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a. Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community is a thriving life plan community on more than 100 acres of lush marshlands and majestic oaks on James Island, just 10 minutes from downtown Charleston. Nationally recognized for its architectural design and high-quality programs and services, Bishop Gadsden offers residents the amenities, support, and freedom to live extraordinary lives.

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"Bishop Gadsden is unique in many ways, one of which is our amazing location. It’s truly incredible that this community, with its natural beauty, is also within the city limits of one of the most extraordinary small cities in America – with its vibrant arts and cultural scene, first class restaurants, state-of-the-art medical facilities, and so much more. Combined with beautiful beaches minutes in the other direction, it doesn’t get any better than this."

Sarah Tipton
President/CEO of Bishop Gadsden

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Did you know: Five Facts about Bishop Gadsden’s History

Posted 2.11.20

It is no secret that Bishop Gadsden is well known in the Charleston community and beyond, but the Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community has a vast, 170-year history in Charleston. There is a lot to know about Bishop Gadsden history,...

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February Gab

Posted 2.1.20

The February Gab is now available. Please use the link below to view. February Gab (2) Hope everyone had a great start to the New Year!...

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Bishop Gadsden’s Ice Sculpting Extraordinaire

Posted 1.28.20

Many exciting things go on at Bishop Gadsden, and one of those things just so happens to be ice sculpting. Bishop Gadsden’s Executive Sous Chef Stuart Grayson shows off his many talents in the kitchen, but he doubles as an...

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