Saanich Senior & Retirement Homes

A guide to finding great senior living and care in this Vancouver Island gem

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Saanich has retirement homes ideal for a wide variety of tastes. Today's retirement homes have recreational and social programs available for all residents. Additional facilities like internet rooms, a chapel, a salon may also be found in some retirement homes in Saanich. Activities at these residences are exciting and imaginative, creating a diverse schedule that keeps people stimulated. From movies and games to art and music, a variety of activities encourage social fulfillment and contribute to the physical well being of residents. Browse the list below and learn more about your options!

Types of senior living available in Saanich

Among your choices of care there are assisted living facilities for seniors who may need just a little help with daily tasks such as bathing, dressing and housekeeping. At another end of the spectrum, BC has a variety of Adult Lifestyle Communities with independent living residences for retirees or semi-retirees in a community of peers. Luxury retirement residences in Saanich have posh suites and a five-star resort ambience.

Retiring to Saanich from out of the area

Saanich, a district municipality on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, located north of the provincial capital, Victoria, has a population of 108,265 people, making it the most populous municipality on Vancouver Island and one of the most populated municipalities in Canada. Saanich means "emerging land" or "emerging people". The topography of this picturesque region is undulating with many glacially scoured rock outcroppings. The physical setting is greatly influenced by water. The Province of British Columbia $14-billion capital infrastructure program is creating up to 88,000 jobs, building vital public infrastructure and stimulating local economies across the province.

Take Comfort: retirement home reviews
Before you commit to a big change, read Victoria retirement home reviews or check out reviews of BC active lifestyle communities.

Saanich Parks & Recreation offers a variety of interesting and popular programs for seniors. The Conversation Cafés in this district provide a safe and comfortable opportunity for older adults to interact with other seniors.

Through an amendment to the Canada-British Columbia Affordable Housing Agreement, the federal and provincial governments are contributing to a combined total of approximately $4 million for affordable Seniors’ Rental Housing (SRH) apartments in Saanich. The SRH initiative is a result of a $365-million joint investment under an amendment to the Canada – British Columbia Affordable Housing Agreement, which includes funding through Canada’s Economic Action Plan and by the Government of British Columbia.

The sandy beaches and parks of Saanich make it an interesting and habitable place for seniors. The elderly at the retirement homes in Saanich can take advantage of the professional care, services and specially-designed facilities to lead a life of enjoyment and security. Learn more from the homes listed above.

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