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The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Greer, SC for 2024

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 $4,895 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,500. Cheaper rated regions include Greenville with an average starting cost of 4,730.

To help you with your search, browse the 72 reviews below for memory care facilities in Greer. On average, consumers rate memory care in Greer 5 out of 5 stars.

Caring.com has helped 8 families in Greer find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Greer, call (855) 948-3865.

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Memory Care Facilities in Greer, South Carolina

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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.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Memory Care in Greer

  • 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

Memory Care costs in Greer start around $4,895 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,694 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.

Cities in South Carolina

Hendersonville

$6,753

US

$5,694

Gaffney

$5,225

Greer

$4,895

Simpsonville

$4,858

Greenville

$4,436

Anderson

$4,162

Spartanburg

$3,995

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.

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Chuck

I visited this facility

Review of The Residences of Greer

The Residences of Greer is a new facility. They seem to have everything we need there because they got a doctor on call and whatever else my wife might need. They've got live entertainment every...

Provider response

Thank you Chuck. We appreciate your feedback and considering our community as an option for your loved one.

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S.G.

I visited this facility

Review of Kempton of Greenville

It is very nice and the staff seems to be well-trained in dementia and Alzheimer's care. They showed me around the community and I met all the employees. The staff seems friendly and knowledgeable....

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