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In the Comfort Life Spotlight


In the spotlight stories

Recently added senior living companies

New in our seniors' marketplace


New additions

Articles from the 20th annual Comfort Life Retirement Guide

New features




New additions

Articles from the 19th annual 2021 Comfort Life retirement guide

Our Inspiring Leaders Series

Leaders in the series: 

Other features

"He found a new verve"

Best small towns on the prairies

Retirement living is more accessible and valuable than ever

Seven seniors still changing the world (Seniors' Month 2021)

Seven things you're going to love about The Shores of Port Credit

Updated for 2021:

Caregiver benefits in 2021

Seven reasons to move into a retirement home



Articles from the 18th annual 2020 Comfort Life retirement guide

Forward into the future: retirement homes provide a progressive response

Live with good people: generosity abounds in retirement communities

Grow in passion: the artistry of aging well

Exciting opportunities abound in adult lifestyle

Independent living: one story

Retirement home safety and preparedness during quarantine:

I moved during quarantine

Retirement homes remain welcoming, vibrant places to live, offering excellent care

Precautions communities take to protect seniors in their care 

Retirement homes offering virtual tours, during quarantine.

Articles about life in retirement homes now: 

Seniors staying connected (updated in 2021)

Gratitude for great care and compassion

Staying healthy and active despite quarantine

Exceptionally inspiring caregivers and seniors 

Resources related to seniors and COVID-19 

How to help seniors during the outbreak

How to protect seniors during COVID-19

How to talk to seniors about the seriousness of COVID-19


Features from the Annual Magazine for 2019:

Find your passion!
how seniors rediscover things they really love.

Friends just outside the door
profiles how moving into a community leads to an expanded social life.

Eat what you like with people you love
profiles dining experiences in top retirement communities.

Fitness can be fun
profiles exercise as a natural part of life in the best retirement communities.

Recapturing happiness
summarizes all the ways that people find hygge in top communities.

Other recent articles (published from 2016-2019)


Adult Lifestyle 

Aging in Place at Royal Windsor at Balmoral Village

Finding Paradise at Arbutus Ridge

It's All Here in Active Lifestyle!

Retirement Bungalows in Ontario

Adult Lifestyle in Manitoba


Community Living and Senior Care:

Alavida Lifestyles in Ottawa

Alzheimer's Treatment: an Overview

Assisted Living in Niagara Falls

Boutique-style retirement communities

Bradford Ontario Retirement Homes

Continuing Care

Convalescent Care


Dementia Care

Esprit Lifestyle Communities

Faith-based Retirement Homes

Home Care Vs. Assisted Living

Independent living Calgary

Independent living Ottawa

Metta Lifestyles

Moving into Assisted Living

Moving into Independent Living

New Homes and Neighbourhoods

Newly Renovated Communities

Optima Living

Palliative Care

Pros and cons of assisted living

Pros and cons of independent living

Respite Care

Retirement Condos

Retirement Bungalows

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA), The

Retirement Home Testimonials

Retirement Townhouses

Senior Apartments

Seniors' Services

Smaller retirement communities

Trial stays

Welcoming committees, ambassadors, and mentoring

Issues Related to Seniors and Families

Adult Day Programs: all you need to know about this popular service for seniors

Advance Care Planning: Living Wills

Aging Parents' Issues, Problems and Solutions

Aging in Place: part 1 of a 3 part of our 2017 look at the cost of aging in place

Aging in Place with Community Support: part 2 of 3

Ashby Memory Method, The

Caregiver Benefits: a Detailed Look at Financial Support

Caregiving: the statistics

Caregiver Stories

Discuss Retirement Homes With Your Aging Parents

Design for Memory Care: Some Recent Trends

Getting Away: Short term respite care

Memory Loss: When is it a concern?

Helping senior parents move

How to Move Smartly: one story on the value of planning ahead

I Moved Mom into a Retirement Home (and it turned out great!)

I Want to Move But What Do I Do With My Stuff? 

Local Health Integration Networks in Ontario (LHINs) 

Moving Out: The Benefits of Finding a Better Place to Live

Ontario Improving Alzheimer's Support Services

Personal Support Workers

Pivotal Aging Innovations: is the senior care industry ready for disruption?

Pivotal's Master Accredited Senior Agent Program

Respite Stay in a Retirement Home: part 3 of 3 (see "Aging in Place" above) 

Senior Companion Care

Seniors and Loneliness: living in community can save lives

Seniors and Marijuana

Seniors' moving companies: dos and don'ts

Senior Orphans: One Story

Seniors and Real Estate

Signs It's Time for Assisted Living

Sundown Syndrome: An overview of symptoms and effects

Retirement Residence Innovations

Size Matters: Right Sizing Your Retirement Suite

When to Move to Memory Care

Where to retire


Life Inside Retirement Communities

A New Start with Verve

Bring Your Own Recipes!

Food, Glorious Food: Taking the Anxiety Out of Dining

Fresh Take on Dining at Delmanor, A

Hazelton Place's Bee Sanctuary

Independent living is a proactive choice

Inside V!VA Barrhaven: Ted and Marilyn Fenwick

LivingBalance at PARC Retirement Living

Make Every Day Great with Verve Senior Living

Memory Care Innovations

Moments, Memories, Food 

Super Senior: Diana Filer

Super Senior: Adolf Bock

V!VA Barrhaven Retirement Community's Amenities

Mobility Dance Program Gives Resident New Lease on  LIFE

Key Ingredient is Passion at Aberdeen Retirement Residence

Taking a Bite Out of Life, at Scarborough Retirement Residence

Why Move Into a Retirement Home


General Interest

2018 last minute tax tips for older Canadians

Best Places to Retire in Canada

Best Places to Retire in Alberta

Best Places to Retire in BC

Best Places to Retire in Southwestern Ontario

Best Small Towns in Ontario

Comedians on Aging

Coming to Terms with the T2201

Five Fastest Growing Activities for Seniors, The

How to Live a Longer, Healthier Life! Lead article in 2018 magazine

Living with Intent: Three Most Important Questions

Loving Life in Retirement!

Our Aging Population: The Statistics

Oliver Sacks on Living a Life with Meaning

Paul Simon on Life and Retirement

Poet and the Philosopher on Longevity and Loss, The 

Positive Aging Quotes

Senior Care Glossary

Six Reasons You Need More Music in Your Life

Time for a Change: Annie Dillard

Tips to Improving Mental Health

Women and Aging: ten sages weigh in on how to deal with aging

Why is ageism acceptable? 

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