Myrtle Beach is a city along the Atlantic Coast in South Carolina. It has a population of around 36,000, with almost 22% of seniors aged 65 and older. Residents who like outdoor activities may be drawn to the coast’s warm temperatures, sandy beaches, golf courses, shopping, and other attractions. The city offers a low cost of living, and health care is affordable, with numerous physicians accepting Medicaid. It also has several top-notch hospitals for accidents, illnesses and chronic disease treatment.
A wonderful residential option for seniors who require minimal care is assisted living, which includes support with activities of daily living such as housekeeping, laundry, grooming, bathing, meals and transportation. There are seven assisted living communities in Myrtle Beach and eight nearby, offering seniors plenty of choices. These communities have an average cost of $4,070 per month.
This guide covers the cost of communities in Myrtle Beach and other areas throughout the state, as well as the cost of other types of long-term care. It also provides a list of valuable resources for seniors looking for other types of community aid.