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.  

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 & …

Retirement living: What does it cost?

Can I afford retirement living? The truth is, there is no easy way to answer this commonly asked question. Many people experience ‘sticker shock’ when they first hear the cost of living in a retirement community. We understand it’s hard to comprehend paying a monthly fee when you have worked so hard to be mortgage …

How to discuss retirement living options

When is the right time to move to a retirement community? How should I discuss this with my parent?  These are commonly asked questions. We’ve found that there’s no magic age or time in someone’s life. Everyone has different needs and preferences for how they want to live as they get older. It can be …

5 home winterization tips for seniors

As the temperature drops and winter fully emerges, we’re naturally inclined to spend more time indoors. Ensuring that your home is winter ready is an important step to take in order to stay safe and warm during the cold winter season. If you know an older adult, whether they are a neighbor or a family …

Beating the holiday blues

The holiday season is a time to spread cheer, visit family and celebrate all life has to offer. While the holidays are a time for celebration, it can also be a time of added stress for many of us and especially for seniors. According to HealthInAging.org, the holidays can be a source of sadness for …

Fall prevention tips

Fall Prevention & Safety Tips Anyone can fall. But as we age, our risk of falling increases. Falls are the leading cause of injuries among Canadians 65 years and over. They account for 85% of seniors’ injury-related hospitalizations, making this the leading cause of injury-related admissions for seniors. The average Canadian senior had to stay …

Together we remember our Veterans

Seasons is proudly home to many Veterans. We honour those who served our country during times of war, dispute and peace. Together, we remember their important stories so the legacy of our Veterans may live on forever. Supporting Royal Canadian Legions We created the Pennies for Poppies campaign to honour the Veterans who live at …

Walking and healthy aging

Walking is one of the oldest, most well-known forms of exercise. Our earliest ancestors used to walk thousands of kilometers to find food and water. People used to walk as a means of survival, rather than for leisure. Evidence suggests walking correlates to healthy aging. As technology progresses, our North American society is generally becoming …

The benefits of volunteering for seniors

Why Seniors Should Consider Volunteering When you volunteer, you discover that the most important things you have to offer are not things at all. As a result, you begin to realize that your time, presence and attention are great resources. Undoubtedly, seniors make up a large percentage of volunteers and are a staple to community …