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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $3,803 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You'll find in-depth information on 8 assisted living facilities in Rock Hill and 23 in surrounding areas.
The Cost of Senior Care in Rock Hill, SC
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Administrative staff was not to my liking. They asked too many questions as to why I was visiting someone. They wanted to know what conversations would pertain to, and how long I would be visiting. None of this is their business. I would not refer anyone to Harbor Chase of Rock Hill. I do think they offer quality ...Read more HarborChase of Rock Hill reviews
I went with my brother to HarborChase of Rock Hill. He had a heart episode while were there, and I ended up having to take him to the emergency room midway with our visit. They were very helpful when I had to get him up the road quickly. I went back the next day, and they were very nice and concerned about him and aske...Read more HarborChase of Rock Hill reviews
HarborChase of Rock Hill was very good and very clean. It's immaculate. Everything looked top notch. It's an excellent place to be, but it's very expensive. The staff members were very informative. I dropped by, and they showed me all around and explained everything to me from the dietitian to the physical therapist.Read more HarborChase of Rock Hill reviews
A nice facility, and great staff. The residents appear to be happy. The facility has recently undergone a much needed renovation. Having worked with several families whose loved ones live or lived at Morningside, I can say their loved ones were very happy there. I believe they care for their residents well, and the...Read more Morningside of Rock Hill reviews
Morningside of Rock Hill is a beautiful place. It seems that the people that I've talked to there have been very helpful and very kindhearted. I've had friends that had family that stayed there that were very impressed with it, and I was impressed as well. The lady has followed up with me two to three times already. Th...Read more Morningside of Rock Hill reviews
Morningside of Rock Hill was marvelous. It's a small community with only about 36 people. They serve three wonderful gourmet meals a day. The apartments were decorated to a tee. It's absolutely fabulous, it's like moving to a resort. The staff was very informative, caring, and very open to suggestions. They're very inv...Read more Morningside of Rock Hill reviews
According to Genworth’s 2018 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost of assisted living in Rock Hill ($3,803) is just under the national average of $4,000 and just over the state average of $3,500. It’s identical in cost to the much smaller community of Columbia ($3,808) and only $40 less than the similarly sized city of Greenville ($3,843). It’s significantly more expensive than the smaller communities of Florence ($2,275) and Spartanburg ($2,310).
Note: Senior care cost data wasn’t available for Rock Hill, so data for the closest city, Charlotte, was used.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Surrounding Areas
The cost of senior care varies depending on the type of care required. In Rock Hill, nursing home care in a semiprivate room is significantly more expensive than any other type of care. In-home care, such as homemaker services and home health aides, is similar in cost to assisted living. However, these types of care don’t include living expenses, such as utilities, property taxes, rent, mortgage payments and food, which are usually included in assisted living costs. These expenses should be considered when deciding on the most appropriate type of care.
Senior Care Cost Comparison Chart
Medicaid in South Carolina, Healthy Connections, is operated by the state Department of Health and Human Services. It offers medical care to residents who are disabled, over age 65 or have very low income. It covers prescriptions, nursing care assistance, preventive health services, referrals and laboratory work. Recipients of Supplemental Security Income automatically qualify for Healthy Connections.
To be eligible for services, applicants must:
Applicants can find more information and apply for coverage by visiting the Healthy Connections Choices website, calling the service line at (888) 549-0820 or scheduling an appointment at the Healthy Connections York County Office located at 454 S. Anderson Road in Rock Hill.
Community Choices Waiver
Healthy Connections doesn’t offer assistance paying for assisted living. The Community Choices waiver program, however, assists Medicaid recipients who need a nursing home level of care but wish to receive services in an assisted living facility or in their home. The waiver helps pay for telemonitoring, delivered meals, durable medical equipment, house modifications, skilled nursing care, companion services and assistance with daily living activities, such as bathing, dressing, respite care, case management and transportation.
To be eligible, recipients must:
This statewide program is not an entitlement, so spaces are limited, and there may be a waiting list for services. It only covers care costs and not room and board; program enrollees are responsible for paying those costs. For more information or to apply for the waiver, residents should contact their local DHHS County Office or call (888) 286-2078.
Optional State Supplementation
South Carolina’s Optional State Supplementation Program helps seniors pay for room-and-board costs associated with assisted living facilities. Eligible seniors receive full Medicaid benefits, and a cash assistance payment is provided to the facility. To qualify for OSS, seniors must:
To apply for OSS, visit the Healthy Connections online portal or call the Medicaid Provider Service Center at (888) 549-0820.
Elderlife Bridge Loans
Bridge loans are short-term loans designed to ease the stress of financial gaps when a senior is transitioning to a residential care facility while waiting for sources of funding, such as the sale of a home or during an extended process of benefits approval. Loans can be approved in as little as 24 hours. Up to six cosigners can apply for one loan to lessen the importance of a single credit score or a senior’s age and health.
To apply for a bridge loan, contact Elderlife Financial Services at (888) 228-4500.
Veterans Aid & Attendance and Housebound Benefits
The VA offers several benefit supplements for veterans and their survivors who qualify for a VA pension. These are cash supplements that are added to existing pensions when recipients meet certain conditions.
The Housebound supplement requires that a veteran be largely confined to their home due to a permanent disability.
To qualify for the Aid & Attendance benefit, applicants must meet at least one of the following requirements:
Proof of at least 90 days of active, wartime service and an honorable discharge is required when applying for these supplements. The VA also recommends submitting documentation from a medical professional that assesses the veteran’s disability or impairment which restricts their ability to function.
To apply for these pension supplements, visit the York County Veterans Affairs Office at 529 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or call (803) 909-7525.
There are several senior centers in the Rock Hill area that provide congregate meals, games, bingo, social events, day trips and crafting classes. These programs are free and help keep area seniors active and engaged in their local communities.
Rock Hill Senior Center
917 Standard St., Rock Hill, SC 29730
York Senior Center
14 N. Congress St., York, SC 29745
Clover Senior Center
234 Church St., Clover, SC 29710
The City of Rock Hill operates the O.W.L.S. Club out of the Boyd Hill Recreation Center, which provides an assortment of activities available to anyone aged 50 or older. They produce a free monthly newsletter of club events that include sports tournaments, card and tabletop games, walking groups, holiday parties, overnight trips, movie nights and volunteer opportunities.
Boyd Hill Recreation Center
1165 Constitution Blvd., Rock Hill, SC 29732
There are several local community agencies that connect area seniors with resources and services available to them, including home-delivered meals, transportation, in-home care, ombudsman services, financial assistance, senior housing, referrals, adult day care and Medicare counseling.
York County Council on Aging
917 Standard St., Rock Hill, SC 29730
Catawba Area Agency on Aging
2051 Ebenezer Rd., Ste B, Rock Hill, SC 29732
South Carolina Department on Aging’s GetCareSC
1301 Gervais St., Ste 350, Columbia, SC 29201
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