7 Memory Care Facilities near Greer, SC
Also serving communities of Lyman, Inman.
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Greer area, with 2 in Greer and 5 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Greer is $5,895 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Greenville with an average starting cost of $4,311.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Greer, SC
5 Memory Care Facilities near Greer, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Greer
Greer is a small city of around 31,000 people located between Greenville and Spartanburg in South Carolina. Approximately 12 percent of the population is over the age of 65, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
There are approximately 89,000 individuals in South Carolina with cognitive impairments. To accommodate these people in Greer, there are two memory care facilities located within the city limits and five in nearby locations like Greenville and Lyman. Regulated by the Board of Health and Environmental Control, an Alzheimer’s special care unit is a facility that provides a secure environment for those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
- The city of Greer is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Greenville Health System and the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Pelham Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The cost of living in Green is 99.8, which is on par with the national average of 100 and higher than the state average of 94. Individuals with cognitive disabilities may have more left over after paying for memory care when living in the city.
- The rate of crime in Greer is 45 percent higher than the national average which may be concerning for family members who have seniors living close by in memory care facilities. People have a one in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime in the city limits.
- Greer experiences hot summers with high humidity levels and average temperatures around 89 degrees which may make it difficult for those with respiratory illnesses. Winter average lows in January are around 31 degrees and the city gets around four inches of snow per year.
Paying for Memory Care in Greer
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Greer start around $5,895 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,897 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Greer 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 Greer
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 Greer
Greer 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 Greer, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Greer
Greer-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.