5 Assisted Living Facilities near Seneca, SC

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Seneca, SC

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The Residences at Park Place

Provides: Assisted Living
115 Gillespie Road, Seneca, SC 29678
"We toured The Residences at Park Place. It's very nice, very clean, and comfortable. Spacious rooms. They have patios. The memory care side is very safe. They have a fence around. If they decide to..." More

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Belvedere Commons of Seneca

Provides: Assisted Living
515 Benton Street, Seneca, SC 29672
"The staff here was very nice and very helpful. I particularly saw their dining room setup, and it was very nice. I did not eat any of the food there. I really liked Belvedere Commons because they..." More

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The Oaks at Seneca

Provides: Assisted Living
15855 Wells Highway, Seneca, SC 29678
"I am currently living here. This facility is a wonderful place. Everything in this place is happy. When I walked in the front door, I felt I found home. I am perfectly happy and contented here. The..." More

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Keowee Place

Provides: Assisted Living
475 Rochester Highway, Seneca, SC 29672
"My aunt was in respite care at Keowee Place for a week, and I was satisfied with them. My experience was good. They met my needs, were really friendly and helpful, and went out of their way to make..." More

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Foothills Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
999 West Union Road, West Union, SC 29696
"Approximately four weeks ago, we moved my mother-in-law in a secured section of Foothills Manor. This section is for their Alzheimer's patients. We got her in a private room, which is very..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Seneca

    Located in Oconee County, the city of Seneca, SC, is home to a considerable senior demographic — about 20 percent of the population is aged 65 and over. Currently, Seneca features four assisted living facilities with a further three in proximity to town. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control licenses and regulates these facilities that offer a customized level of care and assistance to seniors with activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing. These facilities feature a home-like atmosphere and supervision of medications.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Seneca

    • The cost of living index in Seneca, SC, of 89 is less than the national average of 100. This may be good news for seniors living on fixed incomes as it may leave more funds in their budgets to pay for assisted living care.

    • South Carolina does not tax social security checks. This, too, may leave seniors with more funds in their budgets more monthly expenses.

    • The Seneca area is home to outstanding medical facilities, including the Oconee Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • There are multiple cultural attractions in and around Seneca that seniors may enjoy visiting such as the Blue Ridge Arts Center, General Store Museum, the Seneca Library and Oconee Heritage Center.

    • Seneca features an array of resources for seniors, including the Oconee Senior Center, which offers exercise classes, a computer lab, dance classes, library, games, and educational seminars.

    • Some seniors may feel concerned about Seneca’s average annual crime rate of 3,154 per 100,000 people, which is slightly above the national average of 2,837 per 100,000 people.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Seneca

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,750.00 Anderson
    $3,617.00 Greenville
    $3,547.00 Easley
    $3,389.00 Seneca
    $3,000.00 Tiger

    Assisted Living costs in Seneca start around $3,389 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 Seneca 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 Seneca

    Currently, the state of South Carolina offers one public financial assistance waiver to help seniors pay for care at an assisted living facility. The Home & Community Based waiver is designed to provide financial support for this level of personalized care. Additionally, seniors who receive SSI benefits may be eligible for the state of South Carolina to pay a monthly supplement for care at an assisted living facility. 

    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 Seneca

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Seneca

    Seneca-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 Seneca, SC

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Seneca

    • Review of Seneca Residential Care Center

      My mother is in Seneca Residential Care Center, but we do not like it. They're getting served cold food and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for supper. They also have several trip hazards. One i... Read more

      Patricia
    • Review of The Residences at Park Place

      We toured The Residences at Park Place. It's very nice, very clean, and comfortable. Spacious rooms. They have patios. The memory care side is very safe. They have a fence around. If they decide to... Read more

      Deborah
    • Review of Keowee Place

      I like that the staff at Keowee Place is very friendly. They are attentive to the needs of their residents, and I like that they have activities for them. They do pedicures and manicures, have movi... Read more

      Brenda
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