9 Memory Care Facilities in York County, SC
The average cost of memory care in York County is $5,183 per month. This is higher than the national median of $5,125. Cheaper nearby regions include Cherokee County with an average starting cost of $4,375.
To help you with your search, browse the 13 reviews below for memory care facilities in York County. On average, consumers rate memory care in York County 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Gaston County with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 8 families in York County find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in York County, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Memory Care Facilities in York County, SC
What to Consider About Memory Care in York County
Located along South Carolina’s Catawba river, York County is home to 226,073 residents, 11.3 percent of whom are seniors aged 65 and older, the primary age bracket for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. There are 89,000 South Carolina residents living with Alzheimer’s, and that number is expected to grow by over 34 percent by 2025. There are six memory care facilities in the county to support these seniors.
Assisted Living Facilities and Community Residential Care Facilities, as memory care facilities are known in South Carolina, are overseen by the Board of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Health Licensing.
- The overall cost of living in York County ranks 99.5 on a scale where 100 represents the American average. Groceries, transportation and housing also rank slightly lower than average, although healthcare is higher at 108. Families relocating to the area might benefit from the lower housing costs.
Violent crime in York County ranks 43.1 compared to the U.S. average of 31.1 on a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous places to live. Property crime rates 40.9, which is also higher than the national average of 38.1. Families may want to ensure that prospective facilities have safeguards in place to protect their residents.
- York County residents experience all four seasons with July highs reaching 90 degrees and January lows dropping to 30. Despite the 44 inches of rain that the area receives compared to the national average of 39, the area still gets 214 sunny days each year. Seniors who enjoy participating in outdoor activities might appreciate living in York County.
- York County seniors benefit from South Carolina’s tax laws. Social Security income is not taxed, and pensions and retirement savings account income are only partially taxed. These savings could help seniors living on fixed incomes prepare for their memory care expenses.
Paying for Memory Care in York County
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Memory Care costs in York County start around $5,183 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,361 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in York 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 York 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 York County
York 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 York County, please visit our Memory Care in South Carolina page.
Directory of Winners in the York County Area
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in York County
York 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 York County
Review of HarborChase of Rock Hill
I like Harbor Chase of Rock Hill. The tour was very thorough. I just got a good feeling about it, like everything from all the facilities to the location. The workers are extremely friendly. The pe... Read more
Review of Carolina Gardens at York
I toured Carolina Gardens at York. I saw the assisted living and the memory care facility. It's beautiful, spotless, clean, and a very personable staff. I didn't get to see a lot of the activities ... Read more
Review of The Pearl at Fort Mill
My mother-in-law moved into The Pearl at Fort Mill. She's literally been there two weeks. From what we've seen so far, it's been very good there. The move in was great. The follow up with them was ... Read more