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Brookdale Dover

150 Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE 19904

Based on 27 reviews

Services and Housing Options

Assisted Living, Memory Care

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $4,016

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(800) 780-8101

Brookdale Dover Description

There are plenty of active seniors out there who are ready, willing and able to take on the world — with just a bit of help. If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, Brookdale Dover with both assisted living and memory care could be right for you.

Join us for a fun-filled day of tai chi or movie night with popcorn. We'll take care of the rest, so you can focus on enjoying your day. All utilities and maintenance are included, so you won't have to worry about bills. Plus, our staff is on-site 24/7 to provide you with the best possible service. Our pet-friendly apartments are warm and welcoming, with plenty of natural light.

Brookdale Dover is located 1.2 miles from Dover, a mid sized town with a population of 37,522. Other nearby cities and towns include Smyrna, Milford, Middletown and Bridgeton. The community is in a middle class neighborhood where the average income is $61,089, 54% of the country has a higher median income.

This community provides Assisted Living and Memory Care and has Studio and Suite apartments available. Studio apartments start at an estimated $4,016 a month, while the average cost of Assisted Living is $3,988 in Dover, $4,044 in DE, and $3,545 in the United States. These prices are estimated. Brookdale Dover is a member of a larger group of communities called Brookdale Senior Living. Brookdale Dover is ranked 4 out of 7 communities in Dover and is ranked 31 out of 61 communities in DE.

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medication management

personal care

daily check-in system

skilled nursing

alzheimer's and dementia care


assistance with daily living






engaging activities

walking club

green thumb garden club


movie night with popcorn

craft classes


social activities

community outings

tai chi



happy hour

private dining room


housekeeping included

transportation services


on-site beauty salon


emergency alert system



wellness center


game room


wi fi access throughout



fireside living room

therapy room

private bathroom

landscaped grounds

beauty/barber shop

basic utilities

activity room

computer/internet access


pet friendly

pet-friendly community

Healthcare Near Brookdale Dover

Brookdale Dover is close to a wide range of health providers including hospitals, pharmacies and dentists. The closest hospital is Bayhealth Kent General which is 1.3 miles away, and Dover Behavioral Health System. Pharmacies close by are Walgreens which is 0.2 miles away, CVS Pharmacy, and Rite Aid. Have to go to the dentist? Options include Dr. Daniel J. Placido which is 23.7 miles away, and Smiles by Holsinger & Higgins.

Surrounding Area

Brookdale Dover is also close to a range of restaurants, culture, shopping and parks. Looking to go out to eat or order takeout? Order Asian at Chaiyo Sushi & Thai Cuisine, pizza at Betsy Ross Pizza & Restaurant or seafood at Red Lobster. Love the arts? Head on over to The Everett Annex, Everett Theatre, or Church Hill Theatre. Enjoy shopping? Spend some time at Dover Mall. Looking for a park to relax at? Enjoy the outdoors at Saulsbury Park, Continental Park, or Holden Park.


Weather in the area consists of an average of 148 days of rain, 14 days of snow and 201 days of sun and the total precipitation is around 2.2 inches a year. The region reaches a high of 80°F in the summer and 36°F in the winter, with an average temp of 58.7°F throughout the year. The average humidity is 72.9%, with max winds averaging around 13.2 mph.

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This community is licensed by the state of DE. It is a large-sized community with 96 total beds.


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General Staff Rating
Based on 15 total reviews
Care Staff Rating
Based on 11 total reviews
Food Staff Rating
Based on 3 total reviews
Activities and Services Rating
Based on 4 total reviews
Susu B.

1.0 rating

Do not send your elderly love one here! Poor treatment of residents, inattentive staff and unprofessional. Staff, administrators and nurses are not equipped to handle residents with Alzheimers/dementia. And most importantly they are severely understaffed with caretaker's who don't really care (some, not all of them)

James Carletti

2.0 rating

brookdale is wonderful for me but something is moissing i know its jim carletti a formwer resident who was wonderful and pleasant to everyone we miss him madly.

joseph sequeiros

5.0 rating

time goes fast, my mother is already 3 months in Brookdale Dover ,and every time I asked about Brookdale, the answer is always good ,great staff, good nurses, the residents they are friendly ,already she has couples friends.My sister came from NY, and she loves the place ,she spoke to the staff, very happy where our mother is. So far my mother try to get involve in all the activities, a course she has a good days and bad days because her health conditions.Thank you Brookdale Team.

Debby Frye

5.0 rating

Brookdale Dover is by far the best Assisted Living Facility in Dover. I investigated three of them and this one by far gives you the best for your buck. They are less expensive than the other assisted living facilities in the city but don’t let that fool you. The whole staff work at making the transition for your loved one as easy as possible and they work with you in setting up the proper care for the residents. The staff work hard at keeping the residents engaged and as active as possible. And they get to know the family members so we are not treated like strangers. I highly recommend this facility to anyone who is needing to place their loved one in an assisted living facility.

Sheila Payne

5.0 rating

My mom moved in on September 28. It’s only been a short while, but she has adjusted very quickly, and very well. She participates in all the activities, she is eating well, and she is in good spirits every time I visit with her. I feel it is the pleasantness of all the staff at Brookdale that makes the difference. I have even referred a co-worker, who literally just moved his mom in as well. Keep up the good work Brookdale.

John Vincent Alexander

5.0 rating

Brookdale has been a wonderful, caring home for my late mother, who passed in her 90th year, and recently for my sister. Many thanks to all the staff for going the extra mile for their residents.

Robert Wagner

5.0 rating

Our family moved our Mom into Brookdale Assisted Living in Dover, DE, a little over 2 years ago. We chose Brookdale over other similar facilities because of the friendliness of the staff and lower cost. We do not regret our decision. The care she received during the time she was there (she passed away from natural causes in October) was outstanding. The caregivers were wonderful! They always showed a genuine interest in our Mom's health and welfare. Until her health started to fail, she thrived while she was there. Thank you, Brookdale, for caring so lovingly for our Mom!

Ray Eicholtz

5.0 rating

Dreaded putting my father in an assisted living facility. We decided to try Brookdale and have recieved nothing but a wonderful experience. They have worked with us every step of the way. Every representative of Brookdale from the top down to the maintenance man are extremely professional. They have made this difficult decision a pure blessing. Thank you to all their employees for making my dad feel so welcome.

Amber Kendzierski

5.0 rating

I have recently had to move my grandmother into Brookdale Dover. It has been an extremely easy adjustment for both of us. Everyone that I have been in contact with has been so helpful. They are quick to answer any questions that I have had. There is always someone available to handle anything that we have needed taken care of. Even with they crazy rules right now due to Covid-19 I could not be happier that we choose this facility as her new home. Special shout out to Cheryl and Genevieve for all that you two have done to make this easy on us.

Kristine Jolikko

5.0 rating

Honeygo Maryland

5.0 rating

My Dad has been at Brookdale since 2014. As a family, we have weathered the "storms" and I can honestly say that I am truly pleased and appreciative of the care that he is receiving now. Particularly during this pandemic, I'm grateful for the continued attention to the best interests of all of the residents, while at the same time creating opportunities for family members to stay connected. Everyone closely connected to my Dad's care has been AWESOME and I can't thank you enough!!

Clarett Franklin

5.0 rating

I appreciated my employee meal from brookdale, Dover. Never worked at a place that not only feed staff but gave food for your family as well for Assist living week. What a family business...

Deborah Becker

5.0 rating

Jason Smith brought his mother to Brookdale in November 2019. The staff is awesome and the food is great. Brookdale keep us informed about both Dolores and the activities at the facility. During the pandemic, they have been awesome and no resident has contracted COVID-19. We are very pleased and she loves everyone there!

Kathie Shahan

5.0 rating

My mother has been at Brookdale for almost 2 years now. I have always been very please with the nurses, CNAs and all the staff at Brookdale/Dover. From the moment you walk through the front door, you will feel at home. It's a welcoming environment not only for the residents, but for their family as well. Thank you Brookdale!!

Howard Barrett

5.0 rating

I have been at this senior living facility , and I must say that the staff at Brookdale Dover treat the clienta there very nice , also they have live entertainment as well, and church service for those that live there so they can worship GOD, and the food there is very good and delicious for the soul, I would recommend this place for any of love ones

Kevin Wilson

5.0 rating

My father has been a resident since July 2018 and they are great. The staff takes great care of him and they stay in contact with me. During the pandemic the safety of the residents and staff were paramount. The communicated with me and did all they could to remain COVID free. They are the best in Dover.

Cheryl A. Hollis

5.0 rating

Krystle Poppiti

1.0 rating

Pastor Troy G. Dennis, Sr.

4.0 rating

I have seen a positive change in the staff and the building has been having a facelift and is looking great in recent months! Keep up the good work!

Deairra Martin

1.0 rating

Hannah Spencer

5.0 rating

Donna Walton

5.0 rating

Brookdale Dover was wonderful to my mother for her last year. She was able to stay until end of life and we were welcomed to be with her. The staff is kind and caring to all the residents. Never did we feel they were understaffed or inattentive unlike the previous home. The previous place raised her rate enormously claiming she needed additional care. Brookdale found just the opposite. By working with her and paying attention to her she initially improved by returning to doing more for herself. They were timely in notifying us of any matters. She had a lovely roommate here also who just doted over her! All of her belongings were accounted for. Her beloved class ring she had worn since 1955 was stolen at the previous facility she was at. I gave her another one to wear that has been her sibling’s ring. It was on her hand until I removed it a few days before her passing. I cannot say enough good about this facility and all the staff from the top down.

Denise Yearian

5.0 rating

I can’t say enough good about the executive director Cheryl Hollis, and her team. They repeatedly go over and above the call of duty for the residents there. One of the hardest decisions I have ever had to make was moving my dad out of the home he had been in for nearly 60 years. They helped us through every step of the transition and made him feel at home. I would recommend this place to anyone needing a caring facility for their loved one.

Places of Worship

Byrd's AME Church

10.0 miles away

Old Union Methodist Church

16.8 miles away

Bethel Othello African Methodist Episcopal Church

20.7 miles away

Old St. Anne's Church

20.9 miles away

Appoquinimink Friends Meeting

21.3 miles away


The Parisii

0.3 miles away

Food Lion

0.4 miles away

Redner’s Markets

0.5 miles away


1.5 miles away


1.5 miles away


Citizens Bank

0.7 miles away


0.8 miles away

Dover Federal Credit Union

1.6 miles away


4.4 miles away

Shore United Bank

4.5 miles away

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