Amara Place

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

6 Reviews
651 Polo Road, Columbia, SC 29223
Call (800) 385-2527
Amara Place (800) 385-2527

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Questions about Amara Place

What programs or activities does Amara Place offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Amara Place has a Vibrant Life program for activities that promote each aspect of health for each of our residents. We believe in living beyond the B's (bible study and bingo, though we offer those activities as well!) with our signature programs like Path to Wellness, Livin' the Dream, & This is Your Life!

What places are near Amara Place or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Amara Place is off of Two Notch Rd and right down the road from multiple shopping areas, including the Sandhills area!

What transportation services does Amara Place offer to assisted living residents?

Amara Place provides transportation to and from physician and other medical appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays! We also have weekly shopping outings to places like Walmart and luncheons!

What makes the chef or dining program at Amara Place exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Our trademarked Elevate dining programs will definitely enhance your dining experience with our signature items, programs, and always available menu. We pride ourselves on resident-centered care which also includes recreating our residents favorite meals and/or recipes!

What safety features or security measures does Amara Place offer to assisted living residents?

Amara Place has staff on site 24 hours of every day as well as a nurse full time who is able to monitor and assist residents as needed.

How does Amara Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

Amara Place has several social media and private apps and programs that residents and loved ones can sign into and see videos, pictures, and events that their loved one has participated in!

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Amara Place is off of Two Notch Rd and right down the road from multiple shopping areas, including the Sandhills area!

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Amara Place has organized?

Our residents loved visiting Riverbanks Zoo, Goat Daddy's Farm, special happy hours and luncheons, and in August we will be going to Winnsboro to watch one of our residents fly a plane in our awesome Vibrant Life trademarked signature program, Livin' the Dream!

What transportation services does Amara Place offer to independent living residents?

Amara Place provides transportation to and from physician and other medical appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays! We also have weekly shopping outings to places like Walmart and luncheons!

What makes the chef or dining program at Amara Place exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Our trademarked Elevate dining programs will definitely enhance your dining experience with our signature items, programs, and always available menu. We pride ourselves on resident-centered care which also includes recreating our residents favorite meals and/or recipes!

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Amara Place offers a main building with two dining rooms, an activity room, library, movie room, and a Clubhouse separate from the main building with games, a piano, and a kitchenette available 24 hours. Amara Place also has a wellness center on the way!

What safety features or security measures does Amara Place provide to protect residents who wander?

Amara Place has a secured memory care unit, including a secured court-yard, for our Generations residents who reside in memory care.

What programs or activities does Amara Place offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Within our Vibrant Life program for activities that promotes each aspect of health for each of our residents, we also have a special "Generations" program. We believe in living beyond the B's (bible study and bingo, though we offer those activities as well!) with our signature programs like Path to Wellness, Livin' the Dream, & This is Your Life! We also have Music & Memory and different programs to cultivate and promote the memory of our residents.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Our full time nurse is able to monitor and assess resident's as needed and also every six months to ensure appropriate care is always given.

What techniques does Amara Place use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

Amara Place observes different types of diets, including textured, to ensure our residents can maintain healthy diets and weights. We also have staff on-hand at all times with our Generations residents.

How does Amara Place keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Amara Place has several social media and private apps and programs that residents and loved ones can sign into and see videos, pictures, and events that their loved one has participated in!

Is Amara Place affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

Amara Place is located in close proximity to several hospitals including but not limited to: Lexington Medical and the Palmetto Health hospitals.

Costs for Amara Place

Cost of Assisted Living

$ 1,234

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Cost of Independent Living

$ 1,234

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Cost of Memory Care

$ 1,234

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Services and Amenities of Amara Place

Costs

  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $2800/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $2300/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $3700/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments
  • Condos Townhomes

General

  • Resident Capacity: 95
  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 62
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed

Licenses

  • State Licenses: #057005037

About Amara Place

Discover a beautiful senior living community in Columbia, South Carolina.

Renowned for our convenient location, excellence in food, first-class staff and signature activities, Amara Place is one of Columbia’s finest senior communities.

Our neighborhood offers a small town feel with all the conveniences of big city living—world class shopping and dining, a commitment to the arts, and plenty of natural beauty.

From our well-maintained grounds to the beautiful parks and attractions in and around Columbia, every day at Amara Place offers new beauty and new possibilities. We like to keep our calendar full at Amara Place, especially with activities that involve the local community. We create our schedules around the things you love to do.

At Amara Place, we offer more than just comfortable living spaces for seniors. Nothing is more important to us than the health and happiness of our residents. There’s no doubt — it’s our residents that are at the center of all we do at Amara Place and make life here so special!

What Makes Us Special

Independent and assisted living at its finest! Amara Place – surrounded by the beautiful Sesquicentennial State Park – features exceptional amenities, memory care services, and a regularly-updated calendar of events and activities to make sure residents are enjoying life to the fullest. Located within a short drive to shopping areas and restaurants in Columbia, South Carolina, you can choose your own lifestyle. Add our world-class healthcare and 24/7 assistance by caring staff to your experience at Amara Place and you’ll find yourself enjoying your new home with some extra peace of mind.


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