In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Myrtle Beach area, our team of researchers sorted through 27 communities using our unique methodology. Our team:

  • Spent over 24 hours researching assisted living communities in Myrtle Beach
  • Interviewed 12 facility staff members
  • Read more than 130 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 16 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Myrtle Beach is $4,050, which is considerably higher than the state average of $3,500 and the same as the national average of $4,051.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Myrtle Beach, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 27 communities in the Myrtle Beach area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Myrtle Beach area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Anderson Oaks Assisted Living
80
Studios, Companion Suites, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Assisted Living: $4,000, Memory Care: $3,477
Anderson Oaks Assisted Living offers a homelike environment where seniors can relax and enjoy their retirement. The highly trained caregiving staff is available 24/7 to assist residents with personal care tasks and medication management. Podiatrists, speech therapists and occupational therapists visit the community on a regular basis to help residents to reach their health and mobility goals. Each resident wears an emergency call pendant or wristband in case of a fall or medical emergency. Three nutritious meals are served on a daily basis in the dining room, and there is a separate private dining area where residents can celebrate special occasions with family and friends. The daily activities calendar includes educational lectures, "senior proms," ice-cream socials, fitness classes, a gardening club and outings to local attractions. On-site amenities include a butterfly garden, bistro, putting green, library, gym and woodwork shop.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members praise the caring staff and activities available with one reviewer saying, "They have activities like sing-alongs, ice cream socials, they play card games, and stuff like that. It's an active community. The staff members that I met have been very nice, helpful, and cordial."
4.66 out of 5
(44) Reviews
997 Highway 90,
Conway, SC 29526
Arbor Landing At Pawleys
Brightwater
Brookdale Conway – Myrtle Beach
Carolina Gardens At Garden City
Inlet Coastal Resort
Inlet Coastal Resort (Duplicate - Not Used)
Myrtle Beach Estates
Myrtle Beach Manor
Palmettos of Garden City
Portside At Grande Dunes
Reflections Assisted Living
River Park Senior Living
St. Gabriel of Murrells Inlet
Summit Place of North Myrtle Beach
The Lakes of Litchfield

Our Methodology

At the Assisted Living Research Institute, our goal is to tackle the challenges that come with aging by combining real-world expertise with data-driven metrics and the latest research methodologies. To accomplish this, our team of industry experts and in-house researchers joined forces to develop a methodology that uncovers the best assisted living communities in a given location. We search for facilities that use science-backed best practices and the latest therapies in caring for their residents, and those that have the most amenities and opportunities for residents to live an active, independent lifestyle.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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