2300 Washington Street,
Newton, Massachusetts 02462 Map

The Falls at Cordingly Dam—Newly renovated assisted living with beautiful views of the Charles River.


For 23+ years, The Falls at Cordingly Dam 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

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Life at The Falls at Cordingly Dam

Comfort and care that feels like home

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

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 Transporation
Private Dining Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

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Assisted Living


Studio Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly
One Bedroom
One Bedroom
Starting at $10,950/mo*
Assisted Living


One Bedroom Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly
Two Bedroom
Two Bedroom
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Assisted Living


Two Bedroom Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly
Memory Care Studio
Memory Care Studio
Starting at $10,340/mo*
Memory Care


Studio Apartment
Private Bathroom
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.

  • 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

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.

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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.