The Falls at Cordingly Dam—Assisted living with beautiful views of the Charles River.

For 23+ years, The Falls has provided top-of-the-line assisted living and mind and memory care alongside the Charles River - minutes from I-95 and Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

  • Long history of tailored care with tenured staff to match

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

  • Expressive art and music therapy program led by a certified therapist

  • Outdoor dining, relaxation and exercise opportunities all with beautiful water views

Life at The Falls

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at The Falls 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
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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

The Falls is a peaceful, yet vibrant, refuge where residents enjoy life to the fullest. Take advantage of varying levels of personalized care, choices for learning and growth and endless amenities to stay physically strong, mentally sharp and emotionally fulfilled.

Balance of Independence & Assistance

A helping hand is available when needed–from housekeeping and laundry, to transportation with concierge services.

Caring & Capable Hands

Supportive associates who are dedicated and focused on nurturing and guiding residents throughout the day.

Sense of Belonging

Daily individual and group programs to build connections and confidence, with intellectually stimulating options as well as music, drumming, dancing, music, art, movies and guided relaxation.

Focus on Continued Wellness

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

Other Features Include:
24-Hour Move-Ins
24-Hour Nursing
Psychiatric Behavioral Nurse Specialist
Fitness Center
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Scheduled Transportation
Private Dining Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior living home
One Bedroom
Starting at $7,200/mo
Assisted Living
  • One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior home
Studio apartment floor plan for senior home
Starting at $7,050/mo
Assisted Living
  • Studio apartment floor plan for senior home

    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Assisted Living

      Assisted Living — Care, security and community.

      • Nurturing environment where program choices abound

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

      • Coordination of care with providers

      • Concierge services to deliver a helping hand when needed

      • Nutritious meals served a beautiful dining room with water views

      Life & Care Assisted Living Couple
    • Mind & Memory Care

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

      • Thoughtfully designed living spaces for security and comfort

      • Forward-thinking health management from on-site medical staff

      • Personalized support—from medication to meal management

      • Trained staff delivering companionship and trusted care

      • An engaging community where life is celebrated

      • Innovative cognitive therapies, including music and art

      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:

    Deb Foster joined The Falls as executive director in 2016 following a long career in hospitality. She is the recipient of the 2019 Darrell Harvey Values Award for not only setting the standard for achieving Benchmark’s values, but raising it.

    What Brought You to Benchmark:

    I am passionate about and take pride in serving others. Benchmark's culture and values make it possible for me to continue striving for excellence in meeting and exceeding the needs of those we serve.

    Fun Fact:

    I have a large, close knit family who is very competitive. Every week, four generations come together online for an evening of fun, laughs and bragging rights.

    Deb Foster

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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.