Alzheimers Care and Memory Care in Toronto

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Find a list of Toronto memory care communities

Finding professional care for a family member suffering from Alzheimer's will provide you with ease of mind. The city of Toronto offers a wide variety of Alzheimer's care facilities in cities and boroughs throughout the GTA. You'll find world class help in facilities here, including homes in Mississauga, the Beaches, York Region and elsewhere.

Retirement homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area have rich experience working with Alzheimer' patients. Many Alzheimer’s care senior homes feature certified nursing staff on site 24 hours a day. 

 Listed below you will find homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area that offer care for those with Alzheimer's Disease.

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The Briton House  

720 Mt. Pleasant Road, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 2N7

Family-owned and operated, the Briton House is dedicated to the highest standards of service. Offering a full continuum of care, a variety of amenities and suites, home-cooked meals, and a 15,000 sq. ft. indoor garden.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Metta Lifestyles Queens Estate Retirement  

265 Queens Drive, Toronto, Ontario, M6L 3C6

At Queens Estate, we offer a complete range of care services in a welcoming environment. Whether it's our compassionate staff, fresh homemade meals, or exciting and engaging activities, you will truly feel at home.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Baycrest Terraces  

55 Ameer Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M6A 2Z1

We are Toronto's Finest Kosher Retirement Residence. Located on the Baycrest campus in the heart of North York's Jewish community. Baycrest Terraces, "Where Life Thrives". Call us today for more information.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

The Dunfield Retirement Residence  

77 Dunfield Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 2H3

The Dunfield Retirement Residence has established a new standard in senior retirement living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with 177 spacious apartments. Where people come to LIVE!

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

New Horizons Tower  

1140 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M6H 4E6

From gracious dining to new suites and lounges, residents are enjoying the new management and upgrades found at 1140 Bloor Street West, in the Heart of Bloordale Village.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Communities listed below are outside of Toronto

Don Mills Retirement Residence  

2 Green Belt Drive, North York, Ontario, M3C 1L8

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Metta Lifestyles Greenview Retirement  

880 Lawrence Ave E, North York, Ontario, M3C1P6

At Greenview Residence, we offer a complete range of care services in a welcoming environment. Whether it's our compassionate staff, fresh homemade meals, or exciting and engaging activities, you will truly feel at home.

Lifestyle Options: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sagecare 147 Elder Street  

147 Elder Street, North York, Ontario, M3H5G9

Enlightened dementia care touches more than memory. 147 Elder St. is a place that provides opportunities for the joy and meaning still ahead when wellbeing can no longer be realized at home.

Lifestyle Options: Memory Care

Metta Lifestyles McCowan Retirement Residence  

2881 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario, M1J 0A2

McCowan Retirement Residence is a vibrant and family oriented retirement home located in Scarborough. With team members who have been here since we opened in 2004, you can expect a warm welcome and a feeling of home.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

The Shores of Port Credit  

280 Lakeshore Rd. W., Mississauga, Ontario, L5H 0A5

The Shores is designed for vibrant living with the highest quality of personal care. Amenities include pool, fitness & exercise club, restaurant, bistro & cafe, a golf simulator lounge & wine cellar.

Lifestyle Options: Apartments, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Home Care companies in Toronto and area.


Toronto, Mississauga and Belleville, Toronto, Mississauga and Belleville, Ontario, M8X2X9

Qualicare offers reliable and consistent caregivers and nursing for patients with medical, dementia, and mobility challenges. We also support people during and after hospital stays and within assisted living residences.

Lifestyle Options: Respite care, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Long-term care, Home Care

Alzheimer's and memory care

The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease has no known cure, and treatments of the disease have nominal effects by and large, even including pharmaceutical approaches. Some memory care therapies have been shown to alleviate symptoms of this dementia and can offer brief respites of clarity for patients. This progressive disease robs people of memory and normal cognitive functioning over time (often progressing at different rates for different people). For a closer look at care for other types of dementia, see our page on dementia care options in Toronto

To find out more about the causes, symptoms, differences and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and dementia download our free Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Handbook eBook.

Why an Alzheimer's care home?

Professional care for seniors with Alzheimer's has progressed immensely over the past few decades, in terms of helping patients and dealing with the effects of the disease. Care homes now offer secure wandering paths, colour-coded hallways, and various dedicated dementia therapies. Homes are well-secured so families can rest assured that their loved one is safe.  

Some therapies focus on art, music and other creative pursuits that help sufferers exercise their minds. Snoezelen therapy  rooms are available at some care homes, used since the early 1990's and still considered a proper stimulant that can slow the progress of the disease.

Homes also offer a social environment where seniors with Alzheimer's see others around them their own age and feel some assurance from that. Memory care facilities, designed specifically for this purpose, offer an up-to-date environment that protects sufferers.

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While home care and family-given care are ideal ways to deal with the disease, especially in its early stages, many families ultimately seek long-term care or an Alzheimer's care home. This care might be part of the continuum of care offered in any of these Toronto retirement facilities, but the care offered is intensive and may include a personal service worker or other professionalized caregiving. 

Since a diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease is terminal, caregivers might holistically plan ahead and consider homes that have both memory care and palliative care. Homes also offer respite care stays that allow caregivers of dementia sufferers a break from caregiving, as per allowances by the provincially run CCACs. 

The costs of memory care in a Toronto retirement home

Memory care is an intensive program of therapy in an environment dedicated to helping Alzheimer's sufferers. Government run long-term care homes may start at about $2800. A suite in a well-appointed care home in a Toronto suburb may start at about $3,900, and will include all the usual retirement amenities (meals, housekeeping, etc.), as well as dedicated care options like transfer assistance, incontinence care and other professionalized care by highly trained staff. Consult the listings for homes on this page to learn more about costs and care offered.

Giving your loved one the best care available is a wonderful way of alleviating the losses associated with Alzheimer's. This also makes it more appealing for family to visit.  

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