Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden—A home away from home where everyone is family.

Located in a private wooded setting with sweeping mountain views, Benchmark provides some of the area’s finest, award-winning assisted living and mind and memory care in a comfortable environment.

  • Luxurious amenities and spacious common areas
  • 24/7 personalized, needs-based care&
  • Rich social engagement throughout each day
  • Robust care capabilities unique to Benchmark communities
Life at Hamden

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at Hamden enjoys all the things that make life good—convenient comforts, great food, and a thriving social community full of activities.

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Textured Modified Diet

Inspired Dining

  • Chef-prepared seasonal menus (with demonstrations)

  • Private dining accommodations for events

  • Modified diets and dining options as needed

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Concierge Service

  • Transportation assistance, appointments and more

  • Weekly housekeeping, laundry, and linen service

  • Maintenance, groundskeeping and trash

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Shared Spaces

  • Spacious patios with grills, fire features

  • Raised garden beds, walking paths, and shaded spaces

  • Landscaped gardens

Amenities Creative Spaces

Active Living

  • Activities and programming for groups or individuals

  • Music, crafts, arts and exercise classes

  • Outings, events, movies and parties

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Comfort & Convenience

Community Amenities

One of the greatest benefits of living at Benchmark is never having to do laundry, cook, schedule or drive to a doctor’s appointment again. We also provide the space and amenities so our residents can focus on what matters most—celebrating with family in our private dining or party room or taking a barre class in the fitness center.

Experiences for Every Interest

Individualized and group social engagement throughout each day.

24/7 Care

Needs-based personal care and assistance with daily living activities.

Enhanced Health Support

A wide variety of care services to support aging well.

Dedicated Staff

Tenured associates who are Called to Care.

Other Features Include
Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Fitness Center
Pub
Scheduled Transportation
Pet-Friendly
Recreation Room
Private Dining Room
Demonstration Kitchen

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

Studio apartment floor plan for senior home
Studio
Starting at $3,450/mo
Assisted Living
  • Studio apartment floor plan for senior home
One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior living home
One Bedroom
Starting at $3,600/mo
Assisted Living
  • One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior home
Two bedroom floor plan for senior living home apartment
Two Bedroom
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Assisted Living
  • Two bedroom apartment floor plan for senior home

    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Assisted Living

      Assisted Living — Care, security and community.

      • Personalized, needs-based care as determined by a nursing assessment
      • Healthy, chef prepared meals and snacks
      • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers
      • Experiences that nurture passions and connections
      • Housekeeping, laundry, linen and trash service
      • Scheduled transportation
      Life & Care Assisted Living Couple
    • Mind & Memory Care

      Mind & Memory Care — Special care for those with memory impairment.

      • Personalized, 24/7 needs-based care as determined by a nursing assessment
      • Sensory dining with healthy, chef prepared meals
      • Texture modified diets and feeding assistance
      • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers
      • Therapeutic experiences including research-based, sensory programs
      • Specially designed living spaces that support mental processing
      Life & Care MC
    • Respite Care

      Respite Care — A short-term stay when you or your loved one needs a break, some extra care or even just to try us out.

      • Personalized, 24/7 needs-based care as determined by a nursing assessment

      • Sensory dining with healthy, chef prepared meals

      • Texture modified diets and feeding assistance

      • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers

      • Therapeutic experiences including research-based, sensory programs

      • Specially designed living spaces that support mental processing

      Life & Care Respite Woman and Caregiver

    Meet Your Executive Director:

    Mia Criscuolo began as Hamden's director of community relations in 2016 and became executive director in 2019. She holds Benchmark's Beacon Award for Heroism, having rescued the wife of a resident who became trapped in her home outside the community following a tornado.

    What Brought You to Benchmark:

    I was working at a local partner of the community, an adult day center, and really came to appreciate the community and what it stood for.

    Fun Fact:

    I'm originally from Chicago and love rooting for the Chicago Bears. I also love traveling the world—experiencing different cultures, food and wine.

    Mia Criscruolo

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      Benchmark's Purpose & Values

      At Benchmark Senior Living, we transform lives through meaningful human connection.

      Across all of our communities, our mission is to meet individuals where they are and connect them to the people, interests and things that matter most to them — at every stage of life. We are driven by our values: Called to Care, Better Together and Be the Benchmark.