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7 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Middletown, DE

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Meadowcrest exceeded expectations in every way. Our experience was fantastic. The facility is new and the staff are always courteous and helpful. They treated Dad like family. We picked Meadowcrest because...
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.
Meadowcrest at Middletown is the first community of its kind in the area. It offers a sleek, upscale design highlighted by modern influences and accents, as well as natural-looking materials.Quality, customized care is tailored to the needs of each resident. You’ll always have options when you...
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I would rate all of the categories a 5. Abbey Manor of Elkton community has given my mother back her laugh. She feels secure there. The staff is exceptionally thoughtful. Based on the experience we have had...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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.
Abbey Manor is designed to make our residents feel at home. In two buildings housing 16 residents each,, a cozy, enclosed porch leads into a large and attractively-appointed atrium-style living area. The home-cooking scents emanating from the open kitchen entice everyone into the Dining Room for...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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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
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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.
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
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.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Newark Haven Assisted Living is located in beautiful Newark, Delaware. We are well known for providing exceptional service to all of our residents. Sometimes moving from your home to an assisted living facility can be difficult but we are here to make it easy. We are located in a very safe and...
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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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It's a great community, very easy to communicate with. If you have questions, they'll answer them. Everyone has been nice to my loved one as far as I know. They've done a wonderful job. They're very...
Provides: Assisted Living
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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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Cost of assisted living in Middletown, DE

The average cost of senior living in Middletown is $5,200 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include New Castle, DE with an average of $5,196 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Middletown, DE vs. nearby cities

Middletown, DE
$5,200/mo
$5,464/mo
$5,232/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Middletown, DE vs. the state and national average

Middletown, DE
$5,200/mo
U.S. national average
$4,552/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Middletown vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$5,200/mo
$5,240/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Middletown, DE by room type

Semi-Private
$6,240/mo
Studio
$6,395/mo
1 Bedroom
$6,927/mo
2 Bedroom
$7,918/mo

Ways to pay for Assisted Living in Middletown, DE

Paying for assisted living may seem daunting, but knowing all your options can be empowering. Read about the many private and public payment options that families use to pay for assisted living in Middletown.

What families are saying about assisted living in Middletown

Recent reviews for assisted living in Middletown

Meadowcrest at Middletown

3.5
They have to work out some growing pains in the business still. What is said that will get done and what gets done, doesn't always happen. They don't always think of the residents versus the comfort of the workers, for example: it's so cold there, they've got it down to 72. They are a company ...
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Millcroft Living in Newark, DE

4.5
The assisted living staff are excellent. Caring, attentive, patient, and friendly. Parking can be a pain is the only really negative thing I would say. The room sizes are good, my mom is happy with it. The last question is not a knock on Millcroft, its just the absurd costs of elderly care ...
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Luther Towers in Wilmington, DE

4.5
For how they try to accommodate the residents, they really go above and beyond. The only thing that is difficult is that my mom can't see that well and the ovens are geared for handicapped people and it's digital and she can't read the numbers. Lot's of activities. They have things like bingo, ...
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Middletown assisted living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Middletown assisted living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Middletown, 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 Middletown assisted living

Assisted living communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of assisted living partners in Middletown that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Middletown, DENational
Full medication management
Full medication management
28.6%
51.6%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
14.3%
33%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
85.7%
98.9%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
100%
99.3%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
28.6%
56.2%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
100%
99.1%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
42.9%
47.7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
14.3%
53%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Middletown assisted living

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 Middletown Assisted Living partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Middletown, DENational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
42.9%
50.5%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
28.6%
31.6%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
42.9%
40.6%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
14.3%
13.4%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Middletown assisted living

Assisted living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Middletown partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Middletown, DENational
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
28.6%
39.2%
No sugar
No sugar
28.6%
36.2%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
14.3%
12.5%
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Availability of select dining options in Middletown assisted living

Our assisted living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Middletown communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Middletown, DENational
Professional chef
Professional chef
14.3%
30.4%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
14.3%
41.2%
Room service
Room service
14.3%
35%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
14.3%
17.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Middletown assisted living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered assisted living communities in Middletown offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Middletown, DENational
Activity director
Activity director
28.6%
45.1%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
14.3%
30.3%
Community service programs
Community service programs
14.3%
29.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
14.3%
49%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
28.6%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
42.9%
51.7%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
28.6%
40.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
28.6%
33.4%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
14.3%
36.6%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
28.6%
45.5%
Live performances
Live performances
28.6%
45.9%
Fitness center
Fitness center
14.3%
23.7%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
28.6%
44.8%
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State regulations for assisted living in Middletown

Safety is a primary concern when seniors and their families look for assisted living. Each state has its own laws and inspection processes to ensure seniors reside in a safe environment. Learning about Delaware assisted living regulations will help you understand how assisted living communities in Middletown protect seniors.

Learn about Delaware Assisted Living regulations

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