14 Assisted Living Facilities near Myrtle Beach, SC

6 Assisted Living Facilities in Myrtle Beach, SC

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Brightwater

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Brightwater Dr., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
"After suffering a tremendous fall my mother Flora was at Brightwater rehab unit. At first it was a trying time. But I have to say my mothers Aid kyeisha was an angel. If it wasn’t for her my mother..." More

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Myrtle Beach Estates

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 Happy Woods Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
"Myrtle Beach Estates was very nice, clean, and bright. It's one building and very convenient. The tour was very good. The staff was professional and they had materials ready for us. They answered..." 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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Myrtle Beach Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
9547 Highway 17, North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
"Myrtle Beach Manor is a nice facility. My father-in-law was there for several years. I don't have any complaints. They wash my father's clothes, provide haircuts and doctors, and they'll also take..." 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

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Portside at Grande Dunes

Provides: Assisted Living
901 Portside Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
"At Portside, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill..." More

8 Assisted Living Facilities near Myrtle Beach, SC

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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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Brookdale Conway

Provides: Assisted Living
872 Singleton Ridge Road, Conway, SC 29526
"Brookdale Conway was very nice, but they don't take Medicaid. It's very clean, and everyone who talked to us was very nice. The rooms were big. I only met three staff members and they were all very..." 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

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St Gabriel of Murrells Inlet

Provides: Assisted Living
699 Prince Creek Parkway, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
"We visited Thrive at Prince Creek. It just has the assisted living and memory care. Even if you went in as assisted living, you would still be with all the other people too. You would be sharing..." 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...
"Inlet Coastal is a new assisted living facility with a dedicated (secure) memory care wing. The staff are seem to really enjoy their jobs and work hard to keep the residents happy. The..." 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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Myrtle Beach

    The coastal town of Myrtle Beach is a renowned vacation hot spot, the heart of which is the stunning vistas and entertainment attractions of the famous Grand Strand. The city’s busy lineup of food festivals and arts events keeps the 32,795 locals active, including the 17.6 percent of residents aged 65 years of age or older. For those seniors ready to explore options for long-term care, Myrtle Beach offers 17 assisted living facilities, also known as community residential care facilities (CRCFs), all overseen by the Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Myrtle Beach

    • As a whole, cost of living in Myrtle Beach is slightly lower than the national average, with a score of 92 locally compared to 100 for the United States. Grocery, health and utility prices are the highest, while seniors can save on things like transportation and housing.
    • Crime is a serious concern for Myrtle Beach and its seniors. Violent crime rates are nearly triple the national average, while property crime sits at 98.3 out of 100 compared to the national average of just 38.1.
    • Summers in Myrtle Beach are hot and muggy, while winters are relatively mild with January lows around 35 degrees and just 1 inch of snow each year. Seniors affected by humidity may have trouble managing the warmer months, but winters are relatively comfortable.
    • Seniors can get around Myrtle Beach with ease thanks to the Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority’s Coast RTA, which offers an extensive route map and half-price fares for riders aged 55 years and older.
    • Myrtle Beach has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Horry County Council on Aging, which offers a broad list of senior care services and activities, and at least 10 senior centers across the county.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Myrtle Beach

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,795.00 Pawleys Island
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,606.00 Conway
    $3,443.00 Murrells Inlet
    $3,440.00 Myrtle Beach
    $1,800.00 Tabor City

    Assisted Living costs in Myrtle Beach start around $3,440 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 Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach

    Low-income seniors in Myrtle Beach may be able to take advantage of a Medicaid program called Community Long Term Care (CLTC). This initiative, run by the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, promotes freedom of choice, allowing seniors who would otherwise be placed in a nursing home to explore other options, including assisted living.

    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 Myrtle Beach

    Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Myrtle Beach

    Myrtle Beach-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 Myrtle Beach, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Myrtle Beach

    • Review of Reflections Assisted Living

      The facility is clean and the staff is friendly. The food is inconsistent, sometimes difficult for older people to eat. Rarely serves fresh fruit, but portions are adequate. I am concerned there... Read more

      TNZ
    • Review of Brightwater

      After suffering a tremendous fall my mother Flora was at Brightwater rehab unit. At first it was a trying time. But I have to say my mothers Aid kyeisha was an angel. If it wasn’t for her my mother... Read more

      BrendaFlora
    • Review of Myrtle Beach Manor

      Myrtle Beach Manor is a nice facility. My father-in-law was there for several years. I don't have any complaints. They wash my father's clothes, provide haircuts and doctors, and they'll also take ... Read more

      Karen
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