8 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Pleasant, SC

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Mount Pleasant, SC

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Atria Mount Pleasant

Provides: Assisted Living
601 Solana Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Somerby of Mount Pleasant

Provides: Assisted Living
3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
"At Somerby of Mount Pleasant, the staff was very informative and took plenty of time to answer our questions. They took us through some rooms, which were wonderful. I was able to speak with..." More

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The Palms of Mt. Pleasant

Provides: Assisted Living
937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"I am a resident at The Palms, I probably waited a little longer than I should have to move in, but I am so thrilled I made the move. The staff and residents have treated me like family since day..." More

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Sweetgrass Village

Provides: Assisted Living
601 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"My father has lived at Sweetgrass for over 2 years and we have been very pleased! Love the size of the facility. Being small your loved one gets individual attention and there is a family feel. ..." More

Sandpiper Rehabilitation

Provides: Assisted Living
1047 Anna Knapp Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"Sandpiper Courtyard assisted living facility is designed with bright and spacious corridors in a one‐level floor plan featuring two suite styles. Our 54 spacious studio and deluxe studio suites..." More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Mount Pleasant, SC

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Summit Place of Daniel Island

Provides: Assisted Living
320 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
"My family has been very pleased with Summitt Place. The staff is attentive, professional and kind. The facilities are very nice, wide range of activities daily and the food is very good. I..." More

Wellmore of Daniel Island

Provides: Assisted Living
580 Robert Daniel Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
"Wellmore of Daniel Island is brand new and very clean. You feel like you're walking into a 5-star hotel. They have a nice restaurant where they serve three very good meals a day. Residents are..." More

Savannah Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1501 Secessionville Road, Charleston, SC 29412
"My 90 year old mother stays here when my Husband and I go out of town. She is very happy with the staff and services. We anticipate looking no further than Savannah Place when she requires more..." More

Assisted Living near Mount Pleasant, SC

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

  • Review of Sweetgrass Village

    My father has lived at Sweetgrass for over 2 years and we have been very pleased! Love the size of the facility. Being small your loved one gets individual attention and there is a family feel. ... Read more

    aimeecoker
  • Review of The Palms of Mt. Pleasant

    I am a resident at The Palms, I probably waited a little longer than I should have to move in, but I am so thrilled I made the move. The staff and residents have treated me like family since day on... Read more

    Irma Lee
  • Review of The Palms of Mt. Pleasant

    I actually give it 2.5 stars. My mom was in assisted living here from 2012-2016 with dementia. My mom is covered by both part A and part B of Medicare, which allows for many types of on-going welln... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

One of the state’s fast-growing areas, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, is home to a considerable 55+ senior demographic of more than 20 percent of the population. Currently, there are four assisted living facilities in Mount Pleasant with a further six located in close proximity. All of these facilities, also dubbed community residential care facilities, are licensed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. These facilities provide seniors with assistance for the most essential activities of daily living like dressing and bathing. The facilities provide a home-like setting with meals and even supervision of medications. Seniors who have a disability or condition like dementia may also discover that some of these facilities can provide more specialized care to suit their needs. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

  • There are multiple cultural attractions in the Mount Pleasant area that seniors may enjoy visiting like the Old Village District, Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum, the Sweetgrass Cultural Arts Pavilion and the Mount Pleasant Pier.

  • Mount Pleasant features an array of resources for seniors, including the Mount Pleasant Senior Center, which offers fitness classes and strength training, line dancing, ballroom dancing, bingo and other games, quilting, computer lab, painting, potluck meals, health and wellness activities and local and out-of-town trips.

  • South Carolina is a state that doesn’t tax social security benefits. This allows seniors to retain more money in their budgets.

  • Mount Pleasant is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Seniors who worry about community safety may feel relieved to learn that Mount Pleasant has a crime rate of 1,851 crimes per 100,000 people. This is considerably below the national average of 2,837 crimes per 100,000 people.

  • The cost of living index in Mount Pleasant is 133, which is significantly above the national cost of living index of 100. Increased living expenses may leave seniors with less funds in their budgets.


Paying for Assisted Living in Mount Pleasant

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$5,150.00 Mount Pleasant
$4,000.00 US
$3,706.00 Summerville
$3,380.00 Charleston
$2,852.00 North Charleston
$2,500.00 Eutawville

Assisted Living costs in Mount Pleasant start around $5,150 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 Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

The state of South Carolina doesn’t offer public financial assistance for assisted living facility care. The current waivers address nursing home care and home support for seniors who are aging in place. On the other hand, seniors who receive SSI benefits may be eligible for the South Carolina to pay a monthly supplement to an assisted living facility. 

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 Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant-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.