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Retirement Costs in Manitoba

How much does it cost to retire in Manitoba?

Retirement living choices in Manitoba

In Manitoba, according to the CMHC’s Senior Housing Report, in 2013 the average cost of renting a seniors’ housing space was $2, 378 per month, an increase of $40 from 2012.  For that money, here's a look at services you can expect. According to the above mentioned report, 100% of the residences surveyed included some form of a meal plan. 

Other amenities and services offered include:

  • Two meals per day (offered at 50% of communities)
  • Three meals per day (offered at 47.1 percent of communities)
  • A 24-hour bell call service (offered at 61.8% of communities)
  • On-site medical services (offered at 23.5% of communities)
  • On-site registered nurse (offered at 14.7% of communities)
  • On-site pharmacy (offered at 5.9% of communities)
  • On-site exercise facility (88.2% of communities)
  • Internet access (64.7% of communities)
  • Transportation services (available in 55.9% of communities)
  • On-site movie theatres (available in 44.1% of communities)
  • Spa/hot tub (available in 26.5% of communities)
  • Cable TV (included in the rent of 47.1% of communities)
  • Telephone (included in the rent of 5.9% of communities)


The cost of long-term care in Manitoba

Long-term care costs vary depending on the type of suite, duration of stay and length of stay.  Approximate long-term care residence costs:

Daily Rate
Monthly Rate
Long-stay basic
$54 – $1620
Long-stay semi-private
$62 – $1863
Long-stay private
$72 – $2167
Short-stay
$35 – $1053

 

 

 

 

 

For information on budgeting and financial tips read Easing Your Financial Stress

In Manitoba there are a number of types of retirement communities, including active adultindependent livingassisted living and long-term care communities. Home care services are also a popular option for many Manitoba residents. The cost of each type of community or service varies greatly, depending on the level of care offered.

Once you have decided on services and amenities you require, the next step is to research all the associated costs and find a retirement community that fits in your budget. We provide an overview of how people in Manitoba typically pay for retirement living

Worried about outliving your retirement savings? Download our Reduce Your Financial Risk Tool for free financial tips and advice. 

For information about tax credits, support and subsidies for seniors in Manitoba visit these resources and associations:
Canada Revenue Agency

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