Assisted Living in Newark

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Brookdale White Chapel

200 East Village Rd., Newark, DE
$$$$
20 reviews
Nestled four blocks from the center of downtown Newark, Delaware, Brookdale White Chapel is close to the University of Delaware, Rittenhouse Park and the Mineralogical Museum. Visitors describe the facility as quaint, comfortable and spacious. Residents and their loved ones describe the rooms as beautiful and clean and the staff as very pleasant and observant to all the residents. Many activities are provided to keep residents healthy and active, including religious services,... (read more)
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Somerford House & Place of Newark

4175 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE
$$$$
13 reviews
Frances: "We visited Somerford House & Place of Newark, which was an OK senior community. The staff was very nice and the residents looked busy. We saw some of the rooms and they were adequate. The community was clean and friendly overall."
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Millcroft

255 Possum Park Road, Newark, DE
$$$$
20 reviews
Located in Newark, Delaware, Millcroft sits adjacent to Middle Run Valley Natural Area and is only 3 miles from the University of Delaware's main campus. Visitors say that this community is quiet, well-kept and clean and that it has spacious apartments in a variety of layouts. Guests compliment the facility's home-like setting and particularly like the shared outdoor patio. According to relatives, the facility offers a number of planned activities, including birthday parties,... (read more)
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Somerford House and Place of Newark

4175 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE
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Brookdale Hockessin

6677 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE
$$$$
15 reviews
Brookdale Hockessin is located in the heart of Hockessin, Delaware, home to the Ashland Nature Center of Delaware and the historic Winterthur Estate. Visitors describe the facility as a small community with a family feel. They note that the staff members are friendly, helpful and informative, and the apartments are spacious. A beauty and barber shop, garden and patio area and resident transportation are some of the amenities offered. Residents participate in many activities i... (read more)
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Abbey Manor Assisted Living

2 Colonial Manor Court, Elkton, MD
$$$$
3 reviews
Elkton, Maryland, is home to Abbey Manor Assisted Living, which is close to U.S. Route 40 and the Chesapeake Bay. Residents can enjoy on-site activities such as exercise programs, walks and crafts, and there are regular opportunities to go out for picnics, theater, music performances and local tours. Paws for People visits residents to uplift their spirits. Reviewers praise the clean, homey environment and say that the attentive staff make residents feel like they're on vacat... (read more)
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Cokesbury Village

726 Loveville Road, Hockessin, DE
$$$$
6 reviews
Cokesbury Village is situated on 60 acres of land in Hockessin, Delaware, not far from Westgate Farms Park and Delcastle Golf Club. Visitors describe Cokesbury Village as an upscale, modern facility with a luxurious feel. According to guests, the community is very clean and has a considerate, professional staff. Relatives say the accommodations are superb and the rooms are large with private balconies. The community also receives high marks from guests for its many amenities,... (read more)
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The Summit

5850 Limestone Road, Hockessin, DE
$$$$
4 reviews
Located in a residential neighborhood of Hockessin, Delaware, The Summit is just minutes from Mendenhall Village Park and a short drive from Delcastle Recreation Area. According to visitors, this facility has windows that let in plenty of natural light and resident rooms that are nicely decorated and spacious with high ceilings. Guests also note the variety of available activities such as bingo, live entertainment and holiday-themed events. Additionally, residents are sometim... (read more)
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Singerly Manor

1800 Singerly Road, Elkton, MD
$$$$
3 reviews
Singerly Manor is located in Elkton, Maryland, home to Elk Landing, Meadow Park and Lums Pond State Park and nestled at the head of the Elk River. Residents and their loved ones give high marks to the facility for its cleanliness, beauty and caring and engaging staff members. They describe the food served in the dining room as delicious and healthy and the residents' rooms as spacious and clean. Residents can participate in a variety of activities such as bingo, art and craft... (read more)
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Fair Hill Assisted Living

20 Montrose Lane, Elkton, MD
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Newark

Home to the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware has many locales for seniors to enjoy, including over 650 acres of trails and parks. Seniors, who make up over 11 percent of residents here, will find four assisted living facilities in Newark and 21 near the city including Hockessin and Wilmington and in neighboring towns in Maryland and nearby boroughs in Pennsylvania.

Assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Newark, Delaware are licensed and regulated by the Division of Long Term Care Residents Protection under the state’s Department of Health and Social Services. Newark ALFs provide residential arrangements and personalized assistance for the elderly who do not require skilled nursing care and supervision. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Newark


Paying for Assisted Living in Newark

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Delaware

$4,893.00 West Chester
$4,763.00 Newark
$4,745.00 Hockessin
$4,707.00 Wilmington
$4,684.00 Elkton
$4,000.00 US
$3,250.00 Kennett Square

Assisted Living costs in Newark start around $4,763 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Newark and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Newark

The Diamond State Health Plan Plus (DSHP-Plus) program by the Division of Medicaid and Medical Assistance (DMMA) of Delaware covers the cost of AL services for eligible seniors in Newark through a 1115 waiver.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Delaware page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Delaware page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Newark

Newark and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Newark

Newark-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Delaware are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Delaware page for more information about these laws.