Harmony Hill Retirement Community

Harmony Hill Retirement Community

   
1335 Benson Street, Oshawa, Ontario, L1K 0W6
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New renovation opened Nov, 2020

Lifestyle options:
Apartments, Independent Living, Assisted Living
Guest stays available, Respite care available, Private home-care allowed
Cost (from):
$3,550
Suites:
285 suites (1-bed + den, 2-bed + den, 2-bed, Studio, 1-bed)
Capacity:
285 residents

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About Harmony Hill Retirement Community

A member of Greenwood Retirement Communities

Welcome home to Harmony Hill Retirement Community! Life at Harmony Hill offers an enjoyable, comfortable and active lifestyle where you can be as busy or relaxed as you like. Our Community is made up of three unique buildings, all connected to Harmony Square. Come and see all that we have to offer, we would love to meet you! The Forest - Seniors Apartment Building The Grove - Independent Living The Orchard - Independent Supported Living

Opened in: 2015
Ownership Type: profit
Languages Spoken: English

COVID-19 Information

Currently accepting move-ins. Request suite details.

Insider reviews & perspectives

Comfort Life Review

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This is a still-very-new, innovative retirement residence created by builders of several other exceptional communities throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Staff here believe in the best of care, mixing conscientiousness with fun and pleasure, making this a happy place to live for residents. Onsite, there is a pub, a movie theatre, a hairdresser and beauty salon, a wellness center, and other in-house luxuries. Harmony Square is the meeting place between the Grove (independent living suites) and Orchard buildings (full service, assisted living area), where you'll find these shared amenities and other services.

One exceptional feature of living at Harmony Hill is the food. Meals prepared by the residence's Red Seal Chef are a great pleasure to residents. Meals balance considerations of nutrition and deliciousness, along with choice. Food is prepared fresh daily, using local sources where that is feasible.

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Testimonials and Stories

  • Fun

    I live in harmony hill and I really enjoy it. Everyone is very helpful I really like the girls that work here.Tomorrow we have a fashion show and I can't wait to see it - Lisha

  • Trial Stay

    My parents have just finished a 2 week trial and have decided to stay! The staff are wonderful, and residents are very welcoming. It is like living in a resort - Sue 

  • Beautiful home

    Harmony Hill is a beautiful home, I love how the sun shines through the building , all the wonderful amenities. It is a well thought out community , what an incredible place to live and enjoy a rich quality of life! - Maddi

  • Fantastic retirement community

    Harmony Hill is a fantastic retirement community with top notch staff and the best in services and accommodations! Their knowledge and expertise allow for seniors to enjoy their retirement years and families to have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are being well cared for.

  • Lifestyle options

    A great concept in retirement living, with so many lifestyle options. For those seniors who are completely independent to those requiring more assistance, Harmony Hill has it all. I fully recommend this beautiful home, to anybody wanting the very best - Neila 

  • Mom is happy and safe

    Amazing staff to start with . Our mom, has been here a month and really enjoys it . It’s nice to come and enjoy some of the things she likes to do as it helps to settle in . We checked out 12 different places and it was an easy choice for Mom picking Harmony hill . It has put our family at ease knowing mom is happy and safe . Thank you to all - Michael, Nov 2017 

  • Feels like home

    Well, mom has been here about 3 months and loves Harmony Hill. Very nice and accommodating staff. Always something fun to do too and they sure make this place feel like "home" for sure to the residents by opening up things to the resident's family members as well! No regrets - Carla 

  • Amazing team at Harmony Hill

    After having the privilege of working with the amazing team at Harmony, I can honestly say they are the very best at providing their residents with the very best of care and service. Harmony, truly is the place to call home - Theresa

  • Food

    A wonderful place where the staff is fun and caring. My Dad moved here in January and has had many major life changes in the past 6 months. The staff have been excellent with him and with me as well. Food is delicious and there are plenty of activities and resources for their residents - Kathy 

  • Community

    My mother loved every minute at Harmony Hills. Her place was sunny, bright and the perfect size for her; the social events varied and interesting and the residents warm and friendly.
    The staff are fantastic; they were exceptionally helpful and caring during my mother's last months of life - always available when she needed medical attention or help, willing to go the extra mile to ensure she was comfortable and safe. I can't praise them enough for providing a warm, caring environment for my mom....and for myself and our family. We felt a part of the community, warmly welcomed and as at-home there as my mother. Thank you Harmony Hill - Jeanette 

  • Caring & Loving Staff

    I am the Housekeeping/Laundry supervisor at Harmony Hill. We have the most caring and loving staff always a big smile and lots of laughter here. Our residents are the best!. Our management team are awesome, and that all comes from the most caring and loving person our team has for an Executive Director Andrea Raaymakers. I love my job here at Harmony Hill coming to work everyday and seeing the smiles on our residents faces is just pure joy!

  • Family

    Awesome place and management is above all, very dedicated to making sure they treat every resident and staff like it is their own family.They truly believe in best care no matter what. Andrea Raaymakers, the Executive Director is very kind hearted. Thanks for being so Awesome!!!! - Richie

  • Tour

    Went for a tour for my parents and this residence is absolutely stunning, nothing like I ever imagined a seniors home to be. It's like a resort with all of the amenities of one. The decor is beautiful and the staff are so polite and accommodating.The suites are lovely and so many choices in size. The cost was below the other residences that I toured and so much nicer and larger. Take a tour of Harmony Hill and you won't look anywhere else! - Donna 

  • Mom loved it

    A beautiful place with wonderful staff and residents, our Mum loved it - Susan

  • Family

    We had a wonderful time staying with my sister, everyone was so friendly and the staff amazing. We made some wonderful memories, thank you - Ann

Lifestyle

Lifestyle options

Apartments (definition)
Cost from $3,550

Includes

  • Designated dining area
  • Use of community amenities
  • Use of community services/programs
  • Use of dining services (Extra fee)
  • Meals (Extra fee)
  • Meals credits (Extra fee)
  • Daily tidy (Extra fee)
  • Housekeeping (Extra fee)

Independent Living (definition)
Cost from $4,100

The Grove at Harmony Hill offers it all! Independent retirement suites with access to dining, wellness, housekeeping and Harmony Square where all of the action takes place. Come in and see what our large, bright and airy suites available in a variety of floorplans have to offer. The kitchens include a fridge, stove and dishwasher, and in-suite laundry to provide you with convenience and independence. All suites in the Grove also feature either a walkout patio or balcony. Extra services can be added and removed as you like. Harmony Hill offers Comfort, Security, and Friendship.

Includes

  • Designated dining area
  • Meals (Extra fee)
  • Meals credits (Extra fee)
  • Daily tidy (Extra fee)
  • Housekeeping (Extra fee)
  • Medication administration (Extra fee)

Assistance with

  • Bathing (Extra fee)

Assisted Living (definition)
Cost from $3,750

Harmony Hill offers a full service option that still allows you to maintain your independence and have the support you need to age in place. Our beautiful spacious units include a full size fridge and ample cupboard space in the kitchenette. With 2 meals included daily, housekeeping, laundry of your linens and towels and medication assistance you have the freedom to enjoy a multitude of activities and the use of all the amenities.

Includes

  • Designated dining area
  • Meals (2x/day)
  • Daily tidy (Extra fee)
  • Housekeeping (1x/week)
  • Incontinence care (Extra fee)
  • Medication administration
  • Resident Reminders (Extra fee)

Assistance with

  • Bathing (Extra fee)
  • Dressing (Extra fee)
  • Feeding (Extra fee)
  • Transfers (Extra fee)

Suites

Type Size
(sq ft)
Lifestyle CostCompanion fee Includes Contact
1-bed + den 730 - 780 $3,550 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Dishwasher
  • Full size fridge
  • Insuite washer/dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Stove
2-bed + den 1080 - 1328 $3,950 (Rent) N/A
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Dishwasher
  • Full size fridge
  • Insuite washer/dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Stove
1-bed + den 850 $4,100 (Rent) +$200 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Dishwasher
  • Full size fridge
  • Insuite washer/dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Stove
2-bed 1014 $4,500 (Rent) +$200 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Dishwasher
  • Full size fridge
  • Insuite washer/dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Stove
2-bed + den 1270 $4,700 (Rent) +$200 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Dishwasher
  • Full size fridge
  • Insuite washer/dryer
  • Kitchen
  • Patio/Balcony
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Stove
Studio 450 - 475 $3,750 (Rent) +$600 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
1-bed 550 $4,150 (Life lease, Rent) +$600 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
1-bed + den 550 $4,150 (Rent) +$600 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
1-bed + den 760 $4,550 (Life lease) +$600 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
2-bed 805 $4,750 (Rent) +$600 per month
  • Cable TV in room (included)
  • Call Bell System
  • Full size fridge
  • Kitchenette
  • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Type: 1-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $3,550
  • Size: 730sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Dishwasher
    • Full size fridge
    • Insuite washer/dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
    • Stove
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $3,950
  • Size: 1080sq/ft
  • Companion fee: N/A
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Dishwasher
    • Full size fridge
    • Insuite washer/dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
    • Stove
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,100
  • Size: 850sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$200
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Dishwasher
    • Full size fridge
    • Insuite washer/dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
    • Stove
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,500
  • Size: 1014sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$200
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Dishwasher
    • Full size fridge
    • Insuite washer/dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
    • Stove
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,700
  • Size: 1270sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$200
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Dishwasher
    • Full size fridge
    • Insuite washer/dryer
    • Kitchen
    • Patio/Balcony
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
    • Stove
  • Contact: email

  • Type: Studio
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $3,750
  • Size: 450sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$600
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Full size fridge
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed
  • Ownership: Life lease, Rent
  • Cost: $4,150
  • Size: 550sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$600
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Full size fridge
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed + den
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,150
  • Size: 550sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$600
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Full size fridge
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 1-bed + den
  • Ownership: Life lease
  • Cost: $4,550
  • Size: 760sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$600
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Full size fridge
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

  • Type: 2-bed
  • Ownership: Rent
  • Cost: $4,750
  • Size: 805sq/ft
  • Companion fee: +$600
  • Details:
    • Cable TV in room (included)
    • Call Bell System
    • Full size fridge
    • Kitchenette
    • Personal phone number in room (included)
  • Contact: email

Dining

Food is one of the great pleasures in life and here at Harmony Hill we take that very seriously. All of our meals are prepared fresh daily onsite. Our Red Seal Chef creates menus that are delightfully delectable and nutritionally balanced uses fresh, local and seasonal as much as possible. Attention to details is a certainty here at Harmony Hill as we do not rotate meals but rather create a fresh approach to your dining experience. You have choices here at Harmony Hill with our restaurant dining options. Our bistro is open during the day until 2:30pm and offers you a more deli style choice of fare. Family and Friends are always welcome!

Meal service : Bar, Bistro: (daytime), Pub, Table service, Tray service in suite (extra fee)

Seating type : Assigned seating , Two Seatings

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

Amenities & Services

Residence Amenities & Services

24-hr concierge
Arts and crafts
Billiards
Chapel
Community Garden
Computers
Emergency call system (pendent)
Fitness Studio
Games Room
Gift Shop
Hairdresser
Hobby kitchen
Internet
Laundry machines
Library
Mail box
Mail to concierge
Movie theatre
Newspapers delivered to concierge
On-site General Store
Onsite foot care
Parking (indoor)
Parking (outdoor)
Party room
Patio/Courtyard/BBQ
Pet friendly
Pool - indoor
Private bus for outings, regular trips
Private dining room for family/friends
Recreation facilities onsite
Religious Services & Holiday Celebrations
Spa Services
Spa/Beauty Salon
Storage lockers
Walking Path
Wellness Center
Wheelchair Accessible

Programs & Activities

Arts and Crafts
Bible Classes
Billiards/Pool Tables
Bingo
Bocce Ball
Brain Fitness
Card Games
Continued education
Day Trips
Entertainment
Excursions
Exercise Program
Gardening
Movie Nights
Parties
Religious & Holiday Services
Sewing
Swimming
Table Tennis
Theatre
Volunteering
Weekly Shopping Trips & Excursions

Staff & Care

Executive Director's Message
Kristen Cleary

Welcome to Harmony Hill Retirement Community, we are honored to come into your home to serve you and provide excellent customer service. Our mission is to listen and respond to our residents by offering services to meet their needs and desires. Our commitment to high quality standards will be demonstrated daily. We strive to treat you as we would like to be treated, with compassion, respect, honesty and dignity. Come, book a tour, stay awhile and see for yourself what family is all about. 

Kristen Cleary
Executive DIrector

Staff

Medical Staff
Registered Practical Nurses12 hrs/day
Personal Support Workers24 hrs/day
Doctorvisiting 1x/week
Health & Wellness Teamon call
Massage Therapistvisiting 5x/week
Mobility Specialistvisiting 1x/month
Foot care specialistvisiting 5x/week
Physiotherapistvisiting 5x/week
Chiropodistvisiting 5x/week

Number of care staff:

  • Daytime: 4
  • Weekends: 3
  • Nights: 2

Care services

Care options available:

  • Guest stays available (cost from $125)
  • Respite care available (cost from $110)
  • Private home-care allowed

Health Services:

  • Ostomy care(with no special assistance)
  • Oxygen assistance(with special assistance)
  • Physically challenged residents(with special assistance)
  • Vitals monitoring(with special assistance)

Move-in requirements

• Chest x-ray
• Medical form completed by family doctor
• Personal Interview
• TB test required

Accreditation & Associations

Blog & News

Blog and recent news

2020 Top Choice Award

by Harmony Hill Retirement Community

As a 2020 Top Choice Award Winner, they have proven their dedication to their city by consistently providing excellence through their services. 5 stars! - Veronica...

Respite Care

by Harmony Hill Retirement Community

I recently stayed here in respite care following a hip replacement. I was here for three full weeks and will unconditionally recommend staying here to anyone. Even though I was in temporary respite I ...

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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

Harmony Hill is a community within a larger very active community of Oshawa. Centrally and conveniently located in the north end of the city with access to a wide variety of shopping, restaurants and community centres while still maintaining a small town feel with views of the countryside to the east and Lake Ontario to the south. A walk across the street and you are able to see the latest movies or a short drive and you are on the 401 heading into Toronto or maybe to the theatre to catch a live performance in Port Hope. Oshawa offers some exceptional festivals and cultural events throughout the year that are right in our backyard. Bowmanville to the east is a small town with big activity from festivals to parades, shopping and dining.

Harmony Hill Retirement is located at 1335 Benson Street, Oshawa, Ontario, L1K 0W6.


What's nearby:

Robert McLaughlin Art Gallery
St. Joseph The Worker Parish
Durham College
Oshawa Public Library
North Oshawa Medical Centre
Shoppers Drug Mart
Durham Public Transit
Delpark Homes Leisure Center
Oshawa Senior Citizens Centre
Walmart Shopping Plaza
Oshawa Shopping Centre
Cineplex Odeon Theatre

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