Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings

126 Smith Street,
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451 Map

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings — Award-winning care provided by tenured associates in the heart of Metrowest.


Next to I-95 with easy access to Metrowest and Boston, for 20+ years, Waltham Crossings provides the area’s finest, award-winning assisted living and memory care.

  • Compassionate staff with impressive community tenure
  • Varied, affordable apartment options in loving community
  • Onsite medical, wellness programs and vast event calendar
  • Convenient location and parking for family and friends

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Life at Waltham Crossings

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at Waltham Crossings 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

Benchmark Senior Living at Waltham Crossings is geared around convenience and comfort for residents and visiting family members and friends. From pet-friendly walking paths and courtyards, to a wellness center and library, everyone is encouraged to spend time connecting, learning and experiencing life.

Community with a Family Feel

Community living at its best where residents take advantage of numerous amenities to nurture passions and relationships.

Care Combined with Convenience

Assistance when and where needed, including housekeeping, laundry, scheduled transportation and personal care.

A Culture Committed to Service

Dedicated, tenured staff with a combined 550 years overseeing resident needs.

First-rate Spaces, Activities & Conveniences

An engaging atmosphere with something for all, from a charming sunroom and recreation room, to a variety of outings and events.

Other Features Include
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Wellness Center
Movie Theater
Scheduled Transporation
Demonstration Kitchen
Private Dining Room
Recreation Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

One Bedroom
One Bedroom
Starting at $7,150/mo*
Assisted Living


One Bedroom Apartment
Private Bath
Pet Friendly
Companion Suite
Companion Suite
Starting at $3,195/mo*
Assisted Living


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.

  • Personalized care plans based on a nursing assessment

  • Nurturing staff with decades of combined care experience

  • Safe spaces to relax — from common areas to courtyards

  • Support for life-long learning with 1:1 and group classes

  • Varied and nutritious meals in an inviting dining room

  • Coordinated healthcare — onsite and external medical providers

Meet Your Executive Director:

Rafael Wainhaus, LHNA, LCSW, uses his Master’s in social work and a Bachelor’s in psychology to provide the best experiences for older adults. As a licensed nursing home administrator, he’s led skilled nursing communities in the Boston area, both as a social worker and director for over five years.
What Brought You to Benchmark:

I enjoyed my experience working in programming for Benchmark so much that I returned to the company in 2021!

Fun Fact:

In my free time, I’m an adaptive ski instructor. I grew up skiing in Vermont and love to share my passion for the sport with people of all abilities.

Rafael Wainhaus

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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.