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Our Community

We offer our residents two levels of care at our community — Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care.

Assisted Living combines a rewarding lifestyle with comfortable accommodations, and is for our residents who need help with some daily activities like wardrobe, hygiene or dining. At Brookdale Dover, it’s all done with the kind of service that you deserve.

For our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care residents, safety and personal care is our first priority. Our people-first approach is geared specifically to each resident’s needs, and includes dining, behavioral problem solving and the kind of gentle, organized structure that these special residents need.

Life at Brookdale Dover

Our cozy, friendly community has 51 senior apartments, all on one level for easy access. We offer the perfect complement of housing, healthcare, supportive 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 with lovely gardens surrounded by our building.

Great Food and Entertainment Options

At Brookdale Dover, our friendly staff is here to provide a helping hand, but only when you need it. Residents get to decide how they’d like to spend their free time, and they have the opportunity to offer suggestions through the activity and food council meetings held monthly, which is a forum to discuss topics such as activity options and food selection. 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.

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.


  • Pet Friendly
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Wellness Center
  • Fireside Living Room
  • Parking - Surface
  • Private Dining Room
  • Therapy Room
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Landscaped Grounds

Levels of Care

Brookdale Dover offers multiple care levels — Assisted Living and Memory Care (Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care). This is a huge benefit to residents because we are able to continue caring for them, even if their needs change over the years.

So when you settle into our community, you won’t have to pick up and move if your situation changes in the future. Brookdale Dover can remain your home filled with your dear friends and a staff that truly cares about you.

Assisted Living Tailored to You

We offer a unique blend of service, care and hospitality for those looking to live an independent lifestyle but who also want to receive help performing certain daily tasks. Our community in Dover, DE has an impressive line of services and amenities to make your life a little easier.

Carefully selected employees can assist you with daily activities like dressing, bathing and dispensing of medications. No more struggling with trying to do these tasks on your own or relying on family members. Our staff is trained to administer care professionally, with the upmost respect for residents, and provide only the support that residents need.

Each resident has an individualized and custom care plan that’s implemented by our skilled medical professionals. Each plan can be tailored to fit your particular needs, and we achieve this through a Personal Service Assessment. We will take time to listen to you and understand your needs, and then craft a care program that’s right for you.

Person-Centered Memory Care

Our Clare Bridge Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program was created over 25 years ago and continually embraces current research in dementia care, coupled with the experience of caring for thousands of people with dementia.

Our highly-trained staff takes this approach with every one of our residents. We are committed to having our memory care be centered on the person. Our program strives to make each person feel a sense of belonging and purpose.

We offer a gentle daily structure (seven days per week) choreographed with a minimum of six programs per day. All are designed to maintain the resident’s abilities and to encourage the use of their current skills.

Dining Program

Our dining program was designed by a team of culinary associates, experts in dementia care, and registered dieticians. Our goal through the dining program is to support the resident’s opportunity to enjoy and master the dining experience. Some of the program’s specialized aspects include:

  • Dementia-Friendly Menus — providing diverse offerings that help prevent weight-loss. Selections are easy to manage, familiar and appealing to the senses.
  • Individualized Dining Assistance — includes evaluating each resident to determine the level of assistance needed during dining, with the goal of preserving their use of utensils for as long as possible.
  • The Supportive Dining Environment — which incorporates small dining rooms with consistent seating to support the challenges of those with dementia, this encourages familiarity and socialization while supporting the needs of the residents through the assignment of resident care assistants. Music, centerpieces, warm, scented wash towels and fresh linens enhance the dining experience.

Discover More About Our Care

Our care programs have been thoughtfully prepared, designed and administered by experts in the field. We’d love for you to see our programs in action. Call or submit the online form to schedule a tour and we can answer any questions you have about our levels of care.