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Standish Village Residents Enjoy Private Lunch at Fael’s

Quincy, MA – The programming team at Standish Village has been taking small groups of their residents out to try new spots for ice cream and to take in the sights of the city. It was during one of these weekly adventures that Fael’s Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner server Gabriel saw the Standish Village van and decided to…

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Standish Village Residents Remember their Heroes

BOSTON, MA — For many of us, Memorial Day brings back memories of our loved ones who have served, and those we have lost. For residents at Standish Village, it was an opportunity to reflect and remember the many service members who have touched their lives. The Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support Community in…

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Standish Village Launches Rolling Library with Book Donation

BOSTON, MA — Many of us are turning to reading as a socially distant activity we can still safely engage with, and this is no different for residents at Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support Community in Lower Mills, who recently received a donation of 50 brand new books from the Boston Public…

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Standish Village Receives Easter Flower Delivery

Residents at Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support received a colorful surprise this Easter when Cedar Grove Gardens delivered 100 potted flowers to the senior community. “We are so grateful to Cedar Grove Gardens,” says EnrichedLIFE Director Lauren Basler. “Their delivery really brightened our day and made everyone smile.”  Cedar Grove also provides…

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Standish Village Launches Virtual Storytime for Kids Near and Far

Boston, MA — Standish Village Assisted Living in Boston has launched a new creative way for residents to stay connected and engaged with people outside the senior community.  They launched a “Virtual Storytime” in late March, in which residents take turns reading to an audience of children and their families. They have been inundated with…

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Dr. Budson Presents at Milton Council on Aging

Have you ever had a slip in memory and worried that it could indicate the start of Alzheimer’s disease? In recognition of November as Alzheimer’s Awareness month, the Milton Council on Aging hosted Dr. Andrew Budson, Associate Director & Education Core Leader at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, for a presentation on Alzheimer’s and…

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Standish Village Honors Resident Veterans

BOSTON, MA – It was a particularly poignant Veterans Day at Standish Village, an Assisted Living & Memory Support Community located in Lower Mills, this year as the community unveiled a new photo wall honoring resident veterans for their bravery and sacrifice.  The Standish Village “Wall of Heroes” was completed just in time for the…

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Quincy’s Alzheimer’s Support Group Receive Care Packages

QUINCY, MA — Each month, the Quincy Council on Aging hosts an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support for individuals who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or other memory impairments, giving them an opportunity to share personal stories and receive advice from others who understand what they’re going through. At the COA’s October meeting, Compass on…

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Standish Village Residents Tour Mass State House

Standish Village Residents Tour the Massachusetts State House BOSTON, MA — Residents from Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support toured the Massachusetts State House on October 1st. They explored the House and Senate chambers, the Governor’s Office and even had a run-in from State Representative Dan Cullinane. Standish Village offers their residents many…

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Standish Village Program Director Receives Public Education Award

Pictured above: Julie Platz (left), Assistant Executive Director at Standish Village, and Lauren Basler (right), EnrichedLIFE Director at Standish Village and recipient of the 2019 Isabel G. Besecker Award BOSTON, MA — On June 11th, Lauren Basler, EnrichedLIFE Director at Standish Village Assisted Living at Lower Mills, received the 2019 Isabel G. Besecker Award from…

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