687 Harbor Road,
Shelburne, Vermont 05482 Map

The Arbors at Shelburne—Vermont’s trusted mind and memory care resource for over 30 years.


Across from Lake Champlain, The Arbors at Shelburne is the only dually licensed Residential Care Home and Nursing Facility in the area exclusively for those with memory loss and other care needs.
  • 30+ year history as one of Vermont’s most trusted mind and memory care communities
  • Vibrant and compassionate with a neighborhood feel
  • Dedicated, on-premise clinical services
  • Comfortable spaces to maximize independence and feelings of safety
  • Care for those with mild cognitive impairment to late-stage dementia

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Life at The Arbors at Shelburne

Comfort and care that feels like home

No matter what level of care, every Benchmark resident at The Arbors at Shelburne enjoys all the things that make life good—convenient comforts, great food, and a thriving social community full of activities.

Specialized Sensory Dining

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

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
Therapeutic Experiences

Therapeutic Experiences

  • Fitness, arts, music, gardening and educational programs
  • Purposeful objects and activities at every turn for reminiscing
  • Cooking and baking programs
Support of Care Providers

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
Community Amenities

At The Arbors, our focus is on fostering wellness and engagement. As one of the most experienced communities in the area focused exclusively on mind and memory care, residents are supported by compassionate staff who regularly attend quality trainings and adapt services to individual abilities and interests.

Reputation for Caring

Recognized for interdisciplinary approach across physicians, nursing, programming, rehabilitation and social services.

Caring Culture

Resident-centered approach to services with a focus on associate training.

Enhanced Health Support

Services supported by specialized equipment, such as mechanical lifts for transfers.

Research-based Memory Care

Dynamic programs facilitated by trained and certified associates, including sensory-based activities.

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

Floor Plans

Choose a space that feels just right.

Memory Care Studio
Memory Care Studio
Starting at $15,055/mo*
Memory Care


Private Bathroom
Pet Friendly
Memory Care Studio Deluxe
Memory Care Studio Deluxe
Starting at $19,010/mo*
Memory Care


Private Bathroom
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

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

  • Homey living spaces to fit personal service requirements

  • Tailored, needs-based care for all stages of memory loss

  • On-site medical services and multi-sensory programs

  • Associates trained in meaningful, professional interactions

  • Programming for physical, social and intellectual wellness

  • Meals designed to deliver nutrition and stimulate senses

Meet Your Executive Director:

Wendy Brodie, LNHA, is a Vermont native who studied social work at UVM and has devoted her entire 20-year career to geriatrics. She became executive director of The Arbors in 2016.
What Brought You to Benchmark:

I value the strong emphasis that Benchmark has on the importance of relationships with our residents, families and associates, and their commitment to providing robust care and services.
Fun Fact:

My most favorite part of the day is being able to spend time with our residents and families.

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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.