Welcome Home to Cape Cod's Premier Senior Living Community

Thirwood Place is the only family-owned and operated senior living community on Cape Cod. Since 1956, The Davenport Companies have started, operated, and maintained some of the region’s most respected businesses. Thirwood Place in South Yarmouth is a treasured part of their portfolio. While many senior living communities around the country are run by large real estate investment firms, Thirwood Place is unique in having local ownership that is on property and working with team members daily. When looking for a community in which to live, there is peace of mind that local ownership is on hand to make decisions quickly and ensure the highest quality of life possible for residents.

Cape Cod Healthcare Affiliation

Thirwood Place Senior Living Community is the only senior living option affiliated with Cape Cod Healthcare on Cape Cod.  During our more than three-decade affiliation, both organizations have enjoyed a mutual respect and trust for one another.

This unique partnership allows Thirwood’s Care Team access (at the resident’s request) to the hospital’s patient data computer system for up-to-date information and medical records sharing, and residents enjoy health-related services such as on-site lab work.

Choose Your Best Lifestyle

Independent Living

At Thirwood, you may select from several residence sizes and styles to best suit your needs. Each has a balcony or patio overlooking the professionally landscaped and wooded grounds or the gentle beauty of Flax Pond. The lovely, spacious residences are specially designed to give a bright open feel.

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All residences feature ample storage, full kitchens, washer/dryers, individually controlled heat, air conditioning and more. Superior construction assures comfort, safety and sound containment. An emergency alert system is accessed throughout your residence and is monitored by our on-site staff 24 hours per day.

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The Village at Thirwood Place

The Village consists of three freestanding buildings which contain our largest residences.

The Village is a neighborhood within a neighborhood and offers exceptional features such as hardwood floors and cathedral ceilings in some residences, while still allowing the residents to take full advantage of all the amenities Thirwood has to offer.

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Carefree Living

Thirwood Place’s newest style of senior living is ideal for those who are ready to downsize a bit but continue living active, independent lives. Carefree Living residents continue to work, volunteer and be as involved in the local community as they were in their own homes, but without the burdens of home ownership. It’s time to take the limits off your leisure time!

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Respite Stays

A temporary or respite stay at The Cove at Thirwood Place is the perfect way to experience a great, new lifestyle and determine if the Thirwood Cove is right for you. For guests who are strongly considering a move to Thirwood, we offer one-bedroom residences that are fully equipped and furnished, with all of the comforts of home.

All services & amenities, and participation in our organized activities, are included in one monthly fee.

The Thirwood Place Cove staff is here 24 hours per day. They perform safety checks, remove trash, help with laundry, provide daily bed making and medication monitoring, if needed.

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Assisted Living: The Cove

The Cove at Thirwood Place, Thirwood’s assisted living community, provides a caring environment where each resident is secure in the knowledge that help is available when needed. Our goal is to give each resident the opportunity to maximize his or her independence.

The Cove offers spacious one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartment homes with your own personal furnishings. Each apartment includes individually-controlled heat and air conditioning, a fully-applianced kitchen (refrigerator, stove, dishwasher), washer and dryer, and extra storage room.

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Assisted Living: Low Vision Support Services

This newly-established program at The Cove at Thirwood Place allows residents with impaired or low vision to learn practical living techniques in a supportive environment, surrounded by other seniors facing similar challenges, integrating them into the senior living community as a whole. Focusing on the unique needs of these seniors allows us to offer customized care that is not currently available in this region (is this still true?).

Our network of care is broadened by our affiliations with both Cape Cod Healthcare and Sight Loss Services, providing us with their experience, knowledge and support.

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