Benchmark at Rye—The Seacoast’s only community devoted to mind and memory care.

Located in the beautiful town of Rye on Route 1 just a mile from the ocean, our assisted living community keeps residents connected to the people, passions and things that matter most.

  • Designed for a sense of independence, familiarity and security

  • Associates who love what they do — and it shows

  • Restaurant-style, all day dining and a-la-carte options

  • Programming to provide options, engagement and fulfillment

Life at Rye

Care and Experiences So Those With Memory Loss Can Prosper

Whether newly diagnosed or in late stage dementia, Rye 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 Benchmark at Rye, the focus is on giving residents a sense of purpose and the opportunity to enjoy meaningful connections every day. With a community devoted exclusively to mind and memory care, individuals enjoy a familiar environment that supports wellbeing.

Holistic Approach to Care

Resident’s choice of outside health providers or access to on-site providers.

Fulfilling Dining Experiences

Dining designed to meet diet preferences, stimulate appetite and support nutrition.

Specially Designed Spaces - Inside and Out

Easy-to-navigate common areas with purposeful colors and lighting, a charming outdoor courtyard with bronze sculpture and walking path.

Exercise the Mind and Spirit

Programs designed to connect residents to memories, inspire conversations and promote expression through various senses.

Other Features Include
24/7 Onsite Nursing
Physical Therapy Studio
Outdoor Courtyard
Walking Path
Hair Salon
Wellness Center
Scheduled Transportation
Restaurant Style Dining Room
Comfortable Living Room
Recreation Room

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

Starting at $10,800/mo
Memory Care
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    Living & Care

    Types of Care Offered Here

    • Mind & Memory Care

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

      • Personalized, 24/7 care as determined by nursing assessment

      • On-site healthcare services with access to third party on-call specialists

      • Caring, nurturing culture focused on building connections

      • Adaptable menus with nutritious and delicious choices

      • Benchmark Strong comprehensive exercise program

      • Innovative programs to connect to memories and experiences

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    • 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

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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.