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10 Best Memory Care Facilities in Wilmington, DE

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Alzheimer’s care in Wilmington incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Wilmington memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Wilmington, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

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9.4
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127 reviews
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My husband was there for a short stay and our experience was wonderful. Facility is very nice and staff were great. Highly recommend the Lorelton. Facility was clean, staff very attentive and food service...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Winner Best Assisted Living 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019! Offering Assisted Living as well as Memory Care. The Lorelton is truly unique. Privately owned by a local foundation not a corporation. Not-for-Profit and affordable. The Lorelton is considered to be in 'the Suburbs' of the city. Conveniently...
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1111 Floor plans available
9.5
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40 reviews
9.5
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40 reviews
5 star
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The reason we gave the meals a 4 is because it is a smaller facility, their menu is not that big but the quality of food is above average. There are activities everyday but some days have more than others....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Foulk Manor North offers our residents a continuum of care encompassing independent living, assisted living, memory care in our Bridge to Rediscovery community and skilled nursing. Set on ten beautifully wooded acres, right next to the New Castle County Brandywine Hundred Library, Foulk Manor...
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9.5
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30 reviews
9.5
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30 reviews
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We are so grateful to have found this fine place for our family member. Every step of the way there was great info, consistent support, and for every question a clear and readily available answer. After 6...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Forwood Manor sits on 13 beautifully manicured acres and is located just minutes from I-95. Close to shopping and cultural sites, we offer a full-service rental retirement community with the best social and transportation programs, along with well-designed and spacious apartments. We invite you...
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9.4
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57 reviews
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Based on the experience we have had with Rockland Place we would rate them a 5 in all categories, it is an outstanding facility. Our family has been very very pleased and we would recommend this community...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
When you think of assisted living and memory care, what do you see? If cookie-cutter apartments, quiet hallways, bland food and stereotypical activities come to mind, then think again. Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more...
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55 Floor plans available
8.7
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58 reviews
8.7
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58 reviews
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My father was previously a resident at Somerford House and Place of Newark and we were very pleased with everything about the facility. Unfortunately my father passed away recently, but he enjoyed his time...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Somerford House offers general assisted living on a beautifully landscaped campus in Newark, Delaware. Centrally located the surrounding community offers easy access to downtown Newark, local shopping districts, Christiana Hospital and Interstate 95. Step inside our doors to discover a lovely,...
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8.7
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The Residences at Chadds Ford is a fabulous facility. Their food is amazing and their staff team is fabulous. Based on the experience we have had so far we would absolutely recommend them to other families.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
NOW OPEN! The Residence at Chadds Ford is a flagship community in west suburban Philadelphia, bringing the area a level of luxury, service and sophisticated lifestyle befitting the cultured, inquisitive, active seniors that we serve. We offer Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care....
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44 Floor plans available
8.7
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53 reviews
8.7
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53 reviews
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The staff has been wonderful and helpful with my parents. They truly care and make it a family. [name removed] at the front desk has been going above and beyond with my parents making sure they feel welcome!...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Just minutes from the Delaware/Pennsylvania state line, Sunrise of Wilmington is set in the heart of Brandywine Hundred. We pride ourselves in our dedication to creating a quality care alternative for seniors in the North Wilmington area. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...
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8.5
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17 reviews
8.5
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17 reviews
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My uncle seems comfortable at the HarborChase of Wilmington community. He really seems to be thriving and based on the experience we have had so far, we would recommend this community to other families who...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
HarborChase of Wilmington Assisted Living and Memory Care, is a place where unrivaled hospitality and classic elegance converge in a timeless setting of peaceful tranquility. Here, you’ll find much more than amazing value in the award-winning cuisine, personalized housekeeping, exhilarating...
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7.3
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27 reviews
7.3
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27 reviews
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Initial transition to their care went smoother than expected. The outside garden is great. When my husband's mobility was better it was awesome. Now his mobility is a challenge and hospice on board to help...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
For nearly 25 years, Arden Courts Memory Care has catered to the special needs of individuals with memory loss. Staffed by specially trained caregivers, Arden Courts cares for individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Each community features home like common areas,...
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The main area when you first walk into the building is always very well kept up. The presentation is clearly very important to them. The elevators are always clean and the hallways are always vacuumed. There...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Lodge Lane Assisted Living is a non-profit, brand new elegant community situated on a beautiful estate in North Wilmington,Delaware. Residents of all faiths are welcomed while celebrating the best in Jewish heritage, culture and traditions. Lodge Lane creates a home for those who don't need...
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I really thought they were great. I had no regrets ever putting my loved one here. They' couldn't help Covid came along. It was difficult on the residents being more isolated. But they did the best they...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Merion Gardens Assisted Living is located in CarneyÆs Point, New Jersey. Merion Gardens is owned and supervised by local physicians. Since they are known for making wellness a priority, residents and loved ones can be assured that each resident is provided exceptional service in a supportive...
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55 Floor plans available
7.0
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14 reviews
7.0
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14 reviews
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My husband and I have been living at Shipley Living for the last 2 years. I have to praise the staff to no end. They are all lovely, polite, friendly, smiling and very attentive, remembering everyone's...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Shipley Living is a full service, continuing care rental retirement community serving independent living, assisted living, and skilled and rehabilitation services.Shipley Living, a proud member of the community for over 35 years, was originally elementary school; it is located in the Brandywine...
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7.0
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My mom and I tell everyone we talk to how much my mom likes Ivy Gables. Mom is even going to be in their commercial. It's the best place to go.It was the best place for the money.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Located in Wilmington, DE, Ivy Gables is proud to be a trusted choice for senior living, assisted living, and memory care in New Castle County, Delaware. Owned and operated by George and Tammy Loudon for many decades, Ivy Gables was acquired by Asbury Communities, Inc., in December 2023.Asbury...
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11 Floor plan available
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7.0
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29 reviews
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We chose Brookdale Hockessin because of the location, the cost, the smaller size of the facility and the overall family-type atmosphere. They do their very best to give residents a happy, comfortable and...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Go do the things you love and let us help with the rest.Here at our assisted living community in Hockessin, Delaware, you get to redefine your independence, pursue your passions and live your life your way. Whether that’s connecting with new friends or trying something new like meditation, you...
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Pretty expensive. Assisted living has concerts for activities, for memory care the activities vary. Food is delicious, we have eaten there several times and its amazing. They have a chef that went to a great...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Newest Retirement Community in Hockessin! The Suites at The Summit, our assisted living community complete with The Compass Memory Care community opened in Summer 2015. A Community Built with YOU in Mind Our staff is on hand 24/7, 365 days a year, for completion of personal care along with...
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38 reviews
6.0
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38 reviews
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The staff here is great. They really do treat their residents with kindness and compassion. The building is clean and never has any weird smells when we go to visit. I would absolutely, 100% recommend...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Lindsay Place is an assisted living community located in beautiful Pennsville, New Jersey. Our tree lined property is in a quiet neighborhood between the Delaware River and Kate Creeks Meadow. Resident rooms overlook lovely forest or our peaceful interior courtyard. We strive to create a festive...
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I'm very happy to be here! It's a clean, nice looking place, and it was in great shape when I moved in! The staff here is very friendly, and very organized, They check in every morning to make sure everyone...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Luther Towers is a beautiful assisted living community located in historic Willmington, Delaware. Willmington has many galleries, museums, and gardens for its residents to enjoy. You can also enjoy one of the many ethnic festival that are held in Willmington each year. The staff at Luther Towers...
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Overall we're very pleased with how things turned out at Luther Towers. The staff here is friendly and professional, and they were a big help and made the whole move-in process very easy. It's a nice looking...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Luther Towers II Luther Towers II is an assisted living community located in the picturesque city of Wilmington, Delaware where the Christina River, the Brandywine Creek, and the Delaware River all meet. With a beautiful and vibrant riverfront containing theatres, markets, restaurants, and...
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My loved one is doing very well here. He is being cared for very well here. I'am happy with everything they have done for us. The staff is patient and very caring towards the residents. They do a good job...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Ingleside Homes offers affordable assisted living to all fail seniors, regardless of income, who need assistance with two or more activities of assisted living such as eating, bathing and dressing.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of memory care in Wilmington, DE

The average cost of senior living in Wilmington is $5,296 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include New Castle, DE with an average of $5,217 per month.

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Wilmington, DE vs. nearby cities

Wilmington, DE
$5,296/mo
$5,312/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Wilmington, DE vs. the state and national average

Wilmington, DE
$5,296/mo
U.S. national average
$4,779/mo

Average monthly cost of Memory Care in Wilmington vs. other types of senior living

Memory Care
$5,296/mo

Median monthly costs of Memory Care in Wilmington, DE by room type

Semi-Private
$5,818/mo
Studio
$5,808/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,263/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,668/mo

Average cost of Memory Care in Wilmington over time

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What families are saying about memory care in Wilmington

Recent reviews for memory care in Wilmington

Morningside House of Exton

2.8
Overall it was a decent place. Some things could be improved, but better than the homes that except Medicaid. Most of the staff were friendly and helpful, as with anywhere nowadays there were a few that did as little as possible. Our person often told me they would take forever to get her to ...
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Freedom Village at Brandywine, a CCRC in Coatesville, PA

4.5
My mother has lived at Freedom Village since 1999, first in a beautiful condo, next in Assisted Living and finally in Skilled Care for the last 5 years. She is now 96 years old, legally blind, hard of hearing, and has advanced dementia. She spends most of her time in a wheelchair and is happy ...
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The Residence at Chadds Ford in Glen Mills, PA

5.0
I would definitely recommend this community. It is brand new and extremely clean. The community has everything my mom needs. The staff is very friendly, kind, and attentive. The communication is great and they have built a relationship with us.

Wilmington review score based on 113 family reviews

8.2
Review score22 facilities113 reviewsWrite a review
This proprietary review score is based on 113 reviews of 22 Wilmington memory care communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Wilmington review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how memory care residents and family members rate memory care in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Wilmington review score compared against nearby cities

8.2
Wilmington, DE22 facilities
8.2
Elsmere, DE31 facilities
8.5
Bellefonte, DE29 facilities

Review subcategories for Wilmington memory care

When memory care residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 113 reviews of 22 Wilmington memory care communities. This chart helps you compare Wilmington resident and family memory care satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our senior living advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
Wilmington, DE averageNational average
Cleanliness
4.5
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
4.5
Care services
4.1
4.2
Staff
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4.4
Meals & dining
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4.0
Activities
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Value for cost*
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Wilmington memory care services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Wilmington memory care communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Wilmington, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Wilmington memory care

Memory care communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of memory care partners in Wilmington that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Wilmington, DENational
Full medication management
Full medication management
72.7%
65.1%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
68.2%
47.9%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
100%
82.5%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
77.3%
71.7%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
50%
28.3%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
89.6%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
68.2%
61.5%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
72.7%
72.4%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Wilmington memory care

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Wilmington Memory Care partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Wilmington, DENational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
77.3%
73.9%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
45.5%
45.7%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
54.5%
70.1%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
22.7%
26.1%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Wilmington memory care

Memory care communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Wilmington partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Wilmington, DENational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
59.1%
27.3%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
63.6%
43.8%
No sugar
No sugar
59.1%
41%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
59.1%
49.5%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
22.7%
16%
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Availability of select dining options in Wilmington memory care

Our memory care communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Wilmington communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Wilmington, DENational
Professional chef
Professional chef
54.5%
31.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
63.6%
39.2%
Room service
Room service
54.5%
36.2%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
31.8%
22.5%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Wilmington memory care

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered memory care communities in Wilmington offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Wilmington, DENational
Activity director
Activity director
77.3%
45.2%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
45.5%
33.1%
Community service programs
Community service programs
50%
27.8%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
68.2%
54.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
81.8%
51.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
77.3%
60.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
63.6%
39%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
68.2%
34.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
68.2%
35.7%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
77.3%
46.8%
Live performances
Live performances
77.3%
47.2%
Dances
Dances
31.8%
30.4%
Fitness center
Fitness center
50%
21.5%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
77.3%
45.9%
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Frequently Asked Questions

There are 27 memory care facilities near Wilmington, Delaware. See the full list.

The 27 memory care facilities near you in Wilmington, Delaware typically provide housing, therapies, and care tailored to those who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. To find memory care in Wilmington, Delaware, browse our detailed listings showing photos, floor plans, amenities, activities, and reviews from real families.

Browse A Place for Mom’s listings for memory care in Wilmington, Delaware, to take a virtual tour. Our local senior living experts can arrange for a live tour of these communities as well.

The cost of memory care facilities in Wilmington, Delaware ranges from $495 to $12995. The average Memory Care cost in Wilmington, Delaware is $5,296. Prices often vary based on care provided, amenities, unit size, and more. 

The cost of memory care in Wilmington, Delaware typically starts at $495. A Place for Mom’s local, expert senior living advisors can help you find affordable memory care facilities near you and offer advice on how to lower costs and pay for care with VA benefits or public payment options.

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