Kitchener-Waterloo retirement home reviews

Ratings and feedback from seniors in the communities

Families in KW and area, facing a spectrum of choices in senior care, should find our expert reviews below to be helpful in their final decision about where they are going to move. Whether you are a senior considering independent or assisted living, or a family searching for care for a loved one, we want you to feel assured that you are making the right decision. Comfort Life has been an authority on senior care for over fifteen years, working closely with experts from across the country and going into hundreds of retirement residences, comparing care offered, features, staff and many other factors. Trust us to highlight the best care in Waterloo Region.

Below, find user ratings, reviews and comments, alongside our expert look at what is most impressive about each community, and who each home is ideally suited for.


List of retirement residences in Kitchener-Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario

  • Hygate Active Senior Living brings a welcome new twist to senior living in Kitchener-Waterloo, with a focus on resort-style living, right in the heart of KW. Here, you’ll find a wealth of daily activities and amenities right outside your door, including fitness classes, a bistro, chef-prepared meals, an in-house movie theatre and more. Some are going to call this a cruise ship on land.
  • Five stars!
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Kitchener, Ontario

  • Winston Park will revise your ideas about senior living homes. Lively, clean, spacious, friendly, caring… there are many more superlatives that could be added. Schlegel houses approximately 2500 seniors across the province of Ontario, working closely with the Research Institute for Aging in Waterloo. They are at the forefront of senior care in Ontario, and their forward thinking shines through at Winston Park.
  • Meals and medical care provided. Beautiful grounds, [with] many social activities and events. Excell
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Guelph, Ontario

  • This Guelph retirement home is ideal for seniors with family north of Guelph who want to live in a vibrant community where all care requirements are well taken care of. The feel of this and other Schlegel Villages is much less institutional than many other retirement homes in the area. This residence is close to Riverside Park, Guelph Country Club and everything you need in shopping along Woodlawn Road, where the community is located.
  • The staff are all so caring and kind to my mother.
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Guelph, Ontario

  • This retirement residence is ideal for any senior with family near Guelph, who wants to live in a very active, vibrant community of peers. The variety of onsite features is appealing to many different interests and enthusiasms. Popular spots include the pub, the exercise room and the dining area; pick your favourite or browse all the activities. This community allows residents to find their own perfect balance between privacy and social activity.
  • My father [lived] there for almost two years. He was very happy there, thought the staff was wonderf
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Waterloo, Ontario

  • This community began as exclusively long term care, which will still be a key part of the Village. The spectrum of options will include both assisted living and memory care. This will make it ideal for couples with different care needs to remain together in the same community, if one spouse is independent, but the other requires care. It’s also ideal for families and seniors who anticipate shifting care needs in the future. You won’t need to move again.
  • A special thanks to the staff of University Gates for their compassion and attention to my grandmoth
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Waterloo, Ontario

  • The Westhill is the perfect fit for Waterloo Region seniors who want to live in exceptional, well-appointed surroundings, in a community of peers. The bright interiors here bring out the best in people. The community life here is very vibrant with many daily activities that residents enjoy. The open-concept shared spaces are full of activity. Seniors here love the layout of the building, their suites, and the care and ready attention they get.
  • Residents and staff are very supportive.
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