3 Memory Care Facilities near Conway, SC
There are 3 Memory Care Facilities in the Conway area, with 2 in Conway and 1 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Conway is $3,335 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,120.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Conway, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Conway
The beach city of Conway, South Carolina, is located along the Atlantic Coast of Northeastern South Carolina in Horry County and has 17,103 residents. Over 13 percent of those residents are 65 or older and may be among the 89,000 residents in South Carolina living with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other cognitive impairments who may be in need of memory care services.
Memory care units in South Carolina are referred to as both Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and Community Residential Care Facilities (CRCFs). The Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing licenses and regulates these ALFs and CRCFs.
- Conway boasts a low cost of living. On a scale where 100 represents the national average, Conway scores 92.7. Groceries and healthcare expenses in Conway are also below the U.S. national average, however, transportation ranks slightly higher. Seniors in the area may find that the lower cost of groceries and healthcare help offset their transportation costs.
- In South Carolina, pensions and retirement savings income are partially taxed, but no taxes are levied on social security benefits. Seniors may appreciate this tax-friendly status and having more money available for memory care and facility expenses, especially if they are on a fixed income.
- Conway is a high crime area. On a scale of one to 100 where one represents the safest areas, Conway ranks 70.9 for violent crime, almost 40 points above the U.S. national average of 31.1. Property crime in Conway does not fare much better with a ranking of 65.1, almost 30 points higher than the American average of 38.l. Asking staff at prospective facilities about security protocols can give seniors and their families peace of mind.
- Residents of Conway enjoy pleasant temperatures. While July highs can reach a staggering 91 degrees, those temperatures dip to lows of 34 in January. With 220 sunny days per year, compared to the national average of 205, Conway is a perfect location for seniors who enjoy participating in outdoor activities.
Paying for Memory Care in Conway
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Conway start around $3,335 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Conway 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 Conway
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 Conway
Conway 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 Conway, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Conway Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Conway
Conway-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.