7 Memory Care Facilities near Spartanburg, SC
There are 7 Memory Care Facilities in the Spartanburg area, with 5 in Spartanburg and 2 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Spartanburg is $4,242 per month. This is lower than the national median of $4,875. Cheaper nearby regions include Gaffney with an average starting cost of $3,550.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in Spartanburg. On average, consumers rate memory care in Spartanburg 3.7 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greer with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 9 families in Spartanburg find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Spartanburg, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in Spartanburg, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Spartanburg
The state of South Carolina has approximately 89,000 individuals with cognitive diseases, some of whom call Spartanburg home. With 16 percent of the population over the age of 65, Spartanburg has 20 memory care facilities in the area to accommodate those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
In South Carolina and the city of Spartanburg, memory care facilities are referred to as Alzheimer’s special care units (SCUs). They can either be stand-alone facilities or units within an assisted living facility that provides segregated programs for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Seniors in Spartanburg who need help paying for memory care may be interested in knowing that the state offers a full income tax exemption on Social Security retirement benefits and a $15,000 deduction on other types of income, which means seniors will have more money at the end of the year to spend on memory care services.
- The cost of living in Spartanburg is 84.6, which is lower than the state average of 94 and the national average of 100. This makes it financially easier for seniors who must pay for memory care and other necessities.
- The city of Spartanburg is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as the Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Crime is Spartanburg is 70 percent higher than the crime rate in other cities across the nation. This makes safety a concern for seniors living in the area. Individuals have a one in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any type of crime.
- Summers in Spartanburg are hot and humid with average July highs around 90 degrees. Winters are short and cold with January average lows around 30 degrees. The city only gets around two inches of snow per year, which is ideal for seniors trying to escape the snowy north.
Paying for Memory Care in Spartanburg
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Spartanburg start around $4,242 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,974 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg
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 Spartanburg
Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Spartanburg
Spartanburg-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.
Other Options in Spartanburg, SC
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Spartanburg
Review of Summit Hills
We moved my mother into Summit Hills Memory Care Unit a few months ago. We have been very happy with the care she is receiving. The staff have bent over backwards to make sure that both my mom an... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn
So far everything is fine with my mother in Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn. They're very attentive, very good, and very professional. Her apartment is perfect, and she seems to have very good appeti... Read more
Review of Summit Hills
BEWARE - Summit Hills was not what it seemed to myself and my family. Mom went to Skilled Nursing/Rehab in July 2020. Mom has vascular dementia. The first 48 hours, Mom refused to eat or drink (... Read more