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Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

(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...

Arden Courts of Wilmington

700 1/2 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

(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,...

Foulk Manor North

1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

(24 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...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

(39 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...

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HarborChase of Wilmington

2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

(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...

Shipley Manor

2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810

(11 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...

Foulk Manor South

407 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

(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...

Rockland Place

1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803

(35 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...

The Residence at Chadds Ford

1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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....

Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Combine amazing service, great friends, and resort-level amenities and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all the comforts of home. Merrill Gardens at Glen Mills offers Independent Living, Personal Care and Memory Care all in one campus for flexibility and convenience.With amenities like a...

Glen Mills Senior Living

242 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063

(38 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

There are assisted living facilities. And then there's Truewood by Merrill, Glen Riddle. One reason why our community 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...

Merion Gardens Assisted Living

315 Merion Ave, Carneys Point Township, NJ 08069

(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

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...


2200 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

(71 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...

Chestnut Ridge Wallingford

2700 Chestnut Pkwy, Wallingford, PA 19086

(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Chestnut Ridge Wallingford is located in beautiful and historic Wallingford, 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...

Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Wesley Enhanced Living Main Line a CCRC

100 Halcyon Drive, Media, PA 19063

(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Plush Mills Senior Living

501 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086

(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

(78 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...

Brookdale Hockessin

6677 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707

(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Claymont, Delaware

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that provides residence to two or more persons who have no personal relation to the administrator. This type of residence provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide maintenance, personal care and other health related services for people who cannot adequately take care of themselves.

This type of community is a familiar and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will often allow persons 55 and greater which is unusual for other senior care types. Types of amenities and services offered at nursing homes can include room and board, 24-hour emergency care, friendly visitor programs, and home care (like cooking, cleaning, or help with other daily activities). Many residents of nursing homes are seniors with , which can of verbal outbursts, resisting support, or a propensity to wander. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to spend time with visitors, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, make complaints, and be treated with respect. Some services come at an extra cost which can include flowers and plants, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal clothing. The most frequent mental disease experienced by nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity, memory recall, and decision making capabilities.

Cost of Living

The location in which a care community is located will have a large effect on the overall price. The total cost of living is a major factor when determining which community is best for your family. The median monthly cost for rent in Claymont is $1,189 and the median value for a home for Claymont is $200,679. The rent burden for Claymont is about 21.8% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Claymont consists of 8,707 people. Claymont has a population density of 1,563 people per square mile. In terms of education, 23.8% have a college degree, 36.5% have a high-school diploma, and 9.3% have a graduate degree. Based on gender, 51.4% are female and 48.6% are male. The median age of Claymont is 38 years old. Demographically, Claymont is 1.8% Hispanic, 0.5% Native American, 0.0% other or not specified, 30.2% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.4% Asian, 1.2% mixed race, and 63.6% white. Out of the total population of Claymont, 6.2% do not have health insurance, 5.6% are widows, 65.9% participate in the labor force, and 12.2% live in poverty. In Claymont, 10.1% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

State Information

An overview of Delaware

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Delaware citizen is ranked 23rd nation-wide. Additionally, Delaware is ranked 15th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Delaware is ranked 47th in the nation. There are 13 general hospitals and 15 health centers that provide care for 977,370 Delaware residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Delaware are Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Christiana Care Health Services, Inc., and St Francis Hospital. The state of Delaware has a cost of living index of 106.0 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 113.4 and a housing index rating of 98.2.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Delaware ranks 17th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Delaware, 33% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 41. In the last presidential election 53% of Delaware residents voted Democrat and 42% voted Republican. Thirty-four percent of Delaware residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 831 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-15%, Mainline Protestant-21%, and Historically Black Protestant-10%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Hindu-2%. In Delaware there are 45 masonic lodges.

State-wide weather information

On average, Delaware has an air quality index rating of around 42.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of June with a rating of 51.5 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Delaware is around 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 7,000% in the month of September. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of August at around 5.59 inches. On average, the state receives 3.76 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Delaware drops to around 36F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 75F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 88F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60F during the month of June. While residents of Delaware mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Delaware can include hurricanes.

Wildlife to be found in Delaware

The state of Delaware has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of sweetgum, tulip poplar, sassafras, and shadbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the osprey, the upland sandpiper, the hybrid muskellunge, or the white perch. The state animal of Delaware is the bullhead.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Delaware

The Landing of Washington Square, Atria Lafayette Hill and Columbia Cottage are the top rated nursing homes near Claymont, Delaware. See full list of communities.

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