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Category: moving to a retirement home

Release of the 2011/12 Guide to Canada's Best Retirement Communities

May 24, 2011

It's report card time for the retirement residence industry! Comfort Life's 2011/12 annual guide to the best retirement communities across Canada is out! Find Canada's Best Retirement Communities in your neighbourhood.


What You Need to Know about Long-Term Care (LTC) Insurance

Aug 15, 2011

What is long-term care insurance, and why is it important? Statistics tell us that: - 75% of those over 65 will need a caregiver or facility services - 40% of people who are under 65 are either on or will be using long-term care benefits for periods of time due to accidents or illness. When we are younger, we think we are invincible.


Is Your Home Feeling Lonely?

Aug 24, 2011

It’s a question that many people are asking themselves... First your children moved out, and when they did you may have converted those extra bedrooms into an exercise room, a craft room, the ultimate den or the perfect guest room; but how often do you really use them? Now you may be dealing with the loss of your spouse and those unused rooms are daily reminders that you are living in an empty house.


Is living in a retirement home a positive thing?

Mar 28, 2012


Retirement condominiums: What you need to know about fees

Apr 13, 2012

Condo fees are common but what about "special assessments," "reserve funds" and fees for amenities you don't use? Here's what you need to know about fees.


Life in a retirement home: What's it really like?

Apr 16, 2012

VIDEO: Wondering what life in a retirement community is really like? Residents tell you all about it in Seniors on Screen!


Continuing care: What is it? Who is it for?

Aug 16, 2012

Continuing care, also known as long-term care, offers a perfect setting for a vulnerable senior in your life.


What you need to know to find the best retirement home

Apr 18, 2012

VIDEO: To find the best retirement home you need to know what questions to ask and what the homes offer. Check out this expert advice.


Top Six Tips for a Successful Downsizing Sale

May 03, 2012

It's garage sale time again! If you're downsizing and looking for great ways to make money on your treasures, check out these six tips.


Retirement Condominiums: What You Need to Know about Rules and Bylaws

May 28, 2012

There are many rules and regulations for living in a retirement condominium. Here's what you need to know.


VIDEO: Three Ways to Downsizing Your Life

May 30, 2012

Instead of being scary, moving to a retirement community can be a fun new experience, as Sandra and Tibor Haluskay found it to be.


How to choose a seniors real estate agent

Jun 26, 2012

Selling the home you've lived in for years can be very difficult. But a real estate agent who specializes in working with seniors can help.


Downsizing Done Right: One Senior's Story

Jun 29, 2012

There is so much advice about downsizing, selling your house and moving on with retirement. Here's one senior who did it right--her way!


Story of the Month: Downsizing Done Right, One Senior's Story

Jul 23, 2012

There is so much advice about downsizing, selling your house and moving on with retirement. Here's one senior who did it right--her way!


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