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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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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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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...
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.
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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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 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...
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 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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Staff are friendly and receptive, especially the nursing staff who had the right approach when it came to dealing with my sister's health issues. The food was superb. I have a master's degree in health...
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 Amica at Erin Mills, one of Mississauga's most popular retirement destinations for today's independent, active senior. This wonderfully spacious, yet warm and comfortable rental retirement residence is located in the heart of one of Mississauga's most desirable residential areas....
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We only had a brief experience with The Erinview, as unfortunately our loved one passed before she could move in. However it was a very nice looking place, and the staff were caring and compassionate. They...
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 Erinview 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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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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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.
Evergreen Retirement Community is an assisted living community which is located in the city of Mississauga, Ontario in the Regional Municipality of Peel, Canada. Mississauga, Ontario is located on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario for the perfect setting for this assisted living...
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Everyone was very friendly. The meals seem really good, and the rooms were adequate. It was very clean and well kept. It's very expensive, and didn't end up being the best fit for us. Overall I would give...
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.
At Sunrise of Burlington we seek to offer individualized service plans to each resident, while maintaining and enhancing their quality of life. We offer long and short term stay options and a broad menu of services and activities from which to choose; including medication monitoring, incontinence...
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My mother moved into Vistamere last December. She has nothing but good things to say about the staff, and her beautiful apartment is kept clean, as is the rest of the facility. The gardens are well-tended,...
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.
At Vistamere Retirement Residence, we provide individualized senior care in a welcoming and safe atmosphere. Since 1987, we’ve been serving the Oakville community under the same ownership and management. As a privately owned and operated retirement residence, we give you the personal care you...
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Such care and attention for the residents is evident. [name removed] are so helpful, positive and amazing people who know all residents by name and have their best interests at heart. I know my Mom is...
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.
This beautiful community is the perfect place to live. With its picturesque village setting and harbor on Lake Ontario, Port Credit Residences offers an array of shops, boutiques and waterfront dining within walking distance. Port Credit Residences opened its doors in October 2011. Our caring and...
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Our parents moved into Heritage House this spring. The level of care included in the basic package is higher than in other places we visited. This is a very friendly and caring place. We are impressed by...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Well established retirement residence offering independent, assisted living and respite (short stay). ALL RESIDENTS BENEFIT FROM INCLUDED SERVICES SUCH AS: Medication Administration, daily and weekly housekeeping, weekly laundry, 3 meals + snacks, various recreational programs. Additional care...
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The community is wonderful and the staff is awesome. They really make my loved one feel like they are home. The staff is helpful and understanding. They provide healthy choices for my loved one to chose...
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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Heritage Place has been really great and we love them. They were without a sales person at the time we were working with them and so we worked with the general manager. she did a wonderful job. The facility...
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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Overall the community has great value. The staff that run the community are competent, and attentive towards the residents. I would recommend the community to others for their loved ones. There are three...
Provides: Assisted Living, 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.
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.
Queens Avenue Retirement Residence, located in Oakville, Ontario provides a welcoming, modern assisted living community. Our residents have access to some of the best amenities and features around, while still be close to their family, several shopping areas, numerous entertainment options, and...
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It's good so far. No major complaints. We really like it.
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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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.
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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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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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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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, 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.
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.
Palisades on the Glen opened its doors in April 2010. We are part of Retirement Life Communities, a family owned company headquartered in Toronto. Palisades on the Glen is located in one of Mississauga's most prestigious neighbourhoods, Palisades on the Glen sits alongside the historical and...
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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.

What families are saying about independent living in Oakville

Recent reviews for independent living in Oakville

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.

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
Complete guide to independent living
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