16 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
"Wellmore of Lexington has been very nice to my mom. She had been able to go down to their dining area and she enjoys that. It also has a lot of different activities to do, hobby type of things. The..." More

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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

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Caring Star 2014

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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Caring Star 2015

Lexington Place

Provides: Assisted Living
190 McSwain Drive, West Columbia, SC 29169
"I was impressed with my tour at Lexington Place. I like the accommodations and the level of care. The staff who accommodated me during the tour was very professional, friendly, and very..." More

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Brookdale Harbison

Provides: Assisted Living
51 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC 29212
"Brookdale Harbison was very nice. The person during the tour was very patient with answering our questions and concerns. The dining area was very nice. The food looked and smelled delicious, and..." More

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Harbison Shores

Provides: Assisted Living
990 Columbia Avenue, Irmo, SC 29063
"My husband is doing well so far at the Harbison Shores. He is in a studio with a little kitchenette, a bathroom, and a huge closet. It's one building with three little extensions that have been..." 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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Jenni-Lynn Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
915 Hook Avenue, West Columbia, SC 29169
"My mother has lived at Jenni Lynn since August of 2019. Our family has been very pleased with the care she receives. Covid has been tough on everyone, but I can tell you that Mom is loved and..." 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

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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

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HarborChase of Columbia

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC 29212
"All the rooms at HarborChase of Columbia have their own bathrooms. It's in a residential type area and there's a park, a pond, and a paved walking track behind so people can just take a go and..." 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

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

    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
    $3,354.00 Columbia
    $3,317.00 Lexington
    $3,000.00 Ridgeway
    $2,000.00 Irmo
    $1,841.00 West Columbia

    Assisted Living costs in Lexington start around $3,317 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

      Wellmore of Lexington has been very nice to my mom. She had been able to go down to their dining area and she enjoys that. It also has a lot of different activities to do, hobby type of things. The... Read more

    • Review of Carolina Gardens at Lexington

      Rooms are somewhat small. Staff is not well trained. Activities are limited, especially in memory care. Residents do enjoy exercising. Furniture in common areas and member care is not cleaned on a ... Read more

      Angie, Lexington
    • Review of Morningside of Lexington

      Morningside of Lexington was very nice. Everybody was very helpful. The staff was very professional and answered all my questions. It was very nice and neat. It had everything my mother would've ne... Read more

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