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.  

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 …

2019 Remarkable Residents pen advice to younger selves

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 & …

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 …