15 Memory Care Facilities near North Charleston, SC

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Somerby of Mount Pleasant

Provides: Memory Care
3100 Tradition Circle, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
"History, Southern charm and natural beauty abound when you live at picturesque Somerby Mount Pleasant. Minutes away from everything you love in Mount Pleasant, and also close to Charleston, SC,..." More

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Brookdale West Ashley

Provides: Memory Care
2030 Charlie Hall Blvd, Charleston, SC 29414
"Brookdale West Ashley provides our residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's..." More

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Franke Home at Seaside

Provides: Memory Care
1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"Situated among beautiful lagoons and Spanish moss draping over ancient oak branches, Franke at Seaside has become a haven for older adults seeking an active, worry-free future. As a non-profit..." More

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Royal Oaks

Provides: Memory Care
950 Travelers Blvd, Summerville, SC 29485
"Come see our beautiful new remodel community here at Royal Oaks. We provides independent living, assisted living and memory care in a warm environment that allows our residents to enjoy an active,..." More

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Harmony at West Ashley

Provides: Memory Care
1925 Essex Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29414
"I'm really happy with The Crossings at West Ashley. It's very nice and very clean. I liked it a lot because it's the only place I know where the memory care residents interact with the assisted and..." More

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Ashley Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr., Charleston, SC 29414
"Ashley Gardens is a respite and memory care center and it is absolutely amazing. The staff cared, was really dedicated, and the director was very easily accessed. She helped us with my mom's..." More

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Palmettos of Charleston

Provides: Memory Care
1900 Ashley Crossing Drive, Charleston, SC 29414
"The Palmettos of Charleston is one of the more than 130 affiliated HealthCare centers of National HealthCare Corporation, NHC. In 10 states, NHC's family of centers delivers exceptional care and..." More

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Harmony at Wescott Plantation

Provides: Memory Care
5130 Wescott Blvd., Summerville, SC 29485
" Harmony at Wescott Plantation is Summerville/North Charleston's first modern resort style community for seniors offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care apartments.Our..." More

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Atria Mount Pleasant (Opening Early 2...

Provides: Memory Care
601 Solana Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"Opening Early 2020 Now pre-leasing, Atria Mount Pleasant will be a vibrant community for active older adults in Charleston County. Thoughtfully designed to help residents keep living the..." More

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Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer's Sp...

Provides: Memory Care
1025 Hungryneck Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC 28464
"There may be no greater challenge in life than living with memory loss. At Mount Pleasant Gardens Alzheimer’s Special Care Center, our job is to help these individuals maintain a sense of dignity..." More

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The Palms of Mt. Pleasant

Provides: Memory Care
937 Bowman Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
"Palms of Mt. Pleasant offers compassionate senior care in Mount Pleasant, SC. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

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Ashley River Plantation

Provides: Memory Care
2333 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414
"Ashley River Plantation offers compassionate senior care in Charleston, SC. We strive to create a home-like atmosphere where you and your loved ones can feel secure. Our warm, well-trained staff..." More

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Wellmore of Daniel Island

Provides: Memory Care
580 Robert Daniel Drive, Charleston, SC 29492
"Charleston's Premier Senior Care Community Experience luxury senior living at Wellmore of Daniel Island in Charleston, South Carolina. Members of our community enjoy premier accommodations,..." More

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Sweetgrass Court

Provides: Memory Care
1010 Anna Knapp Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 2...
"Sweetgrass Court is a good environment. We were satisfied with the majority of the things that they did, we didn’t have complaints. The staff was pretty good, they respond to questions that we..." More

Mount Pleasant Senior Living at Carol...

Provides: Memory Care
3501 Merrill Place, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
"Merrill Gardens at Carolina Park was wonderful. The meals and staff members were above average. Everything was beautiful. It's the best layout I've ever seen for memory care, but it's a little..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in North Charleston

    North Charleston is the third-largest city in South Carolina with a population of approximately 110,000, 10 percent aged 65 and older. The state has around 89,000 individuals who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, some of whom who live in the North Charleston area. There are 10 memory care facilities in the area to accommodate those with cognitive impairments.

    Regulated by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, memory care facilities in North Charleston are referred to as Alzheimer’s Special Care Units (SCUs) or programs. These facilities provide daily skilled monitoring and observation, nursing care and daily therapeutic activities.

    • For families of seniors who are paying for memory care, North Charleston offers a cost of living of 95.9, which is lower than the national average of 100. It is slightly higher than the state average of 94, which makes North Charleston a slightly more expensive option than other cities in the state.
    • Summers in North Charleston are hot and humid with average July highs around 91 degrees, which may be a problem for those with respiratory illnesses or chronic allergies. Winters are short and mild with average January lows around 37.
    • The overall crime rate in North Charleston is 139 percent higher than the national average. This may be a concern for families with seniors in memory care in the area. An person in the city has a one in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.


    Paying for Memory Care in North Charleston

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in South Carolina

    $6,695.00 Pawleys Island
    $5,456.00 Charleston
    $5,176.00 Mount Pleasant
    $4,863.00 US
    $4,235.00 Beaufort
    $4,125.00 Summerville
    $3,850.00 Bluffton

    Memory Care costs in North Charleston start around $0 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,863 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in North Charleston 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 North Charleston

    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 North Charleston

    North Charleston 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 North Charleston, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.

    Directory of Winners in the North Charleston Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in North Charleston

    North Charleston-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.

    Memory Care near North Charleston, SC

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