Welcome to Standish Village

Standish Village at a glance:

  • Assisted Living / EnrichedLIFE
  • Compass Memory Support Neighborhood
  • Trial / Respite Stays
  • Pet Friendly
  • Transportation

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Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support in Dorchester’s Lower Mills

Standish Village offers seniors a secure, supportive and independent lifestyle, offering both assisted living and a secure Compass Memory Support Neighborhood®. The community features 85 lovely rental apartments, comfortable community rooms, and a pleasant courtyard and roof deck. Supportive services including housekeeping, gracious dining, medication management and personal care, free residents so that they are able to enjoy the company of new friends and a vibrant program of social, cultural enrichment and wellness activities.

A complete renovation of the Fabreeka Mills textile factory Standish Village is located in the heart of the historic Lower Mills neighborhood which borders Dorchester, MA, and Milton, MA. Other restored mill buildings are clustered close by along the Neponset River, including our famous neighbor, the Baker Chocolate Factory. The neighborhood now includes a variety of retail shops and condominiums. Residents enjoy, within walking distance, an array of dining, shopping and banking services.

While the residents of Standish Village enjoy a chic yet historic building, recently renovated and nestled in a quaint up and coming neighborhood, it’s the people of our community that really make Standish Village something special.

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A Family’s Guide to Assisted Living


We are committed to helping families make the best decision for their loved one, whether or not they make the move to Standish Village. Use this list of helpful information to guide you in your search.

A Message From Our Executive Director

“If you are thinking about a move to assisted living, consider a short-term trial stay to determine if Standish Village is the right fit. This is a no strings attached opportunity to try out our community.”

– Julie Platz

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