The Costs of Retirement Living in Quebec
What does the best retirement living in Quebec cost?
Average costs of Quebec retirement homes
Retirement communities in Quebec are, on average, between $1, 300 and $2, 000 per month and home care costs average between $15 and $75 an hour depending on the type and level of care.
In Quebec, according to the CMHC’s Senior Housing Report, in 2013 the average cost of renting a seniors’ housing space was $1, 520 per month. However, it is important to note that the average monthly costs in Quebec vary greatly depending on the census metropolitan area (CMA), and as well the average types of services included in this monthly rent also vary greatly. Whether you’re looking at Quebec City, Gatineau, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivieres, The Saguenay, or Montreal the rent and what’s included in that rent will vary greatly. For this reason it is really important to contact the retirement communities and home care services in your area for specifics about monthly rent and what services and amenities are included in that rent.
Types of retirement living in Quebec
Quebec is a beautiful province filled with friendly people with strong cultural roots. If you’re looking to retire in Quebec then you are probably wondering about the cost of active adult, independent, assisted and long-term care communities. Home care services are popular in Quebec, as many seniors are opting to remain in their home for as long as possible. Each retirement option offers different levels of care and services, which has a huge affect on the overall cost.
It’s important to understand your needs, level of care, and the types of amenities and services included in the cost of the retirement living option you are considering. Once you know this information, try our advanced search to help you narrow down your choices.
How am I going to pay for this?
Comfort Life provides an overview of how Canadians afford to pay for senior care. For more information about tax credits, support and subsidies for seniors in Quebec visit these resources and associations: