Who Needs Independent Living
Independent living communities in Toronto offer retirees a welcoming, inclusive environment filled with like-minded people who enjoy an active lifestyle. Many seniors in Toronto select independent living when they no longer want the responsibility of completing daily chores and managing a household, preferring instead to spend their time visiting with family and friends, pursuing hobbies and enjoying their community. Independent living communities in Toronto allow you to maintain a full, independent life supported by caring, professional people who are there to help out when you need a hand.
What to Expect
A number of independent living communities in Toronto offer amenities and services such as:
Daily group activities, including organized games and exercise classes
Community outings and excursions to local attractions and events
Weekly housekeeping and laundry service
Private accommodations, complete with en-suite barrier-free bathrooms and kitchens/kitchenettes
Convenient locations close to public transit and medical services
Also known as retirement communities, some independent living communities in Toronto are geared towards seniors with specific religious or cultural preferences. Call us for assistance in finding the ideal community for you or your loved one.
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods in Toronto
The Beach - With it's lakefront boardwalk, tree-lined streets and pedestrian-friendly commercial district along Queen Street East, The Beach is a great neighborhood for seniors. Located in Toronto's east end, this area features the restored Fox Theatre, numerous off-leash dog parks and excellent access to public transit.
Leslieville - Located just east of the downtown core, this inviting residential area offers the perfect balance of urban convenience blended with a small-town feel. Enjoy a swim or skate at Greenwood Park, dine out along Dundas Street, or take a streetcar to visit friends.
High Park - This well-established neighborhood sits on the west side of Toronto, just north of Lake Ontario. Seniors her enjoy the groomed off-street walking trails throughout the park, strolling through the quaint shops on Bloor West, and seeing the cherry trees in full bloom each spring.
Activities for Seniors in Toronto
Active seniors in Toronto can enjoy live off-Broadway theatre, cheer on the Maple Leafs or Blue Jays, and relax to the sounds of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at Roy Thompson Hall. During the summer, take a ferry ride across to the Toronto Islands for a relaxing lunch, and explore the Canadian National Exhibition. Visit with farm animals at the Royal Winter Fair every fall, browse the shops of the Eaton Center, and enjoy the St. Lawrence Market, Canada's oldest public market.
Finding Independent Living in Toronto
If you're contemplating joining a retirement community in the Toronto area, we're here to help. Our friendly Senior Living Advisors can provide you with step-by-step support throughout the entire process of selecting the best Toronto independent living community for yourself or your loved one.