Signs of Change

When is the right time to move to a retirement residence? At Seasons, we often hear “I wish I had made this decision sooner!” Take a look at this infographic and ask yourself some of these questions the next time you pay your loved one a visit. If you notice any of these or other …

Health risks and tips for senior men

It should be no surprise that as we age, our bodies change. Some of the best ways to ease the process of aging are to remain educated, make health and wellness a priority, and understand that treating your body right is imperative to combat common health risks for older adults. It’s never too late to …

Seasons: Think of us as home.

Seasons has launched a new animated campaign entitled “Think Of Us As Home”.  Animation is an exciting medium that has not yet been tested in the Canadian seniors housing market.   Why animation? There are a lot of reasons why animation is an appealing medium for storytelling.  As outlined in the article by GraphicMama, cartoon …

Seasons names 2019 Remarkable Resident

At Seasons, we believe it’s important to connect with the individuals who choose to call us home. The purpose of the Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents program is to highlight and celebrate achievements made throughout one’s lifetime. Contestants are asked to demonstrate one, or a combination of significant achievement within their life, having made important contributions …

5 simple and safe exercises for older adults

It’s important to stay active at any age. For seniors, it’s proven to lead to improved healing and function, prevention of disease and chronic conditions, increased balance and stability, and improved quality of life. Regular exercise can decrease feelings of depression, and improve overall mood and cognitive function. The key is to find a workout that …

Internet safety tips for seniors

Canadian seniors, aged 65 and older, represent the fastest growing group of internet users. Internet awareness and security are becoming increasingly important topics to discuss, with 70 percent of these users going online every day. The statistics tell us that $10-million is lost every year by Canadian seniors in online scams. This is in proportion …

Advice to our younger selves, Remarkable Residents of 2019

As we celebrate our tenth anniversary this year, it is an opportunity to reflect on our past accomplishments and lessons learned, and consider these examples as we continue to grow and evolve as an organization. We posed a similar thought to our residents as part of our 2019 Remarkable Residents Contest, aiming once again to …

Seasons celebrates 10th Anniversary Milestones

2019 marks the tenth anniversary of Seasons Retirement Communities.  Since 2009, our company has grown an impressive three times our original size with 21 locations in ON and AB, employing over 1,490 individuals. “We are proud of our ten-year track record of delivering quality care and service to our residents,” says Mike Lavallée, CEO. “This would …

Heart health tips for seniors

The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation notes that nine in 10 Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke. What is heart disease? Heart disease refers to a group of conditions that affect the structure and functions of the heart and has many root causes. The good news is almost 80% …

Serving up seconds: Seasons continues partnership with the Olsons

At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. To further demonstrate this commitment Seasons launched its partnership with celebrity chef couple Michael and Anna Olson in 2018. A bit about them Since 2001 Michael has been a Chef Professor at Niagara College’s Canadian Food & …