The Palmettos of Charleston
Assisted Living and Memory Care
1900 Ashley Crossing Drive, Charleston, SC
(843) 852-0505   fax: (843) 852-0527

Memory Care

At The Veranda, the memory care residence of The Palmettos, we believe in seeing every Resident for who they truly are. Our special approach is designed to reinforce strengths, offer support for daily challenges and recognize the essence of every Resident's personality. Our staff is guided by each Resident's plan and we work as a team to support both the planned and unexpected health and personal needs 24 hours a day.

The Palmettos is a community that is built on the premise that Alzheimer's disease and other related memory disorders are diseases of the mind, not the spirit. Our philosophy recognizes each individual as unique and we provide an environment that fosters achievement-oriented activities to enhance everyone's lifestyles.

Our goal is to create pleasure, maintain dignity, provide meaningful tasks, restore roles, and enable friendships. It is important to emphasize individual strengths and to promote self-esteem. A serene and predictable life-style provides for a genuine sense of home and belonging. Our desire is to ensure all of our Residents enjoy optimal health, emotional and spiritual well being while family members enjoy a true peace of mind.


  • Licensed nursing care five days a week
  • Emergency response systems in each apartment
  • Fire protection and sprinkler system throughout
  • Personalized Care Services tailored to meet each Resident's needs such as medication management, showering or bathing, personal hygiene and grooming, dressing and clothing selection and mobility
  • Restaurant-style dining and menus developed by our registered dieticians and chefs. Special diets are available.
  • Individually controlled heating and cooling in each apartment
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry services
  • All utilities except phone
  • Cable TV
  • Numerous gathering areas - sunrooms, club lounge, living rooms, porches, verandas and theater
  • Salon Services available on site
  • Manicures
  • Beautifully landscaped gardens and courtyards
  • Library and Resources Center
  • Recreation, Hobby Center and Theater with DVD player
  • Optical Services - available on-site by appointment and additional charge based upon care provided
  • Podiatrist - available on-site by appointment and additional charge based upon care provided
In addition, the Alzheimer's Community includes:
  • Daily activity calendar for recreation and socialization
  • Caregiver escort to medical appointments
  • Continence management
  • Special activities and programs for the memory impaired


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