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 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.

Standish Village is located in the heart of the historic Lower Mills neighborhood which borders Dorchester, MA, and Milton, MA. Other mill buildings clustered along the Neponset River, including the well-known Baker Chocolate Factory, have also been restored. The neighborhood now includes a variety of retail shops and condominiums. Residents enjoy, within walking distance, an array of dining, shopping and banking services.

Community News

Standish Village Dementia Training to Help City of Quincy Become Dementia Friendly

The City of Quincy adopts Standish Village's "Dementia Experience" for city-wide Dementia Friendly Initiative. Read more about Dementia Friendly Quincy

One more time: The Blesedells again say ‘I do’ – 60 years later

It was 60 years ago this month, on July 30, 1955, that Fred and Anne Blesedell exchanged their wedding vows, and late last month, they renewed their promises to each other in a celebration at Standish Village, an assisted living community in Dorchester that the couple now calls home. Read More at The Dorchester Reporter

Standish Village Resident Featured on WGBH's 'You're Not Alone' Series

At the Standish Village assisted living facility in Dorchester, a handful of elderly folks sit in the living room on the main floor, their walkers, canes and wheelchairs nearby. One woman spots Carol Doan. Listen at

April Events

Jazz Duo Performance

April 24th  |  6:00pm
The Benjamin Young Jazz Duo from Berklee College of Music shares their talents with us.

Japanese Musical Performance

April 26th  |  2:00pm
Our “Grab Your Passport! Destination: Japan” celebration will feature the music of Ririka Tokushige. Ririka is a graduate of Berklee College of Music where she studied with George Garzone and Billy Pierce. She has over twenty years experience teaching in both public schools and privately. Performance venues include Mechanics Hall, Top of the Hub, Acton Jazz Cafe, the Museum of Fine Arts, DeCordova Museum, Harvard and Brandeis Universities.

Tour Our Assisted Living Community Today!

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

- Rebekah Levit, Executive Director

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