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About Our Community

Embark at Orchard Glen is an independent living and senior living community in Orchard Park, New York, which is just a short drive from Buffalo. Our apartments are designed for active seniors who want to live life to the fullest. Here, senior living is all about options, including a selection of well-appointed apartment or cottage homes and a wide variety of activities designed around your interests and passions in Orchard Park, NY. Embark at Orchard Glen is an independent living community for seniors ages 55 and older that features beautiful apartments and social spaces, generous amenities, 24/7 security and dedicated staff that help you enjoy retirement, worry-free.

We do not accept Medicaid, Medicare or other government payment sources.



  • 24-hour security
  • Scheduled transportation
  • Classes, activities & outings
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Fitness Center
  • Therapy room
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Community gardens

Why Senior Living?

Hear Why Seniors Choose Embark!

In recent focus groups we hosted among our residents, they shared valuable insights to help seniors and their families decide whether senior living is the right option. Watch what they have to say in some short videos.

Living Options

  • Independent Living
  • Additional Services

Senior Apartment Floor Plans

One Bedroom Options

For residents at Embark at Orchard Glen, we offer one and two bedroom apartments, depending on your needs. Find a floor plan that works for you below!

Two Bedroom Options

For residents at Embark at Orchard Glen, we offer one and two bedroom apartments, depending on your needs. Find a floor plan that works for you below!

Signature Programs

Embark’s Signature Programs are life enrichment programs designed to celebrate our residents and their stories, while meeting their daily health and wellness needs. Learn more about our Signature Programs below.

Embark Enriching Activities

Enriching Activities

Life is meant to be lived. Our enriching activities celebrate our residents’ unique personalities while keeping health and wellness top of mind. As part of our program, we develop an individualized wellness profile and program of daily activities for each resident. Plus, we work to expand our residents’ horizons with our special dining events. Each month, we provide cultural activities that include savory culinary delights from near and far.
Embark Fulfilling Dreams

Making Dreams Come True

It’s never too late for our residents to realize their hopes and dreams. From reuniting with loved ones, reaching a goal like performing in a ballet, visiting a favorite spot from years gone by, or having a longed-for adventure like a hot-air balloon ride, our program makes our residents’ dreams come true.
Embark Fall Prevention Awareness

Fall Prevention

Aging often comes with problems with balance and a risk of falls. Along with providing a safe home for our residents, we also help our residents help themselves prevent falls. As part of our Fall Prevention Resources, we work with each resident to help them better understand their own risk for falling and provide training and tools to help them move about safely.

Dining at Embark at Orchard Glen

Choice is part of the senior living lifestyle at Embark. Our menus are inspired by our residents’ preferences, special diet and personal care needs. We understand their preferences because we meet with residents regularly to learn what they like and to listen to their suggestions about menus. Plenty of choices are offered at each meal, from original culinary creations to traditional dishes. Plus, we mix it up regularly with special theme parties and chef challenges to keep the mealtime experience fresh, new and exciting.
Caprese Salad

An Engaging & Enriching Experience

Each month our residents travel to an exciting, often exotic, location without leaving home. These special events bring the sights, sounds and tastes of different locales right to Embark.

During these events, the menu features tasty delights from the represented region. It’s during these special programs that we often find conversation turns to travel experiences near and far.

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Restaurant-Style Dining

Restaurant-style dining means there are plenty of menu choices offered at each meal, from comfort food and home-style offerings to gourmet fare. And our dishes feature plenty of fresh and locally grown ingredients – just like a fine restaurant.

Residents appreciate our well-appointed restaurant-style dining room where attentive table service makes meals a social occasion. But we also do casual dining events too, like outdoor picnics and barbecues, as well as special meal events like birthday parties and holiday celebrations.

Green Salad

Fresh Ingredients for Healthy Eating

Many of our residents grew or raised their own food or bought it from local farmers. The food they put on their tables was fresh, local and literally farm to table.

Embark is proud to serve fresh, delicious meals, often with ingredients from local sources. The food we serve includes fresh seasonal ingredients that contain higher amounts of nutrients like antioxidants.

Sample Menu

  • Fresh Fruit
  • Eggs Your Way
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Fresh Biscuits
  • Hash Browns
  • Greek Salad
  • Veal Parmesan
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Fresh Rolls
  • Green Salad
  • Salmon with Cucumber Sauce
  • Brown Rice
  • Steamed Green Beans
  • Fruit Cup

Events Calendar

See what’s happening around our community! You don’t have to be a current resident/family member to attend events with RSVP next to it. If you are interested in attending, RSVP today! We would love to have you!

  • Happy Hour with Russ Keyser (Activities Calendar)

  • Tongue Twister Prize Game (Activities Calendar)

  • Storytime w/Cliff (Activities Calendar)

  • Halloween Party with Magician Ted Burzynski (Activities Calendar)

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