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They were very accommodating. They tried very thing to make my mom happy. They tried to get her involved. It was just so different from living independently. I would highly recommend Lanark.
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.
Lanark Village Lanark Village is located in Kitchener, a city in Southern Ontario. Kitchener is roughly about 100km west of Toronto. This town features many recreational programs and services geared towards seniors. There is a local woodworking and crafts centre, a golf course, several historic...
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A close friend lives at Burlington Gardens and really enjoys all of the services and facilities that are available. we appreciates the family atmosphere, great nutritious food and above all the caring 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.
Tucked away on picturesque grounds in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario, Burlington Gardens has proudly served Burlington families since 2007. Led by an experienced management team, this inviting residence offers a simplified, all-inclusive lifestyle that gives seniors more time to do what...
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I do think the food choices had declined and they did not respond to a broken shower issue very timely. We picked this community because, the cost was the major factor! We wanted to maximize my loved ones, ...
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.
Experience the warmth of the Cardinal Retirement Residence for yourself!The Cardinal Retirement Residence is a fabulous retirement community offering Independent and Assisted Living, located in the beautiful downtown community of Hamilton, Ontario. If you want to live in comfortable, secure place...
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We can not say enough wonderful things about this community. My Father in law and Mother both live at Cedarview. The staff go above and beyond to ensure everyone is safe and happy. Their empathy 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.
Cedarview is so much more than walls and windows-it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game nights, a move in our movie theater, or a quiet evening with family and friends. Our Management Team live on-site, and are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Our food is truly made from scratch,...
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We helped my friend who is in his 80’s move into this retirement home on July 1,2021. EVERYTHING about our experience has been positive. Now that he has been there a few days he has marveled at how wonderful...
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.
Dayspring Residence is an intimate 13 bed senior home in Tillsonburg located in a peaceful country setting far enough from hustle and bustle of the city, yet close to all town amenities and conveniences. Our retirement home is easily accessible by car; we are just 5 minutes north of Tillsonburg...
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We like the cleanliness of the place. The only issue we have had at all. We use our own doctor, and the transportation can sometimes be taxing. It would be nice to have a shuttle, or a van to book for...
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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We have nothing but positive things to say about McCarthy Place. We needed to find a place for our mother quickly. The first words from the marketing staff, “Don’t worry. We’re going to help you.” made us...
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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I would highly recommend The Shores of Port Credit. The food is excellent. All of the staff, whether it is service staff or medical, are available to answer questions. The medical staff keep you appraised 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.
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There is no central air conditioning but individual units are available. This is an old house so three floors are used and there is an elevator. Only 29 residents when full with 3 respite beds. Staff are...
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.
Our trained service staff are here to support you, assist with personal safety and ensure all governing provincial regulatory guidelines and practices are met in the most skilled and ethical manner.A meeting will be set up prior to your move-in to discuss existing medical conditions, prescribed...
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Credit River was home to my mother the last few years of her life, she suffered from Dementia and sometimes this was not easy to deal with, but the staff at the home always treated her with patience, love...
Provides: Memory Care, Independent Living
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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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When the need arose for me to find a suitable Assisted Living Facility for a dear friend of mine, I checked all of these Facilities in the Hamilton area that I could find. Abbington Court stood way out in...
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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.
HAMILTON'S BEST VALUE!Abington Court provides active seniors with high quality care, terrific amenities plus delicious home cooked meals... all in beautiful surroundings. We promote an independent and healthy lifestyle while enhancing the mind, the body and the soul of each individual. Our 1/2...
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My dad was there for short time and things like email and computer not set up easily. But for perm guests I'm sure not an issue. It is a smaller place so it is not as busy as some of the larger facilities....
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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The community is small, and my loved one receives more personalized attention. They have had a good Covid plan in place and have kept the residents safe. The communication is good between the staff and 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.
Our mission is to make The Tara Retirement Home your preferred retirement care provider in your golden years. We will provide outstanding care, continuous love, and everlasting memories within our close-knit community. At The Tara Retirement Home, our vision is to be the leading private provider...
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My mom has been at Amica City Centre now for about 6 months. The experience has been wonderful from the getgo. The important things that were unsatisfactory in the previous community were the food and 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.
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.
Nestled in the enviable entertainment hub of the city, but adjacent to parklands and stunning views, Amica at City Centre offers the best of all worlds. Imagine shopping, restaurants, theatre, community centres, parks and city transit right at your doorstep. In addition to all that is close by,...
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We moved here to Heritage Meadows in Cambridge about 3 years ago, and have been very happy and comfortable since then. We were welcomed into the Family by the management teams and friendly staff. They made...
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.
We believe that Heritage Meadows Gracious Retirement Living is so much more than walls and windows - it's a place to enjoy home-cooked meals, game night, or a quiet evening with family and friends. It's where you always feel comfortable, safe and secure.At Heritage Meadows our management teams...
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I am not in the Care Home at 25Westhill...but it is a beautiful facility, which I prob. will be using one day.. I live in the Senior building attached which has 1 & 2 bedroom apartments for over 55 yr...
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.
At The Westhill by Sifton, we make a difference by providing outstanding customer experiences. We are a Canadian, third generation family company that appreciates our community roots and history. As one of the Top 50 Employers we know it is our compassionate staff that is key to your comfort and...
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My 96 year old Mum, who is suffering from Alzheimer's, has been living at Sunrise of Oakville for the past three years. Mum is very happy and content in her bright, spacious apartment. Her physical,...
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 Oakville is a cozy community that offers gracious accommodations and services for our residents and families. With personalized care plans and designated care givers, we are able to adapt to and respect each resident's unique needs and preferences. Families appreciate our 'age in...
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My mother in law has settled in so well there. The staff are so patient with her. I would recommend to anyone looking for a place for an elder in their care.
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.
Bramalea Retirement Residence is the newest Retirement Community in the heart of Bramalea City Centre. Enjoy the luxury of a new community with all the amenities of a hotel and the conveniences of home, including 3 freshly prepared meals, medication management, 24 hour supervision and an...
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I know all of the people by name already and they are very friendly. The staff are very friend and look out for my loved one. They recognize her needs and care for her to make her comfortable. The breakfast...
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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.
Located on a picturesque landscape in a corner of Hamilton, The Court at Rushdale has provided area seniors with all-inclusive retirement living since 2003. The simplified lifestyle we offer allows residents more time to do what they love — all while enjoying the benefits of a warm community of...
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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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Everyone was always friendly. I would recommend the community to others. I wasn't able to get the full experience due to the pandemic.
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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.
Located in the quiet residential area of Aldershot in Burlington, Park Avenue Manor offers all of the advantages and conveniences of an established retirement residence. Our residents enjoy a number of well appointed amenities in our single-story design such as an elegant dining room, library,...
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My husband recently and urgently needed significant daily 2- person physical support. [Name removed] and his team at Sunrise Erin Mills have provided him with compassion, guidance and excellent care after he...
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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 Erin Mills, a Victorian Mansion style Residence located South of the 403 and North of Burnhamthorpe. We are situated backing onto a ravine allowing some of our suites to provide the tranquil views of trees and wildlife as well as an alternate view of a more active scenery, with a view...
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I had a room for my loved one at Sunrise. We had it furnished and ready to move into if necessary. Fortunately, I was able with help, to keep him home until he died so I have no experience with the actual...
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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.
Stunning Victorian Manor, 4-storey residence nestled in amongst mature treed surroundings in Mississauga (Burnhamthorpe & Dixie). We offer a home-like environment, without an institutional feeling. We can provide personalized and customized relationship-based care focusing on assisted living,...
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This is a wonderful place! The staff did a great job at making my mom feel welcome and at home when she was there. They were also great at trying to include her in activities. I would definitely recommend...
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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.
Nestled in the Niagara Escarpment, just steps from Governor's Road, Main Street West and Artisans Way, Amica at Dundas offers the best of all worlds. Imagine shopping, restaurants, cultural centres, parks and all the things you love about the historic town of Dundas, at your doorstep. In...
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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.

What families are saying about independent living in Brantford

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Credit River Retirement Residence in Streetsville, ON

5.0
Things are going great at Credit River so far. It is a gorgeous facility that is clean and well kept. The staff is gracious and caring. Highly recommended

Southbrook Retirement Community in Brampton, ON

4.5
Staff is freindly, facility is clean. Price is comperable or better than other homes I toured. Grounds are well kept. Monthly events calendar, with in house salon, laundry room, chapel, library etc. The facility is a good size without over crowding. The only complaint I hear from my mother ...
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Queens Avenue Retirement Residence in Oakville, ON

4.3
Everyone is super nice here. They will go above and beyond to make sure that the residents are happy. The staff are friendly and helpful and always looking out for you. They have excellent Covid procedures in place and have not had a flu outbreak in about 5 years.

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