • The Greenville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Greenville Memorial Hospital and GHS Patewood Memorial, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors in Greenville may appreciate the mild weather the city gets throughout the year. Year-round temperatures average between 43 degrees Fahrenheit and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. The area rarely sees any snow, but rainfall is common, especially in August.
    • Greenville has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Senior Action, an organization that offers wellness programs, assistance with financial management and lifestyle enrichment programs, as well as three senior centers.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Greenville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,858.00 Simpsonville
    $3,575.00 Greenville
    $3,463.00 Greer
    $3,183.00 Easley
    $2,295.00 Fountain Inn
    $2,200.00 Boiling Springs

    Assisted Living costs in Greenville start around $3,575 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 Greenville 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 Greenville

    In South Carolina, seniors who need help paying assisted living costs can apply for the South Carolina Community Choices Medicaid Wavier. The state also offers supplemental SSI payments.

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

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    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 Greenville

    Greenville 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 Greenville, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Greenville

    Greenville-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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    Assisted Living near Greenville, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Greenville

    • Review of Windsor House

      My parents were in Windsor House Greenville for three months. They had a large 1-room and a large bathroom. The people were very helpful and it was always very easy to get in touch with someone. Du... Read more


      Before Covid, my dad and sister kept my grandma's room clean and free of bugs. As of March, when family could no longer go in, her room became roach infested. We moved her out of the facility and w... Read more

    • Review of Shepherd's Care

      Care at Shepherds Care is very good. Staff is always kind, caring and helpful. I wish meals had more fresh fruit and vegetables. I’d like to see more choices in case a certain meal isn’t appealing... Read more

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    • How much is assisted living in SC?

      In South Carolina, the average cost for assisted living is $3,500. The cost is slightly higher in Greenville at an average of $3,806 a month. This is lower than the national average of $4,051, according to Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey.

    • Is Greenville a good place to retire?

      With gorgeous weather in the summer and mild winters, Greenville is an ideally-situated city at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Elders here enjoy a low cost of living and a vast healthcare system. Greenville is ranked #26 on the list of Best Cities to Retire by USNews.

    • Who qualifies for assisted living?

      Regulations in South Carolina state that a person must be at least 65 years or older to use state financial assistance like Medicaid to help pay for services, but there is no minimum age or disability level to enter a retirement facility here. Residential care facility administrators are able to deny applicants based upon their personal discretion. For example, if admitting a person would pose a safety risk to that person or anyone else in the facility because they need dementia care.

    • How large is Greenville?

      According to the 2018 US Census data, the population of Greenville is 68,563 residents. Out of that group, 13.2% are over age 65. There are an estimated 3,229 veterans in the area. With a land size of 28.67 miles, this means there are about 2,000 per mile in this city, with 260 of them likely to be senior citizens.