Assisted living in Orleans

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We list Orleans retirement homes with assisted living. Retirement homes give seniors a setting where they find revitalization. Care is available, certainly, but retirement homes offer much more. There’s a community of peers, a bright environment, and daily activities and amenities that you will enjoy. Reach out to communities below to learn more.

Assisted living in Orleans

Promenade Seniors' Suites & Retirement Residence  

110 & 150 Rossignol Drive, Orleans, Ontario, K4A 0N2

Located in Orleans, Promenade is surrounded by walking paths. From Independent Living, Assisted Living, or Memory Care, we offer a vibrant community focused on exceeding your expectations. Contact us today 613-229-7973.

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

Forest Valley Terrace By Symphony  

1510 St. Joseph Boulevard, Orleans, Ontario, K1C 7L1

Forest Valley Terrace is proud to be the only community that is specifically designed & dedicated to the unique needs of seniors with all stages of Alzheimer’s, dementia or other forms of memory impairment in Ottawa.

Lifestyle Options: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Symphony Senior Living Orleans  

6419 Lumberman Way, Orleans, Ontario, K1C 6E8

At this park-like setting, seniors are offered the choice between studio, 1 or 2 bedroom suites. Bring along pets while enjoying a variety of customizable options, including a varied menu and recreational programs.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Eight tips to make the move smoothly

These tips and pointers will help Orleans seniors and their families make this transition as smooth as possible:  

1. Give yourself as much time as you really need. This can be a major life change for many seniors. Mistakes can be costly in terms of time and money, but also in stress and health effects. Even if the move is precipitated by a health crisis, you should still take time to follow a smart plan of action. We recommend that every family pay attention to expert tips on choosing a retirement home

2. Always focus first on the quality of care. Don’t pick a place just because it’s close to your home or it’s more affordable. If your immediate need is to get the best care for your loved one, stay focused on that. 

3. Create a clear list of wants and needs. This is a key part of the decision process. Know the things you can’t live without and know what you’d like to have.

4. Work with at least three shortlisted options. Take time to compare communities to each other to help you be clear on your decision.

5. Ask the right questions as you choose. We list over 130 important things you should know about retirement homes in our Ultimate Retirement Tour Checklist. You might not need to look at everything in there, but you’ll find it handy and informative. There’ll be items in there you didn’t think of. Print multiple copies, so you can use one for each community you tour. 

6. Take a trial stay. A trial stay in a retirement home gives you an inside look at the life of the community. Assuming you're not in a rush, this is the best way to “research” your options. Short stays often have the effect of getting people excited about moving.

7. Repeat: don’t rush this. Even if you’re in a crisis situation where the senior has been hospitalized and you’re told they can’t go home again slow down. Breathe. Pray, meditate, take time as a family—whatever helps you think clearly. But don’t do this in a rush. You want to find a place that will make your life better on all counts. Ideally, know when it’s the right time to start looking for assisted living

8. Make sure you're comfortable with the costs. Find out how families pay for retirement living.

The benefits of moving to a retirement home

Moving to a retirement home is an exciting new opportunity if you look at it the right way. Many seniors wish they had moved when they were younger because there's so much to enjoy in many retirement communities. Here’s a look at some reasons they regret not moving earlier.  

1. Social interaction. It’s a building full of people your age. Enjoy the company! You’ll find that there will be people who welcome you to the retirement home and from there, you’ll discover more people you hit it off with. 

2. Days full of things to do. Retirement homes typically have a schedule of daily or weekly activities. There are games, physical fitness activities and classes, seminars and entertainment, and more. A full social life is built in, and everything you need is often right in the building. 

3. Safety and security set everyone’s mind at ease. No matter where you’ve been living up til now, you’re vulnerable. In a retirement home, there are security measures, staff is there often around the clock, and someone is always looking out for you. If you have any problem, there’ll be someone there. 

4. A new life of convenience! Meals are prepared for you. Cleaning is done by staff. All your bills are rolled into one. There’s no more house repairs or upkeep to worry about. If there’s a problem, call down to the desk, and someone else will fix it.

This is just a short list of the benefits. Take a longer look at how seniors' lives are improved in senior living.

Costs of assisted living in Orleans: a survey

Suite type

Cost/month (starting)

What’s included


$2,900 + $800 companion fee

  • Cable TV in room
  • Call Bell System
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room

1 BR

$4,200 + $800 companion fee


  • Cable TV in room
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room

2 BR



  • Call Bell System
  • Full-size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Stove

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