Category: retirement community
By being the first retirement community to win the LEED certification, Northtown made the conscious decision to lower adverse environmental community impact and, at the same time, raise the standard of comfort of its residents
You know you need to save for your retirement, but how much money will you need to live comfortably after you retire? Here are five tips from Chartered Accountant Anne Chun, President of Anne Chun Professional Corporation in Toronto.
It’s a question that many people are asking themselves... First your children moved out, and when they did you may have converted those extra bedrooms into an exercise room, a craft room, the ultimate den or the perfect guest room; but how often do you really use them? Now you may be dealing with the loss of your spouse and those unused rooms are daily reminders that you are living in an empty house.
"Should I continue to work or should I retire?", is the question that many will be asking themselves as their retirement age looms over the horizon. With the advancement of medicine and technology, older adults are living longer and stronger so why retire if you don't have to? The choice they make could affect the labour force and economy in various different ways.
Condo fees are common but what about "special assessments," "reserve funds" and fees for amenities you don't use? Here's what you need to know about fees.
VIDEO: Wondering what life in a retirement community is really like? Residents tell you all about it in Seniors on Screen!
VIDEO: To find the best retirement home you need to know what questions to ask and what the homes offer. Check out this expert advice.
VIDEO: Volunteering your time not only gives you a social life, it develops new pathways in your brain, improving memory and helping you live longer.
The Men's Club is a social program just for men at Sunrise Senior Living in Oakville. Check out their adventures in the new column by Mark Giordani!
Active adult living is an emerging trend in retirement communities, which allows residents to live independently and receive services when they want or need them.
Want to get a peek at some of these features and stories from retirement residents, their families, staff and industry professionals? Check out Comfort Life TV! Read more...
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If you're thinking about moving into retirement community, this is your must-read checklist for finding out all the exclusive details that matter the most to you! Read more...
Trying to cut down on your salt intake? It is easy to stick to your low sodium diet with these salt free recipes that are perfect for your next autumn outing. Read more...