Benchmark Senior Living – Info, Locations, Reviews

Benchmark Senior Living, with headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts, offers quality senior living facilities throughout New England, New York, and Pennsylvania. Benchmark is unique since it provides individualized care for each of its residents. Communities are designed with differing lifestyles of senior in mind. Residents have the opportunity to enjoy quality time with friends and experience an array of activities.

About Benchmark Senior Living

Thomas H. Grape, the founder of Benchmark Senior Living, had the vision to create communities that allow seniors to live, fulfilling, active lives while being independent. The team at Benchmark is expected to adhere to the highest standards while respecting the integrity of its residents. Compassion, respect, and core values are crucial when it comes to providing services for residents and working together as a team. 

High standards and commitment to quality care are what makes a senior living community exceptional. When residents can put complete trust in the caregivers in a senior community, it gives them peace of mind. Families rest more comfortably knowing that their loved ones are getting the best care in a safe environment. For more than 20 years, Benchmark has received recognition for its high standards, commitment to care and safety of its residents, and innovative programs.

Services Offered By Benchmark

While residents enjoy an active lifestyle and as much freedom as they wish, they have the assurance of a professional staff that's available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Benchmark communities offer basic amenities and services. However, Signature Services are available and include:

  • Transitional assistance for new residents
  • Companionship on a one-on-one basis for shopping or outside activities
  • Staff members that provide transportation or escort residents to activities and family events
  • Assistance with behavioral issues
  • Meal assistance
  • Assistance with transition following rehab or hospitalization

The emphasis at Benchmark is on living well and offering activities that give residents the opportunity to do what they already love and the chance to engage in activities that encourage staying fit and socializing with other residents. Programs are designed based on residents interests and what they'd like to do. Benchmark residents live well through programs that include:

  • Culture, diversity, and traditions
  • Educational series and workshops
  • Exercise to improve range of motion and flexibility
  • Internet and social media classes

Residents have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of other countries as well as engaging in virtual tours. Educational series include current event discussions, lectures, and book clubs.

Social activities include trivia and game nights, seasonal parties and events, and outings to events in the community, restaurants, and retail shops.

Reviews of Benchmark

Family members, friends of residents, and associates all have positive things to say about Benchmark.

I love to help people and build good relationships with the residents here.  – An associate

The people work together as a team and enjoy themselves. The people create the favorable environment. – Nurse at Benchmark

The staff is very compassionate and provide every resident with the individualized care that they need. – Family member of a resident

Senior Living Options For Every Need

Independent Living at Benchmark is designed for seniors who no longer want the responsibility of maintaining a home. You can live independently and still have access to the community's services. Independent living is for anyone who wants to enjoy arts and culture, fine dining, and socializing.

Assisted Living is for the resident who may require assistance with medication, meal preparation, light chores, or transportation and wants to be independent. The Assisted Living Plans at Benchmark are personalized for the needs of each resident.

Residents with any form of memory loss can have a productive, meaningful life at Benchmark by being involved in Memory Care programs. The practitioners have extensive experience in caring for dementia patients. The program assists residents with daily activities like dining and mobility with plans that are customized for the needs of each resident. The program offers support for family members in support groups, forums, and family events.

Easy Stay and Respite Care Programs are for residents who stay at Benchmark on a short-term basis and for caregivers who need a brief respite from caring for their family member, following a stay in the hospital or rehab. The guests who stay at Benchmark briefly still receive the same services as permanent residents of the community.

Skilled nursing services are available at select Benchmark communities. Nursing services are available to current residents who require rehabilitation care in surroundings that are familiar and comfortable.

Popular Locations – Find a Community

Benchmark as the ideal senior living community based on whether you're looking for independent or assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, or short stays. Here are some of the most popular communities.

The Birches at Concord

The Birches At Concord offers Short-Term Care and Memory Care. The community is the first of its kind in New Hampshire that provides services for residents with memory loss. The community sits in a tranquil setting and offers transportation service, laundry services, housekeeping, and a full calendar for residents. The Birches is also pet-friendly.

The Edgehill

The Edgehill in Stamford, Connecticut offers assisted living in a community close to Greenwich, New York, and area golf courses. Among the special services provided for residents are ice and snow clearance, transportation to medical appointments during stormy weather, and dog walking and care if you'll be away.

Wellington At Hershey's Mill

Wellington At Hershey's Mill offers independent living, skilled nursing, personal care, and rehabilitation. The community is in proximity to Philadelphia and Brandywine Valley, shops, restaurants, and parks.

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