11 Assisted Living Facilities near Hilton Head, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Hilton Head, SC

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Village Cove Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Main Street, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"It was very pleasant. The staff was friendly. The rooms were small but fine. The dining area was also fine. " More

Life Care Center of Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Lamotte Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"Words would never suffice to express my gratitude for the excellent care I received while recuperating from September through November for an infection in my bloodstream followed by back surgery. ..." More

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Bloom at Bluffton

Provides: Assisted Living
800 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton, SC 29910
"We went to Bloom at Bluffton. The staff was very knowledgeable and thorough, and they answered all our questions. It was very clean, they had a lot of activities, and we were very pleased with it...." More

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TidePointe, a Vi Community

Provides: Assisted Living
700 TidePointe Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
"The place that I enjoyed was Tide Pointe. I had lunch there with a friend, and their food was excellent. A friend of mine was in one of the area there, and she is very happy. The environment was..." More

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The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island

Provides: Assisted Living
421 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"We moved my sister into the Bayshore in early January and I was pleasantly surprised at how smoothly everything went. They even recommended a small moving company, which carefully packed up all her..." More

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Helena Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1624 Paris Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"My mother is at Helena Place, and they take very good care of her. They identified the battery for her pacemaker needed to be replaced, that's life threatening, and that got taken care of. The..." More

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The Island Cove at Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
15 Main St, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"It was a small, nice facility. My dad had some friends who had their parents there. The staff was nice and very friendly, and they all love my dad. The food was okay. The facility was next to a..." More

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Bloom at Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"My mom moved into Bloom at Hilton Head last Thursday. The level of care and attention that she has received, so far, seemed really good. The only staff that I was able to interact with was the..." More

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Vineyard Bluffton Assisted Living and...

Provides: Assisted Living
25 Cassidy Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910
"Vineyard Bluffton is at the top of my list right now. It's a 5 all the way around. We met some of the residents there. The food appeared to be excellent, well prepared, and I would certainly eat..." More

Benton House

Provides: Assisted Living
8 Hampton Lake Drive, Bluffton, SC 29910
"I will be forever grateful to the staff at Benton House. My mother passed away a couple of weeks ago. Prior to that she received loving and compassionate care. She was well taken care of. She..." More

Sprenger Health Care Port Royal

Provides: Assisted Living
1810 Richmond Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"We chose Sprenger Health Care Port Royal for my mother. She moved in last Saturday. I'm an RN and in my line of work, I had heard good things about their assisted living side, but the main thing I..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hilton Head

    Hilton Head is a balmy resort island located a short distance off South Carolina's sandy coast, just a few miles over the border from Savannah, GA. Nearly 40,000 people live in the low-rise homes of Hilton Head Island, 34% of whom are seniors aged 65 and over. Hilton Head Island is the site of at least six assisted living facilities where seniors can live safe and independent surroundings within earshot of the crashing surf. These facilities, like other residential care communities in the rest of the state, are inspected, licensed and regulated by the South Carolina Board of Long Term Health Care.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hilton Head

    • The weather in Hilton Head is usually warm and humid in summer but mild and breezy in the winter. December lows in Hilton Head average around 40 degrees, while August highs reach 89. Offshore winds bring up to 54 inches of rain a year off the Atlantic Ocean. Airborne sand can be an issue for some seniors with asthma or COPD, especially when the breeze blows in from the beach.
    • The cost of living in Hilton Head is 30% higher than the national average. Despite this, seniors in Hilton Head may pay up to 6% less than the average nationwide for healthcare.
    • Crime rates in Hilton Head are low, relative to the rest of the country. Seniors on the island are especially safe from violent crime, several categories of which can go years between incidents. Property crime is more common, at around 40% of the national average rate.
    • Locals, seniors and tourists can get around Hilton Head on Palmetto Breeze, the local historic bus and trolley service. Local employers can ask Palmetto Breeze for a 7-day pass for new employees to their companies, and seniors can request round-trip transportation with a 24-hour advance request. All Palmetto Breeze vehicles are ADA-compliant for mobility-impaired riders.
    • The Hilton Head area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Hilton Head Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Hilton Head has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Hilton Head Island Recreation Association, an organization that promotes senior health through active lifestyles and no-cost access to gym facilities for seniors aged 55 and over, as well as three senior centers.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Hilton Head

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,900.00 Hilton Head
    $3,838.00 Hilton Head Island
    $3,595.00 Beaufort
    $3,360.00 Savannah
    $3,200.00 Bluffton
    $2,651.00 Port Royal

    Assisted Living costs in Hilton Head start around $3,900 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 Hilton Head 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 Hilton Head

    Seniors in Hilton Head who need help with the cost of assisted living may be eligible for a Medicaid waiver through the Community Choices Medicaid Waiver program.

    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 Hilton Head

    Hilton Head 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 Hilton Head, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hilton Head

    Hilton Head-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Hilton Head

    • Review of Village Cove Assisted Living

      My husband was released from the hospital but was not strong enough to be home. Under the respite rate plan he was able to stay five weeks to gain strength to come home. This worked well for us. ... Read more

      MarinerC.
    • Review of Life Care Center of Hilton Head

      Words would never suffice to express my gratitude for the excellent care I received while recuperating from September through November for an infection in my bloodstream followed by back surgery. ... Read more

      Barbara Barrett
    • Review of Life Care Center of Hilton Head

      I had heard mixed reviews on this facility. However when my 92 year old mother needed a place to get PT, speech therapy and OT, we chose Life Care Center because it was close to our home. We were s... Read more

      CPK
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