2 Memory Care Facilities in Anderson County, SC
The average cost of memory care in Anderson County is $3,142 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,790.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Anderson County
Anderson County, located in northwest South Carolina, has a population of 87,126 with over 15 percent of those residents being 65 or older, some of whom may be living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. There are currently two memory care facilities in Anderson County to meet the needs of these seniors.
Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and Community Residential Care Facilities (CRCFs), as memory care facilities are known in Anderson County and all of South Carolina, are regulated by the Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing.
- Anderson County is moderately tax-friendly for seniors and retirees. The state of South Carolina does not tax seniors on their Social Security benefits and they only partially tax pensions and retirement savings accounts. These tax savings could impact how much money seniors have to spend for memory care expenses.
- On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Anderson County’s cost of living ranks 90.6. Groceries and transportation are also lower, although healthcare ranks higher at 110. Housing in the area ranks 74, which could make the area cost effective for families who want to live closer to a loved one in care.
- On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas to live, Anderson County ranks 47.5 for violent crime and 45.7 for property crime compared to the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. While these crime rates may not directly affect seniors in care, families might want to ask prospective facilities about safety protocols in place to protect their residents.
- Anderson County gets 10 more inches of rain annually than the national average of 39 inches, but it only receives two inches of snow per year. The area also has highs of 90, lows of 31, and 221 sunny days per year. Seniors with respiratory issues might not enjoy the hot, humid climate in the county.
Paying for Memory Care in Anderson County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Anderson County start around $3,142 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Anderson County 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 Memory Care in Anderson County
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
More Ways to Pay for Memory Care
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Free Memory Care Resources in Anderson County
Anderson County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 memory care resources in Anderson County, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Anderson County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Anderson County
Anderson County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in South Carolina are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page for more information about these laws.