McCowan Retirement Residence

2881 Eglinton Avenue E. Toronto ON M1J0A2

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Summary of McCowan Retirement Residence located in Toronto, Ontario

At McCowan Retirement Residence, we provide a variety of community features. Regularly scheduled off-site experiences and outings are very popular with our residents. Dogs and cats are permitted in resident rooms. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking and guest parking. Our purpose-built community has the support of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the special needs of its residents.

Dining Options

We provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to entertain visiting guests, meals provided. Dining includes private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining services such as vegetarian food and low/no sodium options.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental health with specially curated on-site activities. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and recreation, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, and stretching classes. We love to organize holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our community offers a healthy living program spanning cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. For residents who are reluctant to participate in social or recreational activities, we offer pet therapy as a positive and stimulating alternative. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. Residents may partake in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities cycle includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and frequent wine-tasting nights consisting of a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Care-givers at our community use the Montessori Method(add TM) to provide the most effective care possible for residents with dementia and/or anxiety. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.

Outdoor Common Areas

Outdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and a private golf course / putting green.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a game room, where you can socialize while enjoying games of all varieties, a movie room, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, and a jacuzzi available to residents.

Location Characteristics at McCowan Retirement Residence

Living Options and Amenities

We offer 1-bedroom units, wheelchair accessible units, and studio units. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor units are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring wheelchair accessible showers are available. The facility also offers free cable satellite TV to all residents.

Premium Amenities at McCowan Retirement Residence

Transportation

We provide complimentary transportation services at our community. We provide residents access to transportation services at a reasonable cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides both hair and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Catholic religious services are available. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with any time-sensitive needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. We have registered nurses on our community staff. We are not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. We always have a doctor on call to handle adjustments in medication, continued consultation, and urgent medical needs when they arise. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site home care to our residents to guarantee all healthcare needs are accounted for. A visiting optometrist is at hand to provide comprehensive eye care. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, administered injections, insulin injections, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed and receive support in living a healthy lifestyle, and that no one's needs are neglected. The facility supports outdoor leisure hours. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.

Find your home at McCowan Retirement Residence

Community Certifications

The building was built in 2004. We accept residents from the age of 55 and above.

Local Emergency Services

Local fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.

Pricing at McCowan Retirement Residence

Room Type
Monthly Range* (CAD)

Studio
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1 Bedroom
$ See Pricing

*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Reviews of McCowan Retirement Residence

  • Very good tour. Facility appears ideal for my Mother. I have given the medical questionaire to my Mother's doctor and I expect to have the completed questionaire soon. As well, a Chest xray needs to be...

  • McCowan is a nice place to live.

    The staff at McCowan are patient and polite. They take extreme care to ensure that medications, personal meal preferences, and similar details are correct.In addition to included services, my dad (95 years...

  • I love this place!! I wouldn't change a thing.

    McCowan Retirement Residence is an astoundingly wonderful retirement residence. There is remarkable consideration from the top down. Staff treat each other well and treat the residents exceptionally well. There...

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Community Details at McCowan Retirement Residence

  • McCowan Retirement Residence Amenities

    • Swimming Pool / Hot Tub
    • Indoor Common Areas
    • Vegetarian
    • Activities Onsite
    • Outdoor Common Areas
    • Devotional Services Onsite
    • Activities Offsite
    • Meals Provided
    • Beautician Onsite

Senior Housing Types Provided at McCowan Retirement Residence

  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Independent Living
  • Nursing Home
  • Care Homes
  • Home Care
  • Senior Apartments