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Paramount Senior Living at Newark

  200 East Village Road
Newark, DE 19713

Millcroft

  255 Possum Park Road
Newark, DE 19711

The Summit

  5850 Limestone Road
Hockessin, DE 19707

302-729-2529

Foulk Manor North

  1212 Foulk Road
Wilmington, DE 19803

Shipley Manor

  2723 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

Forwood Manor

  1912 Marsh Road
Wilmington, DE 19810

The Watermark at Bellingham

  1615 East Boot Road
West Chester, PA 19380

Freedom Village at Brandywine

  15 Freedom Boulevard
Coatesville, PA 19320

1 Featured Independent Living Communities in the Newark Area

The Summit

Discover. Connect. Experience.

  •  5850 Limestone Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
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  • Housekeeping Housekeeping
    Pets Welcome Pets Welcome
    Restaurant Style Dining Restaurant Style Dining
     Transportation Transportation
  • Customized Senior-Living Lifsteyle
  • Safe, Secure & Friendly Community
  • No Buy-ins or Long Term Commitments
  • Peace of Mind for you and your loved ones
  • Everything is included in one monthly fee

7 Independent Living Communities in the Newark Area

Shipley Manor

Love Where You are, Who Surrounds You and What You're Doing!

  •  2723 Shipley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
  • Choice of apartment floor plans, with kitchens and kitchenettes
  • Emergency call response system in each suite
  • Comfortable common areas, tastefully decorated
  • Restaurant-style dining with menu options
  • Social, recreational, spiritual and educational activities

Forwood Manor

Your Senior Living Oasis Awaits!

  •  1912 Marsh Road, Wilmington, DE 19810
  • Choice of apartment floor plans, with kitchens and kitchenettes
  • Comfortable common areas, tastefully decorated
  • Restaurant-style dining with menu options
  • On-site physical, occupational or speech therapy
  • Beauty/barber shop

Paramount Senior Living at Newark

Premier Senior Living Facility in the Newark Delaware Area!

  •  200 East Village Road, Newark, DE 19713
  • 100 senior apartments with unique room variations not typical of most communities
  • Three homemade meals served restaurant-style each day, in our elegant dining room
  • Engaging Activities
  • Apartment maintenance
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service

Millcroft

Love Where You are, Who Surrounds You and What You’re Doing!

  •  255 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE 19711
  • Choice of apartment floor plans, with full baths & wall to wall carpeting
  • Washers and dryers for individual use
  • Restaurant-style dining with menu options
  • Social, recreational, spiritual and educational activities
  • Care plan meetings with resident and family

Foulk Manor North

Love Where You are, Who Surrounds You and What You’re Doing!

  •  1212 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
  • Choice of spacious apartments, cottages and studios
  • Spacious screened-in patio
  • A variety of floor plans with kitchens
  • Restaurant-style dining with a variety of menu options
  • Weekly housekeeping and flat linen service

The Watermark at Bellingham

Exceptional and Carefree Retirement Living in the Heart of West Chester

  •  1615 East Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380
  • Chef-inspired cuisine served restaurant style in historic dining room
  • Casual Cafe serving ala carte lunches
  • Variety of recreational, cultural and entertainment choices
  • Country store/Woodworking shop/Billiard room/Piano lounge
  • Pet program

Freedom Village at Brandywine

YOUR LIFE, YOUR WAY, EVERY DAY

  •  15 Freedom Boulevard, Coatesville, PA 19320
  • Three nutritious, freshly prepared meals daily
  • 6 elegant dining rooms
  • Indoor pool/fitness area
  • Outdoor recreational facilities
  • Daily cultural, social and/or educational programs, outings or events

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.

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