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HOUSING RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS

Here at Fraim Center for Active Adults, we see the value in everyone. We want to be as much of help to those in need of a place to call home. Below we have listed options for Assisted Living, Homecare, 55 and older communities, and low income housing in Delaware. Although there are many options to choose from we thought it would be helpful to provide you with a place to start your search.

A guide to older Delawareans and Persons with Physical Disabilities.  

Email: delawareadrc@delaware.gov

Phone: 1-800-223-9074

 
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ASSISTED/ INDEPENDENT LIVING RESOURCES

Below are a list of exceptional assisted living options in the Delaware area

 

SOMERFORD HOUSE AND PLACE OF NEWARK

Address: 4175 Ogletown Stanton Rd, Newark, DE 19713

Phone: 302-266-9255

What they offer: Assisted Living, Memory care, Respite Care, & Short term stays.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

MILCROFT

Address: 255 Possum Park Rd, Newark, DE 19711

Phone: 302-366-0160

What they offer: Independent, Assisted Living, & Rehabilitation Facility.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

BROOKDALE HOCKESSIN

Address: 6677 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707

Phone: 302-239-3200

What they offer: Assisted Living & Memory Care.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

FOULK MANOR SOUTH

Address: 407 Foulk Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

Phone: 302-655-6249

What they offer: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Rehabilitation, & Short Term Stays.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

FORWOOD MANOR

Address: 1912 Marsh Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810

Phone: 302-529-1600

What they offer: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Rehabilitation, & Short Term Stays.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

SHIPLEY MANOR

Address: 2723 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19810

Phone: 302-479-0111

What they offer: Assisted Living & Independent Living.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

HARBOR CHASE

Address: 2004 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803

Phone: 302-600-1650

What they offer: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

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HOME CARE RESOURCES

Below are a list of exceptional home care options in the Delaware area

 

GRISWOLD HOME CARE

Address: 5145 W Woodmill Dr #22, Wilmington, DE 19808

Phone: 302-416-6758

What they offer: Homemaking Care, Personal Care, Live In/ Overnight Care, Companion Care.

Areas serviced: Bear, Hockessin, Montchanin, Odessa, St. Georges, Winterthur, Claymont, Kirkwood, Newcastle, Port Penn, Townsend, Yorklyn, Delaware City, Middletown, Newark, Rockland, Wilmington

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

HOME INSTEAD

Address:  2347, 1701 Shallcross Ave # A, Wilmington, DE 19806

Phone: 302-654-4003

What they offer: Personal Care, Alzheimer's/ Dementia, Hospice Support, Chronic Illness Care, Home Helper, Transportation, & Companionship.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

STEPS HOMECARE

Address: 1224 N King St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-803-5354

What they offer: Medical Social Workers, Personal/ Companion Care, Rehabilitative Therapies, Skilled Nursing Care, Home Health Aids.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

RIGHT AT HOME

Address: 1500 N French St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-652-1550

What they offer: Alzheimer/ Dementia Care, Companionship/ Homemaking, Health Reminders, Hygiene, Non-Medical Care, Physical Assistance, Respite Care, & Wellness.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

COMFORT KEEPERS

Address: 92 Reads Way #207, New Castle, DE 19720

Phone: 302-322-6717

What they offer: In-Home care, Specialized Care, Respite Care.

*For more inquires please visit their website below!

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55 AND OLDER COMMUNITIES

Below is a list of exceptional communities you are sure to enjoy!

 

THE PONDS AT BAYBERRY

Address: 605 Vivaldi Dr, Middletown, DE 19709

Phone: 302-378-5072

What they offer:

  • 500-plus age-restricted single-family and villa homes, all with on-lot maintenance included

  • A 10,000-square-foot clubhouse with an outdoor recreational complex. Country-like setting with charming restaurants, shops, boating and golf courses just a short drive away.

  • Walking-distance dining, shopping & entertainment.

  • Quick, toll-free access to major highways that can take you to Delaware beaches, state parks or on quick trips to MD, VA, NJ & NY to visit family & friends.

  • Over 50% of the community is preserved open space, with miles of walking/biking trails and fountained ponds throughout.

  • *For more inquires please visit their website below!

K. HOVNANIAN'S FOUR SEASONS AT BAYMONT FARMS

Address: 206 Northern Oak Street, Middletown, DE 19709

Phone: 888-425-1819

What they offer: 

  • Enjoy a resort-style experience with luxury amenities and a full calendar of activities and social events.

  • Not far from major state routes, our 55-plus communities in DE offer easy access to larger cities, as well as the state's beautiful beaches.

  • The First State has long been a favorite destination for retirees and active adults hoping to enjoy their time near the coast. 

  • Community living in Middletown, Dover, and Delaware Beaches.

  • *For more inquires please visit their website below!

RYAN HOMES AT THE PRESERVE AT DEEP CREEK

Address: 203 Anglesey Drive, Middletown, DE 19709

Phone: 302-207-2113

What they offer:

  • Up to 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths

  • 2 car garage with upgraded carriage door.

  • Community includes a pool, barbeque area, exercise and game room.

  • Lawn care, and snow removal will be handled for you.

  • Just minutes from the area’s best shopping and dining in Middletown, DE.

  • *For more inquires please visit their website below!

MERIDIAN CROSSING HOMES

Address: 701 Observatory Dr, Bear, DE 19701

Phone: 302-834-1740

What they offer:

  • With acres of beautifully manicured grounds, ponds, fountains, play areas for children and open green spaces.

  •  Has an oversized pool, clubhouse and fitness center, along with many outdoor features including tennis, basketball and volleyball courts, and a walking path.

  • Important major highways make commuting into Wilmington convenient and accommodating as well as access to other major cities.

  •  Rock-solid, energy-efficient homes for owners who enjoy reduced carbon emissions, minimized environmental impact, and overall improvement in quality of life, saving money on utilities and repair.

  • For more inquires please visit their website below! 

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LOW INCOME HOUSING

Below is a list of affordable housing for seniors, and families!

 

QUAKER HILL PLACE APARTMENTS

Address: 200 N Washington St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-571-0100

Qualifications:

  • Households headed by persons who are 62 years of age, or older or at least 18 years of age and have a disability 

  • Tenant Rent is based on income and is typically 30% of the adjusted annual income of your house hold

  • Annual gross income limits, which may not exceed to qualify for an apartment are: One person $33,100, Two people $37,800, Three people $42,550, and Four people $47,250

What they offer:

  • On site parking

  • Pet park

  • Quiet neighborhood

  • Well lit street

  • Access to major highways

*For more inquires please call their office with the "call now" button below!

VILLAGE OF ST. JOHNS

Address: 2020 Tatnall St, Wilmington, DE 19802

Phone: 302-467-1021

Qualifications:

To start the process of applying for an apartment at the
Village of St. John, seniors who are 62 or older may call (302) 467-1021,
or email mail@villageofstjohn.org to request an application.

What they offer:

  • On-Site Parking

  • Wireless Internet Access

  • 53 one- and two-bedroom units of housing

  • Variety of community spaces/services

  • Many of the apartments have beautifully restored historic windows and other architectural features

*For more inquires please call their website in the link below!

BIRCHWOOD MANLOVE MANOR

Address: 325 A Manlove Pl, Wilmington, DE 19804

Phone: 302-409-3541

Qualifications:

  • These communities are part of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program

  • State housing agencies regulate the process in order to ensure only qualified residents may live here

  • There is a strict maximum income requirement which is based on the county’s area median income (AMI) which cannot be exceeded

  • Program regulations require we calculate anticipated total gross household income over the next 12 months.

  • All income and assets go through a verification and audit process which is of the highest standard. 

What they offer: 

  • Community rooms with ongoing activities

  • Outdoor space with gardens

  • Fitness centers

  • Computer rooms 

  • Off-Street Parking

  • On-Site Management

  • On-Site Maintenance

  • Laundry Facilities

  • For more inquires please visit their website in the link below!

SACRED HEART VILLAGE 2

Address: 625 E 10th St, Wilmington, DE 19801

Phone: 302-300-3771

Qualifications:

People age 61 1/2 with gross income less than $28,150 (one person) or $32,150 (two people).

What they offer:

  • Convenience store/café

  • Recreational activities

  • Food program

  • Off-street parking

  • Security

  • Transportation access to off-site grocery shopping, social outings, a hair salon, medical/ dental services, and a fitness center

  • For more inquires please visit their website in the link below!