7 Memory Care Facilities near Beaufort, SC

2 Memory Care Facilities in Beaufort, SC

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The Retreat at Lady's Island

Provides: Memory Care
9 Sunset Blvd, Beaufort, SC 29907
"From the very first moment you arrive at our gorgeous Sea Island property on the banks of the Beaufort River, it’s clear that The Retreat at Lady's Island takes a unique approach to senior living..." More

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Summit Place of Beaufort

Provides: Memory Care
1119 Pickpocket Plantation Boulevard, Beaufort,...
"Summit Place 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

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Bloom at Bluffton

Provides: Memory Care
800 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton, SC 29910
"My mom stayed in memory care at the Bloom at Bluffton. It was pretty worn and they have a high turnover of staff. They would do games like balloon and ring toss and a lot of coloring. They had a..." More

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Bloom at Belfair

Provides: Memory Care
60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
"I “kidnapped” my mom a couple of months ago from Memphis, TN and moved her to Bluffton. Her living conditions were so bad, I literally drove to Memphis and packed her and a suitcase and drove back..." More

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Brookdale Hilton Head Court

Provides: Memory Care
48 Main Street, Hilton Head, SC 29926
"At the time that I visited Emeritus at Palm Court for my father, they had everybody out and sitting around and helping each other. It was really nice. The room was a very nice size. The bathroom..." More

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Bloom at Hilton Head

Provides: Memory Care
35 Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
"Bloom at Hilton Head is a family-owned and operated assisted living and memory care establishment. Since 1965, our goal has been simple yet aspirational: to help our residents flourish. Entering a..." More

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Canterfield of Bluffton

Provides: Memory Care
567 N. Okatie Hway, Okatie, SC 29936
"Canterfield of Bluffton is Bluffton's premier senior community! We offer 91 assisted living units, as well as independent living villas. Luxury is our standard! Each unit has crown moldings,..." More

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Beaufort

Memory care is an important issue for cities like Beaufort, South Carolina, that have a large population of senior citizens. Adults 65 and over account for more than 17 percent of the population, or about 2,430 of the city's 13,700 inhabitants. Although Alzheimer's disease and dementia affect less than 3.4 percent of county residents over 50, Beaufort is home to approximately 10 memory care facilities. Facilities that operate an Alzheimer's special care unit or provide memory care exclusively must have written policies and procedures to comply with regulations enforced by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

  • The Beaufort area is home to several top-performing medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Beaufort Memorial Hospital, the Beaufort Memorial Memory Center and Coastal Neurology, in the event of a medical emergency or illness.
  • Beaufort has a pleasant Southern climate. Thanks to its mild winters and 216 days of sunshine, the area has a Sperling's Comfort Index of 83 out of 100. However, summertime highs regularly top 90 degrees with high humidity. Additionally, the area is prone to coastal storms. Special precautions are required to protect residents from extreme heat and severe weather.
  • Unlike other coastal cities, Beaufort has a low cost of living. Nearly all regular expenses, including housing, healthcare and transportation, are within 10 points of the national average. These factors can help to control to cost of memory care, assisted living and essential expenses.
  • South Carolina is generally a tax-friendly state for retired individuals. Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefits are not taxed, and most filers 65 or older qualify for a standard $15,000 deduction on income from 401(k)s, Keogh accounts and IRAs that would normally be taxed by the state. These perks may benefit retirees who are entering an assisted living or memory care facility near Beaufort.


Paying for Memory Care in Beaufort

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$5,308.00 Mount Pleasant
$5,130.00 Saint Simons Island
$4,781.00 US
$4,656.00 Charleston
$4,235.00 Beaufort
$4,125.00 Summerville
$3,850.00 Bluffton
$3,226.00 Savannah

Memory Care costs in Beaufort start around $4,235 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,781 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Beaufort 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 Beaufort

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 Beaufort

Beaufort 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.

Memory Care Facilities in Beaufort

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Beaufort

Beaufort-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 Memory Care in South Carolina page for more information about these laws.