The Arbors of Bedford—The only community in Bedford dedicated to mind and memory care.

Lovingly created to deliver mind and memory care for the mother of a local family and others, The Arbors is continuing the tradition of caring for those with memory impairment.

  • 100 percent focused on mind and memory care  

  • Assisted living model that maximizes independence 

  • Nestled in a neighborhood near Routes 3, 101 and I-293  

  • Dedicated and trained associates with a calling for service 

Life at The Arbors

Care and Experiences So Those With Memory Loss Can Prosper

Whether newly diagnosed or in late stage dementia, The Arbors residents have ample opportunities to experience joy each day—activities that excite, spaces to connect and surroundings that encourage memories.

Specialized Sensory Dining

  • Artful homemade meals with plenty of choices
  • Soothing music and smells that residents enjoy
  • Modified dining to maximize nutrition

Secure Common Spaces

  • Outdoor patios with special features like garden beds and gazebos
  • Ample activity spaces to connect with others
  • Hair salon and barber shop
women knitting with male associate

Therapeutic Experiences

  • Fitness, arts, music, gardening and educational programs
  • Purposeful objects and activities at every turn for reminiscing
  • Cooking and baking programs  
man in wheelchair with caretaker outside

Support of Care Providers

  • Loving care from specially educated providers
  • Access to healthcare providers on-site to support aging well
  • End of life care by hospice providers

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Comfort & Convenience

Community Amenities

At The Arbors, residents are at the heart of the community, surrounded by a consistent care team to foster positivity, continuity and meaningful connections. Devoted to delivering trusted mind and memory care, families gain peace of mind that care is prioritized.

Tailored Mind & Memory Programs

Specialized programming to connect residents to memories and encourage curiosity, such as Journey Stations and Treasure Chests.

Coordinated Care

Mind and memory associates provide a single source of care for residents and a direct line of communication for families.

Engage with Purpose

Focused on forming meaningful bonds between associates and residents and resident-to-resident based on shared experiences.

Coordination of Healthcare Services

Resident clinical services with house calls from external providers including podiatry, dental, audiology, vision and geriatric psychiatry.

Other Features Include:  
Spacious Living Areas
Enclosed and Secure Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Scheduled Transportation
Pet-Friendly
Recreation Room
Private Dining Room
Library and Internet Access

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

The Manchester Studio
The Manchester Studio
$7,000 /mo
Memory Care
  • The Manchester Studio
The Bedford Studio
Studio Deluxe
$8,500 /mo
Memory Care
  • The Bedford Studio
The Merrimack Shared Studio
The Merrimack Shared Studio
$5,500 /mo
Memory Care
  • The Merrimack Shared Studio

    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Mind & Memory Care

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

      • Warm living spaces designed for comfort and security  

      • Caring culture encouraging engagement and connections  

      • Services and amenities tailored to different stages of memory loss  

      • Adaptable menus with nutritious and delicious choices 

      • Easily navigable community spaces to promote independence 

      • Personalized, sensory-based, small group programming 

      • Direct line to external rehabilitation experts and medical care 

      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:  

    Peter Touborg, CDP, CDAL, uses his background in clinical psychology to help residents and their families overcome the challenges of dementia. In his 20-year healthcare career, he has overseen four Benchmark communities.

    What Brought You to Benchmark:  

    The compassionate, comprehensive care that Benchmark provides initially brought me to the company in 2011 and brought me back again in 2018 to The Arbors.

    Fun Fact:  

    In my free time, I make award-winning beer and judge brewing competitions!

    Peter Touborg

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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.