Fairfield County

The Benchmark in Fairfield County

For 25+ years, Benchmark has transformed lives through human connection, keeping our residents connected to the people, passions and things that matter most to them. Our Fairfield County, Connecticut independent living, assisted living, Mind & Memory Care, respite care and continuing care retirement communities:

  • Have a rich culture of caring with associates who are hired for heart and trained for skill.
  • Prioritize our residents’ independence with personalized, needs-based care and customized experiences.
  • Feature distinctive, resort-style amenities for convenience and enjoyment.
  • Offer unique advanced support and on-site healthcare services to help our residents age well.

Discover how each of our Fairfield County senior living communities provide support and experiences with the comforts of home.

Fairfield County CT Senior Living Communities - Benchmark Senior Living

Explore Our Fairfield County Communities

At Benchmark at Stamford, award-winning care and an idyllic location makes staying connected easy.

  • Easy access to downtown Stamford’s best of shopping, dining, cultural, historical attractions and medical care
  • Lush, wooded campus and plentiful outdoor spaces for both residents and their furry friends to enjoy
  • Indoor and outdoor seasonal dining showcasing homemade, all-day chef-prepared meals and snacks
  • Recreation room and library, to help nurture a diverse range of interests
  • Award-winning memory care program featuring a secure outdoor patio, so residents have access to the outside
  • 24/7 personalized, needs-based care

Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings

Ridgefield Crossings is a community in the truest sense, with tenured staff pursuing excellence, strong support from neighbors and constant activity throughout its impressive campus. In the heart of beautiful Ridgefield, residents enjoy nature at its finest through many outdoor activities, local concerts, art experiences and various programs down the street at Founders Hall. On-campus, residents and their families have access to a wide range of amenities and conveniences. Formal and informal dining options, indoor parking, concierge and housekeeping services, a wide variety of wellness features and extensive common areas extend their home.

Benchmark at Stamford

Benchmark at Stamford

Benchmark at Stamford offers assisted living and memory care founded on 25+ years of award-winning expertise caring for seniors and their families. Conveniently located off Merritt Parkway next to the High Ridge Shopping Center, just minutes from the Stamford JCC, downtown and the beach, Benchmark at Stamford residents enjoy a senior living community with dedicated associates who provide personalized and needs-based care, chef-inspired meals, robust amenities, and a thriving, social lifestyle full of programming and activities. Voted Best Assisted Living and Memory Care of 2023 - 2024 by U.S. News & World Report.

Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock

Named after an impressive geological feature nearby, Split Rock residents benefit from a vibrant community in the heart of activity-rich downtown Shelton that’s equally impressive. At Split Rock, everyone is encouraged to have fun, be themselves and pursue their interests, whether partaking in the community’s many engaging programs or as part of the greater Shelton community. Residents and their families also enjoy many modern amenities. A spacious outdoor patio with kitchen is home to frequent cookouts and parties, a demonstration kitchen brings culinary delights to life and a salon and spa is the ideal place for pampering.

Meadow Ridge

Set amongst stunning scenic landscapes, Meadow Ridge is a distinctive lifecare community in Redding for discerning individuals seeking a fresh perspective on senior living. Connecticut’s largest retirement destination, Meadow Ridge, has been setting the standard for innovation and a strong sense of community for decades. Well-appointed and generously sized apartment homes, incomparable amenities, an abundance of weekly programs, on-campus access to exceptional care across the continuum and close proximity to many conveniences are just some of the many reasons Meadow Ridge is Fairfield County’s leading retirement community.

Middlebrook Farms at Trumbull

For 20+ years, Middlebrook Farms has provided award-winning care by staff committed to exceeding expectations. Conveniently located near major highways for easy family gatherings, yet situated on a wildlife preserve near many parks, Middlebrook Farms offers the best of both convenience and tranquility. Residents and families enjoy the ease of healthcare facilities close by as well as comprehensive physical therapy and wellness programs offered on-site. Ample interest-oriented programs and amenities, including relaxing spa days, private dining experiences and off-site trips are also offered in accordance with residents’ interests.


For over 23 years, Stamford’s Edgehill has provided older adults with the fine and activity-rich Greenwich-style life they are accustomed to without the hassles of home maintenance. At every turn, residents enjoy a refined and worry-free lifestyle. Whether it’s enjoying a sought-after concert in the city with tickets secured by one of our concierges, a catered family or business function in one of our many grand spaces, gardening on our rooftop deck or receiving the best care following a health incident, every detail at Edgehill has been thought of and is administered by our attentive associates.

Sturges Ridge of Fairfield

Since 2018, Sturges Ridge has been setting the standard for senior living with sought-after amenities and staff devoted to high levels of hospitality. Located next to Fairfield Ludlowe High School behind The Carolton, Sturges Ridge is the place for connecting with old and new friends and exploring passion projects together, whether charitable endeavors or creative pursuits. Residents have access to an array of opportunities and services to indulge, be pampered and connect. Gourmet indoor and outdoor dining while watching Fairfield Ludlowe athletes, resident art gallery openings, dedicated concierge services and underground parking are just some of what makes Sturges Ridge so special.

The Village at Brookfield Common

Reminiscent of tight-knit country villages where everyone knows your name, at Brookfield Common, resident and associate connections run deep. Besides staff who have cared for and about them for years, residents enjoy being surrounded by natural beauty, having the chance to explore it from many walking paths and being within walking distance of quaint restaurants and shops. Indoors, residents enjoy multiple indoor and outdoor dining options, several wellness and recreation programs, lively discussions in the library, chef-led culinary demonstrations and more with their friends.