Assisted Living is available throughout Ontario Canada from the large metro areas of Toronto and Ottawa, to the smaller suburban and rural cities and towns. No matter where your search for care is focused in the province, we will work to help you find the assisted living community for you or your elderly loved one.
Assisted living communities in Ontario are regulated buildings that are occupied primarily by persons who are 65 or older, are occupied by at least six people not related to the operator and make available at least two of the thirteen care services set out in The Retirement Act, 2010.
These include meals, assistance with bathing, dressing, administering medicine, providing incontinence care or making available the services of a doctor. Some of the benefits of living in assisted living communities include:
The Retirement Act, 2010 was created to protect Ontario's senior who are in assisted living communities. The act helps ensure that seniors and their families have peace of mind at a vulnerable stage of life. Some of the things that the act does is:
There is a wide range of costs for living in a assisted living in Ontario, some facilities are extremely affordable and some are the most expensive in Canada. The costs are based on things like amenities, location and room size but the average cost for assisted living is $3,204 per month.
A Place for Mom is the largest assisted living referral service. We are paid by our participating communities, therefore our service is offered at no charge to families.
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