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  • Lorelton

    Lorelton

    2200 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805
    (58)
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    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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  • Rockland Place

    Rockland Place

    1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803
    (31)
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    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 active...

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  • Foulk Manor South

    Foulk Manor South

    407 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
    (21)
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    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 enjoy...

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  • HarborChase of Wilmington

    HarborChase of Wilmington

    2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803
    (5)
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    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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  • Sunrise of Wilmington

    Sunrise of Wilmington

    2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
    (32)
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    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 can't...

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  • Shipley Manor

    Shipley Manor

    2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (8)
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    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...

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  • Forwood Manor

    1912 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (12)
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    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 to...

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  • Ivy Gables Senior Living

    Ivy Gables Senior Living

    2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810
    (4)
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    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 to...

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  • Merion Gardens Assisted Living

    Merion Gardens Assisted Living

    315 Merion Ave, Carneys Point Township, NJ 08069
    (2)
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    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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  • Brookdale Hockessin

    Brookdale Hockessin

    6677 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707
    (15)
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    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 have...

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  • Somerford House & Place of Newark

    Somerford House & Place of Newark

    501 South Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713
    (33)
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    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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  • The Residence at Chadd's Ford

    The Residence at Chadd's Ford

    1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (3)
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    The Residence at Chadds Ford will be LCB Senior Living’s 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. Located at 1778 Wilmington Pike in Glen Mills, within...

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  • Lindsay Place

    Lindsay Place

    39 Supawna Rd., Pennsville Township, NJ 08070
    (33)
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    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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  • Millcroft

    Millcroft

    255 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711
    (10)
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    Established for over 30 years in Newark, Millcroft is truly the cornerstone of senior living. With our independent living, assisted living, and skilled and intermediate nursing rehabilitation, Millcroft is set apart from others by its in-house therapy service, full service rental retirement...

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  • Paramount Senior Living at Newark

    Paramount Senior Living at Newark

    200 E Village Rd, Newark, DE 19711
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    Paramount Senior Living is a senior living community offering both assisted living and memory care in Newark, Delaware. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood with access to many nearby activities and amenities. Residents can enjoy shopping at nearby shopping centers, excursions to local...

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  • The Summit at Glen Mills

    The Summit at Glen Mills

    52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (2)
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    Combine amazing service, great friends, and resort-level amenities and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all the comforts of home. The Summit at Glen Mills is opening later this year and offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience. With...

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  • Glen Mills Senior Living

    Glen Mills Senior Living

    242 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342
    (21)
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    Glen Mills Senior Living is conveniently located along Route 1 near shopping, restaurants and places of worship. We offer transportation to a variety of local destinations including doctor's offices, malls and your favorite restaurant. At Glen Mills Senior Living you can chat in our Bistro, read...

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  • Friends Home in Kennett

    Friends Home in Kennett

    147 West State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
    (9)
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    Since 1898 the Friends Home has provided older adults quality care and housing at a moderate price. Founded by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), the Home has a strong tradition of encouraging independence and respect for the individuality and dignity of each person. Assisted...

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  • The Residence at Glen Riddle

    The Residence at Glen Riddle

    263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063
    (31)
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    There are assisted living facilities. And then there's The Residence. One reason why The Residence is such a special place to live is that we understand every family wants the very best for loved ones. As a company that is family-operated, our commitment is to each resident individually - providing...

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  • Chestnut Ridge

    Chestnut Ridge

    2700 Chestnut Pkwy, Wallingford, PA 19013
    (30)
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    The Residences at Chestnut Ridge are located in beautiful and historic Chester, Pennsylvania. Residents and guests alike enjoy our proximity to Chester Park, Taylor Arboretum and the Ridley Creek, all of which can be seen from our community. Natural beauty is enjoyed year round and residents enjoy a...

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  • Sunrise of Westtown

    Sunrise of Westtown

    1045 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
    (25)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care services...

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  • Sunrise of Granite Run

    Sunrise of Granite Run

    247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063
    (40)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care services...

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  • Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

    Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

    100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063
    (12)
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    Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line is a senior living community located in Media, PA. Media is a small borough in Delaware County, west of Philadelphia and home to about 5,500 people. Residents can take part in a host of activities including going out to local...

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  • Plush Mills Senior Living

    Plush Mills Senior Living

    501 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086
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    Plush Mills is a great place to live the good life. Big enough to count on. Small enough to care. With only 124 independent living apartments and 34 personalized care suites, Plush Mills is just the right size — large enough to offer a full range of services, yet small enough to provide truly...

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  • The Hickman

    The Hickman

    400 N Walnut St, West Chester, PA 19380
    (3)
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    The Hickman, a senior living residential and personal care community has been providing excellent care to the residents of Chester County and the surrounding area for over a century. Founded by two Quaker women in 1891, The Hickman is conveniently located in the heart of historic West Chester,...

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  • Arbor Terrace Willistown

    Arbor Terrace Willistown

    1713 W Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19382
    (31)
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    Arbor Terrace Willistown offers quality personal care and dementia care in West Chester, Pennsylvania. We honor individuality and celebrate each person's unique life through deep connections with our residents and families. We create delightful surprises and meaningful moments within a safe and...

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  • Rose Tree Place

    Rose Tree Place

    500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063
    (72)
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    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 active...

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  • Arbour Square at West Chester

    Arbour Square at West Chester

    1201 Ward Ave, West Chester, PA 19380
    (15)
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    Arbour Square at West Chester is truly a unique rental community. Located in a beautiful, small town rich in history, Arbour Square stands out as something new and exciting, above and beyond the ordinary. A community where there’s always something interesting or fun going on, and where you’ll find...

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  • Bellingham Retirement Community

    Bellingham Retirement Community

    1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
    (78)
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    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...

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  • Abbey Manor of Elkton

    Abbey Manor of Elkton

    One Colonial Manor Court Building 1, Elkton, MD 21921
    (5)
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    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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  • Wellington at Hershey's Mill

    Wellington at Hershey's Mill

    1361 Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
    (2)
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    Independent Living for Active Seniors Wellington at Hershey's Mill in West Chester, PA is an independent living residential community for active seniors who are looking to socialize, stay active, and no longer want the worry of owning a home. Are you ready to enjoy a carefree, maintenance-free...

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  • Sunrise of Newtown Square

    Sunrise of Newtown Square

    333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073
    (26)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized care services. From...

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  • Simpson Meadows

    Simpson Meadows

    101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (13)
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    Simpson Meadows is Central Chester County's premier non-profit continuing care retirement community, with more than a 150 year history of service to senior adults as a member of the Simpson Senior Services network. Our philosophy of care includes maximizing resident independence at an affordable...

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  • St. Martha Villa

    St. Martha Villa

    490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335
    (20)
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    Since our founding in 2003, St. Martha Villa has proudly served in the Chester County Community by providing exceptional care. Our bright, spacious, one story building is situated on a beautifully landscaped campus with numerous outdoor gardens, walking paths and even a putting green! The beautiful...

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  • Echo Lake (Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Summer 2020)

    Echo Lake (Assisted Living and Memory Care Opening Summer 2020)

    900 N Atwater Dr, Malvern, Malvern, PA 19355
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    We are locally owned and operated by SageLife. Our founders were pioneers in senior living; they helped define the companies that have defined the industry. Sage’s mission is to create the best home for each member of the SageLife family every day by encouraging, empowering, and celebrating...

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  • Sunrise of Exton

    Sunrise of Exton

    200 Sunrise Boulevard, Exton, PA 19341
    (31)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care services...

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  • Sunrise of Paoli

    Sunrise of Paoli

    324 West Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355
    (20)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized personal care services...

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  • Arbor Terrace Exton (Opening Spring 2021)

    Arbor Terrace Exton (Opening Spring 2021)

    100 Oaklands Blvd., Exton, PA 19341
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    Arbor Terrace Exton is coming soon as a personal care and memory care community for seniors in Exton, Pennsylvania.

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  • Highgate at Paoli Pointe

    Highgate at Paoli Pointe

    600 Paoli Pointe Drive, Paoli, PA 19301
    (12)
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    Located in the heart of Chester County, Highgate at Paoli Pointe is a Genesis community which combines all the comforts of home with the luxuries and amenities of premiere senior living. Our 80-apartment home offers 24-hour assistance when needed while still encouraging residents to be as...

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  • The Quadrangle a CCRC

    The Quadrangle a CCRC

    3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA 19041
    (24)
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    The Quadrangle, situated on 74 beautifully landscaped acres on Philadelphia's Main Line, is an independent full-service community meeting needs of seniors like you since 1986. The community is ideal for seniors who desire an active lifestyle. Residents enjoy gracious apartment accommodations, a...

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  • Exton Senior Living

    Exton Senior Living

    600 North Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA 19341
    (13)
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    Welcome to Exton Senior Living, a premier senior living community located conveniently off of Route 100 in Exton, Pennsylvania. Convenient to West Chester, Downingtown, Paoli and Chester Springs, Exton Senior Living is in close proximity to shopping, dining and houses of worship. Exton Senior...

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  • United Methodist Communities Pitman

    United Methodist Communities Pitman

    535 N Oak Ave, Pitman, NJ 08071
    (8)
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    Pitman Manor is part of United Methodist Homes of NJ, which has been in operation since 1907. We believe in keeping our residents physically and financially independent as long as possible. To do this, we offer all levels of care and a financial promise that no resident is asked to leave if his/her...

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  • The Mansion at Rosemont

    The Mansion at Rosemont

    404 Cheswick Place, Rosemont, PA 19010
    (12)
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    The Mansion at Rosemont is Main Line retirement living at its best for people 62 and better, offering superb services, amenities and dining on a 10+ acre estate, formerly owned by the nephew of renowned American Impressionist painter, Mary Cassat. Last summer, through our merger with the non-profit...

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  • Woodbury Mews

    Woodbury Mews

    122-124 Green Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096
    (43)
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    When you think of independent living, 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...

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  • Summit Place

    Summit Place

    540 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028
    (17)
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    At Summit Place we pride ourselves on our relaxed home like atmosphere where our residents come first. We are located in the small town of Glassboro, New Jersey, just one half mile east of Rowan College and two miles south of Lakeside Park. Our residents are happy to call Summit Place home due to...

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  • Freedom Village at Brandywine

    Freedom Village at Brandywine

    15 Freedom Blvd, Coatesville, PA 19320
    (17)
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    Are you ready for fewer chores and more adventures? Located in historic Chester County, our continuing care retirement community, also known as a CCRC, gives you access to four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, personal care home, memory care, and skilled nursing. Plus,...

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  • The Devon Senior Living

    The Devon Senior Living

    445 North Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333
    (32)
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    The Devon Senior Living is a beautiful wooded estate conveniently located along the Main Line. Just minutes from Valley Forge Park and local shops, The Devon Senior Living offers quality care right in the heart of your local community. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shaded walking trails winding...

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  • Sunrise of Haverford

    Sunrise of Haverford

    217 Montgomery Avenue, Haverford, PA 19041
    (18)
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    Sunrise of Haverford is located conveniently in the heart of the Main Line and just minutes from Suburban Square Shopping Center and both Lankenau and Bryn Mawr hospitals. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of...

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  • Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford

    Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford

    1674 Delsea Drive, Deptford, NJ 08096
    (20)
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    Fox Trail Assisted Living at Deptford is an assisted living community in Deptford, New Jersey. For more detailed information about amenities, features and services, or to schedule an appointment, please call us.

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  • Eagleview Landing (Opening Summer 2020)

    Eagleview Landing (Opening Summer 2020)

    650 Stockton Drive, Exton, PA 19341
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    Introducing Eagleview Landing, the newest senior living community in Exton, PA. The location just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is close to perfect. The comfort of Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care is reassuring. And the luxury? Isn't that always nice? Eagleview Landing is...

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Assisted Living in Wilmington, DE

Assisted living facilities 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. 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.

Licensing Requirements – Delaware

Cost of Living in Wilmington, DE

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 Medical Providers

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.

Climate and Weather

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.

Licensure Terms for Assisted Living in Wilmington, DE

Assisted Living Facilities: Assisted living is a special combination of housing, supportive services, supervision, personalized assistance, and health care. The purpose of this care is to respond to the individual needs of seniors who need help with the activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living.

Rest (Residential) Homes: "Rest (Residential) Home" is a facility that provides resident beds and personal care services in a homelike environment for persons who are normally able to manage activities of daily living. The home should provide friendly understanding to persons living there as well as appropriate supportive care. The facility should ensure that the resident's self-esteem, self-image, and role as a contributing member of the community is reinforced. The regulations contained here within are based on the common needs of the rest (Residential) care recipients and are minimal health standards.

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