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Opal by Element is a very friendly and inclusive community. Within a month, everybody in the building knew my loved one's name as far as staff goes. They make an effort to engage. The apartment is...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent 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.
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.
OPAL by element is expected to be completed in Summer 2018. Sales and leasing will begin in late summer of 2016 at City Square, at the corner of Cambie and West 12th Avenue. The residence's site is located on West King Edward, spanning the block between Yukon and Cambie. In front is a bus...
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The community at Amica at Arbutus is welcoming and very supportive. The nursing staff are compassionate and experienced. Our experience at Amica was a good one. All the staff at Amica are proud of the...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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.
Welcome to the newly renovated Amica at Arbutus Manor, an elegant rental retirement residence set in the heart of the Village of Kerrisdale, BC. For the past two years, we have been making one of Kerrisdale's best retirement destinations, even better! With distinction, charm and natural spaces...
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My mom has loved, loved,loved her life at Granville Garden and regrets she didn’t move sooner. We her family do too! It’s small l, so staff and residents alike all know each other and the families who...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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.
Granville Gardens is Verve's newest Boutique inspired senior living residence. We are a multiple award recipient of Canada's Service Excellence, and a member of the BCSLA. By understanding what inspires you, motivates you and feeds your spirit, you can reach your full potential-no matter what...
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Thank you Legacy for making our father feel at home. Since passing of our mother, he was feeling isolated and had no interest to socialize. However since moving to Legacy his mood shifted and he is happier...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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.
Legacy Senior Living is a premier independent living seniors' residence located in the heart of Vancouver's vibrant Oakridge community. Recently opened in July of 2014, this boutique-style 6 story residence features 91 luxuriously appointed suites, premium services and amenities thoughtfully...
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It is a very special to move from your home to a seniors' residence but Tapestry at Arbutus Walk was a surprising experience for me. I moved in - along with my little dog - into a suite that had been totally...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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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Overall we have been very satisfied with AgeCare Harmony, but they do have room for improvement. The meals and dining could be a little bit better - we do understanding the issue surrounding inflation and...
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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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Sunrise of Vancouver is a very warm and inviting home for our mom. It's bright and lively and totally not what I expected for a senior's facility. The staff is very friendly and attentive and every day...
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.
Sunrise of Vancouver is an assisted living community located in the stunning coastal city of Vancouver, British Columbia. Centrally located in the prestigious, tree-lined Marpole neighbourhood adjacent Oak Street, our beautiful, landscaped community offers easy access to VanDusen Gardens, the...
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I would say they go out of there way to make the residents feel like it's a home not a nursing home the only improvement I can think of is to have more Canadian style meals sorta meat and potatoes sort of...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Enjoy a unique experience of luxury living and modern design. Discover Richmond's brand new, cruise-inspired community and live life on your own terms. Join a therapy program in the indoor aquatic center and health spa or have a drink and a game of pool with a view of the expansive courtyard....
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Overall our experience with Chalmers Lodge has been a good one. It's not the newest facility, but I think they do a great job. The staff are all really good people, and they seem to genuinely care about the...
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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.
An Introduction to Chalmers LodgeChalmers Lodge, assisted living for seniors, is located in the heart of vibrant South Granville. The Lodge has been an important part of the fabric of the area since 1970. As a not for profit society, the Chalmers Foundation offers an affordable option for quality...
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Tapestry at Wesbrook is a lovely facility. Warm, competent staff take care of your every need, going above & beyond the call of duty. You feel like you are part of the community from the moment you arrive....
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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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In helping my mother find a place that fit her needs at 91 we were advised to take a look at Rideau Manor and glad we did. She has now been living there for 3 months and is settling in beautifully. ...
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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.
Welcome to Rideau Retirement Residence, a wonderfully warm and distinctive rental retirement residence in the bustling neighborhood of Central Burnaby, British Columbia.Rideau Retirement Residence offers a inviting and friendly atmosphere designed to enhance your active and independent senior...
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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.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
South Granville Park Lodge can be found in the bustling city of Victoria. The tree lined streets, lush and landscaped Granville Park, and being in close proximity to all that South Granville has to offer puts this assisted living community in a premier location in Vancouver. Many members of our...
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My aunt is the resident in Chelsea Park. It was such a great experience getting her in and settled. The staff made it easy and welcoming. Her room was cleaned and painted and all the little details were put...
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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.
Chelsea Park is located in Vancouver, BC. This independent living community located in the Lower Mainland Region provides seniors with a great option when it comes to the location that they would like to call home. Vancouver offers much to residents and to their guests, including opportunities...
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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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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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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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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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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent 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.
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.
Welcome to Courtyard Gardens, a vibrant retirement living community where our goal is to encourage and support your independence. Enjoy the comfort and privacy of our own suite, with services and amenities designed to lighten your load and support you through life’s changes.Our residents truly...
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Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
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: 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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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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Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
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: 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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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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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.

What families are saying about independent living in Richmond

Recent reviews for independent living in Richmond

Astoria Retirement Residence in Port Coquitlam, BC

4.8
Love Astoria! From the first steps in the door we knew this was the place for Dad. The decor, the facilities, the rooms, and especially the friendliness, both of staff and residents, made Astoria stand out above all other residences. The staff bent over backwards to accommodate us and make Dad ...
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Magnolia Gardens in Langley, BC

5.0
I HAD SEEN NUMEROUS OTHER CARE HOMES FOR MY MOM, WHEN WE SAW MAGNOLIA GARDENS AND SAW A SUITE. IT MATCHED HER NEEDS PERFECTELY. THE STAFF IS VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. SHE HAS ALOT TO DO EVERYDAY. SHE LOVES THE FOOD, ROAD TRIPS, LIVE MUSIC, BINGO, ETC.I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PLACE FOR ANYONE ...
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Derby Manor in Burnaby, BC

3.8
The staff members at Derby Manor are very good especially the ladies who work after breakfast, they are wonderful. They know everyone's name and what they like for breakfast, but it would be nice to have more home styled cooking like stews and casseroles. I am not much of a joiner but from ...
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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:

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  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living
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Opal by Element, Amica Arbutus Manor and Granville Gardens are the top-rated independent living facilities near Richmond, British Columbia. See full list of communities.

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