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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to nursing homes. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one; and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 50 nursing homes in Wilmington and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Nursing Homes near Wilmington, Delaware

Lorelton

2200 West 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

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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...

Foulk Manor South

407 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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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...

Rockland Place

1519 Rockland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19803

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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...

Merion Gardens Assisted Living

315 Merion Ave, Penns Grove, NJ 08069

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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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Foulk Manor North

1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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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...

HarborChase of Wilmington

2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

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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...

Sunrise of Wilmington

2215 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19803

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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...

Ivy Gables Senior Living

2210 Swiss Ln, Wilmington, DE 19810

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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...

Somerford House & Place of Newark

501 South Harmony Road, Newark, DE 19713

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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,...

The Residence at Chadds Ford

1778 Wilmington Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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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....

Paramount Senior Living at Newark

200 E Village Rd, Newark, DE 19713

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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...

The Summit at Glen Mills

52 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills, PA 19342

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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...

The Residence at Glen Riddle

263 Glen Riddle Road, Media, PA 19063

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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 -...

Chestnut Ridge

2700 Chestnut Pkwy, Chester, PA 19013

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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...

Sunrise of Granite Run

247 North Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063

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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...

Sunrise of Westtown

1045 Wilmington Pike, West Chester, PA 19382

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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...

Rose Tree Place

500 Sandy Bank Road, Media, PA 19063

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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...

Arbor Terrace Willistown

1713 W Chester Pike, West Chester, PA 19380

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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...

The Hickman

400 N Walnut St, West Chester, PA 19380

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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,...

Mullica Gardens Assisted Living

161 Mullica Hill Rd, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

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Arbour Square at West Chester

1201 Ward Ave, West Chester, PA 19380

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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...

The Watermark at Bellingham

1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380

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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...

Sunrise of Newtown Square

333 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, PA 19073

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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...

Simpson Meadows

101 Plaza Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335

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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...

United Methodist Communities Pitman

535 N Oak Ave, Pitman, NJ 08071

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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...

Echo Lake NOW OPEN

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...

St. Martha Villa

490 Manor Avenue, Downingtown, PA 19335

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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...

The Quadrangle a CCRC

3300 Darby Road, Haverford, PA 19041

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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...

Sunrise of Paoli

324 West Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355

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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...

Daylesford Crossing

1450 E Lancaster Ave, Paoli, PA 19301

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Daylesford Crossing has earned it's stellar reputation on the Main Line by delivering high quality, inclusive care with a unique emphasis on lifestyle. Our community is proud to be voted the "The Best of the Main Line" and we are also certified as a "Great Place to Work."We offer a full spectrum...

Sunrise of Exton

200 Sunrise Boulevard, Exton, PA 19341

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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...

Woodbury Mews

122-124 Green Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096

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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...

Highgate at Paoli Pointe

600 Paoli Pointe Drive, Paoli, PA 19301

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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...

Arbor Terrace Exton (Opening Spring 2021)

100 Oaklands Blvd., Exton, PA 19341

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For more than three decades, The Arbor Company has been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and amenities that keep seniors feeling their very best. The newest addition to the Arbor Terrace family, Arbor Terrace Exton is a senior living community slated to open in early 2021. It will be a place...

Terraces at Parke Place

661 Delsea Dr, Sewell, NJ 08080

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Exton Senior Living

600 North Pottstown Pike, Exton, PA 19341

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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...

The Devon Senior Living

445 North Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA 19333

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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...

Sunrise of Haverford

217 Montgomery Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003

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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...

The Landing of Washington Square (Opening Spring 2020)

120 Town Center Blvd, Washington Township, NJ 08080

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All American Assisted Living at Washington Township

339 Greentree Rd, Washington Township, NJ 08080

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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...

Freedom Village at Brandywine, a CCRC

15 Freedom Blvd, Coatesville, PA 19320

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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,...

Traditions of Cross Keys

3152 Glassboro Cross Keys Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028

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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...

Eagleview Landing NOW OPEN

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...

Symphony Square

35 Old Lancaster Rd., Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Symphony Square, conveniently located on the Main Line near Philadelphia in beautiful Lower Merion Township, offers a variety of shared and private senior living apartment options including private studios, one bedroom apartments, one bedroom with den, and two bedroom apartments with amenities...

Atria Center City

150 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Since 2007, Atria Center City has served the families of Philadelphia. With a continuing commitment to quality, the community is undergoing an extensive renovation to enhance beauty and functionality. Once complete, residents will enjoy a host of exciting new spaces and amenities, including...

Simpson House

2101 Belmont Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Simpson House is conveniently located at the corner of Belmont and Monument Avenues and overlooks beautiful Fairmont Park. Simpson House was founded in 1865 to attend to the needs of older persons in the community after the Civil War. This unbroken chain of caring exists today as we provide a...

The Watermark at Logan Square East

2 Franklin Town Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Over twenty years of experience have taught us that today's seniors want more choices and are leading a more active lifestyle than generations before. That's why we created a community filled with choice. Great restaurants, brain and body fitness courses, fantastic events, a state-of-the-art...

The Hearth at Drexel

238 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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The Residence at Bala Cynwyd (Opening Fall 2021)

251 Rock Hill Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Atria Lafayette Hill

9303 Ridge Pike, Philadelphia, PA 19128

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Now open in Montgomery County, Atria Lafayette Hill is a modern senior living community thoughtfully designed to help older people fully enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. From an architectural style that reflects the neighborhood’s historic charm to...

Nursing Homes in Cities Near You

Learn More About Nursing Homes in Wilmington, DE

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Wilmington, DE

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Wilmington nursing home is about $10,463, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Delaware is around $11,361, according to Genworth.

For this type of elder care, Wilmington, DE offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Wilmington, DE

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 indexGrocery indexMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate tax96100$1,06620.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent$164,049$40,221No 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 tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low76°F87°F (July)64°F (July)36°F46°F (December)26°F (February)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating59 (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 precipitationAverage maximum monthly precipitationAverage yearly snowfallNatural Disasters4”6” (October)13”Hurricanes

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election for New Castle County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party61.95%32.52%5.53%

Population Statistics

Total PopulationPopulation densityPopulation trend71,1062,517 people per square mileShrinking at a rate of -0.05%

Age

Median55+60+70+80+3625%10%5%4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree36%26%11%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified1.2%58.3%10.2%<1%<1%9.2%3%4%

Crime

Total crimesProperty crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens5,3565817

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans9%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.

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