Orchard Valley at Wilbraham—Western Massachusetts' most comprehensive resource for senior care.

On Route 20 just minutes from the Mass Pike, for 20+ years, Orchard Valley has provided some of the area’s finest assisted living and mind and memory care.

  • Excellent reputation for senior care in Western Mass

  • Known for cheery, welcoming ambiance

  • Balance between independence and help when needed

  • Staff is proud to be part of a long-standing, caring community

Life at Orchard Valley

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at the Orchard Valley 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 Ammenities

At Orchard Valley, residents come first, surrounded by a team of professionals focused on treating everyone with dignity and respect. Residents enjoy shaded outdoor courtyards and numerous indoor common spaces with a full calendar for exploration and engagement.

Autonomy with Support

An engaging community focused on independence and growth at every stage.

Coordination of Healthcare Services

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

Power of Human Connection

Structured days with opportunities to socialize, exercise and discover - both on-site and in nearby Springfield.

Each Person Matters

Focused on personalized support, recognizing the cultural, dietary and day-to-day care needs of each individual.

Other Features Include:
Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Fitness Center
Scheduled Transportation
Private Dining Room
Recreation Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

Studio apartment floor plan for senior home
Starting at $3,000/mo
Assisted Living
  • Studio apartment floor plan for senior home
One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior living home
One Bedroom
Starting at $3,450/mo
Assisted Living
  • One bedroom apartment floor plan for senior home
Studio apartment floor plan for memory care senior home
Memory Care Studio
Starting at $4,200/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.

      • Tailored, needs-based assistance for personalized care

      • Inspiring dining with a seasonal flair

      • Wellness programs to promote health and happiness

      • Relaxing indoor spaces — spa, hair salon, demonstration kitchen

      • Coordination across clinical service providers

      • Maintenance-free living within nurturing community

      Life & Care Assisted Living Couple
    • Memory Support

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

      • Trained staff with empathy for the aging experience

      • Resident needs met at different stages of dementia journey

      • Experiences that bring comfort, growth and security

      • Wide assortment of menu choices as seasons change

      • Research-based activities that stimulate the mind

      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:

    Tera Gordon worked at Orchard Valley 20 years ago early in her healthcare career. She returned to the community in 2020 after serving as a regional sales director for Benchmark.

    What Brought You to Benchmark:

    I've always been grateful to Benchmark for helping launch my senior living career. Returning and working with people who touched, influenced or supported my career so long ago is very rewarding.

    Fun Fact:

    I am a fitness fanatic and spend much of my free time helping others take care of their physical health.

    Tera Gordon

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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.