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The Edward

3023 16 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 6Y4
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Lifestyle options:
Independent Living
Guest stays available, Respite care available, Convalescent care, Adult day programs onsite
Cost (from):
90 suites (Studio, 1-bed, 2-bed)

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About The Edward

A member of Optima Living

The Edward’s suites were designed for maximum comfort and livability. All suites are individually temperature controlled (both heat and cooling), a European-style kitchen and a comfortable living space to relax in and welcome guests. STUDIO A Studio suite is ideal for the active resident who wants to simplify their living area with a cozy urban-sized space. 1-BEDROOM SUITES The Edward’s 1-Bedroom suites provide that extra bit of privacy, with a separate sleeping space from the rest of the residence. 2-BEDROOM SUITES Two-Bedroom suites offer residents a second bedroom for use as a guest room, office or hobby space, plus a second washroom.

Opened in: 2020
Ownership Type: private


Lifestyle options

Independent Living (definition)
Cost from $4,200

Retirement is an opportunity to enjoy the rewards of a life well-lived. At The Edward, you’ll savour an expertly curated collection of amenities and services customized to your preferences with the help of our dedicated team, including our Concierge, Wellness Navigator, Program Curator and Executive Chef. Banish the thought of being ushered through meals and activities. The Edward stands apart by celebrating your freedom of choice. Every moment of your day is up to you: when and where to dine, what activities or excursions to join, and how to keep active. Use our luxury chauffeur service when you want to go somewhere, and of course, you always have the freedom to simply relax in your suite. You’re in control, and our Concierge is available to organize activities, answer questions, and make it easier to pursue your ideal retirement lifestyle.Our holistic wellness approach is a priority and will be available to all residents. Physical fitness opportunities, nutritional food, and health support programs are balanced with intellectual, emotional, spiritual, social, and cultural wellness to ensure a full and complete lifestyle. With gardening, the arts, gentle yoga, TED-style talks, Farmers Market, treatments at The Hive Salon & Spa – our residents can build the wellness world of their choosing.Many people choose their retirement residence based on the quality of the food and dining. At The Edward, expect your five-star experience to include meals that are always fresh, healthy and delicious. From bespoke dinners with friends in The Marjorie Dining Room to casual breakfast fare in The Nest Bistro, or handy ‘Grab-n-Go” boxed lunches enjoyed in the Rooftop Garden, your culinary options are wonderfully varied. Safety and security are treated seriously at The Edward, so you can sleep well knowing you and/or your loved ones are in good hands. A fire-safe concrete building, keyless FOBs, secure entrances with video surveillance and screened visitor access offer the ultimate in protection. For medical safety, health checks, multiple intercoms, and call buttons ensure emergencies are responded to immediately. In addition, a 24-hour emergency response team is on-site, and is CPR trained. Much more than an address, The Edward is first and foremost a community of active, independent retirees enjoying their lives. Living here, you’ll quickly find yourself surrounded by friends of a similar life stage and background.


  • Designated dining area
  • Meals (3x/day)
  • Housekeeping (1x/week)
  • Medication administration


Type Size
(sq ft)
Lifestyle CostCompanion fee Includes Contact
Studio 421 - 480 $4,368 (Rent) N/A
    1-bed 477 - 801 $5,200 (Rent) N/A
      2-bed 733 - 959 $7,180 (Rent) N/A
        • Type: Studio
        • Ownership: Rent
        • Cost: $4,368
        • Size: 421sq/ft
        • Companion fee: N/A
        • Details: not provided
        • Contact: email

        • Type: 1-bed
        • Ownership: Rent
        • Cost: $5,200
        • Size: 477sq/ft
        • Companion fee: N/A
        • Details: not provided
        • Contact: email

        • Type: 2-bed
        • Ownership: Rent
        • Cost: $7,180
        • Size: 733sq/ft
        • Companion fee: N/A
        • Details: not provided
        • Contact: email


        Every meal at The Edward provides you with an array of culinary flavour and options; our every-changing menus provide new experiences and old favourites, prepared with care, using fresh ingredients, and always with an eye towards balanced nutrition. Your daily life won’t have to be managed around a set meal schedule; both the Marjorie Dining Room and Nest Bistro allow you to sit down for your meals when it’s right for you. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner times are generous so you can decide when and with whom you’d like to eat. Breakfast in The Nest Bistro runs from 8:00-10:00 am, with coffee and tea available throughout the day. Seated lunch with maître d’ service in The Marjorie Dining Room also runs 12:00-2:00 pm, leaving you with countless options to fit your appetite and lifestyle. Dinner service is another highlight in The Marjorie. You are seated at tables or banquettes for two or four, with the guests of your choice. Our maître d’ will describe menu specials and bar selections, ensuring impeccable table service. Tables can be reserved, extended family invited, or the private dining room booked.

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

        Seating type : Open seating

        Special diets : Celiac Diet, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Lactose free, Low sodium, Puree foods, Vegetarian

        Amenities & Services

        Residence Amenities & Services

        At The Edward, our priority is your happiness, health and well-being. Which means we’re here for you, delivering a collection of first-class, hotel-style services that truly let you live your best life.

        24-hr concierge
        Community Garden
        Emergency call system (pendent)
        Fitness Studio
        Laundry machines
        Mail box
        Mail delivery to suite
        Mail to concierge
        Movie theatre
        Newspaper delivery available to suite
        Newspapers delivered to concierge
        On-site General Store
        Parking (indoor)
        Parking (outdoor)
        Pet friendly
        Private bus for outings, regular trips
        Private dining room for family/friends
        Recreation facilities onsite
        Spa/Beauty Salon
        Storage lockers
        Wellness Center
        Wheelchair Accessible

        Programs & Activities

        When it comes to programming – including the events, seminars, and clubs offered here – your opinion is of the utmost importance. In fact, we believe resident input is essential, so our Program Curator meets with residents monthly to review the calendar and invite feedback, ensuring programs remain interesting, fun, and relevant. From community ‘good works’ to lectures, theme nights, outings, special events, arts and hobby classes, or anything else that’s on your mind, we want to hear about it. Your voice matters, and will be our guide in creating and refining your dream retirement lifestyle.

        Arts and Crafts
        Card Games
        Day Trips
        Exercise Program
        Movie Nights
        Resident social / activity club
        Weekly Shopping Trips & Excursions

        Staff & Care


        Medical and other support staff
        Registered Nurses
        Registered Practical Nurses
        Personal Support Workers

        Care services

        Care options available:

        • Guest stays available
        • Respite care available
        • Convalescent care
        • Adult day programs onsite

        Accreditation & Associations

        Blog & News

        Blog and recent news

        The Edward offers healthy, luxury living for seniors

        by The Edward

        Section 23 Developments, a locally owned family business and real estate collective, has opened The Edward, an independent-living retirement residence in the inner-city community of South Calgary, whi...

        Independent, Together

        by The Edward

        Section23 Executive Chairman Robert Ollerenshaw has made innovating away from the form central to much of his career, and his work with senior living is no exception.

        Section23 Selects Optima Living to Operate The Edward

        by The Edward

        Section23 Developments, a boutique real estate developer specializing in architecture, land development and housing is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with Optima Living

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        The Edward is located at 3023 16 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 6Y4.

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