Toronto senior apartments offer an ideal active adult or independent living lifestyle with the perfect mix of privacy and social fun. You’ll find apartment living is a liberating lifestyle you can certainly get used to. Senior apartments’ communal activities might include shopping trips, sports events, group outings, and golf. For seniors who require some assistance, many of the buildings listed below offer special provisions for home care and Toronto home care services to come in and take care of your needs.
Senior Apartments for rent in Toronto
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55 Ameer Avenue, Toronto,
Ontario, M6A 2Z1
We are Toronto's Finest Kosher Retirement Residence. Located on the Baycrest campus in the heart of North York's Jewish community. Terraces of Baycrest, "Where Life Thrives". Call us today for more information.
77 Dunfield Avenue, Toronto,
Ontario, M4S 2H3
The Dunfield Retirement Residence has established a new standard in senior retirement living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with 177 spacious apartments. Where people come to LIVE!
537 Finch Avenue West, Toronto,
Ontario, M2R 0A8
Forestview Retirement Residence is North York's newest seniors' residence. We offer Independent Lifestyle and Full Service Assisted Living Accommodations and Services, plus Short Term Respite Stays.
720 Mt. Pleasant Road, Toronto,
Ontario, M4S 2N7
Family-owned and operated, the Briton House is dedicated to the highest standards of service. Offering a full continuum of care, a variety of amenities and suites, home-cooked meals, and a 15,000 sq. ft. indoor garden.
2 Neptune Drive, Toronto,
2 Neptune Dr. is a unique residential community designed for active adults 65+ who enjoy being part of a large, close-knit community and taking part in various fitness and social programs. Move-in incentives available!
1 Canterbury Place, North York,
Ontario, M2N 0G7
Canterbury Place offers a variety of suites styles in an elegant condo-like building for active adults & those needing assistance. We offer a unique healthcare program for our residents including palliative care.
15 Summerland Terrace, Etobicoke,
Ontario, M9A 0B5
Tapestry at Village Gate West is an active aging community located in Toronto’s central Etobicoke neighbourhood, just minutes from the historic Village of Islington.
111 Avenue Road, Toronto,
Ontario, M5R 3J8
Luxury and quality is in every corner of Hazelton from its lobby to its inviting Bistro & Bar. Offering amenities and services, Hazelton makes it easy for you to define and enjoy your lifestyle.
2 Green Belt Drive, North York,
Ontario, M3C 1L8
147 Elder Street, North York,
Enlightened dementia care touches more than memory. 147 Elder St. is a place that provides opportunities for the joy and meaning still ahead when wellbeing can no longer be realized at home.
2245 Lawrence Avenue West, Etobicoke,
Ontario, M9P 3W3
The Village of Humber Heights in Etobicoke offers different levels of service from independent apartments with meals to assisted living to long-term care.
155 Balmoral Avenue, Toronto,
Ontario, M4V 1J5
Amica Balmoral Club is located near Forest Hill and Rosedale, and designed for your comfort and accessibility. Our range of amenities, activities and services are here to enhance your life and support your independence.
187 Wynford Drive, North York,
Ontario, M3C 0C7
A full service 5-star retirement community centrally located in Toronto - features extensive common areas, a rooftop putting green and a variety of other amenities catering to today's active seniors.
4180 Dundas Street West, Etobicoke,
Ontario, M8X 1X8
Situated in a treed ravine setting overlooking the Humber River, Delmanor Prince Edward provides vistas that vary from the serenity of the adjacent valley to the resplendence of the Toronto downtown skyline!
1140 Bloor Street West, Toronto,
Ontario, M6H 4E6
From gracious dining to new suites and lounges, residents are enjoying the new management and upgrades found at 1140 Bloor Street West, in the Heart of Bloordale Village.
4650 Eglinton Ave. W., Etobicoke,
Ontario, M9A 0E3
Parkland on Eglinton West offers Lifestyle Apartments, All-Inclusive Lifestyle and Supportive Lifestyle options for seniors. Parkland makes it easy for you to do more of what you love!
2121 Kingston Road, Scarborough,
Ontario, M1N 1T5
Part of Scarborough history - located in the Bluffs/Beaches neighbourhood, where the White Castle Inn used to stand. Respite recovery, trial stays and winter retreats are all available, to help meet your wants and needs!
5351 Yonge Street, North York,
Ontario, M2N 7L5
Delmanor Northtown is an exceptional hotel-style retirement residence in the heart of North York that offers a variety of well appointed amenities.
645 Castlefield Ave, Toronto,
Ontario, M5N 3A5
A luxurious retirement home in Forest Hill, just north of downtown Toronto, offering a variety of services for seniors including live theatre, spacious common area and more.
265 Queens Drive, Toronto,
Ontario, M6L 3C6
At Queens Estate, we offer a complete range of care services in a welcoming environment. Whether it's our compassionate staff, fresh homemade meals, or exciting and engaging activities, you will truly feel at home.
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.
10 / 14 William Morgan Drive, Toronto,
Ontario, M4H 1E7
Leaside is a stylish retirement residence where you can receive quality care and lead an active lifestyle. Offering a variety of living options, Leaside allows you to age in place in a comfortable & friendly environment.
3758 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough,
Ontario, M1T 3K9
Shepherd Terrace offers a variety of independent and assisted living suites within the renowned Shepherd Village. With its long history of providing caring service you’ll love the amenities and the excellent services.
8 The Donway E., Toronto,
Ontario, M3C 3R7
The Donway provides luxury homes for seniors, with suites that include large walk-in closets and kitchenettes and amenities like weekly housekeeping and fine dining.
880 Lawrence Ave E, North York,
At Greenview Residence, we offer a complete range of care services in a welcoming environment. Whether it's our compassionate staff, fresh homemade meals, or exciting and engaging activities, you will truly feel at home.
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.
4003 Bayview Avenue, North York,
Ontario, M2M 3Z8
Welcome to The Gates of Bayview, one of North Toronto's most exclusive rental communities. Offering residents spacious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites with unmatched amenities, community events, and stunning floral scenery.
221 Milner Avenue, Scarborough,
Ontario, M1S 4P4
Sts. Peter and Paul Residence offers a modern, efficient, and self-sustaining seniors community operated by a professional and compassionate staff.
54 Foxbar Road, Toronto,
Ontario, M4V 2G6
A historical property dating back to the 1900’s, nestled between two prominent neighborhoods, Rosedale and Forest Hill. It blends the charm of a boutique hotel with modern luxuries to suit your retirement lifestyle.
33 Hurontario Street, Mississauga,
Ontario, L5G 3G8
Port Credit Residence situated in the Mississauga area offers seniors a luxurious resort-inspired lifestyle. Enjoy an oversized pool, wellness centre, onsite physiotherapy, a movie theatre, library, spa/salon and more!
1500 Steeles Avenue West, Thornhill,
Ontario, L4J 4H6
Four Elms is an elegant Retirement Residence offering the finest in Senior Living. Choose a suite style that is perfect for you and enjoy an active lifestyle, fine dining and the company of good friends.
Much of senior housing in Toronto is dependent on senior apartments or condos. Toronto senior apartments come in every size and luxury level and accommodate the varying needs of seniors, allowing them to enjoy retirement. Many people considering a senior apartment or condo in Toronto also consider Toronto retirement homes.
Apartment checklist for Toronto seniors
Location! How close is the apartment to all the things you will need or want to do regularly? Consider the area, too. If you do not know the area, research its history, things like crime rate and any other factors important to your quality of living.
Transportation, like location getting to and from the apartment is a major concern. Does the building have a shuttle service? What are the parking regulations for residents and guests? Is it close to public transit? It is possible for something to be technically nearby yet difficult to reach. The logistical details involved in coming and going to your apartment will have a significant impact on your experience there.
Break your list down to four different senior apartment complexes that look right, in brochures or online listings or below. Then look at those four more closely.
Remember that it is okay to judge a place based on what it doesn’t have. Everyone has “deal breakers” or things they just can’t stand. Identifying these traits in a potential Toronto senior apartment before moving in ensures you will be happy with your final decision and will actually enjoy living in your new residence as opposed to simply tolerating it.
Judge amenities based on if you will actually make use of them not how fancy they may appear. For example, if you are already member of a gym you enjoy, are you willing to stop going there in order to use the apartment’s facilities?
When searching, engage senior residents in the building and ask how they like living there, get them to talk about specifics. You’ll know more about what life inside this apartment is like.
Try and meet the staff. Depending on the type of residence, you will spend a great deal of time interacting with medial and hospitality staff. These people will likely be very pleasant at any senior’s apartment but you’re ability to develop a report or overall impression of them is important.
Visit your final choices at different times of the day. See how things look in a different light. Traffic will be busier at certain times of the day, noises might be different, or you may see a variety of senior tenants.
What types of rooms are available? Your private apartment is perhaps more important than the building’s amenities. If you do not want to be above a certain floor, near an elevator, or in a particular layout then it might make sense to choose another facility.
On a similar note, consider the makeup of the building. Is it filled with people you can see yourself having fun with?
Peak into the dark corners. If the building is well maintained, you’ll notice. If it’s well cleaned and it meets your standards, that’s a big plus. Listen to your gut as you make the final decision.
Download our free eBook The Ultimate Retirement Tour Checkilst for a list of the questions you should ask when you visit a retirement community.
The most wonderful thing about seniors’ apartments in Toronto is that you find yourself in a community of peers. Many people that we talk to love the independence and freedom, and the idea of taking charge of their own destiny that comes with moving into a space that is really created with their needs in mind. The feeling of rejuvenation and of finding the perfect fit is the ultimate value of moving into a seniors’ apartment community.
Senior Housing Toronto
Toronto is a remarkably senior friendly city and its senior housing is only one reason why. Toronto residents 59 and over are eligible to apply for assisted senior housing. For those that do not qualify there are plenty of affordable senior condos and apartments in many of Toronto’s vibrant neighbourhoods. Toronto’s size means there is always a senior housing option for your loved one’s lifestyle. Some senior condos are more social and could be considered retirement communities while others seem like typical condos only they happen to be exclusive to elderly tenants. These types of Toronto senior apartments tend to be more upscale. There are plenty of affordable senior apartments in Toronto again, in a city so big, it is more than possible to find a deal with many buildings looking to attract older tenants designed to be more luxurious and not necessarily more expensive.
Residents will tell you that Toronto is perpetually under construction. A new condo or apartment is always being built somewhere in the city. Construction has begun on a new wave of senior apartments in Toronto in preparation for more retirees. This adds an unprecedented level of choice for anyone looking to invest in Toronto senior housing while also driving the price down (view all GTA retirement homes).
Moving from out of the area
Moving to a Toronto senior apartment has benefits that reach beyond housing. The city has some of the most senior friendly public health and recreation programs in Canada. Toronto hospitals boast some of the world’s best geriatric care facilities while the city’s support services have received glowing reviews from senior activists. Residents in Toronto senior apartments can take advantage of Wheel Trans Services, a subsection of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) which specializes in providing safe, comfortable, and affordable transportation for seniors.
Perhaps the greatest advantage to senior housing in Toronto, whether it is a subsidized residence, a Toronto senior’s apartment or, a Toronto seniors condo, is the ability to downsize without compromising. Generally people move into senior housing to save money by limiting their rent, possessions, and obligations. Toronto senior apartments and condos allow seniors to do those things. The difference being, by living at the heart of Canada’s largest city, many Toronto senior apartment residents and condo owners find their lives getting more exciting and fulfilled in their seniors condo than before they decided to move.