The Village at Kensington Place

511 Kensington Avenue,
Meriden, Connecticut 06451 Map

The Village at Kensington Place – Award-winning assisted living in the heart of the Hanging Hills.


Off Rt. 71 and minutes from I-691, Kensington Place provides some of the area’s finest, award-winning assisted living and mind and memory care.

  • Elegant, country estate setting with a welcoming feel
  • Activities for fun and adventure, near Meriden Mall
  • Well-manicured campus with inviting outdoor spaces
  • Robust amenities for day-to-day enrichment

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Life at Kensington Place

Comfort and care that feels like home

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

Inspired Dining

Inspired Dining

  • Chef-prepared seasonal menus (with demonstrations)
  • Private dining accommodations for events
  • Modified diets and dining options as needed
Concierge Service

Concierge Service

  • Transportation assistance, appointments and more
  • Weekly housekeeping, laundry, and linen service
  • Maintenance, groundskeeping and trash
Shared Spaces

Shared Spaces

  • Spacious patios with grills, fire features
  • Raised garden beds, walking paths, and shaded spaces
  • Landscaped gardens
Active Living

Active Living

  • Activities and programming for groups or individuals
  • Music, crafts, arts and exercise classes
  • Outings, events, movies and parties
Community Amenities

At Kensington Place, long-lasting relationships serve as the foundation for a strong community. Dedicated associates, paired with a breadth and depth of programming, strengthen relationships among residents to create engaging and memorable connections that matter.

Desire to Serve

Associates focused on leading with kindness and empathy to build a true sense of community.

Embrace Freedom

Inviting indoor and outdoor environments, with a courtyard, recreation room and computer room, to promote freedom and fulfillment.

On-site & On-call Services

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

Inclusive Community

Extensive amenities to relax and engage, including a private dining room to entertain family and an English pub.

Other Features Include
Outdoor Courtyard
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Authentic English Pub with Billiards & Gaming Tables
Scheduled Transporation
Demonstration Kitchen
24-Hour Snack Bar
Private Dining Room
Recreation Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

One Bedroom
One Bedroom
Starting at $5,170/mo*
Assisted Living


One Bedroom Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly
Two Bedroom
Two Bedroom
Starting at $6,995/mo*
Assisted Living


Two Bedroom Apartment
Two Private Baths
Pet Friendly
Memory Care Studio
Memory Care Studio
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Memory Care


Studio Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly

*Pricing shown above is for the specific apartment model shown. Prices may vary depending on
apartment models and other factors and are subject to change without notice.

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Types of Care Offered Here

Assisted Living — Care, security and community.

  • Extensive social, educational and cultural calendar

  • Personalized care plans tailored to resident’s needs

  • On-site, preventative healthcare and external provider house calls

  • Outsourced to-do items, such as laundry and housekeeping

  • Varied, healthy menus for dining room or in-room enjoyment

  • Associates delivering impactful and personalized interactions

Meet Your Executive Director:

Jody Abel has been with Benchmark for over eight years. She brings 30+ years of human resources and business administration experience to her role as executive director.
What Brought You to Benchmark:

The staff! Every day they amaze me with their caring and love for our residents. You can feel it from the moment you walk into our community.
Fun Fact:

I’m a Jeep girl. I have a 2013 Wrangler and love cranking up the music and going for a drive!

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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.