Benchmark’s Bedford Falls and The Branches of North Attleboro win ‘Best of Senior Living’ Awards

Score Among the Top One Percent of Senior Care Providers in North America

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Benchmark (, a human connection company and leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, today announced that their assisted living communities, Bedford Falls in Bedford, N.H., and The Branches of North Attleboro in North Attleboro, Mass., have both been recognized as the best in assisted living by Nominated by seniors and their families, Bedford Falls and The Branches are now among the top one percent of senior care providers across the United States and Canada.

Now in its sixth year, the 2019 Best of Senior Living Awards recognize the best of the best of in-home care, assisted living and other senior living providers. Over 200,000 reviews from seniors and their families for 45,000 communities were tabulated in order to select the winners.

Bedford Falls is one of only three winners in New Hampshire and the sole winner in the greater Manchester area. “To be in such an elite group is a huge honor,” says Rob Memmolo, executive director of Bedford Falls. “Our singular focus every day is to elevate human connection and do what we can to go above and beyond for our residents and their families so it’s exciting to have that recognized by those who matter most.”

Families hailed The Branches for its caring, responsive and respectful staff. Built in 2017, it is one of seven winners in Massachusetts and the only one in Bristol County. “As still a relatively new community, it’s encouraging to have our efforts recognized by the greater North Attleboro community,” says Kelly Arnao, executive director of The Branches. “Supporting not just our residents, but every senior in our area is something we take very seriously.”

For more information and a complete list of winners, visit

About Benchmark
Based in Waltham, Mass., Benchmark is a leading provider of senior housing in the Northeast with 6,400 associates and 58 communities. Founded in 1997 by Tom Grape, Benchmark offers independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care and skilled nursing in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. The organization was selected by FORTUNE magazine for its inaugural 2018 Best Workplaces for Aging Services list, taking the number 16 spot on the list of top 40 aging services companies and ranking number three among companies with more than 40 communities. Benchmark is one of only six companies named to The Boston Globe Top Places to Work list every year of the 11 years it has been published. And it has been consistently recognized by Boston Business Journal, Hartford Courant and Hartford Business Journal as a top workplace, and by the Boston Business Journal, Providence Business News and Hartford Business Journal as one of the healthiest employers. Click here for more information.

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