The Commons in Lincoln Earns a Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Its Nursing Center

October 27, 2017

Chris Golen
The Commons in Lincoln
Campus Executive Director
(781) 430-6000

The Commons in Lincoln, a Benchmark Senior Living Community in Lincoln, Mass., has earned a Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for overall quality, quality measures and staffing in its skilled nursing center. 

“The professionalism and dedication of the nursing center staff at The Commons in Lincoln has resulted in the distinction of earning a Five-Star Rating from CMS,” says Allison Melahouris, Benchmark’s senior vice president of quality resident services. “A skilled nursing center with five stars is considered to have above-average quality, and that goes a long way in helping residents, families and caregivers feel even more confident about choosing The Commons when the need arises.”

Every year, CMS uses information based on the success rate and long-term health of residents in skilled nursing centers to determine the overall quality of care. A Five-Star Quality Rating indicates the highest level of care and service.

The Commons in Lincoln offers comprehensive Medicare-certified sub-acute nursing and skilled rehabilitative therapy services to help individuals regain mobility, speech, balance and the skills necessary to maintain their highest level of independence.

To learn more about the continuum of services offered at The Commons in Lincoln, visit

About The Commons in Lincoln

The Commons in Lincoln is a Benchmark Senior Living Community in Lincoln, Mass., offering independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation with the style, service and luxury expected from a five-star destination. The Commons features exceptional maintenance-free senior housing, a wide variety of premium services and amenities, a full continuum of on-site health care and is a Lifecare community. For more information visit

About Benchmark Senior Living

Based in Waltham, Mass., Benchmark Senior Living is a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast. Founded in 1997 by Tom Grape and celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017, Benchmark operates 55 senior living communities offering independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's care and continuing care in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. Visit Benchmark at or call 888-492-9583. 

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