11 Assisted Living Facilities near Port Royal, SC

3 Assisted Living Facilities in Port Royal, SC

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River Oaks Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 Ladys Island Drive, Port Royal, SC 29935
"River Oaks Assisted Living was very nice. The lady who took us on the tour was very pleasant, very nice, and very professional. She explained everything so my husband and I could understand it and..." More

Sprenger Health Care Port Royal

Provides: Assisted Living
1810 Richmond Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"Sprenger Health Care was really nice, and my mother-in-law liked it. However, she cannot give her cat away, so she changed her mind. They allow cats the whole day, but at night, they can’t stay the..." More

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Helena Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1624 Paris Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"Helena House had a very friendly and nice atmosphere. They had a nicely kept garden where the people could sit outside. However, it was too expensive, and they were not flexible, so that was a..." More

8 Assisted Living Facilities near Port Royal, SC

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The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island

Provides: Assisted Living
421 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"My mom is now living in The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island. It is a new facility, about a year old. It has an ocean front view and a boat dock. It's beautiful and the décor is marvelous. The best..." More

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The Retreat at Lady's Island

Provides: Assisted Living
9 Sunset Blvd, Beaufort, SC 29907
"The Retreat at Lady's Island was just one building, it's newer than the other places, and it was nice. The rooms were on the smaller side, but they had more amenities. They had several different..." More

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Bloom at Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"I visited Bloom at Hilton Head and saw a variety of rooms. They have single rooms, larger rooms, and studios. It wasn't as nice as the other community I saw, but it's okay, they're doing some..." More

Brookdale Hilton Head Village

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Main Street, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"My mom is in Brookdale Hilton Head Village. The staff is very friendly and very helpful. They are very proactive as well. She has a one-bedroom apartment, and it has a good size. It is set up well,..." More

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Morningside of Beaufort

Provides: Assisted Living
109 Old Salem Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
"My mom has been a resident at Morningside for several years! She suffers from memory issues and can not live alone. She feels at home there and tells me that everyone is so nice both the staff and..." More

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Summit Place of Beaufort

Provides: Assisted Living
1119 Pickpocket Plantation Boulevard, Beaufort,...
"My mother-in-law would probably end up at the Summit Place. We really liked it and we are very pleased with the facility. It was nice and clean. The people were very friendly. The rooms were small..." More

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Brookdale Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
15 Main Street, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"My mother was previously in Hawthorne Inn Hilton Head for 7 years. This is where my father lives now. He just moved in a couple of days ago. The facility is nice and well-kept. The staff cares..." More

Life Care Center of Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Lamotte Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"I had heard mixed reviews on this facility. However when my 92 year old mother needed a place to get PT, speech therapy and OT, we chose Life Care Center because it was close to our home. We were..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Port Royal

    Located in the heart of South Carolina’s Low Country, the town of Port Royal lies on Port Royal Island in Beaufort County. Seniors who enjoy beachcombing, boating and birdwatching may love this land tucked between the Beaufort River and Battery Creek. The conservation-minded town offers a network of walking trails and a lengthy boardwalk.

    Approximately 7% of Port Royal’s residents are aged 65 and older, and those who require help with housekeeping, transportation and personal care can find three community residential care facilities (CRCFs) in Port Royal. Nearby Beaufort and Hilton Head provide eight more. CRCFs in Port Royal and throughout the state are regulated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Division of Health Licensing.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Port Royal

    • The Port Royal area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Beaufort Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Port Royal is 10 minutes from Beaufort, where seniors can explore 20 independent art galleries in Beaufort’s cultural district. The USCB Centre For the Arts features a 460-person auditorium that hosts the USCB Chamber Music Concerts and the Beaufort Theatre Company.
    • Seniors may be surprised to know the overall cost of living in Port Royal is about 10% lower than the U.S. average. Transportation costs are 35% lower, and seniors pay less than the national averages for groceries and healthcare.
    • Older adults seeking a comfortable year-round climate find it in Port Royal, which scores an 86 out of 100 on Sperling’s Comfort Index. Average summer highs in July of 91 degrees and winter lows in January of 39 let most seniors enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle.
    • Security-conscious seniors should verify that any assisted living facility in the Port Royal area under consideration is equipped with a state-of-the-art security system. While the town’s violent crime rate of 17 out of 100 is lower than the U.S. average of 22.7, the property crime rate of 36.3 is almost on par with the national average of 35.4.
    • Port Royal seniors benefit from South Carolina’s tax-friendly treatment of retirees. The state does not tax Social Security benefits and provides a $15,000 deduction for other types of retirement income.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Port Royal

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,600.00 Okatie
    $3,595.00 Beaufort
    $3,500.00 Hilton Head
    $3,106.00 Hilton Head Island
    $3,077.00 Savannah
    $2,900.00 Bluffton
    $2,500.00 Port Royal

    Assisted Living costs in Port Royal start around $2,500 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 Port Royal 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 Port Royal

    South Carolina’s Optional State Supplementation Program (OSS) provides state-funded assistance to CRCFs to help cover assisted living costs. Port Royal seniors who meet all of the qualifications of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program except for the maximum income limit may be eligible.

    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 Port Royal

    Port Royal 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 Port Royal, please visit our Assisted Living in South Carolina page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Port Royal

    Port Royal-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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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Port Royal

    • Review of River Oaks Assisted Living

      River Oaks Assisted Living was very nice. The lady who took us on the tour was very pleasant, very nice, and very professional. She explained everything so my husband and I could understand it and ... Read more

      Vera
    • Review of Sprenger Health Care Port Royal

      Sprenger Health Care was really nice, and my mother-in-law liked it. However, she cannot give her cat away, so she changed her mind. They allow cats the whole day, but at night, they can’t stay the... Read more

      Terry
    • Review of River Oaks Assisted Living

      The person who gave me the tour of River Oaks was extremely well informed and told me everything about the community. She was very friendly and welcoming. The place was spotlessly clean and nicely ... Read more

      SB
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