13 Memory Care Facilities near Bluffton, SC

Also serving communities of Hilton Head Island, Hilton Head, Okatie.

Caring Star 2016

Bloom at Bluffton

800 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton, SC
Bloom at Bluffton is located near Interstate 95 with easy access to historical attractions like The Church of the Cross and Rose Hill Mansion. It's also just a few miles away from Hilton Head Island and other popular beaches. Guests and rel... (read more)
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2016

Bloom at Belfair

60 Oak Forest Road, Bluffton, SC
Stewart126: "Recently made our third visit trying to finalize plans for Mom to move into assisted living. Each time they had a new administratior and managers so that was a red flag to us. Talked to a daughter who was visiting her Mom in the memory car... (read more)
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Morningside of Savannah

7410 Skidaway Road, Savannah, GA
With pastimes such as jewelry making, painting and flower arranging offered continuously, Morningside of Savannah is bustling with activity. As the name suggests, this quaint and beautiful facility is located in Savannah, Georgia, and is kn... (read more)
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Caring Star 2018

Buckingham South Assisted Living

5450 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA
Located in Savannah, Georgia, Buckingham South Assisted Living is a safe, beautiful haven founded on more than 45 years of experience. This facility is known for its professional and upscale environment. With 24-hour nurse availability and ... (read more)
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2018

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Insignia of Savannah

11310 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA
Patricia: "My mom is living in Insignia of Savannah, and it's very good. Her room is very clean, and everything's wonderful. They play games and do puzzles. The food is great, and I have no problems with it whatsoever. There's a screened-in porch and... (read more)
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2013

Brookdale Hilton Head Court

48 Main Street, Hilton Head, SC
Happy Visitor: "Brookdale Hilton Head Court was a good place. I saw different rooms and they have a library. The staff was very nice, confident, and helpful."
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Bloom at Hilton Head

35 Beach City Rd., Hilton Head Island, SC
Bloom at Hilton Head is nestled in the heart of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, with convenient access to Hilton Head Island Airport and several golf courses. Visitors give this facility high marks for its helpful, professional staff an... (read more)
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Canterfield of Bluffton

567 N. Okatie Hway, Okatie, SC
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, granite counter tops, beautiful ceramic tile floo... (read more)
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The Retreat at Lady's Island

9 Sunset Blvd, Beaufort, SC
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 in Beaufort, SC. Private and semi-private as... (read more)
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Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters

101 Shepherd Way, Pooler, GA
Welcome home to Shepherd Living at Savannah Quarters 2 buildings. 88,500 square feet. 10 acres. 124 lucky residents. We’ve built a southern estate. And it feels exactly the way it should – just like home. Thoughtful, single-story architec... (read more)
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Caring Star 2013

Habersham House

5200 Habersham Street, Savannah, GA
Habersham House is located in Abercorn Heights, close to the Savannah Medical Center, and it offers residents assisted living and memory care. The grand but modern facility is well-reviewed for its stately grounds dotted with flowerbeds. Th... (read more)
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2013

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Oxton Court of Savannah

249 Holland Drive, Savannah, GA
Michelle117144750: "The staff at Oxton Court of Savannah is wonderful and helped put everything over the top. I like the place because it’s a smaller facility and easier for my grandmother to assimilate to it. The dining room is like your dining room at home ... (read more)
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2014, 2015, 2016

Summit Place of Beaufort

1119 Pickpocket Plantation Boulevard, Beaufort, SC
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 works closely with our residents to provide th... (read more)
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Bluffton

Located just east of the Atlantic Coast and Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, South Carolina, has a population of around 21,000, with 14 percent of residents aged 65 and older. In a state where approximately 89,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, Bluffton has 13 memory care facilities close by to help accommodate these seniors.

In South Carolina, memory care facilities are referred to as Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (SCUs). These facilities provide room and board, medication administration and therapeutic activities for those with cognitive impairments.

  • The cost of living in Bluffton is 109.2, which is higher than the national average of 100. Seniors paying for memory care may have a hard time making ends meet when living within the city limits. This cost of living average is also higher than the state’s average of 94.
  • Crime in Bluffton is based on a scale from one (low) to 100 (high). Violent crime is ranked 22.9, lower than the national average of 31.1, while property crime is ranked 41.8, higher than the national average of 38.1. Families with seniors in memory care facilities may have concerns about property crime statistics.
  • Seniors in memory care may find the warm temperatures in Bluffton ideal for enjoying outdoor activities supervised by staff. Summers are hot and humid with average July highs around 92. Winters are short and mild with average July lows around 38. The city rarely gets snow, which is ideal for those who can’t tolerate the cold.
  • The city of Bluffton is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Encompass Health and the Hilton Head Regional Healthcare system, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Bluffton

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in South Carolina

$5,308.00 Mount Pleasant
$5,130.00 Saint Simons Island
$4,723.00 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 Bluffton start around $3,850 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,723 per month.

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

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 Bluffton

Bluffton 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 Bluffton

Directory of Winners in Bluffton Area


Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Bluffton

Bluffton-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.