12 Memory Care Facilities near Simpsonville, SC
There are 12 Memory Care Facilities in the Simpsonville area, with 5 in Simpsonville and 7 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Simpsonville is $4,389 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,860. Cheaper nearby regions include Spartanburg with an average starting cost of $4,242.
To help you with your search, browse the 9 reviews below for memory care facilities in Simpsonville. On average, consumers rate memory care in Simpsonville 4.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greer with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Simpsonville, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Simpsonville
Simpsonville, a city of about 22,000 people, of whom over 13 percent are seniors, is situated in the northwest region of South Carolina. According to the Alzheimer's Association, over 89,000 South Carolinians have Alzheimer's, which is the leading cause of dementia.
To support local seniors with dementia, the city is home to Hillcrest Memorial Hospital, which offers a memory health program that provides medical, cognitive, social and physical evaluations to diagnose memory conditions. Simpsonville also has four memory care facilities. There are 16 more facilities in neighboring communities for families looking for additional options.
In Simpsonville, as in all of South Carolina, memory care facilities may also be called special care units. SCUs may occupy their own dedicated building or be housed within a secured unit of an assisted living facility that provides special programming those with dementia.
- Simpsonville summers are hot and humid, with July highs around 90 degrees and lows near 70 degrees. Winters are mild with highs around 54 degrees and lows in the mid-30s, which may appeal to seniors who do not prefer extremely cold temperatures.
- South Carolina does not tax Social Security benefits. Other types of retirement income are taxable, but seniors 65 and over can claim a deduction of $15,000.
- Simpsonville's crime rate is higher than other U.S. communities of the same size, and it is higher than 65 percent of South Carolina cities. The majority of crimes are property-related, with residents having a one in 28 chance of being the target of a property crime compared to the state average of a one in 31 chance. Residents have a one in 304 chance of being the victim of a violent crime compared to the state average of a one in 199 chance. This may provide peace of mind for families transitioning their loved ones to memory care in this community.
- Living costs average slightly higher than the national median and about 10 percent higher than the state median, primarily due to the higher cost of housing. Medical care costs about the same here as it does in other state and U.S. cities, which may appeal to seniors on a budget.
Paying for Memory Care in Simpsonville
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Simpsonville start around $4,389 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,999 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Simpsonville 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 Simpsonville
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 Simpsonville
Simpsonville 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 Simpsonville, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Simpsonville
Simpsonville-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.
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Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Simpsonville
Review of Memory Care of Simpsonville
My husband is in a place called Memory Care of Simpsonville. We chose it because we had a good deal with them, it's closer to my home, and the care that they give him. The others were too far from ... Read more
Review of Fairview Park
My mother is doing very good at Fairview Park. The staff is giving her great care. She has been playing bingo there which she likes to do, the staff is very good; I can't think of anything that's n... Read more
Review of The Springs at Simpsonville
The Springs at Simpsonville was very nice. They had similar activities compared to the other place we went, and their dining area was nice. We went outside. They had a courtyard, and it was nice to... Read more