Saskatchewan's Best Retirement Communities
Retirement living in Saskatchewan
It's hard to imagine a more ideal place to retire than in Saskatchewan. Saskatoon and Regina offer world class health care along with a nice variety of local activities such as country festivals, excellent performing arts theatres and a variety of museums and other local attractions. Saskatchewan retirement homes are especially ideal for people who have lived and worked their entire lives in the province.
Long term care in Saskatchewan
The government of Saskatchewan referes to long-term care homes as special-care or nursing homes. These are subsidized through the the heath care system. Space in governement funded long-term care homes in Saskatchewan is allocated based on a needs assessment and can often have very long wait lists.
Retirement homes in Saskatchewan (Personal care homes)
What are known as personal care homes in Saskatchewan is what we refer to as assisted living retirement homes in most of Canada. If you are looking for retirement living with more comfort and security, there are a number of these private or luxury retirement homes in Saskatchewan that offer the very best services. The communities and care featured on Comfort Life include opulent furnishings, chef-prepared meals and picturesque locales, ideal for Saskatchewan seniors who wish to live it up in luxury and comfort after retirement.
Saskatchewan assisted living retirement homes require a license to ensure high standards are met.
Independent and active adult communities
Independent and active adult retirement communities are ideally suited to active and healthy seniors who do not require round-the-clock care, but want to live in a community of their peers. In Saskatchewan, these are often referred to as social housing or social seniors housing.
Costs of retirement in Saskatchewan
Costs of retirement in Saskatchewan vary from approximately $1,0000 to $5,000+ per month. The large variance in cost depends on the type of community, if it's a shared or private room, suite or full apartment and the level of care provided.
Memory Care and Dementia
Memory care centers are for seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or related forms of dementia. Long-term care is for seniors who need 24-hour nursing due to a terminal illness or other disabilities. Respite care, a temporary form of care service, allows caregivers the opportunity to go on vacation or a business trip.
Today's retirement communities offer a variety of activities and options that might have been unheard of in previous generations. You can find homes with onsite golf courses, indoor swimming pools, virtual driving ranges and so much more. Retirement living has never been better, and there is no better place to settle into retirement than in Saskatchewan.