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Considering a new home is no simple decision. We’re happy to provide below a list of common questions and useful resources to help you in your research.

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Life in a Retirement Home can be an amazing new chapter in someone’s life. Retirement living can offer new friendships and new experiences.

If you or someone you love has started to think that it is time for a change, …
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We would all prefer to make our decisions at our own pace.  Some like to quickly make a move while others do meticulous research and weigh each option carefully.  Unfortunately, life often has other plans.  For seniors, it may be …
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Life in a retirement home can offer many new experiences. If you or someone you love has started to think it is time for a change, we invite you to use the Retirement Living – Resident Checklist to help guide …
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Long Term Care

The cost of living in a Long Term Care Home is mandated by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and is consistent across the province. You can find the current rates on the Ontario Ministry of Health and …
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Most people bring items of a personal nature such as photos, artwork, a favourite afghan or bedspread, etc. Ask the Long Term Care Home you are considering about any specific items you would like to bring.

Please contact your local Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) office.

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Retirement

Services vary widely from retirement home to retirement home. Most offer two or three meals per day plus snacks, a recreation program, hospitality services such as housekeeping & laundry, emergency response service and a variety of health care options from …
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The types of accommodations provided by Retirement Residences vary by location. Most have studio, one-bedroom and two bedroom suites.

The cost of living in a Retirement Residence varies by location, suite type and service package.

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