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.
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 WGBH.org
Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Standish Village is dedicated to assisting and supporting individuals with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and the families and friends who love them. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 pm. Our Caregiver Support Group is Alzheimer's Association certified and is facilitated by our Compass Memory Support Program Director, Erica Curcia. Learn more about our Caregiver Support Groups or to RSVP: 617-298-5656
Family Fun Day
August 19th | 12:00-2:00pm
You are invited to our annual Standish Family Fun Day! Join us for music, food, and special guests and celebrate the Standish Community.
August 30th | 2:00pm
Join us as our Grab Your Passport! Destination: Hawaii day features the Hokupa’a Hula Collective!
"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."
- Alan Lappas, Executive Director