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Find the best assisted senior living facilities in Delaware for 2019. Assisted Living Near Me enables you to search for all state-licensed assisted living homes in Delaware. These facilities are perfect for Delaware elderly residents who need daily help with certain daily living tasks that include: taking a shower, maintaining their living quarters, moving from one place to another, personal hygiene, going to the bathroom, self-feeding, being able to walk and others. User our assisted living locator to find the perfect assisted living community in Delaware for yourself or a loved one.

Don't see your city/town/village on the list? Please use our assisted living search box to find 77 assisted living facilities in 18 cities, towns and villages in Delaware. Find assisted living in Delaware by city, zip code or county name.

Delaware is often overlooked in connection to a lot of the northeast. The state is gorgeous with some of the best fall foliage anyone could ask for and miles of shoreline.

It is also far cheaper than many other states in the region for senior housing costs. Assisted living is no different as Delaware is hundreds of dollars cheaper on average per month compared to most other New England territories.

It is also one of the least taxed states in America. Delaware has no local, state, inheritance, property or social security taxes. It also does not collect a sales tax.

Lastly, Delaware is far less dense and crowded than the busy northeast. The winters can get extreme, but many seniors appreciate the solitude of the area.

Assisted Living in Delaware - Costs

Delaware is statistically in the middle of the pack for assisted living costs. It averages $3,750 per month for a room, which is right at the national median. It is refreshing news for seniors fed up with the outrageous costs in other nearby states for senior living, where assisted living costs can easily soar to another $800 to $1,000 per month.

The top 10 percent for most costly facilities average $6,320 per month, while the bottom 10 percent are $2,230 monthly, which enables Delaware to offer a room at a senior living facility for all types of budget.

If you are looking for affordable locations it is important to consider Dover, Milford, Wilmington, Hockessin, or Newark as they have the lowest reported average monthly costs for assisted living.

Kent County ranks as the most affordable, while Sussex and New Castle County are second and third respectively for monthly rent.

Delaware only has about 1 million residents. It is growing steadily though as it has almost surpassed Rhode Island for number of people.

Financial Aid for Assisted Living in Delaware

The Diamond State Health Plan Plus is the only program that offers assistance after the Medicaid program was removed to offer financial aid to seniors. The Diamond State Health Plan Plus can help cover assisted living facility charges.

Delaware Assisted Living Types

The Division of Health Care Quality licenses all of the long-term care facilities in the state of Delaware. It also oversees any eligible elderly care facility that is supported through the state’s Medicaid system.

Generally, assisted living centers are divided into two types: those that support residents receiving financial aid through Medicaid, and those that do not.

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