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D’Youville Life & Wellness Community is conveniently located just off Route 3, in Lowell Massachusetts. The campus is easily accessible by car or by public transportation.

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981 Varnum Avenue
Lowell, MA  01854

Telephone: (978) 569-1000

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From the South (Boston, MA):
Take I-93 N for 11.8 miles to Exit 37B, I-95 S (toward Waltham). After 5.4 miles, take Exit 32A to merge onto US-3 N (toward Lowell). Take US-3 N for 13.3 miles, exiting at 32 for MA-4 (toward N. Chelmsford/Chelmsford).  Keep right at the fork, following signs for Drum Hill Road/Lowell. Continue on Drum Hill Road for 0.3 miles, at which point it turns into Westford Street, then keep left to stay onto Wood Street. Go over the Rourke Bridge, and turn left at Pawtucket Blvd. Take the first right onto Old Ferry Road. Old Ferry Road ends at Varnum Avenue; turn left. D’Youville will be on your immediate right.

From the North (Manchester, NH):
Take I-293/New Hampshire 3A S (toward Concord/Boston), until you reach the Frederick Everett Turnpike (partial toll road). After 13.1 miles, continue onto US-3 S, entering Massachusetts, and drive 8.3 miles to Exit 35, MA-113 (toward Dunstable/Tyngsboro). Turn right at MA-113 E/Kendall Road; continue on MA-113 E, turning right on Pawtucket Blvd. Take and immediate left at Butterfield Road, then right on Sherburne Avenue. After 1.5 miles, turn right on Varnum Avenue. D’Youville will be on your left.

Public Transportation

The D’Youville campus is conveniently accessible by public transportation.

From Boston’s North Station, take the Commuter Rail – Lowell Line. When you reach Lowell, it’s a short walk to Lowell’s Kennedy Center, where you can pick up the #7 Bus, towards Lowell “Voke” (or, Greater Lowell Vocational-Technical School).  There is a stop on Varnum Avenue directly in front of D’Youville Life & Wellness.

Staff contacts

For specific information regarding our services, please contact the relevant staff member in the table below:

DepartmentContact PersonTitleDescription of ServicePhoneEmail
Admissions-Long Term CarePaula CaponeAdmissions DirectorFor information about admissions to our nursing home or to arrange a tour of our nursing home(978) 569-1000, ext.
Admissions-RehabilitationPaula CaponeAdmissions DirectorFor information on admissions or to arrange a tour of our rehabilitation center, the Center for Advanced Therapy(978) 569-1000,
Adult Day HealthNorma ShafferAssistant Director of Adult Day HealthInformation on enrolling yourself or a loved one in our Adult Day Health Center. This medical model provides meals, activities, entertainment and access to the chapel.(978) 569-1000
ActivitiesAngela OuilletteActivities DirectorInformation on resident activities.(978) 569-1000,
Alzheimer's CareLisa SobhianDirector of Dementia ServicesFor questions about our Special Dementia Care units.(978) 569-1000, ext.
Business OfficeDiane HardenFinance DirectorFor questions onroom rates or billing issues.(978) 569-1000
Caring Well InstituteCatherine CurtisDirector, Caring Well InstituteProfessionaleducation and certifications and community education.(978) 569-1000, ext.
Dining ServicesVladimir MedisorDirector of Dining ServicesFor questions about resident food service.(978) 569-1000, ext
FoundationDon MainFoundation DirectorTo make a donation(978) 569-1000, ext.
Human ResourcesKathleen McCarthyDirector of Human ResourcesTo inquire about staff positions at D'Youville(978) 569-1000, ext.
Independent LivingPaula Eldridge-YeiterDirector of Independent LivingFor information about Bruyere Gardens our independent living apartments.(978) 569-1000, ext.
Nursing Home AdministratorAndrea RathboneAdministrator of D'Youville Senior CareFor Administrative information about our nursing home, D'Youville Senior Care(978) 569-1000,
Nursing Home, NursingChristina YostDirector of NursingFor clinical information about our nursing home, D'Youville Senior Care(978) 569-1000, ext.
President and CEONaomi PrendergastPresident and CEO D'Youville Life and Wellness CommunityFor general administrative questions.(978)
Rehabilitation AdministrationCynthia ThorntonDirector, Center for Advanced TherapyFor administrative information about our rehabilitation services at the Center for Advanced Therapy(978)
Rehabilitation, ClinicalKeri BelmonteDirector of Rehabilitation ServicesFor clinical information on rehabilitation services.(978) 569-1000,
Social ServicesJean Marie BegemannDirector of Social ServicesFor social service issues of residents and rehabilitation patients.(978) 569-1000, ext.
General InquiriesDon MainFoundation DirectorAll other inquiries.(978) 569-1000, ext.

D'Youville Senior Care

D’Youville Senior Care, D’Youville Life and Wellness Community’s long-term skilled nursing facility, offers traditional long-term skilled nursing, specialized Alzheimer’s and dementia care units and Hospice care.

To download a D’Youville Senior Care nursing home application, please click here.

D’Youville Senior Care also offers Adult Day Health, providing healthy activities and social interaction, employing a medical model. We also provide short-term rehabilitation.

Continuum of Caring Campaign: Affordable Assisted Living is coming to Greater Lowell

D’Youville Life and Wellness Community is planning an Affordable Assisted Living residence for seniors with varied income levels. It will open in the Spring of 2015. Campaign Chairman Elkin McCallum, along with many others, believes that D’Youville is the right organization to satisfy this missing component in

Greater Lowell’s health care offerings. They invite you to help make a difference in our community and improve the quality and breadth of care available to the region’s senior citizens. Please join Elkin, and hundreds of others, in supporting D’Youville as it continues to provide for our senior citizens.

To learn more about the Continuum of Caring Campaign and how you can participate, please click here.

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