11 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 Charleston

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

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The Crossings at West Ashley

Provides: Memory Care
1925 Essex Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29414
" Opening Summer 2018 The Crossings at West Ashley is designed to put you in control of your future, knowing that the finest care is available to you – all on one private campus. The..." 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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The Crossings at Wescott Plantation

Provides: Memory Care
5130 Wescott Blvd., Summerville, SC 29485
"The Crossings 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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Ashley Gardens Alzheimer's Special Ca...

Provides: Memory Care
2290 Henry Tecklenburg Dr., Charleston, SC 29414
"I visited Ashley Gardens, and the environment was beautiful, open, and airy. The staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable. The residents can roam if they want to, and they have lots of..." More

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Atria Mount Pleasant

Provides: Memory Care
601 Solana Way, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
" Opening Summer 2019 Now pre-leasing, Atria Mount Pleasant will be a distinctive senior living option for active older adults in Charleston County. Thoughtfully designed to help..." 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

Memory Care near North Charleston, SC

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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

$5,402.00 Pawleys Island
$5,308.00 Mount Pleasant
$5,106.00 Charleston
$4,799.00 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 $4,799 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. Financial Assistance in South Carolina Financial Assistance in South Carolina

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 an assisted living 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 Assisted Living in South Carolina page.

Memory Care Facilities in North Charleston

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in North Charleston

North Charleston-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living 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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