Benchmark Senior Living at Ridgefield Crossings—An award-winning assisted living and mind and memory care campus where love grows.

Near the intersection of Routes 7 and 35 in the heart of Ridgefield, for 15+ years, Ridgefield Crossings has provided the area’s finest assisted living and mind & memory care.

  • Warm and welcoming Colonial-style home environment
  • Award-winning care focused on compassion and connections
  • Diverse offerings for active seniors in downtown Ridgefield
  • Innovative technology for tailored resident experiences
Life at Ridgefield Crossings

Comfort and care that feels like home

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


Textured Modified Diet

Inspired Dining

  • Chef-prepared seasonal menus (with demonstrations)

  • Private dining accommodations for events

  • Modified diets and dining options as needed


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

Ridgefield Crossings delivers an enriching lifestyle combined with compassionate care. From socializing with friends in the pub and dining room, to hosting family members in the courtyard and walking paths, the focus is on staying engaged.

Inviting Neighborhood Awaits

In-town amenities, including Founders Hall, providing social events and academic, art, music and fitness programs.

Enhanced Health Support

Benefit from external providers coming on-site for podiatry, dental, hearing, mental health services and more.

Connections Built on Common Interests

We help residents build relationships and match caregivers based on shared experiences using predictive technology.

Commitment to Each Resident

Tenured, dedicated associates who regularly attend quality trainings and are drawn to service.

Other Features Include
Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Wellness Center
Scheduled Transportation
Coffee Bar & Beverage Station
Indoor Parking
Recreation Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior living home
One Bedroom
Starting at $5,550/mo
Assisted Living
  • One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior home
Studio apartment floor plan for memory care senior home
Starting at $5,850/mo
Memory Care
  • Studio apartment floor plan for memory care senior home

    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Assisted Living

      Assisted Living — Care, security and community.

      • Commitment to personalized care for each resident
      • Programs and events made for purpose-filled interactions
      • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers
      • Exciting dining program offering delicious, healthy meal choices
      • Rotating events calendar for engagement and enrichment
      • A helping hand with housekeeping, transportation and more
      Life & Care Assisted Living Couple
    • Mind & Memory Care

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

      • Innovative and optimistic approach to memory care
      • Needs-based services ramped up or down as needed
      • Nurturing staff trained on all stages of memory impairment
      • Custom meal plans packed with essential nutrition
      • Resident’s choice of care providers or access to our suggested on-site providers
      • Multi-sensory therapy to improve sleep and wellbeing
      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:

    Sharron Empson-Hart has over 12 years of experience leading continuing care retirement and assisted living communities on Florida’s East Coast where she gained extensive experience in independent living, assisted living and memory care.

    What Brought You To Benchmark:

    My true passion is caring for others. Benchmark’s mission and strong values enable me to provide the absolute best care and experiences for seniors and their families.

    Fun Fact: 

    I’m originally from England but was educated in France and know five languages.  

    sharron empson director of assisted living

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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.