Assisted Senior Living and Memory Care in South Carolina

South Carolina

Atria senior living apartments are designed for an independent lifestyle with just the right amount of support nearby.

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Senior Living Options in South Carolina

Atria offers two stunning senior living options in South Carolina, including Atria Mount Pleasant and Atria Forest Lake in Columbia. Each location offers all-inclusive amenities designed to make life easier while providing many opportunities for connection and entertainment. Care options include independent living, assisted living, and memory care with specially trained staff, all tailored to each unique resident.

Independent Living

Independent living is ideal for active older adults who want to maintain their vibrant lifestyle while gaining the benefits of community living. Varying by location, residents may choose from studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, including villas with attached garages and sunrooms. Patios, large windows, and various other apartment features make these senior living communities a stand-out in the area.

Assisted Living

Residents who want to remain independent in their own private apartment but need a bit of extra support can find the perfect fit with assisted living. This tailored approach to care provides help with day-to-day activities, such as bathing, grooming, and medication management, all discreetly provided by our 24-hour professional staff. Atria’s assisted living options in South Carolina provide the ideal combination of independence with just the right amount of support nearby.

Memory Care

For those living with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, Atria’s Life Guidance® program offers a forward-thinking approach to memory care. A 24-hour, specially-trained staff helps residents continue to live meaningful lives while providing all of the care and support that they need. Every aspect of these dedicated neighborhoods is thoughtfully designed to best serve residents, including the layout, programs and engagement opportunities.

Senior Amenities and Events

Atria offers diverse amenities developed to make life easier so residents can spend more time with friends and family. Though they vary based on location, general amenities include housekeeping, linen service, maintenance, scheduled transportation, chef-prepared dining and more. Other amenities may include an on-site movie theater, swimming pool, resident garden and more.

Additionally, Atria’s  Engage Life® calendar promotes a fulfilling, meaningful and active lifestyle – from dance classes, lectures, happy hours, trips to the local theater and more every day.

Senior Living in South Carolina

With locations in Columbia and Mount Pleasant, Atria’s communities in South Carolina offer convenient access to local shopping, dining and cultural experiences. In Columbia, residents can visit the scenic Columbia Canal, Riverfront Park and the Congaree River along with the history and art offered by the State Museum, Koger Center for the Arts and the Columbia Museum of Art.

For those in Mount Pleasant, Atria residents live minutes from the Old Village Historic District and Sullivan’s Island, and just across the way from the Waterfront Park and Pier at Charleston Harbor – with access to South Carolina’s famed Southern cuisine and white sand beaches nearby.

Browse our South Carolina senior communities below to learn more.

Atria Forest Lake

Starting at $4,295 / month

4405 Forest Dr
Columbia, South Carolina 29206

Phone (803) 790-9800

Levels of Care Offered:

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
Atria Mount Pleasant

Starting at $4,795 / month

601 Solana Way
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464

Phone (843) 800-2323

Levels of Care Offered:

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care

What’s included in your monthly rate

*Amenities and services vary by community. Contact your Community Sales Director for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions


The average cost of independent living in South Carolina is approximately $2,900 per month, according to A Place for Mom. However, prices for senior living can vary depending location, amenities and care offerings. The Genworth Cost of Care Survey reports that the average cost for assisted living in South Carolina is about $3,600 per month.

At Atria, rental rates for independent living, assisted living and memory care all include an array of services, amenities and events that are tailored to each resident’s preferences and abilities. Apartment maintenance, housekeeping and linen services, 24-hour staff, scheduled transportation, 200+ monthly events, on-site dining experiences and more are all included in the monthly cost of a senior apartment.

Independent living and assisted living are typically not covered under this government program; however, Medicare may pay for some covered care services that can be helpful. Because Medicare is a federal program, you can find more information about your coverage options at Medicare.gov.

Community living offers many comforts and conveniences you may not find at home. In addition to personalized care, fresh meals and housekeeping, senior living also offers daily opportunities to gather and connect.

We understand the concerns that come with moving and want to help families overcome uncertainty and discover the many benefits of a senior living community. Visit a community to discover how Atria provides all the comforts of home – along with the peace of mind that comes from knowing a helping hand is always nearby.

Most Atria communities allow residents to keep pets in their apartment; fees may apply. All required vaccinations and licensing must be current. Size and temperament requirements vary by community. Check with the community of your choice for details.

Atria offers a variety of senior living options in both Columbia and Charleston, South Carolina. This includes independent living, assisted living and memory care.

Independent living offers active older adults daily meals, events and opportunities to connect, while assisted living provides help with everyday tasks like bathing, getting dressed and managing medications.

Memory care is 24/7 residential care designed for those living with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Both of Atria’s South Carolina communities feature Life Guidance® memory care neighborhoods. In these areas, our specially trained staff are always on hand to provide personalized care in a secure, structured environment.

We encourage all the families we work with in South Carolina to explore their local options. But before getting started, it’s important to know which senior living options will best meet their specific lifestyle and care needs. Check out our Comparing Options page, featuring guides and resources to help families know what to look for when they begin their search for the perfect senior living community.

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