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Why You’ll Love Assisted Living in Greenville

Greenville, South Carolina, is a vibrant, scenic city that offers an enriching lifestyle for all its residents. Those looking for a warm, friendly, welcoming community of neighbors will feel right at home in Greenville, recently named the “#1 Friendliest City in the U.S.” by Conde Nast Traveler. Smaller than a big city but bigger than a small town, Greenville’s “just right” size blends southern charm, natural beauty, and city amenities. Seniors who experience assisted living in Greenville can enjoy arts, sports, nature, community, and much more. 

Assisted Living in Greenville: Where Seniors Thrive

With its mild winters and warm but not overly hot summers, Greenville, South Carolina, is a premier location for seniors looking at the next chapter in their lives. Tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounded by waterfalls, rivers, and lakes, Greenville is ideal for residents of all ages. For seniors, Greenville offers even more.

Natural Beauty 

Set against the breathtaking panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville is a haven for nature lovers. Part of the Blue Ridge Escarpment, Greenville is an outdoor paradise with the highest concentration of waterfalls in the Eastern United States (you can find two of these waterfalls in downtown Greenville). The area is equally known for its rivers, lakes, hiking trails, and parks. Bird watchers, animal lovers, and nature enthusiasts may be especially interested in the area’s diverse ecology of rare plant and animal species.

Arts and Culture

Fans of art and music will love exploring Greenville’s rich cultural scene. Residents can enjoy live dance at the Carolina Ballet Theater, live theater at Centre Stage or The Warehouse Theatre, and live music at one of Greenville’s many concert venues. Seniors may enjoy watching a performance by the Greenville Chorale or the Greenville Symphony Orchestra or visiting one of Greenville’s many art and photography galleries.

Book lovers and history buffs will feel right at home, too, exploring Greenville’s many independent bookstores, visiting one of the eleven public library branches, or touring nearby museums. 

Sports and Recreation

Sports buffs will find a lot to love in Greenville, too. Baseball lovers can visit the Shoeless Joe Jackson Museum and Baseball Library or attend a Greenville Drive home game. The Greenville Drive, a highly competitive minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, plays its home games at Fluor Field, a beautiful minor league replica of Fenway Park tucked right into downtown Greenville. Greenville also has men’s and women’s minor league soccer teams and hockey teams.

Enjoying Main Street

Thanks to its wide, welcoming, tree-lined sidewalks, seniors and their families will find it easy to explore Greenville’s Main Street. Walkable and welcoming, Main Street has a little something for everyone, from one-of-a-kind boutiques and antique stores to wine and coffee shops to plant nurseries, art galleries, and more. Foodies can also enjoy the eclectic local culinary scene and wide range of options suitable for various tastes and dietary needs. 

Main Street is also a hub for community activities that provide residents endless opportunities to stay engaged and connected throughout the year, with seasonal festivals, farmers markets, outdoor concerts, and more.

Personalized, Flexible Care at The Gables on Pelham

The Gables on Pelham, an exceptional senior living community nestled in the heart of Greenville, is another reason you’ll love assisted living in Greenville. As a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), The Gables on Pelham offers three levels of personalized care: assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. From seniors who want support with daily tasks and housekeeping (so that they can explore social activities, take up a new hobby, or find new ways to stay fit and have fun) to seniors who need round-the-clock nursing care, The Gables on Pelham can provide personalized care based on your needs. 

These flexible, tiered care options can seamlessly adapt to and accommodate the changing needs of its residents over time, meaning that residents and their families can enjoy a sense of stability and familiarity as their needs change. 

The Gables on Pelham makes it easy to enjoy the many benefits of living in or visiting Greenville, from outings to local restaurants and attractions to shopping trips, live music, fitness classes, walking clubs, afternoon socials, and more. The Gables on Pelham also has a wide selection of on-site amenities, including a beauty/barber shop, scenic walking paths, courtyard and garden, library, game room, wellness center, and more.

Want to learn more about why you’ll love assisted living in Greenville? Schedule an in-person tour at The Gables on Pelham today, or contact us with any questions.