The Willows of Easley, Easley SC
Welcome to the Willows of Easley, an award-winning assisted living community in beautiful Easley, South Carolina. With independent living and assisted living programs available, the community serves residents with a spectrum of needs - from minimal daily assistance to full complete personal care.
Located in beautiful Pickens County, Willows of Easley residents enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle, giving them more time to pursue their passions and hobbies. Weekly housekeeping and apartment maintenance are included with monthly rent, eliminating chores from residents' daily routines.Why retire in Easley? Located just outside of Greenville, Easley offers peaceful, safe neighborhoods with easy access to the metropolitan area's many points of interest. Greenville is a thriving city with a lot to do, offering historic attractions, unique shopping opportunities, delicious home-style comfort food, and more. The attractions in Greenville are easily accessible to WIllows of Easley residents, thanks to their convenient transportation program. Residents can use the shuttle to visit locations throughout the city, including theGreenville Zoo andParis Mountain State Park.
With so much to do in Greenville, Willows of Easley residents have no shortage of exploration to do during their stay at the community. However, they don't need to venture into the city when they want to run errands or enjoy time off-campus. Easley is home to many parks and outdoor recreation areas, complete with playgrounds and picnic tables for all-day family fun. The area is also home to plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, and banks so residents can find everything they need without going far from home.
Monthly rent at the Willows of Easley is inclusive, giving residents access to everything the retirement center offers for one affordable payment. Along with room and board, monthly rent covers:
- Meals and dining
- Linen services
- Apartment maintenance
- General oversight
- Daily programming
- Access to amenities
- Assistance with activities of daily living for assisted living residents
The community's studio and two-bedroom apartments are spacious, with enough square footage for residents to feel comfortable and not overwhelmed. Incoming residents may choose from a private studio suite or a companion suite with two bedrooms, depending on their budget and personal preferences.
The transportation program makes getting around easy, but there's plenty for residents to do without going far from home. On-site amenities at the Willow of Easley include:
- Washers and dryers on every floor
- A fitness center
- Sunrooms with beautiful views
- Beauty salon
- Day spa
Along with amenities, the Willows of Easley offers a comprehensive selection of life enrichment activities for residents to enjoy. Making friends and staying active each play a crucial role in a fulfilling, happy retirement. The Willows of Easley helps foster relationships and creativity among residents with exciting daily programming, offering a wide variety of activities for residents to enjoy. The calendar changes monthly, featuring a new schedule of activities each day. The activities are regularly changing but may include opportunities like:
- Bible study
- Church services
- Low-impact exercises
- Group lunches/outings
- Group shopping trips
- Birthday parties
- Card games
- Board games
- Movie nights with popcorn
- Arts and crafts sessions
While some floor plans feature convenient in-unit kitchenettes, many residents take advantage of the community's 24/7 dining program - included with rent. The 24/7 dining program provides residents with nutritious meals throughout the day, courtesy of the professional kitchen staff. Whether a person prefers early morning or late night meals, delicious options are available in the restaurant for them to enjoy at their leisure.
With state-of-the-art amenities, compassionate staff, and a convenient location, it's easy to see why so many families choose the Willows of Easley for long-term care. For more than 30 years, Grace Management has set the bar for quality senior living at the Willows of Easley lives up to their long-standing reputation.
Want to see everything the Willows of Easley has to offer? The community offers free tours for interested families, giving them a closer look at what life is like as part of the Willows of Easley family. During the tour, the staff is happy to answer questions about the community, helping families determine if the Willows of Easley's long-term care programs are right for them.
Scheduling a tour is easy and comes with no obligation. To schedule a tour, please use the 'Schedule a Tour' link above and choose a suitable date and time.
For more information about the Willows of Easley before touring, please read the frequently asked questions (FAQ) below or use the 'Make an Inquiry' link at the top of the page to ask a question.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What are the apartments like at the Willows of Easley?
At the Willows of Easley, incoming residents may choose from two distinct living programs: independent living and assisted living. Independent living apartments are the most similar to private residences, featuring full-size kitchens, spacious closets, and more. All apartments throughout the living community, regardless of the floor plan, feature private bathrooms.
To truly see what the Willows of Easley's memory care, independent and assisted living apartments are like (and how they compare to other personal and memory care facilities), families should tour the community and see the units in person. Touring lets families see exactly how much space they'll have once they move in so they can decide if the community's apartments are right for them.
To schedule a tour of the senior living community, please use the link above and choose a suitable date and time. For more information about the community's apartments, please use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: What is the difference between the Willows of Easley and a nursing home, healthcare center, or skilled nursing facility?
While nursing homes and assisted living communities have a lot in common, they are not the same.
The Willows of Easley's senior care services are entirely non-medical; they are not intended to treat chronic illness or injury. They do not provide skilled nursing care and are not licensed to provide ongoing medical attention - unlike a nursing home.
Additionally, the Willow at Easley offer dedicated memory care residents may not find at a skilled nursing facility. They work closely with the Alzheimer's Association to provide exceptional care for residents with dementia and Alzheimer's, using special life enrichment activities to improve their quality of life.
For more information about the Willows of Easley's non-medical long-term care programs and how they compare to a skilled nursing facility, or for information about arranging third-party skilled nursing care, please use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Is memory care more expensive than assisted living at the Willows of Easley?
Pricing is different for everyone and varies depending on their chosen apartment and their level of care. They do not offer one-size-fits-all rents, instead adjusting each person's fees according to their individual needs.
Specialized memory care for residents with dementia and Alzheimer's may cost more than assisted living because of the additional services it provides. Like assisted living residents, staff members help the memory care community with their activities of daily living and chores like housekeeping. In addition to these incredible retirement services, memory care residents participate in structured activities and mental rehabilitation exercises to improve their wellbeing and help them manage their symptoms.
Additionally, the memory care housing options at the Willows Easley may differ from assisted or independent living units. When a person lives with dementia, complicated floor plans may be confusing - or worse, pose a physical danger to the resident. As with Grace Management's other memory care facilities, the Alzheimer's care program at the Willows of Easley features unique apartments designed with short-term memory loss in mind. Unlike assisted or independent living apartments which may feature one or two beds, memory care apartments favor less confusing, easier to navigate floor plans.
To find out how much memory care, independent living, or assisted living services may cost at the Willows of Easley, please use the 'Get Pricing' tool above. By entering accurate information, families can get an estimate of what they'll pay each month for the different housing options available at the Willow of Easley. For more information about pricing, please use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Will Medicare cover the cost of residential care or senior housing at the Willows of Easley?
Unfortunately, the Willows of Easley residents may not use their Medicare coverage to pay for assisted living services or residential care. Designed for retirees and young adults with disabilities, Medicare finances health care expenses like hospital inpatient care. Because the Willows of Easley is a non-medical community (and does not offer skilled nursing care), residents are not permitted to pay with Medicare.
Fortunately, there are other ways for families to finance long-term care. For more information about paying for the Willows of Easley please use the link above to make an inquiry.
Q: Does the Willows of Easley offer respite care for short-term residents who need help with their daily living activities?
Yes! Residents who need short-term senior care can come to the Willows of Easley senior living community for temporary assistance. Although the Willows of Easley is primarily a long-term care community, their assisted living services, and exceptional senior housing options can provide the type of community-based living options individuals need on a short-term basis.
Respite care residents at the Willows of Easley have access to the same housing options, wellness programs, and caring staff as long-term care residents. For more information, please use the link above to make an inquiry.
From The Owner
It’s not like home. It is home. Our mission is to make the tough decisions easier. Home may be a place, but it’s also a feeling, a way of life and something we take seriously. The Willows of Easley creates exceptional senior living experiences by bringing care and compassion to each and every relationship. With living options to suit your specific needs and activities that you’re sure to love, this is what a vibrant, active community looks like. We believe you’ll be able to see yourself here. Welcome to the family. Keep Reading