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At age 89 it's not easy to move from the home where you have lived for the past 40 years. However, the motivation to move really came from a sense of loneliness and feeling isolated, and now to be in a...
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.
Hearthstone by the Bay is re-defining independent retirement living by blending home ownership with year round resort style living with personal, home and wellness services as you require them. Imagine living at the waterfront in an elegant atmosphere where luxury amenities are part of daily...
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The experience has been very good, and the staff there in every position has just been wonderful. We have had no complaints there, they are really good towards our loved ones. We really like the dining hall...
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 loved one is a resident at One Kenton Place and everything about her experience at this facility has been great. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The staff and quality of care are also great. I...
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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Amica at the Balmoral is a well run efficient retirement home. The staff are all very friendly and make a point to get to know their tenants. I would definitely recommend.
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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.
Amica at The Balmoral Club is a distinguished rental retirement residence located on prestigious Balmoral Avenue, at the corner of Avenue Road. Nestled between Forest Hill and Rosedale, true luxury can be yours in this exclusive neighborhood setting, conveniently close to a host of local...
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Our family is delighted to know that my sister is safe and well cared for at Amica at Bayview. The staff are all very friendly, kind and understanding. Many thanks to "A Place for Mom" for your invaluable...
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 Bayview Gardens, an elegant new retirement residence with stunning interior appointments by Canada's talented interior designer, Brian Gluckstein. This newest Amica residence offers all the amenities and services you expect from an Amica Mature Lifestyles Community, and then...
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I visited quite a few facilities and what stands out most is the mix of people. I saw elders from all ethnic groups in the facility. I think people from different backgrounds would feel comfortable here. I...
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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Very pleasant, good quality with spiritual values. The people are nice, sister's are thoughtful and considerate. Even Dustin is nice to us all. [Name removed] is a good supervisor and always considering out...
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.
Our Mission - 'St. Bernard's Residence is operated by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood and guided by Christian principles. We strive to provide a safe welcoming home for people of all faiths, respecting at all times the dignity of each individual and supporting them physically,...
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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 Thornhill, a sophisticated, boutique—style residence situated close to the historic Village of Thornhill. Just north of the city and far from ordinary, Thornhill, Ontario is like a window to the past, with quiet tree—lined streets and a charming village ambiance that blends...
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It's very good. The only thing is sometimes when you call there can be a ten minute lag for the call button from the time you press it until someone comes. The food is decent, and the facility is nice....
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.
Thorne Mill on Steeles is an assisted living community located in beautiful Thornhill, ON. Our community is central, located close to many amenities, easy to access by car or transit, and surrounded by both a tranquil neighbourhood and numerous city parks.Thorne Mill's skilled staff put an...
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This place is amazing. My Mother has been living there for a little over a year and I have to say that she is in very good hands. The staff there are excellent, especially in their handling 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.
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Our experience with Amica at Villa Da Vinci has been a good one, overall. The community is a good fit for my loved one. The facility is clean and well kept, and they've got a good variety of activities 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.
Overlooking a lovely European—inspired piazza, Amica at Villa Da Vinci exudes the warmth and richness of old world charm. Surrounded by mature evergreen trees and a natural conservation area, this beautiful rental retirement residence is only moments from major highways and the City of Toronto. ...
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They are doing a great job. Sometimes there is a slip, it was a rough stuff in the beginning. Getting coordinated was a little tricky. But anytime we need anything they step up and take care of it. It's a...
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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.
Over the past 20 years, Beach Arms Retirement Residence has provided an atmosphere of companionship, security and graciousness for every day life. Our commitment is to provide quality accommodations, care and services to meet the needs of our residents. The Beach Arms is conveniently located...
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Our mother became a resident in February 2018. We are very pleased with the care and the atmosphere she is now in. She has companions her own age, activities and she is in a safe environment with on-site...
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.
Retirement Suites by the Lake Retirement Suites by the Lake is an independent living community, in Toronto, located right in the heart of Southern Ontario's beach area. Enjoy breathtaking, picturesque views from Rosetta McClain Park, which is located right next door. The history of Scarborough...
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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...
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.
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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The staff at New Horizons are terrific. They seem to really care about my mother in law. Also the approach and philosophy of the facility is great. We looked at a lot of homes before being fortunate enough...
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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 Steps from TTC Subway Station, Dufferin Mall, Dufferin Grove Park and the Bloor Gladstone Library - youThe congregation of Dovercourt Baptist Church wanted to make a contribution to their neighbourhood and believed that the establishment of a retirement community would be a lasting...
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Very clean facility. Recent renovations very nicely done. Staff seems very caring and friendly. My only suggestion would be changing the food. It is over priced for dinners and the food is not very...
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.
Located at Yonge and Davenport, just steps from public transit, Davenhill Senior Living is a not-for-profit retirement community for over 200 seniors.We welcome all seniors to join our vibrant community, complete with a full offering of services and activities to support active, healthy...
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I love them. I like how independent it is, I can come and go as I please and do whatever I want. The restaurant is beautiful, and the food is good but I would like more vegetables. I like that they have a...
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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Most of the residents here are in cliques. It's hard to meet people, partly due to Covid and most of the activities being cancelled.
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.
Four Elms Retirement Residence is a community designed for assisted living that is located in the rustic town of Thornhill, Ontario. Four Elm Retirement Residence provides the finest in senior living and provides an individualized approach to each senior's physical condition and health level....
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Visiting is a pleasure, what you see is what you get. They kindly provide a full range of activities based on individual need. There is a chef on site providing fresh meals each day. The smaller scale...
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.
The independent living community of Villa Del Sole is located in the bustling town of Woodbridge, Ontario. Woodbridge is a part of York Region and is about ten miles from Toronto and Lake Ontario. Villa Del Sole is easily accessed from Highway 57 and is a few minutes from The National Gold Club...
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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.
The Grenadier Retirement Residence is located in the West-End of Toronto, between High Park and Bloor West Village and right by the Bloor-Danforth subway line. Residents can choose from a variety of apartment styles and sizes; and tailor their lifestyle to maintain as much independence as...
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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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Kipling Acres is absolutely spotless and the staff of very caring and kind. A perfect spot for my brother who needs care after several strokes and a recent broken hip. Special mention. [Name removed]...
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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My mother became a permanent resident in March 2016 and prior to that was in the 'respite' short stay program for 3 months. The level of care that my mother receives is fantastic. The nurses are very...
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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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.

What families are saying about independent living in York

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Credit River Retirement Residence in Streetsville, ON

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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

Amica Bayview Village in North York, ON

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It's great. They don't give anyone the hook, they bring in the care, and they can age in place. The Amica at Bayview Gardens is a bit fancier, and they offer a higher level of luxury. I didn't realize they were even an option, so it's something to consider. But we certainly are happy with this ...
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Southbrook Retirement Community in Brampton, ON

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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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