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Wilmington Assisted Living

There are 13 Assisted Living Facilities in Wilmington, DE.

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    Sunrise Assisted Living of Wilmington

    Sunrise Assisted Living Of Wilmington is located in Wilmington at 2215 Shipley Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Sunrise A...

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    Forwood Manor

    Forwood Manor is located in Wilmington at 1912 Marsh Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Forwood Manor provides Assisted Liv...

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    Arden Courts of Wilmington

    Arden Courts Of Wilmington is located in Wilmington at 700 1/2 Foulk Rd. and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Arden Courts Of Wilm...

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    Forwood Manor Assisted Living

    Forwood Manor Assisted Living is located in Wilmington at 1912 Marsh Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Forwood Manor Assis...

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    Foulk Manor South Assisted Living

    Foulk Manor South Assisted Living is located in Wilmington at 407 Foulk Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Foulk Manor Sout...

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    Methodist Country House

    Methodist Country House is located in Wilmington at 4830 Kennett Pike and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Methodist Country House...

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    Ingleside Assisted Living, LLC

    Ingleside Assisted Living, Llc is located in Wilmington at 1605 North Broom Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Ingleside ...

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    Luther Towers I

    Luther Towers I is located in Wilmington at 1201 North Harrison Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Luther Towers I provid...

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    Luther Towers II

    Luther Towers Ii is located in Wilmington at 1420 North Franklin Street and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Luther Towers Ii prov...

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    Rockland Place

    Rockland Place is located in Wilmington at 1519 Rockland Road and classified as a large Assisted Living facility. Rockland Place provides Assiste...

Assisted Living Facilities in Wilmington, DE



13 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Wilmington, Delaware or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Wilmington, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 13 facilities in Wilmington can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Wilmington Need Assistance?

Seniors in Wilmington will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Delaware senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Wilmington

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Wilmington can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Wilmington are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Delaware’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Wilmington.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Wilmington care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Wilmington Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Wilmington will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Delaware’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Wilmington or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Wilmington these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Wilmington can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.


Costs in Wilmington

The average cost of Assisted Living in Wilmington is $ 5533 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 3150 and can go as high as $ 6990 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Care in Wilmington

Paying for Assisted Living in Wilmington can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Wilmington. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


Delaware Licensing

The 13  Facilities in Wilmington are licensed, inspected and regulated by Delaware’s Department of Health & Social Services, Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Wilmington to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Wilmington, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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