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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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Standish Village Brings Brain Healthy Cooking to 1st Lower Mills Health Fair

The Lower Mills Spring Health Fair was held on May 1st at Boston Housing Authority in Dorchester Center. Standish Village of Lower Mills, an Assisted Living & Memory Support Community, conducted a Brain Healthy Cooking demonstration featuring salmon cakes with sun-dried tomato aioli. Brain Healthy Cooking is Standish Village’s award-winning nutrition program that brings residents…

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Standish Village Spreads Awareness about Mediterranean Diet

With so many fad diets circulating in pop culture right now, it’s hard to know which one is the best across a range of ages, body types, and lifestyles. The Mediterranean diet was recently named the “#1 Best Diet” by U.S. News & World Report, and since its inception in the mid-1900s, the diet has…

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Standish Village Holds Celebration for WWII Veteran

Standish Village Holds Celebration for WWII Veteran Standish Village Assisted Living in Boston recently held a celebration for one of its residents who returned from his tour with Honor Flight New England. Standish Village is located at 1190 Adams St., right over the Milton town line. Eugene O’Brien, a World War II veteran, was flown down to…

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Memory Cafe to Come to Milton

Standish Village Assisted Living and Compass Memory Support, located in Dorchester’s Lower Mills, has partnered with the Milton Council on Aging to create a new memory café. The Milton Memory Café will provide those living with memory loss or dementia and their care partners, family, and friends a safe space to relax and enjoy conversation over…

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