17 Assisted Living Facilities near Lexington, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lexington, SC

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Wellmore of Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Wellmore Drive, Lexington, SC 29072
"I had a very nice time at Wellmore of Lexington. The facility itself was clean, up to date, and decorated nicely. It's a cheerful atmosphere. All the staff were very positive. The clients who were..." More

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Carolina Gardens at Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
5422 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
"It is a brand new facility. Everything is new and modern. The only problem is that they only have four units with two bedrooms. Most of the residents have to go into a single bedroom, and that made..." More

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Morningside of Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
218 Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC 29072
"Morningside of Lexington was very nice. The person who accommodated me was very professional. The dining area looked clean and the apartment was nice. However, the place would not meet my fiance's..." More

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Oakleaf Village of Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
800 North Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072
"My loved one has been staying at Oakleaf Village of Lexington. It's a very nice and well-maintained facility. It's clean and smells good. All the staff is very nice, attentive, and caring. They..." More

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The Columbia Presbyterian Community

Provides: Assisted Living
700 DaVega Drive, Lexington, SC 29073
"I was impressed with the two places I visited, but I'm leaning toward Columbia Presbyterian Community. It was a beautiful facility and seemed to offer more amenities. I was really pleased with the..." More

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Harbison Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
990 Columbia Avenue, Irmo, SC 29063
"We toured Harbison Shores, and it just was hands down winner. The price was relatively reasonable, although none of them are super affordable. It looked clean and well-kept. You could tell that..." More

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Jenni-Lynn Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
915 Hook Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
"Jenni-Lynn Senior Living is a clean place. All the common areas are spacious and they have outdoor garden areas, which I think my mother would enjoy. It is kind of a quaint little place. They have..." More

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Brookdale Harbison

Provides: Assisted Living
51 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
"Brookdale Harbison was a clean environment. They were well-staffed and the facilities were very nice and looked comfortable. I met all the staff and they were very friendly. They got everything..." More

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Colonial Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
3565 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC 29169
"Transitional assisted living and secured memory care community in an attractive, comforting setting with thoughtfully designed living spaces and enclosed outdoor walking paths." More

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The Heritage at Lowman

Provides: Assisted Living
2101 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin, SC 29036
"Lived on the Heritage at Lowman Campus " More

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Caring Star 2015

The Pines at Columbia Assisted Living...

Provides: Assisted Living
190 McSwain Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
"We visited Lexington Place for my mother-in-law. We had a great tour. The person who carried us around, I can't remember her name, was very nice, very thorough, and answered all our questions. She..." More

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Fairforest Grove Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
"Fairforest Grove Senior Living was a very nice and friendly place. The atmosphere was just something that I would like for my mom to be. I felt like I won't have to worry about her and the care she..." More

Generations of Irmo

Provides: Assisted Living
7142 Woodrow St., Irmo, SC 29063
"Everything seemed very positive at Generations. The place was very well kept and very nice. They’re adding a new wing, in which we have two rooms, so we’re waiting for the construction to finish...." More

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Carolina Gardens at West Columbia

Provides: Assisted Living
2705 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169
"Carolina Gardens at West Columbia is a nice assisted living community and the services are exceptional. I have read some negative comments about the place, but you can't make everybody happy no..." More

Harbison Hall

Provides: Assisted Living
534 Wil Stel Rd, Columbia, SC 29210
"My ex-husband is at Harbison Hall for only a day, so I don't really have a basis to judge. But it's very nice. It is definitely affordable, too. The staff is nice and they provide him with normal..." More

Generations of Chapin

Provides: Assisted Living
431 East Boundary Street, Chapin, SC 29036
"Generations of Chapin had more of an open atmosphere and a little bit of a country atmosphere. My mother would have more room in her actual room and it just seemed very nice and seemed to work for..." More

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Rapha Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
3959 Fish Hatchery Road, Gaston, SC 29053
"My father is currently at Rapha and I am so impressed with the staff. They are warm caring and understanding. They take the time to update me when I ask questions. It is obvious that my Dad is..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lexington

    The seat of Lexington County and a suburb of Columbia, Lexington has a population of over 21,000 and a senior population of close to 17 percent.  Lexington features five assisted living facilities with a further 21 located within close proximity. When living at an assisted care facility, seniors can expect to receive assistance with activities associated with daily living such as bathing and dressing. The state’s assisted living facilities, also called community residential care facilities, are regulated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lexington

    • Lexington's cost of living index is 104 which is slightly above the national average index of 100, but seniors shouldn't be unduly concerned if moving here from another area.
    • There are multiple cultural attractions that seniors may enjoy like Lexington County Museum, Icehouse Amphitheater, and the Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.
    • Lexington has an array of resources for seniors, including the Lexington Senior Center, which features educational activities, daily meals, bingo, arts and crafts, informative lectures, fitness classes and day trips.
    • The Lexington area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Lexington Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Like many cities and suburbs around the country, Lexington has an elevated average annual crime rate that is above the national average. Lexington experiences, on average, 3,326 crimes per 100,000 people. The national average is 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people. Seniors should take standard precautions to secure their belongings and travel with companions. 
    • Much of the year, South Carolina experiences pleasant temperatures and weather conditions that seniors may enjoy. However, it is not immune to inclement weather conditions that include the effects of hurricanes. Summer temperatures can also be extreme with an average July high of 93. The heat and humidity may provide challenging for seniors with respiratory conditions.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Lexington

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,459.00 Lexington
    $3,431.00 Columbia
    $3,000.00 Ridgeway
    $2,999.00 Irmo
    $2,481.00 West Columbia

    Assisted Living costs in Lexington start around $3,459 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 Lexington 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 Lexington

    Currently, South Carolina is one of several states that does not provide public financial assistance for seniors requiring care at an assisted living facility. Its current waivers provide financial assistance for seniors who are aging in place at home and require support. On the other hand, seniors receiving SSI benefits may qualify for SSI to provide some assistance for this type of care.

    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 Lexington

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lexington

    Lexington-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 Lexington, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lexington

    • Review of Wellmore of Lexington

      I had a very nice time at Wellmore of Lexington. The facility itself was clean, up to date, and decorated nicely. It's a cheerful atmosphere. All the staff were very positive. The clients who were ... Read more

      Barbara
    • Review of Oakleaf Village of Lexington

      I visited my mother-in-law in Oakleaf Village Of Lexington. It's fantastic. They're fully staffed. They have activities for the residents. The food is good. The maintenance is good. The staffing, t... Read more

      Rick
    • Review of Carolina Gardens at Lexington

      Carolina Gardens at Lexington seemed quiet and clean. We went on a weekend, and the staff on duty was very nice. The rooms were almost identical to other places that I have looked at. They're a lit... Read more

      Donnie
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