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Since 2002, we've been helping people make the right decisions about retirement options. That hasn't changed in 2021. The move into a retirement home remains better than living alone, or in a home or neighbourhood that no longer suits you.

With over 200 retirement communities Canada wide, and alternative options world-wide, Comfort Life is the #1 trusted source providing Canadians with comprehensive information on retirement living. We're still your guide to the best retirement living in Canada.

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Active Adult Lifestyle

Adult lifestyle or 55+ communities are the desired way to retire. It’s worry-free, manageable living, perfect for empty nesters looking to live freer and easier. It’s time to treat yourself to the best in living! These communities are waiting for you despite quarantine measures! Find 55 plus communities with easy virtual tours. You can also find active lifestyle communities in Ontario, Manitoba, and BC, including golf communities, bungalow communities, rentals and ownership units.


Comfort Life Retirement Living Guide

Comfort Life Retirement Living Guide

Read stories of people who made the move ahead of you, learn about terminology around types of care, find information about active living communities, calculate and compare costs and more.

  • Comprehensive profiles of top retirement homes, communities and home care options across Canada
  • Quick tips to help you find the best services, amenities and care
  • Retirement planning strategies and expert advice on financing
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COVID-19 and seniors

Many communities have stayed virus-free, maintaining a vibrant, positive life under quarantine. See how retirement homes have kept seniors healthy and happy throughout the pandemic:


Caregiver stories

Many adult children of seniors face stress. We share stories from caregivers facing the challenge of senior loved ones with increasing care needs. Check out caregiver stories.

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Forward into the future

In the 18th annual 2020 Comfort Life Retirement Guide, we looked at how retirement home living pivoted to life under COVID-19. Retirement homes and seniors in them responded positively to the situation.

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Find the best place for you

What is the best place to retire for you? In recent years, interest in out-of-the-way places and small towns has increased exponentially, and we’ve got recommendations for you!


Get right-sized!

There're many different styles of living, each suited to different people. Aside from care, as described in pages linked to above, there are other ways of thinking about where you live. Discover our guides to the following options, featuring a look at each’s pros and cons:


Seniors' Services

We've created a marketplace where you can quickly find experts in helping those 60 and older. There is a growing collection of people who value and understand the specific needs of people this age. In our collection of senior services you can find the following directories:

News from retirement communities


Seniors with Diabetes: What’s On The Menu?

Many of our residents at Chateau Glengarry live with this condition, and we aim to consistently provide the best care to prevent, control, and manage...

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Diane Volunteered endless hours to the Seniors living in her community during the Pandemic

Diane St-Denis has been working at Chateau Glengarry Retirement Living Centre for 34 years. As the Administrator she has been at the center of the Hom...

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Spring Gift Basket Draw

Congratulations to Helen for winning Delmanor Glen Abbey's Spring Gift Basket Draw!   A big thank you to all those who participated in t...

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