2 Memory Care Facilities in Hartsville, SC
Also serving communities of Sumter.
The average cost of memory care in Hartsville is $4,140 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Florence with an average starting cost of $3,267.
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2 Memory Care Facilities in Hartsville, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Hartsville
The small city of Hartsville, South Carolina, is located in the Florence metropolitan area of Darlington County and is home to 7,764 residents. More than 16 percent of these residents are 65 or older, the primary age group for cognitive impairments like Alzheimer’s disease or dementia to set in. Hartsville is home to two memory care facilities, with another eight located in the surrounding areas.
As in the rest of South Carolina, memory care units in Hartsville are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) or Community Residential Care Facilities (CRCFs), which are licensed and regulated by the Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing.
- South Carolina is a tax-friendly area for seniors. Social security income is not taxed, although pensions and retirement account income are partially taxed. These tax savings can help families allocate more money for memory care services.
- Hartsville ranks 78.9 on a cost of living scale where 100 represents the U.S. national average. Although healthcare expenses are higher than the national average, the lower than average cost of groceries and transportation can help offset those expenses. Seniors on a tight budget may appreciate the low cost of living the area offers.
- The crime rate in Hartsville is exceptionally high with violent crime ranking 91.3 and property crime ranks of 96.5, compared to the American averages of 31.1. and 38.1 respectively. Safety protocols like security cameras and self-locking doors in memory care facilities can keep seniors safe despite the high crime rates.
- The climate in Hartsville is quite pleasant with highs of 92 and lows of 32. Although the area gets 46 inches of rain per year, compared to the U.S. national average of 39, the area does not receive any snow.
Paying for Memory Care in Hartsville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Hartsville start around $4,140 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,975 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Hartsville 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 Hartsville
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 Hartsville
Hartsville 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 Hartsville, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Hartsville Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Hartsville
Hartsville-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.