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Lorelton

2200 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

4.6
(82 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

4.3
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Rockland Place

1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803

3.7
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Foulk Manor South

407 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

As one of the friendliest retirement communities in North Wilmington, Foulk Manor South is located just minutes from Concord Pike, Route 202 and Interstate 95, and sits amidst the history and fine traditions of the Brandywine Hundred community. Our residents and their families appreciate and...

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Foulk Manor North

1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...

Arden Courts of Wilmington

700 1/2 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

4.0
(15 reviews)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Shipley Manor

2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

3.8
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Shipley Manor is a full service,continuing care rental retirement community serving independent living,assisted living, and skilled and rehabilitation services. Shipley Manor,a proud member of the community for over 26 years, was originally elementary school; it is now located in the Brandywine...

HarborChase of Wilmington

2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

3.5
(12 reviews)

1 Bed, Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

4.4
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ivy Gables Senior Living, is nestled in the village of Ardentown, Delaware and provides everything a senior living community should offer; a warm, friendly, comfortable and elegant lifestyle. It is surrounded by tastefully landscaped courtyards for relaxing with friends and families, listening...

Woodbridge Place Senior Living

1191 Rapps Dam Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460

4.3
(77 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Woodbridge Place, A Woodbine Senior Living Community, located in the quaint area of Phoenixville, PA is here to help families looking for a community that enhances the quality of life to the residents they serve.They say you can't go back BUT if your family is looking for a community that offers...

The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

4.0
(83 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bellingham is a senior living community offering independent living, personal care and memory care services to seniors We also offer skilled nursing care at Parklane which is located on our campus. Centered around a quaint 18th century farm, Bellingham retirement community offers a variety of...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

4.2
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Spring Hills Cherry Hill

1450 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

4.1
(66 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Spring Hills Cherry Hill, we are committed to making healthy living the foundation of every aspect of life. From dining that truly satisfies, to fitness that invigorates and motivates, down to the smaller details, such as our use of safe, non-toxic cleaning products in each assisted living...

Traditions of Lansdale

1800 Walnut St, Lansdale, PA 19446

4.4
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Traditions of Lansdale: Caring for those who cared for us.Knowing your loved one will have the things that matter for health and security makes the decision to seek personal care a whole lot easier for the entire family.Traditions has individualized personal care that goes beyond the basics to...

The Birches at Harleysville

691 Main Street, Harleysville, PA 19438

4.3
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Need assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing or medication management? At The Birches at Arbour Square Personal Care and Dementia Care Community located on a 20-acre campus in Harleysville, PA, you will find all the services you need to live a healthy and happy life. The...

The Residence at Cherry Hill

1979 Route 70 East, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

4.1
(67 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Residence at Cherry Hill provides multiple senior living options, including assisted living, memory care, respite care and onsite rehabilitation services. We are located on the north east side of Cherry Hill New Jersey, just fifteen miles west of Philadelphia. We are lucky enough to be close...

Symphony Manor of Feasterville

1730 Buck Road, Feasterville Trevose, PA 19053

3.7
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Symphony Manor of Feasterville is a true Pennsylvania licensed assisted living and memory care with nurses in the community 24 hours a day/7 days a week.Symphony Manor of Feasterville is an assisted living and memory care community located in Lower Bucks County in Feasterville-Trevose,...

Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley

6300 Greene St, Philadelphia, PA 19144

4.1
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Less than 10 miles from the urban vitality of Center City and located within the historically and culturally rich enclave of Northwest Philadelphia, Wesley Enhanced Living at Stapeley offers personal care services in private accommodations within a beautiful, historic building. A complete range...

Greenfield Senior Living of Perkiomen Valley

300 Perkiomen Avenue, Schwenksville, PA 19473

3.9
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome home to Greenfield of Perkiomen Valley. We are conveniently located near Routes 29, 73 and 422 in the charming, small-town community of Schwenksville, Pa. Our residents live among friends while enjoying a blend of planned social, cultural and recreational activities in an inviting...

Cardinal Village

455 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, Sewell, NJ 08080

4.7
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Let Cardinal Village take the worry out of your retirement years.   Our community design is all on one level. We offer a selection of apartment styles to fit your needs; all with no entrance fees and a month to month lease.   Our nondenominational community offers peace of mind and...

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Cost of assisted living in Wilmington, DE

Assisted living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average assisted living cost comparisons
  • $4,199
    National
  • $4,599
    State
  • $4,746
    Wilmington, DE
  • $4,230
    Pottstown, DE
  • $3,906
    Reading, DE
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Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is long-term care for seniors who are generally active and independent, but who require increased supervision and help with some daily tasks. Staff can assist residents with activities of daily living like dressing, bathing, and medication management. Assisted living is also a good option for seniors seeking more socialization. Services and amenities in assisted living facilities often include:

  • Housekeeping
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Help with personal care
  • Laundry
  • Social activities and outings
  • 24-hour emergency response
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Assisted Living in Wilmington, DE

Assisted living communities in Wilmington provide supervision, community style living, and personal care services to seniors who may require limited assistance with the activities of daily living (ADL). These communities are designed to promote independence and social interaction among seniors who do not require 24-hour skilled nursing care.

Cost of Assisted Living Facilities in Wilmington, DE

The average monthly cost for assisted living in Wilmington is as follows:

  • Mean cost city proper: $5,200
  • Median cost city proper: $5,400
  • Mean cost metro area: $5,400
  • Median cost metro area: $5,300

In Delaware, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $72,414. Public assistance is available through the Delaware Diamond State Health Plan Plus. The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection governs this type of community.

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Cost of Living

Compared to other cities in the region, Wilmington is considered to be an extremely affordable option. The cost-of-living index is rated four points lower than the national average and the grocery index is equivalent to the national average. All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
96 100 $1,066 20.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent $164,049 $40,221 No estate tax or inheritance tax

Local Hospitals

There are 2 general hospitals in the city that provide emergency care and other medical services to the city. The top hospitals that service Wilmington include:

  • Wilmington Hospital – This hospital offers a full Emergency Department and helipad with aero-medical transport capabilities, a center for rehabilitation, and a joint replacement center.
  • Swank Center for Memory Care and Geriatric Consultation – The first and most comprehensive outpatient center for seniors and their families dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.
  • Saint Francis Hospital – A full-service hospital that provides a number of services including cancer care, cardiology, and physical therapy. They also provide dialysis and home care services.

Weather and Climate

Wilmington has a humid subtropical type of climate. This means that the summers tend to be hot and muggy while the winters tend to be mild or cold. On average, the humidity level for Wilmington is roughly 66%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at roughly 70%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
76°F 87°F (July) 64°F (July) 36°F 46°F (December) 26°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
59 (Moderate) 76 in December (Moderate)

The average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation and Natural Disasters

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall Natural Disasters
4” 6” (October) 13” Hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for New Castle County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
61.95% 32.52% 5.53%

Population Statistics

Total Population Population density Population trend
71,106 2,517 people per square mile Shrinking at a rate of -0.05%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 25% 10% 5% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
36% 26% 11%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
1.2% 58.3% 10.2% <1% <1% 9.2% 3% 4%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
5,356 58 17

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
9% 60% 13% 27% 7% 6%

Wilmington is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Located on the banks of both the Delaware and Christinia Rivers, many seniors find living in Wilmington to be pleasant and relaxing. The Downtown area is filled with lots of local history such as the DuPont Building which was built in the 20th century, the 1802 DuPont gunpowder works and the DuPont family’s Georgian-style home. The Hagley Museum showcases much of the DuPont family’s history in the city. The Old Swedes Church located between the Christina River and Brandywine Creek was built in 1698 and offers a glimpse into the past. Brandywine Park is located to the north of the city and has many walking paths and a zoo. The Delaware Art Museum was founded in 1902 and has a collection of more than 12,000 objects as well as a 9-acre sculpture park.

Transportation

Although it may be difficult to get around the city without a car, public transportation is available in certain parts of the city such as Downtown. The bus system, the Delaware Administration for Regional Transit also known as DART First State marks there bus stops with blue and white signs throughout the city.

Frequently asked questions about Assisted Living facilities in Delaware

Springfield Crossings, The Landing of Washington Square and Atria Lafayette Hill are the top rated assisted living facilities near Wilmington, Delaware. See full list of communities.

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