16 Assisted Living Facilities near Lexington, SC

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Lexington, SC

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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


Carolina Gardens at Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
5422 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC 29072
"Agape Lexington 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,..." More


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


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

Wellmore of Lexington

Provides: Assisted Living
200 Wellmore Drive, Lexington, SC 29072

11 Assisted Living Facilities near Lexington, SC


HarborChase of Columbia

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
"The staff (care partners) is made up of mostly women who outstanding and second shift goes above and beyond which is the reason why is in law is there. The management team are low class at it's..." More


Brookdale Harbison

Provides: Assisted Living
51 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
"Brookdale Harbison's apartments are much smaller for people who are just looking for independent living. They didn't have anything but a 1-bedroom and they were talking about putting Mom and Dad in..." 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


Carolina Gardens at West Columbia

Provides: Assisted Living
2705 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC 29169
"I visited this facility with my Mother's church to sing Christmas Carols and have a little Christmas party a few weeks before Christmas.We brought quite a lot of cookies and soft drinks, which were..." More


Carolina Gardens at Harbison

Provides: Assisted Living
990 Columbia Avenue, Irmo, SC 29063
"I visited The Agape Senior which was a very nice place. They had a very small outside area. The rooms were very nice and very spacious. I was only there once, and the staff was all very nice and..." More

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Lexington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
190 McSwain Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
"I'm very happy with Brookdale Lexington where I moved my mom. They have everything we need for my mother. The people are very nice and very professional. The room is very nice, roomy, and has..." 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


The Heritage at Lowman

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

Jenni-Lynn Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
915 Hook Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
"I was only at Jenni-Lynn for a small amount of time because I found out they were changing to a non-smoking policy for both employees and recipients, so they wouldn't take the person I'm looking..." 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

Assisted Living near Lexington, SC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lexington

  • Review of Morningside of Lexington

    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 ... Read more

  • Review of Morningside of Lexington

    I really liked Morningside of Lexington. It just didn't seem like the room was going to be big enough for my mother. I didn't want it to seem like a hospital room. I wanted something that had a lit... Read more

  • Review of Oakleaf Village of Lexington

    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 tak... Read more

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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
$3,545.00 Columbia
$3,540.00 Irmo
$3,212.00 Elgin
$2,952.00 Orangeburg
$2,508.00 Lexington
$2,160.00 West Columbia

Assisted Living costs in Lexington start around $2,508 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.

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.

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.