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Around the city of Hamilton, there are a number of excellent assisted living retirement communities. Below, we offer a list of the best assisted living communities in the city, and below that, essential advice for people just starting their search, with links to more detailed information across our website.

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The Village of Wentworth Heights

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.
St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence

St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence

391 Rymal Road West, Hamilton, Ontario, L9B 1V2
St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence, part of St. Elizabeth Village, offers bright suites, home cooked meals, access to the many amenities and activities. Health and wellness is our focus through quality care and services.
Caroline Place

Caroline Place

118 Market Street, Hamilton, Ontario, L8R 3P9
A gracious and supportive retirement in the heart of Hamilton. Every day is filled with fun and friendship, and delicious chef-prepared meals. Enjoy all that life has offer. Shopping, HPO, Farmer’s Market and Library
The Wellington

The Wellington

1430 Upper Wellington Street, Hamilton, Ontario, L9A 5H3
This award winning Hamilton retirement home offers varying senior care. Just minutes away from shopping, theatres, restaurants and major transportation links.
Grandview Retirement Living

Grandview Retirement Living

83 Centennial Parkway South, Stoney Creek, Ontario, L8G 2C5
In the heart of downtown Stoney Creek, Grandview Retirement Living offers a variety of suites, delicious dining and unsurpassed amenities. Inclusive, customized independent and assisted living service packages available.
The Village of Tansley Woods

The Village of Tansley Woods

4100 Upper Middle Road, Burlington, Ontario, L7W 4W8
At The Village of Tansley Woods we offer the full continuum of care - Independent Living Suites, Retirement Apartments, Full Service Retirement Suites, Assisted Care, Memory Care and Long Term Care all in one village.
V!VA Oakville

V!VA Oakville

1 Sixteen Mile Drive, Oakville, Ontario, L6M 1P3
Now Open! Exclusive membership meets all-inclusive living at Oakville's newest retirement community. V!VA Oakville elevates retirement living to new heights with unmatched amenities, services and style. Tour today!
Sifton - Erinview

Sifton - Erinview

2630 Fifth Line west, Mississauga, Ontario, L5K 0A8
Located in the heart of Mississauga, Erinview offers an atmosphere of worry-free, comfortable living with personalized support in the presence of good friends.
The Village of Erin Meadows

The Village of Erin Meadows

2930 Erin Centre Boulevard, Mississauga, Ontario, L5M 7M4
Mississauga's unique continuum of care concept featuring Independent Living Suites, Retirement Apartments, Full Service Suites with walk out patios, Assisted Care, Memory Care and Long Term Care.

Searching for assisted living in Hamilton

Families beginning the search for assisted living are well-advised to begin considering options the earlier the better. It's important to know when, for sure, you should be actively seeking assisted living senior care. In essence, you will need to start looking when your loved one is not taking care of personal matters. You can take up personal caregiving or hire personal home care, but in many cases there comes a time when you need to move forward into an environment that will provide the safety and care that you need (and so much more).

Here are some things to look for and be concerned about:

  • If there are obvious signs that your parents' care of their house is declining, this can be a sign that they will do better in an environment where someone else is doing most of the care for them. Some decline over time can be expected, but elderly parents should move before a lack of care leads to dangerous situations.
  • If parent's personal hygiene deteriorates, this is another sign that you need to start thinking about assisted living. In a Hamilton retirement home, they can get care with dressing and bathing, two of the basic personal care services that come with the move into assisted living.
  • If a parent's mobility deteriorates, you can buy a rollator or a scooter to help them retain independence but the move into an assisted living community will be the best solution. Here, they will find everything they need under one roof. The entire building will be designed for their safety and security with wide hallways, excellent lighting, and personal safety aids (such as handrails, etc.) built into their suite.
  • If you find yourself inordinately worried about them being alone. When adult children worry about their mother or father being alone in their own home and become overly conscious of the dangers of a fall in the home, or anything else, you should investigate the possibility of the move into a seniors' retirement community.


Assisted living costs in Hamilton and area

Costs are one of the main concerns for families searching for senior care. Below, we provide a brief survey of fees charged by some area retirement homes listed here. 


Starting cost/mo

What's included

Burlington West


Basic dining, housekeeping, daily tidy. Support for many medical conditions including cancer and strokes. Several types of extended assistance (e.g. bathing and dressing) are included, but some (e.g. incontinence care) are not.

Hamilton Mountain


Basic dining, housekeeping, daily tidy. Support for many medical conditions including cancer and strokes. Several types of assistance (bathing and dressing) are included.



Meals, daily tidy, feeding, bathing, dressing, transfer and other ADLs

*36 kilometers outside of Hamilton proper, listed here for comparison purposes, to show you money-saving options not far outside of Hamilton.

The data above is for informational purposes. You will need to discuss fees with each of the communities to confirm the final monthly costs you will be paying.

And as you see above, expanding your search to places outside of Hamilton can help you find less expensive options. Typically, people want to restrict themselves to options closer to home, so if you live on Hamilton Mountain, you will restrict yourself to options there only. This can be limiting, as there can be wide variations in the quality of care, and you may find that there are assisted living facilities near Hamilton, in Niagara Falls, for example, or Dundas or Ancaster (or further west in Brantford and area) that is better suited to your needs or those of your loved one. 

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