Pickering assisted living

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Pickering is home to many fine retirement homes with assisted living. The best retirement homes here have exceptional suites, cozy lounges, and best-in-class care. Check them out for yourself by browsing the list below. If would like to learn more about assisted living in Pickering, scroll down below the listings.

List of assisted living retirement homes in Pickering

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Livita Parkway Retirement Residence  

1645 Pickering Parkway, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 7E9

Our boutique-style residence is designed for people who want to maintain an active independent lifestyle, thrive, participate & enjoy access to our in–house supportive programs, local shopping & community services

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

VIVA Pickering  

1880 Glengrove Road, Pickering, Ontario, L1V 0C6

V!VA Pickering is Durham's premier all-inclusive rental retirement community! Enjoy large suites, great amenities, delicious dining, and a Team devoted to Making Today Great for you and your family! Book your tour today!

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Communities listed below are outside of Pickering

McCowan Retirement Residence - Metta Lifestyles  

2881 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough, Ontario, M1J 0A2

McCowan Retirement Residence is a vibrant and family oriented retirement home located in Scarborough. With team members who have been here since we opened in 2004, you can expect a warm welcome and a feeling of home.

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

The Village of Taunton Mills  

3790 Brock Street North, Whitby, Ontario, L1R 0H2

The Village of Taunton Mills in Whitby presents several levels of service from seniors' apartments with full kitchens, retirement apartments with meals and services to memory care, assisted living and long-term care.

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

Parkland Ajax  

3 Rossland Road West, Ajax, Ontario, L1Z 1Z2

Parkland Ajax offers independent and supportive options! Beautifully designed spacious suites, exceptional on site amenities and professional staff on site 24/7, Parkland is where you can live your best life!

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

VIVA Whitby Shores  

51 Whitby Shores Greenway, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 9R1

Enjoy a lakeside lifestyle with modern amenities and a warm, welcoming team ready to meet your every need.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Scarborough Retirement Residence  

148 Markham Road, Scarborough, Ontario, M1M 2Z8

Scarborough Retirement Residence offers a variety of suites and apartments, with a library, pharmacy, seniors' centre, shopping, theatre and more nearby.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Aspira Lynde Creek Gardens Retirement Living  

50 Paul Burns Way, Whitby, Ontario, L1R 2Y9

At Aspira Lynde Creek our goal is to help you live fully, every day.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

What is assisted living in Pickering?

Assisted living offers a housing and care solution for seniors who need some assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Typically, this includes support for tasks like bathing, dressing, or transferring (getting out of bed.) Medication administration is also part of assisted living. Retirement homes also take care of chores like cooking, housekeeping and laundry. Seniors boast about the ways this lifestyle has allowed them to thrive in their retirement.

Here are just a few of the benefits:

Improve your wellbeing

The number one goal of all retirement communities is to improve residents’ well-being. This will look different for each individual. That’s why prospective residents meet with a staff member of the assisted living facility prior to moving in. Together, they create a personalized care plan.

In this meeting, you discuss your specific needs, and the methods of care that work best for you. On-site nurses and PSWs are highly-trained and educated in all the best practices of senior care. They will always respect the dignity and independence of their residents.

Assisted living communities provide peace of mind for both seniors and family members. Family knows that emergency assistance is available 24/7. Staff keep a close eye to ensure seniors in care are comfortable, healthy and living their best life.

Your diet taken care of

Another thing you'll no longer have to worry about after moving into assisted living is your diet. As people age, cooking gets increasingly difficult. This may mean the meals you cook aren’t fully meeting your dietary needs. In assisted living, all your meals are prepared for you by certified chefs. They can accommodate any specialized diets, including vegetarian, diabetic, and gluten-free.

Norma, one resident of a Pickering retirement home, confirms food quality. “The culinary and dining room staff have been very receptive to [my] requests and concerns. Healthy options are available [here, and] meals are tasty and nutritious.”

Get the most out of your retirement

As you age, it can be difficult to accept that you need more support in daily living than you once did. This makes the transition into assisted living challenging. Once you do have the support you need, however, you'll feel a renewed sense of empowerment. You'll take back your life, your independence, and get the most out of your retirement. You will have more time to pursue your hobbies and interests. There are also a plethora of social events! Your lifestyle is yours to decide – spend your days swimming laps in the pool, cooking in the hobby kitchen, or sipping a craft beer in the pub.

June, another resident of a Pickering retirement home, sums up the perks of assisted living quite nicely. “I've been here for almost a year, I've become friends with wonderful people, been fed fantastic meals, and participated in many of the fun-filled activities that are offered here. I enjoy it here.”

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