What to know about this topic:
- Manitoba home care and personal care programs
- Senior 55+ housing in Manitoba
- How to choose the best senior care for you
In the Comfort Life Spotlight
Find Manitoba retirement homes and communities here. Under the listings, you will find further advice about aging and senior care for older adult Manitobans.
Manitoba home care and personal care programs
The oldest and most comprehensive, province-wide, home care program in Canada is provided to all ages on a needs based on assessed needs. Whethere you are living at home or in a seniors retirement community in Manitboa, you may be eligable for subsidized or free home care services.
Senior 55+ housing in Manitoba
Manitoba offers a number of excellent 55+ communities. These are designated for seniors looking for simple studio (single seniors) or 1-bedroom (couples) apartments. Please check your Manitoba Housing leasing office to see what may be available in your area.
How to choose the best senior care for you
1. Plan ahead
Research all your retirement and care options, including retirement residences, before you really need care. Decisions are always easier when you have time, and when your family know what you want. It may be difficult, but ensure you discuss your retirement plan with your family.
2. Determine your needs and budget
Write down your needs and wants, and explore whether the retirement residence you are considering can meet them without exceeding your budget. By making a priority list, you'll be able to compare each option to easily pick the one that you'll be most happy at.
3. Narrow your search
Create a short list of retirement communities in Manitoba that might meet your requirements. The ones featured on the Comfort Life website have very good services and care, and you can email them all your questions directly from this website.
Now it's time to visit each residence, and perhaps go back for a for a second look. During your tour ask to see the kitchen and get a sample of the menus as well as the recreational activities offered at the retirement home and off-site. Don't be afraid to ask staff lots of questions, they are there to answer them for you. You should feed comfortable and confident in your decision. Followign these steps, you'll be sure to find the best retiremetn community in Manitoba for your needs.