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Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree Welcomes New Executive Director
Patrick Hardy Joins Norwood Community to Positively Impact the Lives of Local Families
Prior to joining Benchmark, (www.BenchmarkSeniorLiving.com)
"Benchmark stands for what I believe in," says Hardy. "The company is not only incredibly dedicated to its residents and families but also to its associates, which is important for ensuring quality care. Clapboardtree is a beautiful new community with a plethora of resources, and I look forward to helping facilitate solutions for Norwood area families."
Most recently, Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree celebrated its first anniversary of caring for South Shore seniors. Located on the Westwood/Norwood line across from Xaverian Brothers High School, the community offers assisted living, memory care for all stages of dementia supported by Benchmark's effective, award-winning Mind and Memory approach, an active programming schedule, experienced staff and a host of on-site amenities.
"Patrick not only has experience but also, more importantly, he has the passion and desire to connect with our residents and families on a deep level," says Julie Lombardo, regional director of operations for Benchmark. "We founded this community on the promise to elevate human connection, and we know that Patrick will help fulfill that promise every day."
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Based in Waltham, Mass., Benchmark is a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast. Founded in 1997 by Tom Grape, Benchmark operates 56 senior living communities offering independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer's care and continuing care in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont. In 2018, Benchmark was certified as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute and became the first senior living organization and only the fifth Massachusetts-
Carol Arnold, Arnold Communications