The Cordwainer

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555 Cordwainer Drive, Norwell, MA 02061


Care Types: Alzheimer’s Care

Welcome to The Cordwainer as a family-owned and operated Memory Care Assisted Living community, we are passionate about providing a safe, caring, and stimulating environment for our residents. Value without compromise the Cordwainer has assembled and trained a team of caring professionals respected for their experience and knowledge in dementia care. …. SHOW MORE

Every Day is A New Day Nestled in nature, The Cordwainer provides serenity for residents yet easy access for families. Purpose-built for individuals with memory care needs, residents and visitors are captivated by the stunning indoor sensory garden, two-story skylight entrance, and generous natural lighting throughout. • Spacious living rooms, dining areas and activity rooms • Fitness and Wellness Programs • Performance Center • Rejuvenation Center for soothing activities • Barbershop and beauty salon • On-site chef, nutritious meals and snacks daily • Indoor and outdoor sensory gardens • Private family suite for family and friends • Art Studio • Tovertafel Table, an innovative table game • Resident clubs and classes Caring Services • Personalized care plans • Specially trained associates and nurses available 24/7 • Assistance with activities of daily living • Medication management • State-of-the-art safety and security systems • Laundry and housekeeping • Therapy dogs • Community outings.

The Learned Environment

With years of research and planning, The Cordwainer offers residents The Learned Environment, a unique program curated for “in the moment” and “long-term” learning. This curriculum promotes well-being for participants by building confidence, stimulating the mind and body, and offering something new and exciting. Art—Learners explore different art mediums and develop skills to creatively express themselves while using a variety of materials, tools, and processes. Music for the Mind—Learners investigate a variety of musical instruments while gaining benefits to help improve physical health, mental processing, and social functioning. Foreign Language—At their own pace, Learners practice numerals, words, and phrases with exercises developed by Lingo Flamingo, an interactive language system. Additional Resident Services Enhanced Level of Care—An additional hour of care per day. Aging Gracefully Program—This special program allows residents to age in place as their health and care needs change. Limited Medication Administration Service—Additional support with a resident’s medications.

Resident Suites

Our resident suites are thoughtfully designed to include natural light, wood and textures to facilitate independence, wellness and social engagement. The Cordwainer also includes the latest in fresh air ventilation systems and many other critical health and safety features. Private Suites—Beautiful, oversized European windows to accentuate lighting, soothing interior design touches, special bathroom features, and more. Companion Suites—We offer a limited number of companion suites, featuring two private bedrooms, shared bathroom, and a shared sitting area.



  • Adults 55 and over accepted
  • Special Diet: Low Fat
  • All-inclusive pricing structure
  • Rooms Wired w/ Cable
  • Rooms Wired w/ Internet
  • Arts and crafts area
  • Book discussion club
  • Common Areas with TVs
  • Cooking club
  • English Language
  • Free High-Speed WiFi access
  • Free Transportation Services
  • Gardening group
  • Grounds Secured
  • Guests Allowed at Meal Time
  • Gym
  • Overnight Guests Allowed
  • Hospice Services
  • Housekeeping Services Available
  • In-house homecare
  • In-house Laundry and Drycleaning
  • In-House Religious Services
  • Onsite Pharmacy
  • In-house Skilled Nursing
  • Entry Fee Required
  • Lectures/educational programs
  • Community Dining Available
  • Low or No Sodium Dietary Restrictions
  • Medication Administration
  • Nintendo Wii bowling
  • Parking for Guests
  • VA Benefits Assistance
  • Laundry Services for Linens
  • Private Cleaning Service Available
  • Game Nights
  • Story Time
  • Personal Aides
  • Offsite Activities Available
  • On-site haircuts/barber services
  • Outdoor Patios and Gardens
  • Accepts Insurance Payments
  • Accepts Check Payments
  • Physical Therapist Services
  • Recreation room
  • Resident musical group
  • Respite Care Available
  • Room service available
  • Scheduled Occupational Therapist Visits
  • Semi-Private Apartments/Rooms
  • Some Pets Are Allowed
  • Studio Apartments Available
  • Tai Chi Classes
  • Vegetarian Dietary Restrictions
  • Yoga/chair yoga classes

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