Welcome to Compass on the Bay Assisted Living & Memory Support Community in South Boston!

You want the best for your family and when the telltale signs of memory loss are revealed, finding the right answer can be challenging… until your family finds your way to Compass on the Bay. Formerly The BayView, Compass on the Bay is a state-of-the-art Memory Support Assisted Living community offering research-based treatment programming for those with varying levels of memory loss, including diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease. We focus on the whole person, not just their basic physical or cognitive needs. Our method is to individualize a plan of care for each resident, providing just the right combination of services and programming to optimize your loved one's overall well-being, sense of independence, personal dignity and enrichment. You can have peace of mind knowing we are committed to your loved one's quality of life as our number one priority.

Compass on the Bay offers two neighborhoods within our building, offering an intimate experience for your loved one featuring an award-winning dining program and exceptionally personalized level of care and attention.

  • Compass ConnectedLIFE: An Open Campus Neighborhood for residents with early symptoms of memory loss with the goal of maintaining independence. 
    Residents experiencing the early symptoms of dementia (Mild Cognitive Impairment - MCI) benefit from a full array of memory support services, all focused on maintaining and improving brain function for a higher quality of life. Compass on the Bay is the first assisted living community in our area to address the needs of these individuals with MCI, which is characterized by mild memory problems and some confusion, often described as the stage between forgetfulness associated with normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about MCI.
  • Compass Memory Support Neighborhood®: A secured neighborhood for individuals needing additional structure, support and safety. 
    Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia disorders clearly benefit from a secure environment, as well as our innovative programming and industry-high staff-to-resident ratio.

Community News

December Events

Steve Lanzilotta Entertains at Compass on the Bay

December 6th  |  10:30am
Join us for a show by musician Steve Lanzilotta! 

Patrick Hoye Entertains at Compass on the Bay

December 19th  |  10:30am
Please join us for the entertainment of Irish musician Patrick Hoye, strolling singer and guitarist. Patrick hails from Mullingar Ireland and came to Boston in 1974 to pursue a degree at Berklee College of Music. He has traveled the world performing with Ireland’s Joe Dolan band. Please join us for this festive performance!

Pianist Adam Bergeron at Compass on the Bay

December 20th | 2:00pm
Join us for entertainment by classical pianist Adam Bergeron! A pianist since he was young, Adam studied classical piano at the University of Massachusetts. 

Richie Bern Entertains at Compass on the Bay

December 24th | 2:30pm
Stop by on Christmas Eve and join us for a performance by Richie Bern on guitar and vocals!

Johnny Rampino at Compass on the Bay

December 27th | 1:30pm
Join us for some lively accordion entertainment by Johnny Rampino! 

"Families are often overwhelmed by the variety of options available to them in their search for the perfect place for their Mom or Dad with memory loss. They want to not only know they’ve found the right place, but to feel it as well. Our Guest Program lets families experience what daily life is like in our community for a day or more, including programs, meals and care. Call me to learn more."

- Matt Desrosiers, Executive Director

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