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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 Place Nurses Rock!!

We are fortunate enough to have some amazing, talented and compassionate associates in our community! We recently held a special luncheon to show our appreciation for our nursing team. May is the special month for our nursing team as it is when National Nurses Week takes place! National Nurses Week is celebrated annually to raise awareness of […]

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Hollywood Themed Prom Night

We recently held our annual Senior Prom hosted by Sigma Kappa and Delta Tau Delta in our community. Sigma Kappa, a local sorority from the University of Delaware, hosts monthly events at Rockland Place with the Senior Prom being the culmination party to end their semester. The Hollywood themed event featured delicious beverages, tasty cuisine and musical […]

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Summer 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 Bird Watching to Gardening 101 to Line Dancing to Seasonal Crafting and even Summer Cocktails, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. While these amazing classes are for, and […]

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Resident Spotlight

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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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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Out and About

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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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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Dining

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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A Delicious Dining Experience

Every Thursday, Chef Robert Evans serves up a culinary delicacy at our weekly carving station. A few of the featured favorites include: Caribbean Jerk Pork, Roast Lamb, Corned Beef, and Honey Glazed Ham. Chef Robert has been in the food industry for over 50 years and has led an impressive career thus far! In Robert’s […]

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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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On Aging

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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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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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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