Continuing Care Hamilton

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Continuing care seniors' communities in Hamilton offer a number of important advantages over other kinds of health care or senior care. Hamilton is a great destination for those moving from out of the area who want a robust city with excellent health services, shopping and much more. Continuing care offers different levels of senior care that may range appeal to those who are still independent but are looking ahead to the time when they may need assisted living or even further care. 

 

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Continuing Care in the Regional Municipality of Hamilton

Amica Dundas  

50 Hatt Street, Dundas, Ontario, L9H 0A1

This luxurious retirement home in Dundas, a short drive from Hamilton and the Niagara region, offers active living for seniors, with a variety of amenities including fine dining.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

The Village of Wentworth Heights  

1620 Upper Wentworth St., Hamilton, Ontario, L9B 2W3

The Village of Wentworth Heights is a full-service retirement living community offering retirement apartments, full-service suites, assisted living and memory care.

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

Amica Stoney Creek  

135 King St. E, Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8G 0B2

Amica Stoney Creek celebrates its rich heritage on the site of Stoney Creek Dairy, a local treasure from 1929 to 2012. Stroll to shops, pubs, or Olde Town Stoney Creek, or take a trip to nearby Hamilton or Niagara.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care

Parkland Ancaster  

558 Golf Links Rd., Hamilton, Ontario, L9G 4W9

At Parkland Ancaster, we will offer a luxurious, vibrant, social lifestyle in a beautiful safe, premium home. Enjoy upscale amenities, creating a supportive space for you to thrive socially and lead fulfilling lives.

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

Pros and cons of living in continuing care

So what are the cons? The cost of moving into a retirement home too early is always a risk for people. But note that care homes seem more expensive than staying at home: monthly fees cover everything you will ever need, from the roof overhead, to food, to all your monthly bills and more. You also remove the need for a vehicle and gas. Many people are surprised that they can afford it just fine.

Questions to consider when it comes to continuing care communities

There are many considerations to think about as you tour retirement homes near you. You should begin with a copy of the retirement home checklist as you tour communities. Beyond that, the following is a list of questions to ask of continuing care communities, including things to consider for yourself, and things to directly ask representatives of the community:

Variations in continuing care

A number of Hamilton health care services offer complex continuing care. This is something different entirely, but has some similarities to continuing care retirement homes. In fact, some progressive-minded senior care developments in Hamilton are adopting a complex continuing care model, where seniors can get rehabilitation for health care issues, and they can get convalescent care and care for a variety of ailments is covered under the same roof. This approach to seniors' care is cutting edge perhaps (but expect to see more of it in the future). Continuing care homes like those listed above anticipate this change, and may be more adaptable to switch to complex continuing care, should there be an increased demand for this. 








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