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Edmonton Independent Living Facilities | 157 Reviews
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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.
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Things are going really great at Bedford Village. So far we do not have any issues.

5 / 5.0

For several months now, my mother has been a resident on the Supportive Living floor of Laurel Heights Retirement Residence. My husband and I (and our little dog) visit Mom every day for a couple of hours, therefore we have seen more than enough to give a reliable review. Each day, we are greeted by...

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Mom really enjoys living in her beautiful suite in Edmonton Rutherford Heights Residence. The staff are caring, kind, helpful & outstanding, Mom likes the nice variety of delicious food, weekly laundry & housekeeping services. She especially looks forward to the daily activities. From exercise class...

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A Place for Mom arranged for me to call a certain company about veteran services. It was for Americans and not Canadians. So I would recommend in the future recommending the proper organization for the...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Set on beautifully landscaped grounds in the charming neighbourhood of St. Albert, Ironwood Estates offers the comforts of home and the convenience of a simplified, all-inclusive lifestyle. Located just minutes from shopping, dining, health care and many local attractions, it's easy to remain...
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I would 100 % recommend Churchill manor to any senior looking for a place to live. It is a very friendly place with lots of activities. Due to my initial conversation with [name removed] at Churchill manor...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Churchill Manor has proudly served Edmonton seniors since 1998. Set on beautiful grounds in the southeastern corner of the city, you'll love the warmth and comfort of our community, as well as the stress-free lifestyle we offer. Our 24-hour staff is always available to help with anything you...
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It is in a rougher neighborhood and during the pandemic there sometimes would be homeless people sleeping in the hallways, however the staff members are beyond friendly, and the community is very clean. It...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Beautiful facility. Still some construction. Staff is fabulous. Good food. Pricey compared to other facilities. Nice location, close to park.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Luxury Retirement Living – Sherwood Park, ABVarious Suite Types from Studios, 1 Bedroom to 2 Bedroom & DenNot all retirement communities are created equal. We are passionate to be THE difference in Seniors Living. The Christenson Group of Companies is an Award Winning Edmonton based company with...
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My siblings and I would like to express our sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff at Lewis Estates Retirement Residence for the care and attention provided to our parents. We have every trust, faith...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Our 92yr Mom really enjoys living here, in her beautiful, spacious 1 bedroom suite. The staff from admin, care givers, Drs, Nurses, pharma, housekeeping, laundry & maintenance are all very kind & caring....
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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My mother is really enjoying her new home. The other tenants are all very friendly and neighbourly. And she’s thrilled with the view over the park and lake. There are stunning sunsets that she can take in...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Premium Rentals, we believe your home is your castle, which is why we take pride is offering high-quality apartments with modern decor. We believe you should be proud of your home, no matter which stage you are at. Village at the Hamptons is a brand new community in West Edmonton. It features...
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Our loved one is in full care at MacTaggart Place. Since becoming a resident there she has been welcomed into a community of caring and compassion. We have always had peace of mind knowing she is safe, well...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My loved one is currently a resident at the Waterford of Summerlea and overall things have been very good for her at this facility so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The care services,...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Waterford of Summerlea is an independent living community located in West Edmonton. Our one or two bedroom suites are designed for seniors who are able to live independently but desire a maintenance-free lifestyle with access to social and recreational activities. Monthly rent includes...
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Up tp now, everything has been positive. The people working her are very helpful and courteous. If we need something, we just have to ask for it. We are meeting new and interesting people at breakfast...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My mother lived at Laurel Heights for almost three years before she had to move to a continuing care facility. She moved in as a 93 year old independent senior but quickly accepted more and more home care...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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We appreciate that the community is taking great care of our mom. They are taking care of her needs and they are working to keep her active. I would recommend this community to others. Communication is...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Ironwood Estates, Churchill Manor and Good Samaritan Place are the top rated independent living facilities near Edmonton, Alberta. See full list of communities.

There are 196 independent living facilities near Edmonton, Alberta. See the full list.

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