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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.

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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!

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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:

Airdrie seniors bring winter warmth to Calgary homeless shelter

Knitting is a huge part of Ruth Doerr and Peggy Barr’s daily routine, and now it’s really paying off for struggling families in Calgary.

The two women are residents of The Hamlets at Cedarwood Station seniors’ home in Airdrie, where they get out their needles and yarn right after breakfast.

“We meet down in the lobby and start knitting until lunch,” Doerr said. “After lunch we start over again until supper. And then w...

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When to Consider Retirement Living

There is no right age or ideal time for retirement living. It ultimately depends on you and your needs. A few signs might prompt you to start looking ...

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8 Foods That Keep the Heart Healthy

8 Foods That Keep the Heart Healthy Your heart health is important, no matter who you are. As we get older though, it is especially important to ta...

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Same Location, Different Services

In October 2021, Gordon and Barbara moved to Parkland on Eglinton West. While they initially moved into a Lifestyle Apartment, they soon realized Barb...

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