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Seasons Retirement Buys Bowmanville Retirement Community

Kingway Arms Clarington Centre purchased by Seasons Retirement Communities

Seasons Retirement Communities acquired Clarington Centre by Kingsway Arms in Bowmanville, Ontario, effective May 30, 2014. Chief Executive Officer, Marc Doré says that the Seasons staff “look forward to building a strong and enduring relationship with the employees, residents, families and community of Bowmanville.” Read more…

Why Mississauga Chosen as Best Place to Retire

Trusted retirement homes in Mississauga

Mississauga is chosen as the best city to retire in Ontario. Close to both Toronto and the countryside, hosting great activities year-round, and includes wonderful medical care. See why Charles Hicks and his wife chose Mississauga to call home, and see which retirement homes ranked best in Mississauga.

A Role for Seniors and Boomers in Digital Literacy

Seniors and Boomers Have a Role in Digital Literacy

When it comes to digital literacy, baby boomers and seniors have an important role to play and have also proven themselves quite capable of adapting to changing technology. Read more…

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

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

Cut hotel costs: Stay at a Holiday retirement residence!

Inge Chiruck loves to travel. She was born in Germany and frequently goes back to her native land but she also enjoys visiting other parts of the United States and Canada. Fortunately as a resident of a Holiday Retirement community she can take advantage of the community’s travel programme. “I think it’s just wonderful that […]

What are the real costs of aging at home?

When many of us consider retiring at home we assume that we will always be in our current state of health and able to keep up with the responsibilities of owning a house—we’ll just be a few years older. The reality is that things change so it’s important to consider all the variables before you […]

How to find a retirement community for your parents

Is it time for your mom or dad to move to a retirement community? Were you thinking about it over the holidays? Did you talk to them about it? Figuring out where to look and what to look for can be a bit overwhelming. And then there are all those other questions. Are mom and […]

VIDEO: Seniors Flash Mob at IKEA!

Today, seniors speak out in dance—specifically a flash mob at the IKEA store in Port Coquitlam BC! The residents of Astoria Resort Retirement Living celebrated the recent National Seniors Day in style and we’ve got the video to prove it! Astoria residents busting a move at the Your Space IKEA display: In addition to their […]

Remembrance Day Events at Canada’s Retirement Communities

On Friday, November 11th, retirement communities across Canada will honour those who fought in wartime conflicts and those we have lost.  There will be remembrance services, music and visits to war memorials—and every event will bear the unique and thoughtful touches of residents and staff. We are very happy to be able to share some […]

Seniors Housing in Canada: 2011 report

The Canadian Mortgage and Housing report on seniors housing for 2011 shows that the vacancy rate for standard spaces (those occupied by a resident who receives less than 1.5 hours of care per day) hasn’t really changed since last year. The rate was 10.7 % for 2011 compared to 10.8 % in 2010. On average […]

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