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The Best Value in New Castle County Senior Living

Rockland Place, located in Wilmington, Delaware is a retirement community offering Assisted Living and Two Levels of Memory Care on a large but intimate senior campus. Rockland Place is located just minutes from shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare.

In this friendly atmosphere we offer extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from affordable studio apartments to spacious one-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a kitchen, large living room and bathroom.

Residents of Rockland Place enjoy services and amenities that support a carefree, fun-filled lifestyle. Our on-site amenities include outdoor courtyards and sensory gardens, a paved walking path, well-stocked library with fireplace, computer center, full-service beauty salon and barber shop, on-site physical and occupational therapy, daily transportation services as well as an elegant dining room with private dining available.

Life at Rockland Place

Three generations of fun!

This week a local Mommy and Me group joined the residents in the Brandywine Room. Although these little ones might have been the youngest group ever to make an appearance, they certainly made a huge impact by giving hugs, playing games, and sharing baby laughs. The residents’ spirits were lightened by simply watching all of the energy […]

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Spring 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With almost 60 different classes with everything from Abstract Art to Cooking with Spices to Genealogy 101 to Laughter Club and even Meditation & Movement, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are […]

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Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

We’re thrilled to introduce our 15th edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Complimentary copies of this beautiful, full-color wall calendar are available while they last at every Watermark community. Also, for the first time, we’re pleased to have published an online gallery featuring all the artwork. We’re delighted we […]

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Resident Spotlight

Delaware Sports Hall of Fame!

As part of our History of Sports program, we planned an outing to our local Delaware Sports Museum. The mission of the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is to celebrate the history, preserve the legacy, and honor the heroes of sports within Delaware and those who have brought recognition to Delaware by their accomplishments elsewhere. […]

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Resident Artist – Jim Chandler

We are so fortunate to have many artists living at Rockland Place. We will highlight a few artists over the next month. Each of these pieces were submitted to our annual Expressions Calendar contest. First, to be featured is Jim Chandler’s beautiful handiwork with ship making.

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Resident Artists – Jean Dunphy & Sheila Frizzell

Our next featured artwork includes two artists who participated in an art program in the community. Both artists were intrigued by the Paint Nights that are being done across the country so both took part in the communities Paint Night Event and they produced wonderful pieces called Three Wishes.

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Out and About

Fall has arrived!

Is there a more perfect way to jump into fall than to visit a farmers market that has delicious goodies, hayrides, and pumpkin picking? As we embrace the autumn season we recently took an adventure to our local Linvilla Orchards. Linvilla Orchards is a 300-acre family farm dedicated to agriculture, entertainment and education. On the perfect fall […]

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Rockland Rehoboth Beach Trip

Rockland residents sure love sun and fun! Our annual bus trip to Rehoboth Beach has become quite the adventure with specific stops along the Boardwalk and Rehoboth Avenue to pick up our favorite seaside treats. Hurricane Joaquin tried to put a damper on our trip, but by delaying the journey by one week we were guaranteed sunny skies and a beautiful surf that reflected the suns […]

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Delaware Sports Hall of Fame!

As part of our History of Sports program, we planned an outing to our local Delaware Sports Museum. The mission of the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame is to celebrate the history, preserve the legacy, and honor the heroes of sports within Delaware and those who have brought recognition to Delaware by their accomplishments elsewhere. […]

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Dining

Happy Holidays from Rockland Place

Rockland Place is stunning this time of year. Staff and residents gather to decorate 7 trees including a beautiful 20 foot tall tree in the lobby. The mantle, staircase, tabletops, and community spaces all have been trimmed with decorations. The residents were host to friends and family during our annual holiday party. Highlights of the night include Wayne Zimmerman performing in the Brandywine […]

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GIVE THANKS

Thursday the 19th of November Rockland Place hosted residents, families and friends of the community for a delicious Thanksgiving feast. To recognize how fortunate we all are each guest brought a canned good for our local food pantry to support seniors who are in need. Gallup poll statistics in 2012 ranked Delaware #3 in the U.S. with […]

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Rockland Place and Bayada Celebrate 4 Year Anniversary

On November 11th, 2011, Rockland Place and Bayada Senior Living Office partnered to create the most unique program known in the state of Delaware for rehabilitation services. Marketing Director Patrick Gray says, “We saw all the competition offering the same therapy we were doing and said how can we offer something different to our residents to promote a better quality of […]

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On Aging

Rockland Place and Bayada Celebrate 4 Year Anniversary

On November 11th, 2011, Rockland Place and Bayada Senior Living Office partnered to create the most unique program known in the state of Delaware for rehabilitation services. Marketing Director Patrick Gray says, “We saw all the competition offering the same therapy we were doing and said how can we offer something different to our residents to promote a better quality of […]

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Walk To End Alzheimer’s Fundraiser at Rockland Place

Join Team Rockland for the Wilmington Walk on October 17th at Dravo Plaza on the Riverfront. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s mission is raise money to eliminate the Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion […]

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Each of Our Residents Brings their Own Gifts – Meet Punky

Margaret “Punky” Emerson is a wonderful soul who is always ready to help her fellow residents and family members. She loves to tend to the flowers, vegetables and herbs in the community garden daily. She plays cards with her son-in-law, thoroughly enjoys baking classes and loves to spend time with animals. An avid gardener and […]

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Reviews

Caring.com Review – My mom is very happy here.

Rockland Place is rated number one in Delaware. I like everything about it. The staff and food are great. It’s a beautiful facility. My mom is very happy. They do activities and have entertainment all day long and go on field trips. My mom goes to activities at 10:00 a.m. and does not get back […]

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Facebook Review – Rockland Place cares about their residents.

Very attentive health care for senior’s and those that are health challenged. They actually care about their patients.

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Caring.com Review – They have a great staff, delicious food and great amenities.

In the summer of 2010 my great aunt became a resident of Rockland Place in Wilmington, Delaware. She no longer wanted to live alone after her husband passed two years before. My family and I have visited her several times since she moved there and have been impressed each time. She is very happy there. They […]

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