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Brookdale Dover

Formerly: Emeritus at Dover
150 Saulsbury Road
Dover, DE 19904
Reach this community directly:
302-387-4305
This community offers:
  • Memory Care
  • Assisted Living

About Our Community


Set on beautifully landscaped grounds with a courtyard and lovely gardens, Brookdale Dover, formerly Emeritus at Dover, is considered one of Delaware’s premier assisted living and Alzheimer’s communities. Located close to North DuPont Highway and Route 13, our community offers 51 apartments all on one level for easy access.

Our retirement community is located in a rural area near historic downtown Dover with its shops nestled along Lockerman Street. We are conveniently close to the Dover Mall and several banks. Our surrounding areas include Silver Lake, Brecknock Park, Camden and Smyrna. Brookdale Dover is also less than 45 minutes to several beaches, including Bowers Beach, Cape Henlopen, Rehoboth and Dewy Beach.

A Wonderful Selection

Our small friendly community has 51 senior apartments, all on one level for easy access. We offer the perfect complement of housing, healthcare, support services, meals, activities, and many extra amenities. Upon entering our community, you are welcomed into a warm and inviting area and greeted by our friendly staff. Our small family-like setting makes it the perfect place to call home. Our common areas include our lovely dining room, fireside lounge, and activities center. And for the nature lovers, we have a beautiful courtyard surrounded by our building.

Strong, Caring Professional Relationships

Brookdale Dover nurtures strong relationships with area hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, home health care providers, and hospice organizations. Our partners include Bayhealth, Christiana, Silver Lake Nursing Home and Rehab, Pinnacle Nursing Home and Rehab, Courtland Manor, Capitol Nursing Home and Rehab, Generations, Home Instead, Bayada, and Griswold home health providers, Compassionate Care, Season’s, Delaware, and Vita’s Hospice.

Our Staff

Brookdale Dover is known for their caring and friendly staff. The management team has many years of service experience in the field of long term care. The tremendous quality of life you find at Brookdale Dover is, more than anything else, due to our dedicated staff members and the superior care and services they provide.

Learn more about the other assisted living facilities in Delaware in the Brookdale family and read about all of our senior care service.

Our Community Lifestyle

A Wonderful Active Lifestyle

At Brookdale Dover, our friendly staff is here to provide a helping hand, but only when you need it. Residents have choices and have the opportunity to offer suggestions through the activity and food council meetings held monthly about what they would like to do and eat. From live entertainment, a trip to the beach, or simply sitting under the shade of a tree, we want to make you feel at home and a member of our family.

We offer a wide range of activities each month, including community outings to the agricultural museum, Biggs Museum, Silver Lake, country trips to Byler’s General Store for ice cream, and blueberry picking at Fifer’s Orchard just to name a few. In addition to our outings and daily resident social activities, Brookdale Dover hosts several family and friend events throughout the year. Some of our featured events include the annual Easter egg hunt, a tasty Mother’s Day brunch, a popular Luau and Crab Feast, and a festive Christmas celebration.

Partnering with the Local Neighborhood Community

Brookdale Dover is passionate about community events. Recently, we joined forces with Compassionate Care Hospice and hosted a lemonade stand to raise money for the Alex’s Lemonade Foundation for childhood cancer. We also partake of the Memory Care Walk and raise money in support of the Alzheimer’s Association.

Fine Dining

Every meal is prepared to be enjoyable, nutritious, and delicious. All meals are served restaurant-style in our main dining room. There are always options, and we can assist with special diets such as diabetic, low sodium, and allergies.