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Senior housing types near Dover, DE

  • State Street Assisted Living

    21 N State Street, Dover, DE 19901
    (15)
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    State Street Assisted Living is a community that is dedicated to the mission of making sure that every resident is like a part of  our extended family.   At State Street, we ensure that each resident is able to live their life to the highest potential by receiving personal assistance...

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  • Brookdale Dover

    Brookdale Dover

    150 Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE 19904
    (14)
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    Here you’ll have the care you need so you can focus on the fun. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, Brookdale Dover with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you. So go ahead and take a tai chi...

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  • Dover Place

    Dover Place

    1203 Walker Rd, Dover, DE 19904
    (8)
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    Dover Place is an Enlivant senior living community nestled in a rural part of historic Dover, Delaware. Our rural setting provides the peace and tranquility that our residents desire, while our proximity to downtown Dover offers a world of entertainment and cultural activities, including The...

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  • Milford Place

    Milford Place

    500 S DuPont Blvd, Milford, DE 19963
    (13)
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    Milford Place is an Enlivant Senior Living community located in Milford Delaware. We offer senior living services to residents in the southern Delaware area and beyond. Known as the Gateway to Southern Delaware, Milford has a premiere location within 20 minutes of popular Delaware beaches like Lewes...

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  • Brookdale Cape May

    Brookdale Cape May

    591 Route 9 South, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
    (11)
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    Here you get to define your day every day. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our assisted living and memory care community could be the right fit for you. You’ll have help with medications, dressing and bathing,...

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  • Somerford House & Place 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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  • 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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  • Merion Gardens Assisted Living

    Merion Gardens Assisted Living

    315 Merion Ave, Carneys Point, 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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  • Candle Light Cove

    Candle Light Cove

    106 W Earle Ave, Easton, MD 21601
    (6)
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    At Candle Light Cove, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. We offer free wi-fi and high speed internet. All meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting guests, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, room...

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  • HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton

    HeartFields Assisted Living at Easton

    700 Port Street #B, Easton, MD 21601
    (13)
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    Welcome to HeartFields, a Five Star Senior Living community! In our beautiful, home-like setting, which is convenient to major freeways, yet nestled on a campus-like setting on Talbot County waterfront, you will find 24-hour care services, respectful caregivers, Assisted Living with additional...

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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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  • Arcadia of Chester

    Arcadia of Chester

    402 Castle Marina Road, Chester, MD 21619
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    Arcadia Assisted Living is a Family owned and operated facility. When our grandmother had major surgery in 2003 we knew that she could no longer live alone and take care of herself. She needed a safe and loving place; but we did not want to put her in a large institution. We created Arcadia with her...

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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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  • 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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  • HarborChase of Wilmington (Now Open)

    HarborChase of Wilmington (Now Open)

    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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  • Arden Courts of Wilmington

    Arden Courts of Wilmington

    700 1/2 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803
    (13)
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    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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  • 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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  • Greenfield Senior Living at Cross Keys

    Greenfield Senior Living at Cross Keys

    3152 Glassboro Cross Keys Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028
    (11)
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    Spacious living suits with enclosed courtyards and paved walking trails highlight Greenfield Senior Living at Cross Keys, located in Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey. History buffs and antique collectors know that Glassboro got its name from the successful glass industry is a part of its...

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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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  • 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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  • Juniper Village at Williamstown

    Juniper Village at Williamstown

    1648 Black Horse Pike, Williamstown, NJ 08094
    (47)
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    Wellspring at Williamstown is unique to the South Jersey area in its approach to Alzheimer's and Dementia care. It is an entire building exclusively designed and dedicated to helping people with dementia remain independent. Our environment offers ample, safe space to explore, cheery outdoor...

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  • All American Assisted Living at Washington Township NOW OPEN

    All American Assisted Living at Washington Township NOW OPEN

    339 Greentree Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
    (5)
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    At All American Assisted Living at Washington Township, we offer a variety of community features. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Free resident parking and guest parking available at our location. Our purpose-built community has the advantage of specialized care, every aspect of the...

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  • WoodView Estates Assisted Living

    WoodView Estates Assisted Living

    5030 Unami Blvd (corner of Atlantic Ave), Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (12)
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    Woodview Estates Assisted Living is nestled on five acres with gorgeous woods and scenery all around, yet we are conveniently located near major highways including the Black & White Horse Pikes and the Atlantic City Expressway. We are only a few minutes from the Hamilton Mall and many local shopping...

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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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  • Residences at Chestnut Ridge

    Residences at Chestnut Ridge

    2700 Chestnut Parkway, 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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  • 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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  • Woodlands Assisted Living

    Woodlands Assisted Living

    1320 Windlass Drive, Baltimore, MD 21220
    (33)
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    The Woodlands Assisted Living offers seniors the best of everything: a hotel-like atmosphere with family caregivers. We are a 70-unit assisted living center, located in the Baltimore area, nestled among four acres of serene woods. Our Spacious dining room and community area encourages the residents...

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  • The Summit at Glen Mills (Independent Living Now Open)

    The Summit at Glen Mills (Independent Living Now Open)

    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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  • 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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  • Bel Air Assisted Living

    Bel Air Assisted Living

    144 N. Hickory Ave., Bel Air, MD 21014
    (19)
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    Bel Air Assisted Living is a luxury assisted living facility located in beautiful Harford County, Maryland. Privately owned and operated, we have nearly 1 caregiver for every 6 residents, providing more attention than any other facility in Greater Baltimore. Average ratio at other facilities is 1...

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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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  • Locust Lodge I

    Locust Lodge I

    184 Meadow Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (1)
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    Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

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  • Locust Lodge II

    Locust Lodge II

    182 Meadow Road, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (7)
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    Assisted Living Management was founded in 1999 and currently owns and operates six turn-of-the-century homes focused on enhancing the quality of life for all seniors. Each home is licensed for 15 residents and has been designed specifically for seniors. A place that gives residents control over...

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  • Allegria at the Fountains

    Allegria at the Fountains

    114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004
    (22)
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    The Fountains at Cedar Parke offers continuing care retirement living in a beautiful setting. Midway between the sun and surf of the seashore and the cultural wealth of Philadelphia, we're ideally located to all the area has to offer. Join a special outing to Atlantic City or cruise on The Spirit of...

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  • Sunrise of Westtown

    Sunrise of Westtown

    1045 Wilmington Pike, Westtown, 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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  • HeartHomes at Bay Ridge

    HeartHomes at Bay Ridge

    3023 Arundel On the Bay Road # A, Annapolis, MD 21403
    (21)
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    We pride ourselves on personalized, professional care that comforts each of our residents as family members in his or her home. Each resident is cared for based on his or her needs and the personal desires he or she requests. We offer options and choices to suit your individual needs and are...

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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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  • The Cottages of Perry Hall

    9900 Walther Blvd, Parkville, MD 21234
    (13)
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    The Cottages of Perry Hall – A Charter Senior Living Community is an assisted living and memory care community with a total of 64 individual apartments. As the management company for The Cottages of Perry Hall, Charter Senior Living will be responsible for day-to-day operations and all related...

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  • Atria Salisbury

    Atria Salisbury

    1110 Healthway Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
    (28)
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    Atria Salisbury offers peaceful charm and a friendly atmosphere with all the comforts of home. Take a getaway with new friends to the beaches of Ocean City and Rehoboth, or participate in one of our many on-site activities. Atria Salisbury is situated in historic Salisbury, Maryland, near the...

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  • Abraham's Garden Assisted Living

    Abraham's Garden Assisted Living

    15 Sloan Lane, Pasadena, MD 21122
    (5)
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    Abraham's Garden Assisted Living is a certified, (7) seven-bed capacity residential care home with 4,000 square feet of living space with panoramic, water oriented, water views of the Magothy river in Pasadena, Maryland. Abraham's Garden goal to maintain a 'resident-centered' highest quality of...

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  • Sunrise of Severna Park

    Sunrise of Severna Park

    43 West Mckinsey Road, Severna Park, MD 21146
    (32)
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    Our beautiful, 10 acre campus is conveniently located within walking distance of the Severna Park Community Center, the public library, Woods Memorial Church and many other popular shops and restaurants. Our community consists of an independent living, assisted living and a specialized neighborhood...

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  • Brookdale Echelon Lake

    Brookdale Echelon Lake

    207 Laurel Road, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (39)
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    There’s a lot to love here. With both assisted living and memory care, here at our lakeside community, you’ll have the care you need, when you need it. So go ahead and take that art class you’ve always wanted to try, or join your new friends for a movie night with popcorn. We’ll take care of the...

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  • Sunrise of Annapolis

    Sunrise of Annapolis

    800 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
    (29)
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    Sunrise of Annapolis is conveniently located on Bestgate Road in Annapolis, close to Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis Mall and scenic historic Annapolis. We pride ourselves in having a truly caring staff that has served our seniors for many years and have been awarded the 'Best Assisted Living...

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  • Spring Arbor of Severna Park

    Spring Arbor of Severna Park

    345 Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD 21146
    (12)
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    Spring Arbor of Severna Park is an assisted living community located in Severna Park, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County and home to about 38,000 people. Severna Park is a beautiful town on the water and close to the D.C. area, as well as Baltimore and Annapolis. Residents can take trips and group...

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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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  • Sterling Care Harbor Pointe

    Sterling Care Harbor Pointe

    611 Tressler Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801
    (3)
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    Sterling Care Harbor Point is an assisted living and memory care community located in the city of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland. Our exquisite community is well placed in the region on the head of Wicomico River. The river offers many sights to see and activities to engage in. Thus, Salisbury...

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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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  • Atria Voorhees

    Atria Voorhees

    1301 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043
    (20)
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    Atria Voorhees provides both assisted living and memory care to residents in the Voorhees and greater Philadelphia areas. We're located in a peaceful residential area, and still only half an hour from downtown Philadelphia. Our residents enjoy outings to all of the cultural and recreational...

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  • Lakeside Assisted Living At Mallard Landing

    Lakeside Assisted Living At Mallard Landing

    1109 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804
    (15)
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    Lakeside Assisted Living at Mallard Landing is a well established retirement community centrally located in Salisbury, Maryland. We can provide you or your loved one with a worry-free lifestyle while not sacrificing privacy or independence.  Our spacious apartments and variety of layouts...

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  • Morningside House At Satyr Hill

    Morningside House At Satyr Hill

    8800 Old Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234
    (43)
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    Morningside House at Satyr Hill is an assisted living community located in Parkville, Maryland in Baltimore County and home to just over 30,000 people. Residents will be able to enjoy quiet, park-like settings while still being close to area shops, malls, restaurants, movies, museums and sporting...

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Dover, Delaware

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. This type of establishment provides its occupants with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide health related services for seniors who are unable to adequately care for their own needs.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfortable care option for individuals 65 years and above, however nursing homes will routinely persons 55 and greater which is for other senior care types.A significant amount of inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have less social support, and about half of nursing home residents are over the age of 85. The most frequent mental condition experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their and familiarity, decision making capacities, and memory function. Types of care services and amenitiesoffered at nursing homes might include rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, bill pay, wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, and meal programs. Nursing homes are required to provide room and bed maintenance services, routine personal hygiene items, a professionally directed program of activities, and emergency dental services to residents. Some services come at an extra cost which can include personal reading materials, specially prepared food, and cosmetic and grooming items.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, primarily those with chronic diseases or those who are in need of long-term therapy, access to hospitals is a major component when selecting which care option best meets their needs. In total, there are 2 hospitals located in Dover which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Dover include Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus, and Dover Behavioral Health System.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is affected by the community where it is located. When it comes to resources, Dover has a cost of living index of 98.3 and a grocery price index of 100.1. Index ratings are based on a scale where 100 is the average score and anything below 100 is cheaper than the average. Dover has a sales tax of 0.00%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, weather and climate are often the most significant influence in determining a care community. The average humidity level for Dover is around 70%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of September at approximately 73%. Dover has a humid subtropical type of climate. Monthly, Dover gets about 7 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation usually happens in July with an average of 10 inches during the month. Dover experiences an average of 15.20 inches of snow per year. During the summertime, Dover is about 76°F. The low summer temperature falls to about 64°F in the month of June. The summer high rises to approximately 87°F during the month of July. In the winter, the average temperature in Dover sinks to roughly 38°F. The high winter temperature gets to approximately 50°F in the month of December. The low winter temperature is about 28 °F during the month of January. On average, the air quality index rating in Dover is approximately 40.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index score reaches its peak in the month of June at approximately 49.2.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Dover is growing at a rate of 0.017%. Dover has a population density of 612 people per square mile. In terms of crime, Dover has 7.4 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 47.5 property crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Dover 25.7% have a high-school diploma, 12.9% have a graduate degree, and 29.6% have a college degree. Based on gender, 47.7% are male and 52.3% are female. In Dover, 23.5% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.4% are over the age of 60, 6.1% are over the age of 70, and 3.7% are over the age of 80. The median age of Dover is 30 years old. Out of the total population of Dover, 5.7% consider themselves widows, 19.4% live in poverty, 6.5% do not have health insurance, and 61.0% participate in the labor force. In the previous presidential election, 49.5% voted Republican, 44.6% voted Democrat, and 5.9% voted for a third party candidate in Kent county. In Dover, 11.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Dover is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Racially, the population of Dover is 2.9% Asian, 8.8% Hispanic, 42.8% black, 45.9% white, 1.9% other or not specified, 5.8% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.5% Native American. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Dover, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.1% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.2% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Dover 10.7% practice Catholicism, 9.1% are Methodists, and 6.1% practice another Chrisitan faith. In Dover, 66.4% are nonbelievers.

State Information

An overview of Delaware

Based on natural beauty, Delaware ranks 47th in the nation. 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. There are 13 hospitals and 15 health centers that service a population of 977,370. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Christiana Care Health Services, Inc., and St Francis Hospital. Overall, Delaware ranks 23rd out of all states in quality of life and 15th in healthcare.

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 terms of religious values, 34% of Delaware's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In the last presidential election 53% of Delaware residents voted Democrat and 42% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

During the winter, the average temperature in Delaware drops to around 36°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 49°F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 24°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 75°F. The average high summer temperature is around 88°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 60°F during the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Delaware is around 3.76 inches. The most precipitation occurs in August with an average of 5.59 inches of precipitation a month. 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. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 7,000% in the month of September. 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, hickory, and shadbush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the red-headed woodpecker, the white perch, the bald eagle, or the beaver. The state animal of Delaware is the bullhead.