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.

Forever Young!

In our community we truly believe in re-defining senior living and creating extraordinary communities where people thrive! Our afternoon got a little crazy as we all became “college kids” and played beer pong in our community. Beer pong is traditionally a drinking game in which players throw a ping pong ball across a table with the intent […]

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Associate of the Month

Talia D. was named our most recent Associate of the month. Talia currently works as a Licensed Nurse Practitioner and is always making quite a positive impact. Talia not only keeps our residents happy and healthy, but she is a true team player and will step in wherever needed. Associates, residents and family members all recognize her genuine […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Our Executive Director, Jen Q., recently led a mind-blowing class on the infamous Ripley’s Believe It or Not legacy. Did you know that Mr. Ripley traveled to 201 countries in 35 years seeking the odd, unusual and the unexplained or that he was the FIRST to broadcast from underwater?!?!  Neither did we!  Throughout the program […]

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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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Delaware Park Fun!

Our Rockland Place community recently went on an adventure to Delaware Park! Delaware Park is a multi-faceted gaming facility offering guests many options for an enjoyable visit. Among the exciting offerings: live seasonal Thoroughbred racing, year-round simulcasting from around the globe, live table games, nearly 2300 exciting slot machines on two spacious levels, pro football sports parlay […]

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A Day at the Aquarium

We recently went on an extraordinary outing to the Camden Adventure Aquarium with our residents whom have memory concerns. This trip not only allowed us to get out and about for a day of fun, but it also provided a sensory approach as we were able to enjoy the fish swimming in their tanks, watch as penguins pranced […]

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Famous Dave’s Lunch Outing

Who doesn’t enjoy going out for a bite to eat? We recently ventured to our local Famous Dave’s restaurant which is known for their BBQ cuisine. Everyone was all smiles as they enjoyed the delicious food, thirst quenching drinks and amazing conversation! We are already looking forward to our next adventure! Our monthly calendar not […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Cinco de Mayo

Many know that the 5th of May is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla. On this day many organizations host celebratory festivals, parades and socials that feature Mexican cuisine, culture and music! At Rockland Place we put our own spin on the holiday by offering a Make […]

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Dining Display of Excellence!

Bon Appetite – It was yet another action packed day during our afternoon meal! Dining Service Director Chef Justin, and Chef Bobby put on a culinary display preparing Cavatappi Marinara with Meatballs for our community! “Wow that looks great,” “Can’t wait to try it” and “Mmm… Mmm… good” were just a few of the many sentiments […]

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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Veterans offer life lessons in service, featured in Healthy Aging.

We are thrilled to announce that we have received outstanding national coverage for our Veterans Life Lessons initiative in the Healthy Aging Magazine, published on November 11th, 2016. To read the original article, please click here. Celebrating Our Veterans Around the U.S. Watermark Retirement Communities Shares Vet Words of Wisdom From practical, lifesaving advice, “You […]

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A Special Moment …

At Rockland Place we feel as if our associates go above and beyond on a daily basis. One way in doing so is through engaging residents in meaningful moments by getting to know them on a personal level. Charles M., our Maintenance Technician, formed a special bond with a current resident who is of Chinese […]

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Wedded Bliss – 64th Anniversary

Bill and Ruth H. recently celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary! They first saw each other at their church meeting that Ruth would attend while she was in town, but officially hit it off at the church’s barn dance. They spent the night dancing, laughing and getting to know one another. At the end of the […]

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Culinary Thrive Program

A new initiative that we rolled out in our community is our Culinary Thrive Program. Many of our residents have spent countless hours in the kitchen preparing their favorite main dish or dessert. To put a unique spin on our dining experience we have invited our residents and their family to put on the chef’s […]

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Google Review – A First Class Experience

Having recently worked with the management staff of Michele Holdsworth and Bobbi Cassidy at Rockland Place, I can tell you it was a first class experience. They made the transition for one of my clients straightforward and easy. Michele was clear and succinct with the sales effort. Her follow-up was pleasant, timely and professional. No […]

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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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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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Rockland does the Mannequin Challenge!

Many of you are familiar with the latest movement that is becoming more well-known and popular each day… the MANNEQUIN CHALLENGE! The Mannequin Challenge is a viral internet video trend where people remain frozen in action like mannequins while a video is recorded. Of course Rockland Place had to get in on the action. During our Fall Cocktails […]

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