1 Assisted Living Facility in Newberry, SC

Springfield Place Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 Springfield Circle, Newberry, SC 29108
"I'm living in Springfield. It's wonderful, the home is great, and the staff is very helpful. They have singing, Bingo, church services, and all sorts of things. We are living in the independent..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Newberry

    Newberry, South Carolina, is a small rural town just to the northwest of Columbia. Conveniently located along Interstate 26, Newberry offers easy access to the Newberry downtown historic district, shopping, restaurants and the Lynch’s Woods Park for seniors who enjoy hiking, picnicking and birdwatching. Retiring in the area is easy thanks to the 12 assisted living homes available. Regulated by the South Carolina Board of Health and Environmental Control, these facilities provide room and board and a degree of personal care for two or more residents.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Newberry

    • The cost of living in Newberry is 75.1, which is much lower than the state average of 94 and the national average of 100. Seniors who live on a budget may be able to save more living within the city after purchasing groceries and other necessities.
    • Crime may be a concern for seniors who choose to live within Newberry's city limits. Violent crime is rated 54.3 in comparison to the national average of 31.1. Property crime is ranked 52.9, which is higher than the national average of 38.1.
    • Newberry experiences hot and humid summers, with July highs of around 92, which may be too hot for seniors who are sensitive to the heat. Winter lows are around 31, with only a rare occurrence of snow. 
    • The Newberry County Council on Aging provides transportation to and from the senior centers in the area. Referred to as the Newberry Express SmartRide, this fixed-route bus service is available for seniors at discount fares to local, non-emergency appointments and errands. 
    • Newberry has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Newberry County Council on Aging, an organization that is devoted to helping improve the lives of seniors in the area, as well as two senior centers. 
    • The Newberry area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Newberry Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Newberry

    Average Monthly Costs

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    Assisted Living costs in Newberry start around $0 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 Newberry 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 Newberry

    The South Carolina Medicaid State plan can help seniors with the cost of living in an assisted living facility. Eligibility is determined by whether the individual meets all of the Medicaid program criteria and whether the person receives the Federal Supplemental Security Income payment and the Optional State Supplement

    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 Newberry

    Newberry 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 Newberry, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Newberry

    Newberry-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 Newberry, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Newberry

    • Review of Springfield Place Retirement

      I'm living in Springfield. It's wonderful, the home is great, and the staff is very helpful. They have singing, Bingo, church services, and all sorts of things. We are living in the independent sid... Read more

      Margaret
    • Review of Springfield Place Retirement

      Jesse Frank Hawkins was where my mother stayed for about five years. The advantage was the location which was her hometown. She was in a semi-private room with two beds and a curtain they could dra... Read more

      Caring9985
    • Review of Springfield Place Retirement

      My Mother has been a resident at Springfield Place since April of 2008. She has resided in their Apartments , Assisted living ,and is now a resident of their skilled nursing unit. The staff in the ... Read more

      bdickert
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