The 5 Best Memory Care Facilities in Spartanburg County, SC for 2023
The average cost of memory care in Spartanburg County is $3,378 per month. This is lower than the national median of $5,354.
To help you with your search, browse the 17 reviews below for memory care facilities in Spartanburg County. On average, consumers rate memory care in Spartanburg County 3.8 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Greenville County with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 10 families in Spartanburg County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Spartanburg County, call (855) 863-8283.
Directory of Memory Care Facilities in Spartanburg County, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in Spartanburg County
With a population of approximately 300,000, Spartanburg County has around 80,000 residents aged 65 or over, and it's likely that some of them make up the estimated 89,000 seniors living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia in the state. This figure is expected to increase by around 35 percent to 120,000 by the year 2025, requiring memory care facilities for those who are living with Alzheimer's or other cognitive impairments. Five of these facilities, called Alzheimer's Special Care Units (SCUs) throughout South Carolina, are in Spartanburg County, and they are regulated and licensed by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.
- Spartanburg County is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as Spartanburg Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- Throughout the entire state, Social Security retirement benefits are totally exempt from taxation. Living in Spartanburg County may present seniors with a chance to save some money to put toward the expense of an assisted living facility.
- Families on a budget may consider Spartanburg County an appealing place to reside as the overall cost of living is around 15 percent cheaper than the national average and almost ten percent cheaper than the state average. It should be noted, however, that healthcare costs are generally the same as national and state averages.
Violent crime is reported in Spartanburg at almost three times the national average. On a scale where one is the lowest and 100 the highest, Spartanburg scores 92.2 in comparison to the national average of 31.1. With such a high crime rate, families may wish to find out more about security protocols.
Paying for Memory Care in Spartanburg County
Average Monthly Costs
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Memory Care costs in Spartanburg County start around $3,378 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,525 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Spartanburg County 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 County
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 County
Spartanburg County 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 County, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Spartanburg County
Spartanburg County-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 Spartanburg County
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn
My loved one has moved into Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn. It's a really nice facility, and they were responsive to me. They reached out to me really quick. The layout is friendly. They're doing a ... Read more
Review of Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn
My brother moved into Pacifica Senior Living Skylyn. I like the apartments that they have there and the security. I think in the hallways, they need to have cameras. It is an older facility, so I u... Read more
Review of Eden Terrace of Spartanburg
My mother-n-law lives in the memory care unit and we have been very pleased with her care. The communication during Covid was excellent. I would recommend Eden Terrace for anyone looking for senior... Read more