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Retirement Living Communities in Ottawa, ON

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You know your family, A Place For Mom knows Retirement Living. Our dedicated local Ottawa, ON advisors have helped 4550 families make the right choice for their needs. Get full details, pricing and read 24 reviews of our hand-picked communities. Typically prices range from $1500 to $7400 per month.

As the national capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario is a popular choice among seniors who are seeking to join an independent living community. OC Transpo, the regional public transit system, is 100% barrier-free, making it easy for seniors to travel throughout the city and surrounding areas. Spend a leisurely afternoon exploring the National Gallery of Canada, take a tour of the Parliament Buildings, or step back in time at the Canadian Museum of History. Joining a retirement community in Ottawa allows you to spend your time pursuing the activities you love, without worrying about maintaining a family home.

Senior housing types in Ottawa, ON

Who Needs Independent Living

Many seniors in Ottawa decide to join an independent living community so they can enjoy their retirement in a resort-style setting where residents are free from responsibilities such as household chores and maintenance. Some seniors seek our retirement communities when their needs change, and they appreciate the peace-of-mind that comes with knowing friendly neighbors and caring staff are always close at hand. Independent living communities in Ottawa are designed to encourage seniors to remain active and involved while enjoying the security of a safe, inviting and inclusive environment.

What to Expect

Numerous independent living communities in Ottawa provide amenities such as:

  • 24-hour on-site security and in-suite emergency call systems
  • Escorted group outings
  • Regular social activities and special events
  • Fitness programs
  • Housekeeping and laundry services
  • Pet-friendly suites
  • Chef-designed meals served in a restaurant-style dining room

In Ottawa independent living communities may also been called retirement communities. Contact us for assistance in locating the ideal Ottawa retirement community for you or your loved ones.

Activities for Seniors in Ottawa

Ottawa is filled with world-class attractions and amenities, providing seniors with year-round activities and entertainment. Here are just a few of the senior-friendly destinations in Ottawa:

Byward Public Market Located in the Lower Town district is Canada's oldest, and largest, public market. This vibrant area is filled with dozens of unique restaurants and shops, specialty food vendors, galleries and boutique, and every Saturday morning local farmers sell fresh produce and maple syrup.

Rideau Canal This iconic downtown waterway is a year-round destination for locals and visitors alike. During the warmer weather, enjoy a leisurely stroll or bike ride along the car-free waterfront trails, or take a cruise in a voyager canoe. In the winter, take in Ottawa's Winterlude festival, snack on a BeaverTail pastry, or skate along the world's longest skating rink.

Casino du Lac-Leamy Just across the river from Ottawa is Gatineau, Quebec, home to the area's most exciting adult entertainment complex. Try your luck at your favorite slot machine or table game, enjoy a gourmet meal, or take in a live show at the theatre.

Sports – Sports fans in Ottawa can cheer on the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League, or root for the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees. During the summer months, the Ottawa Champions provide local baseball fans with non-stop action at RCGT Park, a fan-friendly park in the heart of downtown.

Finding Independent Living in Ottawa

If you are interested in learning more about how you can enjoy an active retirement in a vibrant independent living community in the Ottawa area, call us today. Our friendly, knowledgeable Senior Living Advisors are available to help your choose the perfect Ottawa retirement community.