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Activities & Events

Social engagement designed around our residents’
interests, goals and dreams.

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Evidence-Based Programs

Physical activity delivered by trained associates and personalized to each resident’s ability

  • Benchmark Strong works to improve balance, posture and alignment
  • Tai Chi/Qigong to assist in preventing falls
  • Barre classes for building muscle and increasing balance
  • Chair and traditional yoga to support flexibility
  • Dancing for cardiovascular health
  • Stretching classes to improve joint mobility and range of motion

Themed Programs

Fun programs to help keep residents engaged in community life

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    Indoor and outdoor concerts

  • caucasian senior woman cooking in kitchen with friends

    Cooking demonstrations

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    Holiday celebrations

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    Group art and music therapy

  • Memory Care Artist in Me

    Resident art shows

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    Virtual cross-country road trips

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Educational Offerings

Programs to help residents continue growing and working towards their goals

  • Lifelong learning seminars

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Therapeutic indoor and outdoor gardening

  • Intergenerational programs

  • Religious services

Personalized Programs

Individualized programs offered in parallel with group programs

  • Benchmark Dream Now makes residents’ bucket-list wishes come true 
  • Birthday and anniversary parties  
  • Brain in Play to help prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases  
  • Rendever virtual reality for exploring individual interests
  • Eversound audio programs to assist those with hearing impairment
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Resident Clubs

A wide variety of resident groups catering to various interests

  • Resident Councils that empower residents
  • Book discussion groups
  • Gardening clubs
  • Men’s and women’s groups
  • Choirs
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Programming Spaces

Places to pursue interests and passions privately or in a group setting

  • Recreation rooms for crafts and games
  • Creative spaces for painting, quilting and other arts programs
  • Resident art galleries offering visual stimulation
  • Computer labs with internet access
  • Movie theatres
  • Libraries and game rooms
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Outdoor Features

Beautifully landscaped spaces to get some fresh air, move, connect or recharge

  • Patios with fire features and grills
  • Walking paths in thoughtful locations
  • Raised resident garden beds
  • Gazebos, outdoor tents and other special features
  • Landscaped gardens

Concierge Services

Help with the little things so our residents have the time to indulge in their interests.

  • Assistance with scheduling transportation, appointments and more
  • Scheduled local transportation to events, shopping and appointments
  • Weekly housekeeping service
  • Laundry and linen service
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Financial Concierge

Financial Concierge services provide options and solutions to help individuals gain the lifestyle they deserve.

They can help you:

  • Access short-term financing
  • Secure Veteran’s benefits*

Setting the Standard

Let us help you find the perfect home for yourself or a loved one.

Over the past 24 years, we’ve come to set the standard by which all others are measured. Our independent living, assisted living, mind and memory care and skilled nursing communities in seven states across the Northeast offer unmatched amenities and services.

Life at Benchmark

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    Benchmark Chefs Bring Fine Dining and Gourmet Flair

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    Signature Programs

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    Programs with a Purpose

Learn more about what it’s like to experience life at a Benchmark community

Amenities and programming vary by community. Please consult the Director of Community Relations for additional information. 

*For non-Benchmark residents who begin the VA benefits process and choose not to move into a Benchmark community, as allowed by VA guidelines, an initial pre-filing analysis fee by the third-party provider will apply