10 Assisted Living Facilities near Port Royal, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Port Royal, SC

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Helena Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1624 Paris Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"Helena Place was a very cozy, friendly, and comfortable facility. The staff was very informative. He gave me a very thorough tour of the facility. I found it also to be very clean there. The few..." More

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River Oaks Assisted Living - CLOSED

Provides: Assisted Living
1251 Ladys Island Drive, Port Royal, SC 29935
"Our experience with River Oaks Assisted Living was very positive. The person that talked with me and showed me around was very thorough and very professional. The rooms were a little small. The..." More

Sprenger Health Care Port Royal

Provides: Assisted Living
1810 Richmond Avenue, Port Royal, SC 29935
"We chose Sprenger Health Care Port Royal for my mother. She moved in last Saturday. I'm an RN and in my line of work, I had heard good things about their assisted living side, but the main thing I..." More

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The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island

Provides: Assisted Living
421 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"We moved my sister into the Bayshore in early January and I was pleasantly surprised at how smoothly everything went. They even recommended a small moving company, which carefully packed up all her..." More

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Oaks at Beaufort

Provides: Assisted Living
1119 Pickpocket Plantation Dr., Beaufort, SC 29902
"My mother-in-law would probably here. 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 but big enough for..." More

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Village Cove Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
80 Main Street, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"It was very pleasant. The staff was friendly. The rooms were small but fine. The dining area was also fine. " More

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The Retreat at Lady's Island

Provides: Assisted Living
9 Sunset Blvd, Beaufort, SC 29907
"My dad is going to move into The Retreat at Lady's Island, and we've chosen this place because of the perfect view of the Beaufort River and the boat dock. It's open, quiet, and airy. The staff was..." More

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Oaks at Salem Road

Provides: Assisted Living
109 Old Salem Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
"Morningside of Beaufort offers compassionate senior care in Beaufort, SC. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

Life Care Center of Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
120 Lamotte Drive, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"Words would never suffice to express my gratitude for the excellent care I received while recuperating from September through November for an infection in my bloodstream followed by back surgery. ..." More

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Bloom at Hilton Head

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"The staff at Bloom at Hilton Head was very professional, took a lot of time to talk to me and took me on a tour. They had meeting rooms, activity rooms, music, piano, get-togethers, live..." 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

    $5,650.00 Hilton Head Island
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,900.00 Hilton Head
    $3,515.00 Beaufort
    $3,229.00 Savannah
    $3,200.00 Bluffton
    $3,009.00 Port Royal

    Assisted Living costs in Port Royal start around $3,009 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 Sprenger Health Care Port Royal

      Sprenger Health Care of Port Royal is beautiful like a cruise ship. It has a beautiful community room with very high ceilings and a grand piano. It has a club bar. They have happy hour every day an... Read more

      Rosemary
    • Review of Helena Place

      Helena Place was a very cozy, friendly, and comfortable facility. The staff was very informative. He gave me a very thorough tour of the facility. I found it also to be very clean there. The few cl... Read more

      TM
    • Review of Helena Place

      Helena Place in Port Royal was a pretty good assisted living facility. There are no levels and the price is reasonable. It was getting remodeled when we were there, it's big on activities and food,... Read more

      RJ
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