There is a lot to consider when determining what retirement living option is best for your loved one.  We have created some tools and blog articles to assist you while researching next steps.  

Retirement residences: Safety by the numbers

Retirement residences and long-term care (LTC) homes are often considered to be the same thing. This misconception has been perpetuated by discussions about the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it disproportionately affects the elderly population around the world. The truth is, LTC homes and retirement residences offer different services and in different environments. Today’s retirement residences …

How Seasons residents are staying connected, engaged amid COVID-19

According to Psychology Today, feeling socially connected to others can strengthen our immune system, help us recover from disease faster, and may even lengthen our life. People who feel more connected to others also have lower rates of anxiety and depression. At Seasons, we understand that this time spent apart from our loved ones continues to …

Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents 2020: Here Are Their Stories

Similar to many aspects of life, the 2020 Remarkable Residents program looks different than in years past as we could not film these important stories in person. However, this remote storytelling did not impede the telling of these inspiring messages of hope, resiliency, and the importance of giving back. We decided not to hold a …

Seniors to seniors: Seasons residents share advice to grads

Due to COVID-19, eighth graders, high school seniors, college and university students will be celebrating their graduation differently this year. Graduation is a significant milestone in one’s life and we believe the hard work and dedication of these students deserves to be acknowledged. Our residents have a wealth of knowledge to share with new graduates …

Seasons donates $40K to food banks amid COVID-19 crisis

The Easter holiday weekend is normally a time to get together with loved ones over a delicious meal. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic this year, gatherings were limited to immediate family members. If you are living in a single-person household, this meant your time would be spent alone. While this continued effort to practice social distancing …

10 fun activities while in self-isolation

We know loneliness can be a risk factor for a variety of health concerns for older adults. However, in the age of Coronavirus precautions, adhering to self-isolation guidelines can be paramount to maintaining one’s health. The truth is, self-isolation can be boring. As the old saying goes, “a watched pot never boils”.  Staring at the …

Caring through COVID-19: 7 ways to connect with older loved ones

Please note: This article has been updated with new information on best practices related to COVID-19. Staying away from an elderly loved one may actually be the best way to show them that you care right now. We know that it will take a collective effort to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  There is …

Recognizing and celebrating women leaders at Seasons

March 8 is International Women’s Day, an important opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for greater equality. At Seasons, we believe that celebrating the contributions and talents of our team members is important in making our employees feel valued.  Chief Operating Officer, LeighAnne Voll says, “Seasons, like the retirement home sector in general, is …

Senior living myths debunked: “I’ll lose my independence.”

Making the move to a retirement living community can be a big decision. It’s important to research your options and ask questions that will help you understand which community is right for you or a loved one. Over the coming months, we will be discussing a number of longstanding myths that exist around senior living …

Olson dinner nights: Redefining retirement community dining

At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. Since 2018, Seasons Retirement Communities has demonstrated this commitment by partnering with celebrity chef couple Michael and Anna Olson. About Michael & Anna Olson Anna Olson, Canada’s baking sweetheart, is one of the most recognizable television chefs …