18 Assisted Living Facilities near Murrells Inlet, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Murrells Inlet, SC

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St Gabriel of Murrells Inlet

Provides: Assisted Living
699 Prince Creek Parkway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"I took a tour of St. Gabriel of Murrells Inlet for my mom, and I was very impressed. I like the less of a hospital or doctor-like setting. Regarding the community layout, the first word that came..." More

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Carolina Gardens at Garden City

Provides: Assisted Living
11951 Grandhaven Drive, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"It was exceptionally nice and I liked it. The rooms were well equipped and very nice. I spoke to a very nice lady who showed me around. " More

Inlet Coastal Resort

Provides: Assisted Living
5087 Highway 17 N. Bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC 2...
"The rooms are very nice and plenty spacious. This facility is really clean. Very Nicely decorated. It is a beautiful place! They have a lot of activities and amenities. All activities are..." More

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Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet

Provides: Assisted Living
12287 Hwy 707, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"Hope Arbor of Murrells Inlet was really nice. I would recommend them. They have different facilities for exercises. They have a lot of things that are really good for a person my age or a little..." More

Garden Manor Village

Provides: Assisted Living
100 Garden Manor Court, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"Garden Manor had small apartments. There was a library and a small place in the back where you could plant flowers. They served one nice big meal a day. If you wanted something for later in the..." More

Palmettos of Garden City

Provides: Assisted Living
9415 Frontage Road, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"The Palmettos of Garden City is wonderful. It's brand new, very clean, open, and airy. They have a lot of common areas to sit and socialize. Their staff is wonderful, I met their medical and..." More

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Caring Star 2021


Provides: Assisted Living
101 Brightwater Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
"I was really happy when my grandparents moved here. With their health conditions and no family in the area, we placed them here based on the care that they would need. The first time I visited, I..." More

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Caring Star 2021

The Lakes at Litchfield

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Lakes at Litchfield Drive, Pawleys Island, ...
"My friend is at The Lakes At Litchfield. He has been there for a month now. It's very expensive and older but very well run. The staff is extremely competent and friendly. The dining room is like a..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Conway

Provides: Assisted Living
872 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC 29526
"We toured Brookdale Conway in person. That was pretty nice, and the people seemed to be very nice, friendly, the patients seemed to like it there. The man I talked to was very friendly, very..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Anderson Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
997 Highway 90, Conway, SC 29526
"Anderson Oaks was clean and well laid out. The staff is very helpful. Everything was great and we love the place. My dad is in their assisted living. The dining area is really nice, and the food is..." More

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Portside at Grande Dunes

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Portside Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
"Portside at Grande Dunes is the only place that did not remind me of a nursing home. Compared to others, they seem to have a lot more stuff going on and activities for the residents. The staff that..." More

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Arbor Landing at Pawleys

Provides: Assisted Living
10729 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, SC 29585
"We visited Arbor Landing in Pawleys Island, and it was very nice. The place is only two years old, so it was brand new, and everything there was in excellent condition. They had a lot of nice..." More

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Reflections Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
219 Middleburg Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
"My father was here and the staff and the service were a life saver to my mom who had been the caregiver for years. Although you are always reluctant to turn a loved one over to the care of another..." More

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Indigo at Carolina Forest

Provides: Assisted Living
176 Village Center Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
"Indigo Carolina Forest is a state-of-the-art senior living community coming soon to the Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area. Our 55+ retirement community will offer spacious, well-appointed..." More

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Myrtle Beach Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 Happy Woods Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
"We moved my mom in about a year ago during the COVID crisis. We were concerned to do it, but the staff at MBE assured us that she would be cared for and they would follow all the protocols. They..." More

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Morningside of Georgetown

Provides: Assisted Living
2628 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
"My Mama became a resident, hesitantly at first, after living alone for quite some time. After a week she was "at home"! Once again involved and enjoying her life. The loving care she received and..." More

Magnolias of Myrtle Beach

Provides: Assisted Living
601 65th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
"I talked with people from other assisted living facilities and no one was able or willing to do what Magnolias did. Magnolias accepted my father as a resident at a reduced monthly rate and they're..." More


Provides: Assisted Living
2317 Prince Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
"The owner is very attentive to clients needs. The staff is kind. The facility has activities such as bingo and chair exercise every morning form 9-11 am. Resident go out to eat as well as for..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

    Murrells Inlet is a small city on the Atlantic Coast just to the south of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It's well-known for its boating and fishing culture, which makes it the perfect place for seniors who enjoy the warm salty air and outdoor life. To accommodate the seniors who require help with daily living tasks, Murrells Inlet has six assisted living facilities within the city and 10 nearby.

    Murrells Inlet assisted living facilities are regulated by the Board of Health and Environmental Control. Also known as community residential care facilities, assisted living facilities provide a degree of personal care as well as room and board for seniors who need daily assistance.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

    • Murrells Inlets has an array of community resources for seniors, including the local AARP, an organization that works to improve the lives of seniors in the area, as well as the Murrells Inlet Community Center.
    • Coast RTA provides curb-to-curb paratransit services for senior citizens and persons with disabilities at discounted fares. The service runs every day of the year except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.
    • Seniors in Murrells Inlet have a one in 41 chance of becoming a victim of some type of crime. This rate is 41 percent higher than other cities in the state and comparable cities in the nation. 
    • Murrells Inlet has a tropical climate with extremely hot humid summers and short and cold winters. Summer highs are around 88 degrees while winter lows are around 39.
    • The cost of living in Murrells Inlet is 101, which is comparable to the national average of 100, so seniors moving here from many areas should be able to enjoy a similar lifestyle.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $5,097.00 Pawleys Island
    $4,200.00 Little River
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,655.00 Murrells Inlet
    $3,529.00 Myrtle Beach
    $3,332.00 Conway
    $1,800.00 Tabor City

    Assisted Living costs in Murrells Inlet start around $3,655 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 Murrells Inlet 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 Murrells Inlet

    Financial help is available for seniors who need help paying for community residential care facilities in Murrells Inlet and the state of South Carolina through the state's Medicaid Plan. Eligible individuals must meet all Medicaid program requirements and must receive the optional state supplement (OSS) to the federal Supplemental Security Income program (SSI). The OSS provides payments for room and board, however, family cannot contribute to to get a private room.

    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 Murrells Inlet

    Murrells Inlet 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 Murrells Inlet, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Murrells Inlet

    Murrells Inlet-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 Murrells Inlet, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet

    • Review of St Gabriel of Murrells Inlet

      I took a tour of St. Gabriel of Murrells Inlet for my mom, and I was very impressed. I like the less of a hospital or doctor-like setting. Regarding the community layout, the first word that came t... Read more

    • Review of Carolina Gardens at Garden City

      I moved into Carolina Gardens at Garden City. It's good. The staff is pretty well mixed. You get some that don't do a thing and just sit around and you can't get them to do anything, but most of th... Read more

    • Review of Carolina Gardens at Garden City

      We went to Carolina Gardens at Garden City. I liked them, I thought they were very nice, I thought the place was set up nice, and the people were very nice. The room that we looked at was very nice... Read more

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