Wilson Senior Care Announces Purchase of Grand Strand Healthcare


September 29, 2016 – Wilson Senior Care announced the purchase of Grand Strand Healthcare, an 88 bed skilled nursing facility located at 4452 Socastee Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Wilson Senior Care (WSC) is an established healthcare provider focusing on senior care services for more than 50 years. The addition of Grand Strand Healthcare will allow WSC to serve the citizens of Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas.

Dennis Lofe, President & CEO of Wilson Senior Care, stated that “We were honored when Harold Branton approached us about purchasing Grand Strand Healthcare. Harry and Norma have built a wonderful reputation in the community and it is clear that they take pride in providing great care to seniors in Horry County. Wilson Senior Care shall continue to carry on their mission.”

Harold Branton, Administrator and Past Owner of Grand Strand Healthcare “I am so pleased that we are transitioning to Wilson Senior Care an organization that we feel mirrors many of the same values. Wilson Senior Care has an excellent reputation throughout South Carolina and I am excited about what the future holds for Grand Strand Healthcare.” Mr. Branton will continue to serve as Grand Strand Healthcare’s Administrator for several months to assist in this transition.

This acquisition increases WSC’s operations making it the largest skilled nursing provider in the Pee Dee Region, with over 506 skilled nursing beds and 750 employees. This progressive healthcare organization generates approximately $42 million of annual revenues. WSC is an employee owned company that operates 5 skilled nursing facilities, a short-term rehabilitation facility, a long-term care pharmacy and a medical uniform retail store.