15 Memory Care Facilities near Greenville, SC
Also serving communities of Travelers Rest, Easley.
There are 15 Memory Care Facilities in the Greenville area, with 13 in Greenville and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Greenville is $4,243 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Anderson with an average starting cost of $3,715.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Greenville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Greenville 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greer with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 11 families in Greenville find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Greenville, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Greenville, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Greenville
Greenville, South Carolina, has an estimated total population of 506,837, with 15.4 percent of residents over the age of 65. Approximately 89,000 seniors over 65 in South Carolina have Alzheimer’s disease. To help accommodate this portion of this demographic, there are 13 memory care facilities in the city and eight in surrounding areas, such as Greer and Easley. Greenville has an estimated 220 sunny days per year, which is more than the national average, making it a good place to live for seniors who enjoy time outdoors. In Greenville and the rest of South Carolina, assisted living facilities are called community residential care facilities (CRCFs). Facilities of this type that provide memory care are designated as Alzheimer’s special care units (SCUs) or programs and must have secure, segregated units.
- The cost of living in Greenville has a ranking of 95.3, while the U.S. average is 100. Family members handling financial matters for seniors in memory care may notice the lower living cost reflected in facility costs, transportation, utilities and groceries.
- Greenville has a violent crime rate of 68.7, while the U.S. comes in at 31.1. Property crime is also higher at 64.0, compared to the national average of 38.1. To keep residents safe, all memory care facilities have ample security measures in place, including 24/7 staff on-site and round-the-clock surveillance.
- Social Security benefits aren’t taxed in South Carolina, making Greenville a tax-friendly place to live for seniors with Alzheimer's and their loved ones. There’s also a $15,000 deduction for seniors receiving any other kind of retirement benefits, which can help offset the expenses associated with memory care.
- Greenville is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Greenville Health System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Greenville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Greenville start around $4,243 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greenville 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 Greenville
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 Greenville
Greenville 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 Greenville, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greenville
Greenville-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Greenville
Review of The Parker
We went to visit The Parker in Greenville. It was good, it's very nice, and everybody there was very nice. We enjoyed the visit to their memory care unit. The person who assisted us was very good a... Read more
Review of Greenville Place
We visited Greenville Place in Greenville. We toured their memory care. I think they need a little bit of updating. Everything is a little dated but still good, it's just a little older looking. Th... Read more
Review of Greenville Glen Assisted Living
My friend was a past resident of Greenville Glen Assisted Living. It was fine up until the COVID-19 hit and then you could not go in and out. When he passed away I went to get his stuff and they di... Read more