Greenville Retirement Communities

Average Cost: $4,500

Reviews of Greenville Retirement Communities

Cascades Verdae

Review by Visitor

Consumer

Cascades Verdae is absolutely beautiful. I wish I could afford it. We looked at two rooms as well as cottages and they were very nice although they were kind of small. The staff seemed to be very knowledgeable and they welcomed us.

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Haywood Estates

Review by Jennifer

Consumer

My father is at Haywood Estates. They go out of their way to be kind to you, and they are the only place that offered a trial period for my dad, including meals without charge. I appreciated the kindness of the staff. It's a nice, friendly community, and it's a very positive experience...

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Westminster

Review by Companion

Consumer

When our family member chose Westminster, in 2010, we were delighted with the quality of the place. Everything about it was a delight. The nicest imaginable management and staff made his transition smooth and continually surprising -- in the nicest way...

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Westminster

Review by Pilgram

Consumer

This is a true retirement community. It is like family here. The apartments are very nice and there are a variety of sizes to fit the budget, if available. The food is great--they have a very good chef...

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Westminster

Review by Arthur

Consumer

Westminster is a good facility with a good location for those who want to be reasonably close to downtown. The staff appeared to be just wonderful. I got a good greeting and welcome, and they took me around and did well. I was impressed...

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Information About Retirement Community in Greenville

Greenville is located in the upstate of South Carolina, which is the northwestern portion of the state. As of 2010, Greenville had a population of 400,412 people and was the fastest growing city in the state at that time.2009 Downtown Greenville, SC CNN Money has also named Greenville as one of the fastest growing cities in the country. This growth provides great opportunity for those looking for retirement communities in Greenville, as it has resulted in a lot of new construction in the area. Greenville has a humid subtropical climate, resulting in cool winters and hot, humid summers. Downtown Greenville has recently been the subject of a thorough revitalization project. In fact, the city has been featured in several national publications and has been awarded The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Great American Main Street Award in both 2003 and 2009.

Organizations Serving Seniors in Greenville

Seniors in Greenville are served by the South Carolina Upstate Aging and Disability Resource Center, which offers a website and helpline to help seniors find any information or assistance they may need. I-CARE (Insurance Counseling Assistance and Referral for Elders) helps seniors navigate the tricky information of Medicare and related supplements. A nutrition program offered to seniors age 60 and older provides nutritious meals and opportunities for socialization through home-delivered and congregate meals.

Greenville Senior-Friendly Activities

Greenville is home to two fine arts museums, the Greenville County Museum of Art and the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery. There is also a thriving arts district on the west side of Downtown Greenville, where many local artists operate studios and galleries. Those who love music will have plenty to enjoy in Greenville, including the Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Youth Symphony, Greenville Light Opera Works, and the Greenville Chorale. There is also plenty to do for those who prefer to move to the music, as Greenville has a thriving dance scene, with local social dance gatherings including swing dancing, the Lindy Hop, blues dances, the Carolina Shag, and contra dancing.

Greenville Medical Facilities

There are two main hospital systems serving residents of Greenville retirement communities: Greenville Health System and Bon Secours St. Francis Health System. With five campuses, Greenville Health System has been recognized as one of the top providers of Cardiac and Gastroenterology care by U.S. News and World Report, and the facility is home to Greenville’s only 24-hour emergency room. St. Francis Health System is considered one of the best hospitals in the country for heart surgery and orthopedic services, as ranked by HealthGrades. It is also listed as one of the top 100 hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics, and has been awarded the Joint Commission’s Seal of Approval for Advanced Certifications for Primary Stroke Centers.

Senior-Friendly Transportation in Greenville

For seniors who have trouble with transportation, the Appalachian Assisted Rides Program provides transportation to medical appointments, grocery stores, pharmacies, and service agencies. Greenlink Transit is the city's primary public transportation service, including fixed bus routes, a downtown trolley system, and Greenville Area Paratransit (GAP) which serves seniors and other individuals with disabilities who are unable to use the fixed route bus service. Seniors enjoying life in Greenville retirement communities will have no trouble getting around the city. Seniors who choose to retire in Greenville enjoy the area’s beautiful revitalization, as well as active arts and cultural communities, not to mention the perfect climate. For more information, see our options for Greenville retirement communities. Back to Top