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Columbia Independent Living

There are 4 Independent Living Facilities in Columbia, SC.

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    Atria Forest Lake

    Atria Forest Lake’s mission is to provide excellent care in a safe, respectful and compassionate manner. The goal of Atria Forest Lake is to enrich and improve the quality of life for their elderly residents.   Atria Forest Lake is a Independent Living community, located in Columbia, Sout...

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    The Waterford at Columbia

    The Waterford At Columbiais located in Columbia,South Carolinaon 9370 Windsor Lake Blvd. and provides a caring Independent Living approach for residents that starts from the heart. Caring staff members are dedicated to serve and care for each resident as a family member. The Waterford At Columbia...

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    Forest Pines

    Forest Pines is a Independent Living community located on 1720 Devonshire Drive in a peaceful neighborhood in the city of Columbia. 25 residents are allowed in this large community and it is licensed by the state of South Carolina. Forest Pines can also offer personalized care and assistance ...

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    Harborchase Of Columbia

    Harborchase Of Columbia is a care community for the elderly located in a neighborhood in Columbia, South Carolina. This Independent Living facility has made a difference in the lives of their residents and their families for years. Harborchase Of Columbia looks at every detail to ensure that their...

Columbia, SC Independent Living


4 Independent Living Communities are located in the city of Columbia, South Carolina or nearby and can provide a fun, active and social setting for your retirement. In Columbia, depending on the residents’ needs, South Carolina retirement communities provide daily activity programs, frequent social interaction with residents, wellness programs, musical and art programs, music and pet therapy, social outings, religious service, activity rooms, family dining rooms and much more.



Seniors and retirees in these 4 communities in Columbia want retirement to be fun, relaxing and fulfilling. From fully prepared meals by gourmet chefs, food available any time of the day, laundry and cleaning service, beauty and grooming salons, swimming pools, wellness program, massages and much more, South Carolina independent living communities really take pampering to a whole new level.



Columbia Independent Living Communities can look like large resorts or hotels with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial zoned areas are not regulated by state licensing.

However, Retirement Communities in South Carolina that are considered CCRCs (Continued Care Retirement Communities) will have a full range of care services starting will Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and even Nursing Care. Columbia CCRCs are regulated by state licensing due to the care services they provide. These communities have become a popular choice as of late since Seniors can receive all the care they need in one location.

Some nationally recognized Independent Living Communities that may be in Columbia or nearby are familiar names such as Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.



The starting cost of Independent Living in Columbia is $2100 per month on the low end and can go much higher depending on a variety of factors and preferences (source: Genworth Financial). The cost of living in the Columbia area will depend on location of the community, age of the building, amenities and services offered and more.



Retirement living in Columbia is paid by the residents out of pocket or through “Private Pay.”  Unfortunately, Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and Attendance, Medicare or Medicaid do not cover the costs of Independent Living. The reason these organizations do not cover this type of senior living is that the communities typically do not provide any type of care to their residents.

We encourage you to browse through our Independent Living Facility Listings in Columbia to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Independent Living options and pricing in Columbia, please contact 877.523.6523 and a care representative will be more than happy to help you.


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