Ingleside Retirement Apartments

Ingleside Retirement Apartments, a high-rise complex located near the trendy, Trolley Square area of Wilmington Delaware. 

Ingleside Retirement Apartments is located at 1005 North Franklin Street in Wilmington DE, and offers housing options for residents age 62 or older. Our residents can choose from one, two, or three room style apartments. 

The retirement apartments offer an extensive range of supportive services including subsidized transportation, housekeeping and meal programs that support healthy, independent living for our senior residents.

Please contact Renata Maslowski, Director of Marketing and Sales at (302) 575-0250 Extension x2245 or for more information or to schedule a tour of our community.


Within the common areas, residents can enjoy our library (stocked with large print books, games, cards, puzzles, and other activities), internet computer stations, Wii Bowling lanes, fully furnished lounge and outdoor patio, a full-service beauty salon, and laundry facilities.


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Seniors will enjoy the peace of mind of twenty-four hour in-house security. In addition to on-site video monitoring and security guards, each senior is provided with a Lifeline pendant which connects directly to the front desk, in case of accident or emergency.



In the social setting of the Ingleside dining room, each resident enjoys restaurant-style dining provided as  
three, well-balanced meals daily. Guests are welcome to join our seniors in the dining room for a nominal fee. When residents are not able to visit the dining room, we provide in-room meals for a small delivery fee. 


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As a part of the monthly service fee, our housekeeping service provides cleaning and sanitation of all apartment and bathroom facilities on site on a weekly basis. In addition, our on-site maintenance staff performs preventative and as-needed repairs, and upgrades to ensure that senior apartments are always at their best.



Ingleside Homes transportation services is available for seniors for group shopping trips or other off-site scheduled activities.




Our professional nursing staff is available eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, as well as 4 hours a day, on Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. Our staff members are trained to work as liaisons between residents, family members and doctors’ offices to ensure residents receive the best care possible. Staff is also available to schedule medical transportation.


A weekly calendar is provided to each resident showing the schedule of available activities. These include fitness, educational opportunities, special programs, trips, our Wii Bowling league, and more! Many of our events take place in the auditorium of the Downs Cultural Center.



We have full-time Resident Services Coordinators on site. 

  • Provide general assistance and advocacy related to supportive and social services
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community resources
  • Act as liaisons with local care providers, hospitals, Medicare, Medicaid, and insurers
  • Work cooperatively with residents and their families to ensure their well-being
  • Promote a positive social climate that fosters residents’ psychosocial well-being

Amenities available

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in residents' rooms
  • Technology extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Medication Management
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Visiting Dermatologist
  • Nurses are present 8 hours/day in Wellness Center

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments


  • Downs Cultural Center – Live Theatre – 160+ seating capacity
  • Beauty/ Barber shop
  • Computer stations
  • TV / Community room
  • Gardens/ Outside patio
  • Parking for residents
  • 24-hour security gate
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)
  • Features extra: Gift Shop


  • Fitness
  • Arts and crafts
  • Organized offsite activities (restaurants, theatre, etc)
  • Music
  • Games
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Playwriting
  • Religious services
  • Educational Lectures
  • Group Discussions
  • Wii sports competition

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for clothes
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services

Dining options

  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Breakfast includes hot/cold items
  • Lunch and Dinner are restaurant-style


  • Pets: Small pets allowed
  • Minimum age: 62 yrs or on SSI Disability Benefits


  • Monthly rent is inclusive of supportive services
  • Equal Opportunity Housing – Subsidized Housing 
  • Benevolence Funding options to assist with cost of service fee