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THE COMFORT LIFE REPORT:Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence 

222 25th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta, T2S 3E9
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Lifestyle options:
Independent Living
Respite care available, Private home-care allowed
Cost (from):
$2,582
Suites:
96 suites (Studio, 1-bed, 1-bed + den, 2-bed)

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Our Perspective

How we see Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence

Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence ticks all the boxes in creating an excellent residence that gives seniors new life. There’s a caring, spirited community made up of both staff and residents. There’s compassionate care, along with professional and attentive administration staff. The calendar is filled with lots of interesting, pertinent, senior-friendly activities. It’s found in an area with lots of convenient nearby amenities. Both seniors and family members rave about the revitalizing setting.

The welcoming, regal entrance of Fountains of Mission is an indicator of what’s inside. Every space here is well maintained, contemporary and welcoming. The lobby is spacious, accented by fieldstone. There's a multi-activity room with a piano, billiards, and big-screen TV, where people chat in the lounge chairs or laugh together over one of the games. There’s a pub. The outdoor patio is a relaxing, peaceful spot on summer days; there’s also a gazebo. The dining room is beautifully decorated. An exercise room is also suitably lively and popular. The overall effect of the thoroughly contemporary décor reinforces the rejuvenation residents feel.

Daily cuisine is a highlighted aspect of life at Chartwell Fountains of Mission. Residents rave about the fare prepared by the award-winning chef. There’s also a pub where you can eat, drink, and be merry with the friends you’ll make here. And still, there’s more to rave about: suites here are some of the most generous we’ve seen. We also love the location near the Elbow River, with lots of outdoor walking opportunities.

Seniors who move into this community from living alone or being in an outsized house find renewal. They thrive in this community run by a company with a nationwide reputation for excellence. Chartwell Fountains of Mission epitomizes all that’s excellent in contemporary senior living, delivering everything seniors need. Isn’t that what families want for loved ones?

Community’s Perspective

How Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence sees itself

Who are you as a community?

Chartwell offers a range of senior living options across Canada including independent and assisted living retirement homes, memory care, long term care and extended care residences. We offer our residents a safe and rewarding lifestyle in a seniors housing community that they are proud to call home. Chartwell Retirement Residences - Making People's Lives Better

What do you do differently or uniquely well?

Chartwell Fountains of Mission is a boutique-like retirement residence in an intimate, tucked away location within five minutes of downtown Calgary. Our recently renovated residence is known for its vibrant and social energy, delicious dining experience and personalized services designed to make your retirement years worry-free. Many of our residents find that once they move in, their social network quickly expands. Our lovely dining room is also a place of lively conversation and laughter.

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What people with insider's knowledge of Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence shared with Comfort Life.

Doreen says that moving to Chartwell made her feel safe. She feels content in the intimate, friendly environment at Fountains of Mission, where they've helped her every step of the way. She looks forward to every day there.

Reviews of Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence

What residents and their loved ones say about Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence in reviews.

Dariel Dent, family member

"My mother has thrived since moving to the Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence 8 years ago. She is very active and happy and for that, we are so grateful. Thank you to the staff at Fountains of Mission, all of whom are so friendly and caring towards the residents and their families. "

Paul Hul, family member

"I would like to share the greatness and kindness that the staff of Fountains of Mission has provided for my dad. My father became a widower at 94 and had been living at home still. After the dead of my mother he became lonely and depressed, yet he was not ready to move into a home. Fountains of Mission allowed him to try a short stay at the home which allowed my dad to experience the environment. He approved but was still reluctant to do the permanent move. He realized he could not be at home by..."

Inga Sample, family member

"My parents have been residents for 7 years. The staff are efficient, friendly and very accommodating. The building is welcoming, the food and activities are varied and well thought out. Highly recommend Fountains for your loved ones or yourself. "

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Lifestyle

Lifestyle options

Independent Living (definition)
Cost from $2,582

Includes

  • Meals (1x/day)
  • Housekeeping (1x/week)

Suites

Type Size
(sq ft)
Lifestyle CostCompanion fee Includes Contact
Studio 377 - 509 $2,582 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
1-bed 649 - 876 $4,724 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
1-bed + den 678 - 746 $4,799 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
2-bed 808 - 876 $5,904 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Kitchenette
  • Mini-fridge
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Type: Studio
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $2,582
  • Size: 377sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-fridge
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,724
  • Size: 649sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-fridge
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,799
  • Size: 678sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-fridge
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $5,904
  • Size: 808sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Kitchenette
    • Mini-fridge
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

Dining

A la carte menu, meals for guests, family dinner, freshly-prepared snacks, wine service, diversified menu

Meal service : Bar, Bistro: (daytime), Pub, Table service

Seating type : Open seating

Amenities & Services

Residence Amenities & Services

Community Garden
Emergency call system (pendent)
Fitness Studio
Games Room
Gift Shop
Hobby kitchen
Internet
Laundry machines
Library
Mail box
Mail delivery to suite
Mail to concierge
Movie theatre
Newspaper delivery available to suite
Newspapers delivered to concierge
Parking (indoor)
Party room
Patio/Courtyard/BBQ
Pet friendly
Private bus for outings, regular trips
Private dining room for family/friends
Recreation facilities onsite
Religious Services & Holiday Celebrations
Spa/Beauty Salon
Walking Path
Wheelchair (scooter)
Wheelchair Accessible

Programs & Activities

Yoga, piano

Arts and Crafts
Bingo
Bocce Ball
Brain Fitness
Card Games
Day Trips
Entertainment
Excursions
Exercise Program
Gardening
Movie Nights
Parties
Religious & Holiday Services
Resident social / activity club
Sewing
Theatre
Volunteering
Weekly Shopping Trips & Excursions

Staff & Care

Staff

Medical and other support staff
Personal Support Workers
Guest Attendant

Care services

Care options available:

  • Respite care available
  • Private home-care allowed

News

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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

Our residents cherish the neighbourhood we call home, especially as we’re within a short distance of many local amenities, including boutique shopping, fine-dining restaurants and popular cafés on Historic 4th Street, 17th Avenue and Elbow Drive. Boasting walking paths along the winding Elbow River, leafy parks and numerous local eateries, grocery stores and pharmacies, it’s no wonder our location has one of the best walking scores in the city.

Chartwell Fountains of Mission is located at 222 25th Avenue South West, Calgary, Alberta, T2S 3E9.


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