The Birches at Concord—The only community in Concord dedicated to memory care.

New Hampshire’s first assisted living community created exclusively for those living with memory loss, conveniently located off Route 202, near I-89 and Concord Hospital.

  • Designed exclusively for those living with memory loss

  • Secure, comfortable neighborhood setting

  • Beautiful outdoor space with wooded views

  • Designed to engage all senses

Life at The Birches

Care and Experiences So Those With Memory Loss Can Prosper

Whether newly diagnosed or in late stage dementia, Birches at Concord 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 

High on a hill nestled in the trees with three beautiful patios connected by a large secure outdoor space, our care providers work diligently to foster positivity and meaningful connections. As the only community in Concord specializing in memory loss, we are a trusted partner in the dementia journey, providing stimulating and engaging living experiences.

Award-Winning Programs

Holistically designed for cognitive stimulation and more successful days.

24/7 Compassionate Care

Needs-based personal care and assistance with daily living activities.

Specialized Care Providers

Led by a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Dementia Live trained associates.

Sensory, Adaptive Dining

Healthy meals specially served and supported to stimulate senses and enhance nutritional health.

Other Features Include:  
Spacious Living Areas
Enclosed, Secure Outdoor Courtyards
Walking Paths
Hair Salon & Barber Shop
Aquatic Hydrotherapy Bath
Scheduled Transportation
Recreation & Billiards Room
Country Kitchen
Private Dining Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

Starting at $8,250/mo
Memory Care
  • Studio
Companion Suite
Companion Suite
Starting at $6,900/mo
Memory Care
  • Companion Suite

    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Mind & Memory Care

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

      • Specially designed living spaces that support mental processing

      • Assisted living model aims to maximize independence

      • 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

      • Therapeutic experiences including research-based, sensory programs

      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:

    Paul Botana-Gumbs worked in home care for many years before joining The Birches in 2018. He was promoted to executive director in 2019.

    What Brought You to Benchmark:

    As a former healthcare partner of The Birches, I had the opportunity to visit the community on a number of occasions and was always impressed by their high level of caring and compassion.

    Fun Fact:

    I have four children with three of them born in December. By some sort of cosmic coincidence, all four were born on a Thursday!

    Paul Botana-Gumbs

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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.