Assisted Living Kitchener

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For families and seniors in Kitchener looking for assistance with some health care services there are a number of excellent local seniors' communities as well as home care services available. If you have uncertainty of your needs, read our advice about options below. 

Assisted living communities in Kitchener

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The Village of Winston Park  

695 Block Line Road, Kitchener, Ontario, N2E 3K1

This elegant retirement residence in Kitchener-Waterloo offers a continuum of care from independent living apartments to assisted living, memory care and long-term care.

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

Chartwell Westmount Retirement Residence  

190 David Bergey Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, N2E 0E7

A safe and rewarding lifestyle in a Kitchener seniors housing community you're proud to call home.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Communities listed below are outside of Kitchener

Hygate Active Senior Living  

215 Lexington Road, Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 2E1

Experience resort quality living at Hygate. Choose from a variety of apartment style suites, including independent supported and assisted living options.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

The Village at University Gates  

250 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, N2J 0E2

Now welcoming our Retirement Home Residents to the Village. We offer Waterloo a range of services for today's Senior including Retirement Apartments, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Long Term Care.

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

The Village of Riverside Glen  

60 Woodlawn Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 8M8

This elegant Guelph retirement home offers a range of care including assisted living and long term care, serviced by a friendly, caring staff.

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

The Village of Arbour Trails  

32 Bayberry Drive, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 0C9

Guelph retirement home offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. Includes 24 hour onsite nursing team and medication support within a Village-like setting. It takes a Village to care.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Sifton - The Westhill  

25 Westhill Drive, Waterloo, Ontario, N2T 0B6

The Westhill is an inviting atmosphere of new friends and great times, with personalized support services for better living. The Westhill is conveniently located in Waterloo, near The Boardwalk shopping area.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Your options in acquiring senior care

In some cases, you can get all the help you need using home care services. This can help you financially, by delaying the need for a move into a retirement residence full time. Targeted care provided by home care agencies can help you with specific needs including feeding, dressing or bathing, if your elderly loved one only needs help with one of these personal care activities.

The move into assisted living might be advisable in cases like the following:

  • Inattention to personal care. When elderly people pay less attention to personal hygiene, this can be normal. But adult children should be aware of signs that this lack of personal care has taken a turn for the worst. This may be for any of a variety of reasons, but this may be because of reduced mobility or unreported pain they are experiencing. When elderly loved ones reduce their food intake and show signs that they need help with bathing and with other personal care, this can be a turning point in care needs.
  • Lack of proper mobility. Chronic pain or old age can take its toll. If someone is no longer to properly navigate their household, and the addition of a rollator or scooter is no help, it may indeed be time for a move. Lack of proper reflexes can result in a fall, which can be very serious.
  • Overextended personal care. If you find yourself giving more care to your parents and you have exhausted home care services as well, it may be time to make the move into assisted living senior care. Oftentimes, personal care is an attempt to make up for lack of a social outlet. The move into congregate living, when it is done right, can lead to many new friendships and a drastically renewed social life.


Want to find the right retirement home in Kitchener? The Retirement Community Checklist gives you all the right questions to ask, in order to make the right choice. 

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