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9 Assisted Living Communities in the Goose Creek Area

Pinewood Square

The little things in life that can bring the greatest pleasure

  •  101 Centennial Blvd., Goose Creek, SC 29445 $
  • Studio & One Bedroom Apartments
  • Social, Wellness and Recreational Programs
  • Activity Room & Lounges
  • Weekly Housekeeping & Laundry Service
  • Scheduled Transportation

The Village at Summerville

We are a Compassionate Christian Ministry Dedicated to Enriching the Quality of Live for Seniors of all Faiths!

  •  201 W 9th North Street, Summerville, SC 29483 $

CCRC - Entrance Fee Req'd

  • Open to people of all faiths, with over 60 years of service in SC
  • Wellness programming
  • Cultural and social events
  • 84-acre campus filled with ponds, fountains, walking trails and prayer gardens
  • Fitness classes and enclosed swimming pool

Harmony at Wescott

Families Serving Families

  •  5130 Wescott Boulevard, Summerville, SC 29485 $$
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Concierge Service & Emergency Call System
  • Full Calendar of Activities, Cultural Events & Celebrations
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Convenient Location Near Parks, Shopping, Dining & Art

Brookdale West Ashley

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  2030 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414 $$
  • Comfortable living spaces
  • Cozy fireplace
  • Full-service beauty and barber shop
  • Soothing spa
  • Three freshly-prepared, nutritious and appetizing meals served daily

Harmony at West Ashley

Families Serving Families

  •  1925 Essex Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29414 $$
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Concierge Service & Emergency Call System
  • Full Calendar of Activities, Cultural Events & Celebrations
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Convenient Location Near Parks, Shopping, Dining & Art

South Bay at Mount Pleasant

It Looks Like a Luxury Resort; It Lives Like Home

  •  1400 Liberty Midtown Dr, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 $

CCRC - Entrance Fee Req'd

  • Our Wellness Center consists of a wide variety of fitness and wellness programs to suit the beginner as well as the advanced fitness enthusiast
  • Our goal is to make your days carefree and fulfilling, so we take care of the cooking, cleaning and maintenance for you.
  • Among the community's many amenities are a lovely indoor pool, an active wellness center, an onsite spa, numerous dining venues and a full staff dedicated to providing exceptional programs and concierge-type services
  • The serene setting of South Bay offers a library and various cozy spaces for watching a movie or sporting event or curling up with a book.
  • Residents will enjoy walking and riding bikes around the community or along the nearby beaches, taking part in yoga, tai chi or meditation classes, or simply sitting in the courtyard chatting with neighbors over coffee or cocktails.

Franke at Seaside

Safeguard Yourself Throughout a Vibrant Retirement

  •  1500 Franke Drive, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 $

CCRC - Entrance Fee Req'd

  • Patio Homes, Apartments and Rental Apartments
  • Multiple dining venues on campus - formal and casual
  • Walking trails that intertwine among lagoons and towering pines
  • Card room houses many competitive games while our common living room and library are wonderful places to escape and relax among friends
  • On-campus hair salon

What are Assisted Living Communities?

Assisted living communities are not nursing homes. While definitions vary across states, an assisted living community is generally defined as a senior housing residential setting that provides or coordinates personal care services, 24-hour supervision, scheduled and unscheduled assistance, social activities, and some health-related services. Such communities provide a family atmosphere and are designed to accommodate residents’ changing care needs and preferences. They provide or arrange for the provision of daily meals and 24-hour assistance with the activities of daily living to persons living in a group residential community.

Assisted living housing can range from a handful of residents in a single home to hundreds of residents in a community that is comprised of apartment buildings, townhome villas and cottages. Amenities and services can also vary widely, from linen service and housekeeping to movie rooms, chapels, libraries, salons, pubs, billiards, private dining rooms, gyms and pools. Many communities will allow you to bring your own furnishings and in some cases, beloved pets. Personalized assessments upon move-in provide individualized care plans that are revisited regularly and updated as needs change. Some communities are also licensed to provide memory care, for residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, featuring separate dining areas with menus catered to residents’ nutritional needs, secure courtyards and a safe, structured environment.

Who is a candidate for Assisted Living?

Seniors who wish to maintain a level of independence but require help performing daily activities may benefit from personal care communities. It may be time to consider a move to assisted living if the following are issues:

  • Difficulty bathing or getting dressed
  • Poor hygiene
  • Household disrepair or neglect
  • Decreased mobility
  • A recent fall
  • Trouble preparing meals or nutrition needs aren’t being met
  • Missed medications
  • Isolation and loneliness
  • Financial mismanagement

What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)?

Assisted living communities provide help with daily tasks, such as:

  • Meals
  • Bathing and toileting
  • Getting dressed
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Walking
  • Transportation to and from appointments
  • Administration of medication

What are the benefits of Assisted Living?

Not only do assisted living communities provide help with ADLs, they can provide:

  • The security of around-the-clock professional staffing
  • Social engagement in the form of planned outings and activities
  • A healthier lifestyle through nutritious meals and fitness classes
  • More free time because cooking, cleaning, and yard maintenance are someone else’s responsibility
  • Safe and reliable transportation, without auto upkeep or driving in traffic and inclement weather
  • Peace of mind from knowing that you or your loved one is being cared for, and that any changing needs will be addressed, possibly without requiring a move.

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