Saskatchewan Personal Care Homes

Retirement living in Saskatchewan

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It's hard to imagine a more ideal place to retire than Saskatchewan. Saskatoon and Regina offer world class health care along with a variety of local activities such as country festivals, excellent performing arts theatres and a variety of museums and other local attractions. Saskatchewan retirement homes are especially ideal for people who have lived and worked their entire lives in the province.


Retirement communities in Saskatchewan

Wintergreene Estates - Verve Senior Living  

4950 Pasqua Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4S 7L2

At Wintergreene, you'll discover a combination of independence, privacy, activities, health and wellness programs & friendly companionship to savour throughout your retirement.

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

Independent and assisted living in retirement homes

Saskatchewan’s retirement communities include independent living, assisted-living, memory care supportive care and long-term care residences.

Independent living retirement communities are ideally suited to active and healthy seniors who do not require extensive care, but want to live in a community of their peers. Most privately run retirement homes listed above will feature independent living. The atmosphere here is relaxed, with all basic daily tasks like housekeeping, cooking and other chores taken care of. It’s an ideal lifestyle change for people who’ve been living alone or in a neighbourhood where their neighbours are younger now. In fact, it really is all about lifestyle. 

Here’s a brief look at why you’d want to move into independent living:

Today's retirement communities offer a variety of activities and options that might have been unheard of in previous generations. You can find homes with onsite golf courses, indoor swimming pools, virtual driving ranges and so much more. Take a full look at all the pros and cons of moving into independent living.

Assisted living in Saskatchewan retirement homes includes assistance services with one of several personal care needs, including, most commonly, the following:

These services are sometimes referred to as personal care, and some use the phrase personal care homes or even supportive living (more widely used in Alberta). Although these are available in communities (not all of those listed above), this may come at an extra charge. 

You can learn more about this kind of care at our fuller portal on assisted living in Canada

Costs of retirement in Saskatchewan: a survey

Costs of retirement in Saskatchewan vary from approximately $1,0000 to $5,000+ per month. The large variance in cost depends on the type of community, if it's a shared or private room, suite or full apartment and the level of care provided. 

For full details on the costs of retirment communities and home care in Saskatchewan, please visit The Costs of Retiring in Alberta.

Memory care and dementia care in retirement homes

Memory care centers are for seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or related forms of dementia. Long-term care is for seniors who need 24-hour nursing due to a terminal illness or other disabilities. Respite care, a temporary form of care service, allows caregivers the opportunity to go on vacation or a business trip.

Download our free Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia handbook to learn more about caring for a loved one with dementia.  

Long term care in Saskatchewan retirement homes

The government of Saskatchewan refers to long-term care homes as special-care or nursing homes.  These are subsidized through the the heath care system. Space in governement funded long-term care homes in Saskatchewan is allocated based on a needs assessment and can often have very long wait lists.

Saskatchewan assisted living retirement homes require a license to ensure high standards are met.

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