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In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Sumter area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 11 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 17 hours researching assisted living communities in Sumter
  • Read more than 90 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the Sumter area is $2,663, which is lower than the state average of $3,612 and considerably lower than the national average of $4,300.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Sumter, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 11 communities in the Sumter area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Sumter 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.

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Brookdale Sumter
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Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living
Assisted Living: $3,235
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Brookdale Sumter offers an enjoyable senior lifestyle that's free from home maintenance and daily chores. Residents can spend their days with the activities that they love, whether it's enjoying the sunny outdoors, dabbling in art projects or attending devotional services. Trained, compassionate caregivers are available around the clock to provide personal assistance, including support with daily tasks, medication management and coordination with outside health care providers. Brookdale's Optimum Life signature programs promote social, physical, intellectual and spiritual well-being, complemented by individualized care plans developed through comprehensive assessments upon move-in. The environment is friendly and homelike, with residents able to personalize their private spaces. Natural window light keeps apartments bright, and some have garden views for a more relaxing setting. Seniors can even have their personal essentials delivered at their doors through Brookdale's Personal Solutions program.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate receiving timely feedback about their loved ones. A resident's wife writes, "The people at Brookdale Sumter are the most caring. They keep me posted on what happens every day and sent me pictures of my husband today because I could not go there. They take good care of him. It is a caring community, like a family."
4.25 out of 5 stars
(42) Reviews
1180 Wilson Hall Rd., Sumter, SC 29150
Gardens at Sumter
Sumter Grove Senior Living
Covenant Place
The Colonial at Old Camden
The Legacy of Camden
The Blake at Woodcreek Farms
The Retreat at Carolina Bay

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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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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