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Assisted Living in Lexington, South Carolina

Lexington is a city located 15 miles to the west of Columbia. The area was named as one of the top locations to retire by Kiplinger. With approximately 222 sunny days per year and mild winters, Lexington is an excellent place for seniors who are trying to escape the snow of northern cities. 

Active seniors have plenty of options for places to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Dreher Shoals Dam Walk and the Virginia Hylton Park both provide walking trails and beautiful scenery. The Icehouse Amphitheater offers multiple performances throughout the year, and the Lexington County Museum has a large collection of the Civil War and a 7-acre museum complex with 36 historic buildings to tour. 

There are five assisted living communities in Lexington. These communities have an average monthly cost of around $3,248. The actual cost may vary depending on the number of amenities the facility offers, location and different types of care options that are available. 

Note: Data for Lexington was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Columbia, was used instead. 

5 Assisted Living communities in Lexington, SC | 10 nearby communities

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1. Carolina Gardens at Lexington

5422 Augusta Road, Lexington, SC, 29072

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Morningside of Lexington

218 Old Chapin Road, Lexington, SC, 29072

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Oakleaf Village of Lexington

800 North Lake Drive, Lexington, SC, 29072

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. The Columbia Presbyterian Community

700 DaVega Drive, Lexington, SC, 29073

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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Hamptons Crossing, Lexington, SC

5. Hamptons Crossing

515 Northwood Rd, Lexington, SC, 29072

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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10 matching communities nearby Lexington

1. Lexington Place

190 McSwain Drive, West Columbia, SC, 29169

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Brookdale Harbison

51 Woodcross Drive, Columbia, SC, 29212

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. The Heritage at Lowman

2101 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin, SC, 29036

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Jenni-Lynn Senior Living

915 Hook Avenue, West Columbia, SC, 29169

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Harbison Shores

990 Columbia Avenue, Irmo, SC, 29063

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Rapha Residential Care

3959 Fish Hatchery Road, Gaston, SC, 29053

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Carolina Gardens at West Columbia

2705 Leaphart Road, West Columbia, SC, 29169

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. HarborChase of Columbia

120 Fairforest Rd, Columbia, SC, 29212

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Laurel Crest

100 Joseph Walker Dr., West Columbia, SC, 29169

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Cedar Retirement Center, West Columbia, SC

10. Cedar Retirement Center

2091 Sams Elbow Road, West Columbia, SC, 29170

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Lexington, South Carolina

The Cost of Assisted Living in Lexington

The monthly cost of assisted living in Lexington is $3,248, according to the 2019 Genworth Cost of Living Survey. This is less than the state average of $3,500 and the national average of $4,051. Compared to surrounding states, assisted living in Lexington is also less than the average cost in Georgia, which is $3,335, and the cost in North Carolina ($4,000), Tennessee ($3,900) and Florida ($3,500). 

$3248

Lexington

$3500

South Carolina

$4051

The United States

$3335

Georgia

$3900

Tennessee

$3500

Florida

$4000

North Carolina

Assisted living communities vary in cost depending on where they are located within the state. Lexington is located near the center of the state and costs around $3,248 per month. In the northwest corner of the state, Greenville has an average cost of $3,806 per month. Sumter is closest to Lexington but is much less at $1,775. Along the Atlantic coast, the cost of assisted living is $4,050 in the Myrtle Beach Area, $3,590 in the Charleston area and $4,184 in the Hilton Head Island Area. 

$3248

Lexington

$3500

South Carolina

$3806

Greenville

$1775

Sumter

$4050

Myrtle Beach

$3590

Charleston

$4184

Hilton Head Island

Lexington Assisted Living Financial Assistance

In South Carolina, the Medicaid waiver that provides assistance for seniors who need help paying for services in long-term care is the Community Choices waiver. This waiver pays for items including housekeeping, meals, medication management and grooming. Learn more about the waiver, the qualifications and how to apply at our Assisted Living in South Carolina page. 

Lexington Assisted Living Resources

 ContactDescription
Central Midlands Area Agency on Aging(803) 376-5394The Central Midlands Area Agency on Aging is a nonprofit organization that serves the seniors who live in the region by connecting them with available programs and services. These services include counseling, home-delivered meals, caregiver support, training, education and transportation. 
Lexington County Veterans Affairs(803) 785-8400Lexington County Veterans Affairs provides assistance and education on available compensation and benefits provided to veterans and their families. The organization can offer information on health care, burial information and career opportunities. It also provides counseling on educational grants and home buying.
Long Term Care Ombudsman(800) 868-9095The Long Term Care Ombudsman serves as an advocate for seniors in long-term care facilities. The group investigates complaints and violations of rights within facilities. It also investigates reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation and can provide assistance with benefits.  
Lexington Senior Center(803) 957-7979The Lexington Senior Center provides a daytime place for seniors aged 60 and older to gather for meals, socialization and activities Monday through Friday. Daily activities include games, arts and crafts, fitness and exercise classes, lectures, parties and day trips to local points of interest. The center has a walking and jogging track that is open to the general public. 
Midlands SCORE(803) 851-3100Midlands SCORE is a way for seniors to volunteer and provide their expertise, past experiences and energy on small businesses to existing business owners. The organization also provides workshops held by the volunteers on topics like accounting, management, finance and marketing. 

Lexington Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Long-term care facilities in South Carolina must adhere to the laws and regulations set by the state Board of Health and Environmental Control. These laws cover items like services, staffing, housing and food service. Learn more about these laws at our Assisted Living In South Carolina page.