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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 a variety of 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

Rockland Discovery Luncheon

You have questions, we have answers! We recently held a Discovery luncheon in our community. The luncheon invites our local community members to Rockland Place to learn about everything our community has to offer. The nice unique spin on the event was that we had our current resident, Nancy S., on hand to answer any […]

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Fall 2016 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it our most exciting Watermark University catalog to date. With more than 50 different classes with everything from Fun & Fit Club to Photography 101 to Travel Adventures to Joy of Laughter and even Wine & Candy Pairings, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While […]

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Wine Goes Mediterranean

Recently our Dining Service Director, Dante, and our Dining Service team member, Stephen, took our community on an adventure to the Mediterranean.  The program started off by learning about food traditions and customs that are typically found in the Mediterranean. Of course when learning about food traditions, having a sample is a must! During the class we […]

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Resident Voices

Resident Nancy Sturtevant is Enjoying Her Carefree Lifestyle at Rockland Place

NOW WE’RE COOKING There comes a time when it makes sense to leave the chores to someone else and just enjoy life. “If they were asking, ‘How is the food?’ I always say ‘It’s wonderful.’ And I’ll add, ‘I don’t have to cook it. That’s the way I like it.’” – Nancy Sturtevant, resident of […]

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Resident Esther Weik is Enjoying Her Worry-Free Lifestyle Surrounded by Friends at Rockland Place

WHICH WILL IT BE? You can take your chances staying put, or you can choose to start thriving in the right retirement community. “I was in a house that had four bedrooms upstairs and one down. And I knew I couldn’t stay in a house with that many bedrooms. It just wasn’t necessary when I […]

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Out and About

Delaware Museum of Natural History

We recently took our Pathways residents to visit our local Delaware Museum of Natural History. The museum welcomes visitors to explore far away jungles and seas as well as the Delmarva habitats found near our own backyard. In addition to several special exhibits on national tour each year, highlights on permanent displays include: Dinosaur Gallery, Hall of Birds, […]

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Carousel Park Adventure!

We recently went on an adventure with our Pathways residents to our local Carousel Park. The Carousel Park and Equestrian Center facility is located on 217 acres of New Castle County parkland. This is especially meaningful as these residents are experiencing memory loss, so a stimulating sensory experience is ideal. The outing started off perfectly with sunny […]

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Mmm Mmm Good!

Who doesn’t enjoy going out for a nice meal?!? On a weekly basis we explore our local eateries and sample what our Delaware region has to offer. From something as simple as Burgers and Milkshakes to something more elegant such as Filet and Garlic Mashed Potatoes. During meals it gives us an opportunity to sit […]

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Dining

Wine Goes Mediterranean

Recently our Dining Service Director, Dante, and our Dining Service team member, Stephen, took our community on an adventure to the Mediterranean.  The program started off by learning about food traditions and customs that are typically found in the Mediterranean. Of course when learning about food traditions, having a sample is a must! During the class we […]

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Associate of the Month!

Our most recent associate of the month was Stephanie T. from dining service. Stephanie has been with our community for 4 years and in that time period she has been a true team player, always going above and beyond! Stephanie said her favorite thing about working at Rockland is that she is able to bring […]

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Chef’s Table Dinner

Our Chef’s Table Dinner was an exclusive 5 course dinner paired with wine for a party of 10. Chef Dante featured his culinary talents pulling recipes from his family and specialty dishes he has made for private parties. Our guests were an amazing group who shared fabulous life stories in between courses and embraced our THRIVE mentality. One guest had just been to Paris for […]

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On Aging

Young & wild at heart!

In our community we truly strive to redefine senior living! One of our most recent programs, Summertime Cocktails, has certainly embraced the concept.  Our Resident Care Director, Bobbi, and our Human Resource Director, Dorene, turned Rockland Place into a college campus by serving up some delicious JELL-O SHOTS!  A jello shot is the product of when […]

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Naya Kick-Off Celebration

We recently held our Naya kick-off celebration in our community for our residents and associates! The spirited event gave us an opportunity to explain the program vision to the community, present our associates with their new titles and revel in all of the exciting and great things that are currently taking place!! What is a Naya you […]

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We Do Memory Care Differently

Throughout its nearly 30 year history, Watermark has sought ways, large and small, to enhance the well-being of our residents and associates. Success is mostly measured in the strong and durable relationships between residents and associates that bring with them trust, comfort and more than a bit of warm fun. Particularly in our Memory Care […]

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Resident Spotlight

Cookies by Etta

At Rockland Place, we strive to create meaningful moments in our community and in the case of Etta, a current resident, we think we succeeded! The two things that always brighten Etta’s day is visits from family and friends and baking. Her Uncle Lawrence used to own a bake shop in Baltimore where they used […]

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Home of the Free

Resident Leonard Olszewski was a bombardier and navigator while serving in the United States Air Force. Leonard was commissioned in the Air Force in 1943 and proudly served his country until his honorable discharge in 1945. He served during WWII and was stationed in India and then in the South Pacific Ocean in the Mariana […]

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A Relic is Found…

Resident Esther Weik is a true believer, but even she had all but given up hope of recovering her prized relic of St. John Neumann which was misplaced in her move to Rockland Place. Like all relics, this one has a special place in the heart of its holder. Esther’s son Kevin was born with cerebral […]

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Reviews

SeniorAdvisor Review – It has been a blessing for the family to know my parents are well taken care of.

The RN, Bobbi, is fantastic and really took the time to understand the needs of both of my parents. We were able to move them in together, and it has been a blessing for the family to know they are well taken care of. Patrick [removed], the Director, was very professional and helped find a […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Extremely pleased with the staff and their care for my mother.

Very happy with the services and level of caring at Rockland for their residents. I am extremely pleased with the staff and their care for my mother.

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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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