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Supportive living communities in Edmonton provide seniors an environment that’s safe, caring, and social. This setting will immediately improve your quality of life on several different levels. When time comes for the need for a move, this is the correct change to make. Consult with communities to learn more about services, amenities, costs, and more. Below, find a broader look at supportive living and its benefits.


Supportive living in Edmonton

Chartwell Heritage Valley Retirement Residence  

944 James Mowatt Trail SW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6W 2B2

The lifestyle at Chartwell Heritage Valley is ideal for active & independent individuals. Spend your time exactly how you choose in an airy atmosphere with natural light. Flexible private support services also available.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Garneau Hall Seniors Community  

10923 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2N9

Located in the heart of the Garneau district of Edmonton, Garneau Hall offers seniors a caring environment with the added comforts of home and the opportunity for an enriched new life.

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

Chartwell Wescott Retirement Residence  

3841 Allan Drive SW, Edmonton, Alberta, T6W 4B8

An upscale retirement community with art studio, pool, yoga room and more. Located in Ambleside (Windermere) in south Edmonton with convenient access to coffee shops, grocery stores, restaurants and shopping.

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Memory Care

Wild Rose  

9612 - 172nd Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5T 6C7

At Optima Living, we offer a tailored approach where the resident is the focus of all of our endeavours and we strive to fulfil all our residents’ needs so that they can live their best possible life!

Lifestyle Options: Independent Living, Assisted Living

Designated supportive levels in assisted living

Supportive living in Edmonton falls under the auspices of Alberta Health Services. It’s available to seniors who need help with basic tasks of daily living, a list which includes bathing, feeding, and dressing, and more. Supportive living in the province falls under two separate categories, Designated Supportive Levels 3 and 4.

Designated Supportive Living 3 (DSL3) offers the required care supports for those who require intermittent care. For example, care at this level may include help with some very basic daily tasks like bathing. It includes meals, housekeeping, linen and recreational services. Seniors who are still capable of moving independently are suited for DSL3, and communities listed above are suitable for seniors in this category.

Designated Supportive Living 4 (DSL4) offers a bit more support including specialized dementia care. Individuals with more complex medical needs that are predictable and safely manageable with the help of professional nursing (LPN level) require this level of care. DSL4 includes things like chronic disease management, full help with feeding (including tube feeds), as well as transferring.

This level of support may not be available at some homes listed above. Consult with each for more details.

You can access full definitions of supportive living levels from AHS.

The benefits of assisted living retirement homes

At the communities listed above, you will also be able to take in the finest hospitality services (including meals, housekeeping services, laundry services and the like) as well as 24-hour emergency response and related security. They also offer the advantage of allowing couples with varying care needs (perhaps one spouse being very independent) to remain together in one place.

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