Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

1056 Queens Ave Oakville ON L6H6R3


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Description Of Queens Avenue Retirement Residence Oakville Ontario:

Welcome to Queens Avenue! We are a community nestled in a prime residential neighbourhood in Oakville, surrounded by a lush, mature property. At Queens, we offer numerous community features. Pets such as small cats and dogs are permitted in resident suites. Our location is conveniently located near reachable public transit, shopping and amenities. Our location offers resident covered parking and guest parking. We are guided by the philosophy that a balanced lifestyle is a better lifestyle. Our staff and residence offer a compassionate, professional, warm and friendly environment.

Dining Options

All meals are provided to residents. We love to accommodate visiting guests including meals. We offer restaurant-style dining and room service. Our residents enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef, with emphasis on fresh seasonal offerings and menu rotations. We can accommodate special meal services such as vegetarian food or medically prescribed diets. We also have a Bistro to provide daily refreshment and snacks, and our in-season BBQ’s on the wrap-around deck are very popular.

On-Site Activities

Residents can exercise their physical and mental well-being with curated on-site activities. To ensure a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full time Activity Director. The exercise program includes chair yoga, Forever Fit, fall prevention, Tai Chi, low-impact and stretching classes, Rhythm and Moves Program and Breath of Joy Program. We also provide Dancing with Derek which includes Ballroom dancing, and we have WII Bowling. We have an indoor and outdoor walking program. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ’s and outdoor picnics and parties. We have a beautiful piano in the living room for impromptu performances, along with the many musical entertainers and singers that come to perform. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local venues and neighbourhoods-the seasonal boat trips are a big hit. A special event is the annual Christmas bake sale and bazaar with entertainment, attended by residents, families and community. Our residents participate in events to support local charities and community services. There are recreational activities such as art classes, gardening club, food club, knitting club, board games, card games, bridge and guided meditation for relaxation. We have movies, Ted Talks, speakers and educators. Happy hour always includes entertainment for lively camaraderie. For those who are socially quiet, we have pet therapy as a positive alternative, and our library is filled with a wonderful selection of books.

Outdoor Common Areas

Our outdoor areas are designed with accessibility and flow with all levels of mobility in mind. Our grounds offer outside patio gardens and terraces and balconies and a wrap around deck - all surrounded by a beautifully landscaped mature property.

Indoor Common Areas

Indoor common areas are a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow residents or just to relax. Residents have access to the common spaces where you can socialize or be entertained. Free Wi-Fi on the main floor - including TV areas, fireplaces, piano, library, bistro, game room all with lovely and comfortable furnishings and décor.

Languages Spoken At Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

English is the main language, and we have staff members who speak French, Polish and Croatian. In addition to English we currently have residents who speak Korean, Italian, French, Polish and East Indian languages.

Living Options And Amenities

We offer studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom suites, and there are North and South-facing suites. All apartments are furnished with full kitchens including full-size fridge, stove, sink, counters and cupboards plus pantry closet. Our residence include free access to basic cable tv and individually controlled Heat/Air Conditioning in-suite, weekly housekeeping and linen service included. Some units have a private balcony - all units include window blinds and generous closet space, step-in showers and washrooms are walker and wheelchair friendly.


We provide residents access to transportation services at low-cost.

Personal Services

In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors, seven days and evenings a week. Personal housekeeping and linen services are provided. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments to both men and women. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. A medical-alert bracelet for falls or emergencies is provided to every resident.

Religious Services

We offer on-site devotional services so residents may practice worship in the privacy of the community. Catholic, Protestant and Bible Study are available, provided by Officiants. Visiting Communion service and Visitation to the sick is also available. Offsite devotional services are offered by several churches located in the neighbourhood.

Medical Care Services

Our staff is awake and available 24 hours a day to assist your loved one with medical or emergency needs that may arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners 24/7. We employ PSW, RPN and RN professionals and provide a continuum of care up to palliative care for our residents. Our Nurse Manager is responsible for assessments of residents, creating healthcare programs, providing healthcare clinics such as flu shot, conferences with residents and families and healthcare professionals and the LHIN. We provide meds administration, 1-person assist transfers, injections. We are prepared to handle wound care, tube feedings and monitoring, sliding scale program for diabetes monitoring of insulin, and services including bowel and bladder incontinence. Services for residents with disorientation/lack of awareness receive support in a healthy living environment. We have an associated Dr. for those requiring a new physician or in-residence attention. In addition to medical care for independent residents and assisted living care, we advocate for our residents when in hospital to return to us for care; palliative programs are available for our residents. We do offer respite care-ideal for post-surgery recovery, or a short stay period when caregiver is away.

Community Certifications

The building was built in 1999 and last renovated in 2017. We accept residents from age 55 and above.

Local Emergency Services

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

Local Area Amenities

There are shopping centres, and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighbourhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the residence for guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, high school and elementary school, all of whom engage and interact with our residence. The downtown Oakville shopping district is 5 minutes away as is the lovely Lake Ontario waterfront.

Queens Avenue Retirement Residence Amenities:

  • Meals provided including special or vegetarian
  • Outings
  • Common areas TVs and fireplaces
  • Outdoor common areas
  • Entertainment
  • Building and suite maintenance
  • Activities on-site
  • Some suites with personal balconies
  • Devotional services onsite and offsite
  • Numerous outdoor balconies, terraces, patios
  • Indoor common areas
  • Lush landscaping and raised bed gardening
  • Free main floor Wi-Fi
  • Basic cable included in-suite
  • In-suite kitchens
  • In-suite individually controlled heat and air conditioning

Pricing at Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

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2 Bedrooms
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*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 Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

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  • [name removed] provided a great tour of the facility. Recently renovated, clean with plenty of patio, balcony areas, lots of green and... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    [name removed] provided a great tour of the facility. Recently renovated, clean with plenty of patio, balcony areas, lots of green and sunlight. At this time, there was no availability of a studio which started at around $2750. Open house... more

  • Very nice, up to date pleasing modern decor, looks to be in great condition. Nice open spaces. It seemed very quiet, but I was there at... more

    Review originally written on A Place For Mom

    Very nice, up to date pleasing modern decor, looks to be in great condition. Nice open spaces. It seemed very quiet, but I was there at 9:00 a.m. as opposed to dinner time or Saturday when I visited other residences. The apartments are... more

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Community Details at Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

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    • Queens Avenue Retirement Residence Amenities

      • Vegetarian
      • Beautician Onsite
      • Outdoor Common Areas
      • Meals Provided
      • Activities Onsite
      • Devotional Services Onsite
      • Devotional Services Offsite
      • Indoor Common Areas

    Senior Housing Types Provided at Queens Avenue Retirement Residence

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