4 Memory Care Facilities in Rock Hill, SC
Also serving communities of Tega Cay, Fort Mill, Indian Land, York, Lancaster.
The average cost of memory care in Rock Hill is $4,948 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,790. Cheaper nearby regions include Charlotte with an average starting cost of $4,769.
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What to Consider About Memory Care in Rock Hill
With its proximity to the amenities in Charlotte, Rock Hill is listed as one of the best places to live in the United States particularly for seniors 65 and older, who make up about 12 percent of the population. In the state of South Carolina where 89,000 people have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia, Rock Hill has three memory care facilities to provide specialized support to those with cognitive impairments.
In the city of Rock Hill, and in the state of South Carolina, all assisted living facilities, including those that provide dementia care, are referred to as Community Residential Care Facilities (CRCFs) and they are regulated by the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
- Rock Hill is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Piedmont Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- The overall crime rate in Rock Hill is 71 percent higher than the national average. People have a one in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. To ensure the safety of loved ones in memory care in the city, families should inquire about security.
- The cost of living index in Rock Hill is 94.9, which is based on the national average of 100. This is only slightly higher than the state average but lower than the national average. This may make Rock Hill an affordable option for families and seniors paying for memory care.
- Summers in Rock Hill are hot and humid with average July highs around 90 degrees, which may be an issue for seniors who are sensitive to extreme heat. Winters are short and cold with average January lows around 31. The area only gets around three inches of snow per year, which may be attractive to seniors looking for memory care away from snowy parts of the U.S.
Paying for Memory Care in Rock Hill
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Rock Hill start around $4,758 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,869 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Rock Hill 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 Rock Hill
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 Rock Hill
Rock Hill 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 Rock Hill, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the Rock Hill Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Rock Hill
Rock Hill-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.