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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

The Dog Days of Summer

There is nothing better than a visit from a furry friend! We have an amazing relationship with our local Faithful Friends organization. Their Pet Therapy Programs match caring individuals who are happy to share their well-trained, loving pet with people in the community who can benefit from and enjoy the unconditional love that an animal […]

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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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Rockland welcomes the Buffalo Soldiers!

We recently had the privilege of having the Buffalo Soldiers in our community. The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of Delaware is an organization of professional men and women who are dedicated to the sport of motorcycle riding and safety. They ride their “iron horses” (motorcycles) to represent the horses ridden by the Buffalo Soldiers during the […]

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Resident Voices

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

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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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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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

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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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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