13 Assisted Living Facilities near Summerville, SC

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Summerville, SC

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Harmony at Wescott

Provides: Assisted Living
5130 Wescott Blvd., Summerville, SC 29485
"We toured Harmony at Wescott. We liked that they had a lot of different amenities. They had a bistro area, and they had a craft room. It was definitely a much larger facility than what the other..." More

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The Retreat at Summerville

Provides: Assisted Living
950 Travelers Blvd., Summerville, SC 29485
"I liked that The Retreat at Summerville was a smaller complex. We didn't smell any antiseptic or cleaning products. It was very clean and very neat. They had a very large gathering room and a nice..." More

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Cypress Place

Provides: Assisted Living
205 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485
"I visited Cypress Place. Their coffee was excellent. They are hiring the right people for the right places. The chefs go between each facility. So, if one is out for a week or whatever, they swap..." More

TerraBella Summerville

Provides: Assisted Living
335 Midland Parkway, Summerville, SC 29485
"Sean and Ashley have been great to work with. Very accommodating to Mom’s special needs. Activities director Stephanie is awesome. Food tasty and so much variety. Excellent place. " More

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Wildcat Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2101 Cane Bay Blvd, Summerville, SC 29483
" Resort-Style Swimming Pool Comfortable & Elegant LoungeAreas Pet Friendly with Dog Park & Walking Paths Full Life Enrichment Program Community Gardens, Putting Green, Bocce Ball..." More

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The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

Provides: Assisted Living
4015 2nd Avenue, Summerville, SC 29485
"The Blake at Carnes Crossroads was probably the nicest of all of them. It was very clean. I had a good impression. Even though the staff didn't know we had a meeting, she accommodated us. We were..." More

The Village at Summerville

Provides: Assisted Living
201 W 9th North Street, Summerville, SC 29483
"The Village at Summerville is the best place that I've looked at. Their assisted living was very similar to other places that I looked at, they have comparably sized rooms, cleanliness is good, and..." More

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Pinewood Place

Provides: Assisted Living
101 Centennial Blvd, Goose Creek, SC 29445
"We have toured Pinewood Place. The facility was great. The staff seemed to be well, but they couldn't provide one of the care that my sister needed. I thought the amenities were all good..." More

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Quality Care Residential Home

Provides: Assisted Living
107 Etling Avenue, Goose Creek, SC 29445
"My grandmother has been a resident here for almost 3 years. We are happy with the care that she has received. The staff is always attentive to my grandmother. The facility is well maintained and..." More

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The Bridge at Charleston

Provides: Assisted Living
2590 Elms Plantation Boulevard North, Charlest...
"I have a family member who is a resident. The staff is great with her!! They keep her entertained and busy so she is active throughout the day. The facility is clean and they did a nice job..." More

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Ashley Landing Assisted Living - CLOSED

Provides: Assisted Living
4550 Great Oak Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418
"Mom has been a resident of this community for awhile now. I just want to say Ashley Landing is great. All of the staff is friendly and welcoming. The food is excellent and there is always..." More

Stratford Place Assisted Living & Mem...

Provides: Assisted Living
95 Bridgetown Road, Goose Creek, SC 29445
"My sister moved into Stratford Place Assisted Living & Memory Care. The facility is relatively new, which was good. The staff members are pretty good. My sister says the food is good. They..." More

Life Care Center of Charleston

Provides: Assisted Living
2600 Elms Plantation Boulevard, North Charlesto...
"Care With Love is the only place that my mother-in-law has ever been to. It is a very small environment and more family like. They cook up a meal and it's like a home-made meal. They don't have a..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Summerville

    Summerville is located on the northeast border of North Charleston and is the host of the annual Flowertown Festival, which is the largest arts and crafts festival in South Carolina. The low cost of property taxes in Summerville make it attractive to young families, resulting in rapid growth with a relatively low senior population of 12 percent. However, this area still has 27 assisted living facilities, including six in Summerville itself and the other 21 in nearby cities like North Charleston and Goose Creek. These facilities also provide seniors with assistance in personal care and other daily living activities. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control regulates the licensing of assisted living facilities, which it calls community residential care facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Summerville

    • Summerville has a high comfort rating of 75 on a scale of 1 to 100, meaning it has a large number of days with temperatures in the 70s and low humidity. The average low temperature is 36 degrees in January, and the average high temperature in July is 91 degrees. Seniors will find this climate allows them to spend time outdoors throughout the year.

    • The overall cost of living in Summerville is less than one percent above the national average. However, utilities and groceries are 14 and 8 percent above the national average, respectively, which impacts residents' budgets for incidentals.

    • Summerville has a high crime rate that makes it safer than only 11 percent of all U.S. cities. Its total crime rate is 39.74 crimes per thousand people per year, which is slightly greater than the average of 37.46 for South Carolina. Senior citizens in Summerville should focus their security precautions towards property crimes, rather than violent crimes.

    • The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority provides mass transit for the Charleston Area, including direct service from Summerville to downtown Charleston. Seniors 55 and up pay less than half the regular fare during non-peak hours. This transit system also offers senior days occasionally, when seniors can ride for free.

    • The Dorchester Senior Center provides a variety of activities for seniors, including arts & crafts, games, fitness and education. It also offers volunteer programs, auctions and in-home services. This senior center serves hot lunches Monday through Friday.

    • The Summerville area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Summerville Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Summerville

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $4,325.00 Mount Pleasant
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,717.00 Charleston
    $3,515.00 Beaufort
    $3,498.00 Summerville
    $3,234.00 Orangeburg
    $3,013.00 Goose Creek
    $3,000.00 North Charleston

    Assisted Living costs in Summerville start around $3,498 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 Summerville 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 Summerville

    South Carolina offers a Medicaid program called the Community Choices Waiver, that includes assisted living for senior citizens. It allows individuals who would otherwise require a nursing home to receive assistance with their daily living in a community setting or their own home.

    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 Summerville

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Summerville

    Summerville-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 Summerville

    • Review of TerraBella Summerville

      We visited TerraBella Summerville. It looked pretty good. However, the rooms they have available are all studios, and my parents want something with a separate bedroom. The layout of the rooms seem... Read more

      Julie
    • Review of Harmony at Wescott

      We toured Harmony at Wescott. We liked that they had a lot of different amenities. They had a bistro area, and they had a craft room. It was definitely a much larger facility than what the other fa... Read more

      Julie
    • Review of The Blake at Carnes Crossroads

      I went to The Blake at Carnes Crossroads. The tour was nice. The community was very nice. It was good size, and it seemed very clean and very upkept. They had a bunch of variety of room layouts. Th... Read more

      Julie
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