22 Memory Care Facilities in Greenville County, SC
The average cost of memory care in Greenville County is $4,437 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,795. Cheaper nearby regions include Spartanburg County with an average starting cost of $3,643.
To help you with your search, browse the 25 reviews below for memory care facilities in Greenville County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Greenville County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Oconee County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 16 families in Greenville County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Greenville County, call (855) 863-8283.
What to Consider About Memory Care in Greenville County
There are approximately 89,000 residents of South Carolina who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and that figure is set to skyrocket by almost 35 percent to around 120,000 by 2025. Greenville County is the most populous county in South Carolina and just over 15 percent of its residents are aged 65 and over. With seniors being such a large demographic in this county, there's a need for memory care facilities, for residents who are diagnosed or may be diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the future.
Alzheimer's Special Care Units, sometimes housed within a residential care facility, are the responsibility of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. There are over 20 of these facilities in the Greenville County area.
- With only slightly higher crime rates than the national average, Greenville County is a relatively safe place to live. To find out more about potential security features, families may wish to inquire directly to the facilities they're considering.
- Greenville County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Greenville Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Greenville county is slightly lower than the national average. So this county may provide a reasonably priced option for families who are searching for an Alzheimer's Special Care Unit, but are on a tight budget.
- It's unusual for the temperature in Greenville county to be above 96 or below 22. That being said, with an average of around 50 inches of rainfall a year, 10 inches more than the national average, seniors living here might not be able to spend as much time outside as they and their families would like.
Paying for Memory Care in Greenville County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Greenville County start around $4,318 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,855 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greenville 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 Greenville 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 Greenville County
Greenville 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 Greenville County, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Greenville County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greenville County
Greenville 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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Greenville County
Review of Spring Park
My mother is in Spring Park. They have some good staff, but some aren't so, and some don't follow directions. It's beautiful and clean. They play games. The food is great. I've used the laundry ser... Read more
Review of Memory Care of Simpsonville
My wife was there for two months during her last days. Such a beautiful place to reside! She received excellent care by the loving and caring staff. All of the people there are so friendly and he... Read more
Review of Memory Care of Simpsonville
We found Memory Care of Simpsonville for my sister. The place is built like a circle, so even if she wanders around, she'll come back into the main dining area. Each hallway where the rooms are set... Read more