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  • Assisted Living

    Community that helps with activities of daily living

  • Independent Living

    Communities that foster social connection

  • Memory Care

    Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

  • Respite Care

    Short term care

Choose a Home, Join the Family

Brightmore of Wilmington is waiting for you! Peace of mind is what you get when choosing to be part of the Brightmore family.

Continuum of lifestyle choices, including independent living, assisted living, personal and memory care all in one location meet the ever changing needs that one might encounter. Multiple lifestyle options help us build a relationship that can last a lifetime! In a coastal North Carolina city, known for mild climate, natural beauty and the Cape Fear River that carves its way through town, Brightmore of Wilmington presents affordable senior living that shines in both amenities and resident satisfaction.

From thoughtful landscaping to understated elegance, Brightmore of Wilmington makes residents feel welcomed and valued in a thriving retirement community. Explore each day with activities that transport you from historic adventures to modern shopping centers, ending the day with a sunset stroll on the beach. Brightmore of Wilmington also offers one of the Southeast’s most inviting retirement locations along the Cape Fear Coast, famed for creating magic on movie screens, in memories and in the hearts of those who call it home.
Brightmore –  Independent Living 
An independent living retirement community including services and amenities that make living the “lifestyle” at Brightmore a real pleasure. Brightmore is designed for individuals who are able to live independently in their own apartment homes, and who also enjoy the additional benefits of 24-hour security, weekly housekeeping and flat linen service.  There is a gracious main dining room and a private dining room where residents can entertain family and friends. A full complement of social activities take place at Brightmore along with a variety of outside events. Scheduled transportation for shopping and medical appointments is also included – and transportation is always provided to outside social functions. In addition to a wide variety of apartments styles which each resident furnishes to suit their individual taste and style, Brightmore boasts ample closets and storage space in each apartment. Plus, Brightmore residents enjoy peace of mind that they are priority listed for any of the other communities that make up our continuum of lifestyle choices at Brightmore of Wilmington.

  • Daily Chef-Prepared Meals
  • 24/7 Emergency Call & Security
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Aquatic & Fitness Classes
  • Brightmore University Lifelong Learning Programs
  • On-Site Therapy Gym
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Guest Suite
  • Independent Living, Assisted Living, Personal Care and Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care

The Kempton at Brightmore – Assisted Living
The Kempton at Brightmore provides a supportive environment promoting an independent lifestyle with the benefits of on-site, professionally managed services. At The Kempton, our program is designed for individuals who may need assistance with certain everyday activities. Our staff can assist with gentle reminders as well as medication administration. We provide three meals a day to encourage proper nutritional uptake, daily housekeeping service and a full calendar of activities and social events. Spacious living units provide ample space for your own furniture and possessions to reflect your personal taste and style. A 24-hour emergency system adds peace of mind.
The Commons at Brightmore – Personal Care
The Commons at Brightmore is a residential community where dignity, choice and individuality make the difference in personal care for all activities of daily living. Our staff provides personal care 24-hours a day to our residents with special health care needs. At The Commons, therapy services are also available as well as short term respite care.

Paraklay Way at The Commons is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s of dementia. Our unique and innovative approach provides residents with satisfying lives, however different their course may be.

Lifestyle Amenities

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Controlled Building Entry
  • Emergency Notification System
  • Flexible Meal Plans
  • Furnished Meals
  • Gardening
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Outings / Day Trips
  • Outside Walking Paths
  • Pets Allowed
  • Private Rooms
  • Salon / Spa onsite
  • Social Programs / Event Schedule
  • Swimming Pool
  • Transportation Available

Medical Services

  • 24/7 Care Availability
  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Reminders
  • On Site Home Care
  • Registered Nurses

Funding Sources

  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Month to Month Leases
  • Private Funds
  • Veterans Benefits