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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022

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Greenville is located roughly 30 minutes south of South Carolina’s border with North Carolina and 40 minutes east of its Georgia border. The local cost of transportation is 24% below the national average, making Greenville a particularly appealing location for active seniors. Taking all sectors of the economy into consideration, the overall cost of living in Greenville is 11% below the national average. South Carolina residents age 65 and over are also able to keep more of their money by deducting up to $15,000 of their income tax obligation. The Genworth Financial 2021 Cost of Care Survey reports that the average monthly price of assisted living in Greenville is $3,743, which is 17% lower than the U.S. average.

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Greenville, SC, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Greenville, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Greenville, SC

Greenville’s average monthly cost for assisted living is significantly lower than the U.S. average of $4,500, but also slightly higher than the South Carolina average of $3,613. Prices range widely throughout the state, from a low of $2,663 in centrally-located Sumter to a high of $4,500 in the upscale Hilton Head Island area. Residents of Myrtle Beach are on the higher end of that range, paying an average of $4,070 monthly, while residents of state capital Columbia are on the lower end, paying an average of $3,270.

  • Greenville: $3,743
  • South Carolina: $3,612
  • United States: $4,500
  • Sumter: $2,663
  • Myrtle Beach: $4,070
  • Columbia: $3,270
  • Hilton Head Island: $4,500

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Greenville, SC

In Greenville, nursing home care is over twice as expensive as assisted living care. A private room in a nursing home averages $8,941 per month and a semiprivate room averages $7,543. Seniors who can age in place may opt for in-home care or home health care, both of which average $4,671 per month. Adult day health care costs a relatively low $1,408, though its support is usually less extensive than that of other options.

  • In-Home Care: $4,671
  • Home Health Care: $4,671
  • Adult Day Health Care: $1,408
  • Assisted Living: $3,743
  • Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $7,543
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $8,941

Greenville Place

Greenville Place is conveniently located in the city's eastern suburbs, between the Patewood Medical Campus and Milestone Plaza shopping center. Residents of this assisted living and memory care community enjoy a host of amenities. Indoor common areas include an activity center, TV room, well-stocked library and dance floor with a grand piano. Outdoors, residents can enjoy fresh air and sunshine on the community's walking paths and rocking-chair porches or in the landscaped courtyard. Greenville Place offers seniors a well-rounded lifestyle, with restaurant-style meals, plentiful recreational activities and fitness programs designed to support balance, mobility and wellness.

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  • Comprehensive rates that include basic utilities
  • Wheelchair- and scooter-friendly living areas

The Legacy at Hawthorne Park

Operated by Navion Senior Solutions, a regional leader in long-term care, The Legacy at Hawthorne Park offers assisted living and memory care in Greenville's well-connected Pelham Road neighborhood. The community stands out for its positive, supportive environment and homelike atmosphere, which have earned it a spot on this guide to the city's top assisted living facilities. Residents enjoy apartment-style suites, fun activities and tasty meals featuring local ingredients. Council members have a say when planning menus, and meals feature a combination of seasonal fare and always-available favorites.

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  • Multiple levels of care for a custom-tailored experience
  • Elegant common areas with a Southern flair

Greenville Glen Assisted Living

Greenville Glen is a midsize assisted living and memory care community offering 24-hour support in a convenient location off I-85 between Pelham Road and Roper Mountain Road. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle that promotes physical, mental and spiritual well-being through varied daily activities, such as Bible studies, scenic drives, morning exercise and social events with coffee, cocoa and tasty treats. Another standout feature is the community's chef-led dining program, which features Southern classics including grits, pot roast, corn chowder and strawberry shortcake, while accommodating residents' dietary needs and preferences.

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  • Spacious pet-friendly accommodations
  • On-site physical and occupational therapy

Brookdale Greenwood

Located off Main Street South near the Self Regional Medical Center, Brookdale Greenwood features abundant amenities and six pet-friendly floor plans designed with assisted living residents in mind. Seniors can relax in one of the cozy common areas, enjoy a healthy meal in the cheery bistro or head to the multipurpose activity room for fun with friends. Additional amenities include a whirlpool spa, piano, courtyard and enclosed patio. Residents also enjoy a full calendar of events that includes B-Fit exercise classes, technology workshops, ladies' luncheons and wine and cheese socials. 

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Waterstone on Augusta

This state-of-the-art community has been recognized as one of Greenville's top 10 assisted living facilities because of its up-to-date campus and responsive management team that listens to residents and incorporates their opinions and suggestions. Waterstone on Augusta stands out for its exciting activities, which include bingo, fitness classes, scavenger hunts and frequent outings. Residents also enjoy a superb culinary program spearheaded by a team of executive chefs. Additional perks include community lounges, a salon/spa and outdoor living and dining areas.

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  • Physical therapy and medication management
  • Full-time nurse-led medical staff

Cascades Verdae

Cascades Verdae is a large-scale retirement community offering assisted living and a full continuum of long-term care on an expansive campus near the junction of I-85 and I-385. Residents receive customized 24-hour support for one flat-rate fee that includes a studio or one-bedroom apartment and access to all amenities. A wellness center, salon, hydrotherapy pool and full-service bar are just a few of the extras available on-site. The community also offers daily activities, weekly housekeeping and a gourmet dining program.

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Ashley Place

Residents at Ashley Place enjoy an active lifestyle in a comfortable, homelike setting. Located on a tranquil side street in suburban Greenwood, this assisted living facility features cozy common areas, lush surroundings and a peaceful landscaped courtyard where residents can go for a stroll or sit and relax. The community offers pet-friendly studio and one-bedroom apartments with plush carpeting, attractive window treatments and contemporary finishes. Residents also have access to a casual, brightly light dining room and contemporary fireside living areas.

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The Gardens at Eastside

Offering assisted living services exclusively, The Gardens at Eastside is a warm, welcoming community staffed by caring professionals. The facility is operated by The Arbor Company, an organization with 30 years of long-term care experience, and it has earned a Pinnacle Quality Insight award for its customer experience, which is why we've included it on this guide to Greenville's best assisted living communities. All-suite accommodations feature kitchenettes, roomy closets, a private bath and a combined living and sleeping area. Residents also enjoy sunny patios, shaded sitting areas, a light-filled activities room and a cozy country club-style pub.

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  • Money-back guarantee for the first 60 days
  • Convenient location near the Patewood Medical Campus

Morningside of Greenwood

Located in a suburban area near the Greenwood Mall and local restaurants, Morningside of Greenwood is dedicated to serving older adults who require assistance with personal care and daily activities. Seniors can choose from spacious studio and one- or two-bedroom apartments featuring well-designed bathrooms, kitchenettes and dedicated sitting areas. The community also offers a robust restaurant-style dining program developed in partnership with celebrity chef Brad Miller. Residents at Morningside of Greenwood participate in an array of social and educational activities, and they're welcome to use the fitness center or work on a project in the multipurpose activity space between scheduled events.

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Pendleton Manor

Pendleton Manor offers assisted living and memory care in an attractive wooded neighborhood off North Main. Caring staff members develop personalized care plans and are available to assist residents with all aspects of daily life, including dressing, bathing, housekeeping and medication management. Pendelton Manor offers enriching activities that encourage residents to lead an active, social lifestyle. Regularly scheduled events include card games, crafts and book club meetings. The community also provides a complimentary shuttle service for medical appointments and off-site events.

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