Aiken Senior Living Communities Ready to Assist Displaced Seniors from Fire

Aiken Senior Living Communities Ready to Assist Displaced Seniors from Fire (Image 1)

Aiken, SC – This morning the residents of Marshall Square Retirement Resort in Columbia County Georgia near Augusta lost their homes to a massive fire at this senior retirement community. Many of these seniors and their families now need to find immediate housing.

Cumberland Village in Aiken has announced that they are ready to assist any displaced seniors with short and long-term housing options. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this morning’s fire. The stress and anxiety these seniors and their families are experiencing now cannot be imagined. Cumberland Village wants to relieve them of at least some of their stress they are facing by offering our services and housing options to those in immediate need,” stated Jason Stewart, executive director of Cumberland Village.

“These seniors and families have so much to deal with right now, searching for appropriate short or long-term housing should not have to be on their list today. That is why we here at Cumberland Village are reaching out to those seniors and families to offer an easy transition. Our team is prepared to meet with seniors and their families at any time either at the temporary housing site, or here at our community. For families out-of-town, we can even meet over the phone, or face-to-face via the Internet or smart phones. We want to make the housing transition as easy as possible and at least remove one burden off those affected today,” remarked Dougal Kear, director of marketing for Cumberland Village.

Cumberland Village, located just a short drive from Marshall Square, offers seniors a resort-like community with both apartments and patio homes, each with several different sizes and configurations to choose from. Cumberland Village will have live staff answering the phones 24-hours-a-day to answer questions and set-up appointments.

Seniors and their families are asked to call (803) 643-0073 for information and to set-up an appointment, or stop by Cumberland Village located at 3335 Wise Creek Lane, just off Augusta Road (SC 421) and a block south of US 1 and 78 in Aiken.

Cumberland Village is part of the Marrinson Group family of distinguished senior care residences founded in 1966 and led by founder Ralph A. Marrinson. Located in Aiken, South Carolina, which has been named one of the best places in the country to retire, Cumberland Village is conveniently located near cultural, recreational, and shopping opportunities. For more information about Cumberland Village, visit or call (803) 643-0073.


Trinity on Laurens, located at 213 Laurens Street in downtown Aiken is also ready to assist those displaced by Tuesday’s tragic fire.

Trinity is a faith based, non-profit independent and assisted living community located about 25 minutes from Marshall Square Retirement Community.

“All thoughts and prayers are with the residents, family members and staff affected by today’s tragic fire. Trinity is able to provide placement in assisted living or independent living for those displaced by the fire” according to Connie Henrich, Administrator.

Please call 803-643-4200 if Trinity can help or if you would like additional information.



UPDATE: 1 Still Missing In Retirement Home Fire; At Least 2 Sent To Hospital

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