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.  

Pennies for Poppies: Honouring our Veterans

Making change We created the Pennies for Poppies campaign to honour the many veterans who live at Seasons Retirement Communities. On September 11, 2016, each Seasons Retirement Community began collecting pocket change from staff, families, community members and residents to support its local Royal Canadian Legion. “Seasons chose to donate to the Royal Canadian Legions …

Seasons gives back to the community

Seasons spreads love, one sandwich at a time At the Seasons Annual Leadership Conference, corporate office staff and service team leaders from our retirement communities participated in a Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches, Project PB&J®, Spreading Party. Project PB&J Which Wich® founder, CEO and Chief Vibe Officer, Jeff Sinelli, was present to lead Seasons in a Spreading Party. …

Older Canadians and fraud: Tips to stay safe

It’s a sad fact: older Canadians and fraud is a common topic of concern.  While anyone can be a victim, it is the number one crime against older Canadians. This could be because seniors are more likely to be home during the day to answer the door or telephone, or maybe it’s because of their …

2016 Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents Contest

In honour of Seniors Month, we are excited to announce that this Friday, June 10, we will launch the 2016 Remarkable Residents contest on Facebook!   The purpose of our Remarkable Residents contest is to highlight the amazing accomplishments of Seasons residents and celebrate them. So many Seasons residents have incredible stories to tell, but …

Seniors and technology: Which tablet is best?

This is one of the toughest questions to answer because nobody likes to hear “It depends.” Most tablets fall into one of three categories: iOS (Apple), Android or Windows. While there are many technical differences between these platforms they can all be used for the same things. In order for me to answer this question, …

Keeping seniors healthy during flu season

Flu season is upon us.  In Canada, seasonal flu activity can begin as early as October and continue as late as May. Between 10% and 20% of the population will get the flu each year, with certain people experiencing higher risk complications or hospitalization, including, for example, those over 65 years old. Hospitalization, although sometimes …

How pets help keep seniors healthy

The millions of cute animal photos and videos on the internet are a testament to humankind’s adoration of our four-legged friends.  Most pet owners would agree that their pets bring them enormous joy and that they consider their pet a legitimate member of their family. Benefits Another great aspect to pet ownership are the health …

15 tips to help your parents downsize

Less House, More Home. It can be difficult to help your aging parent downsize their cherished items. While you may not want to adopt the old furniture and antiques yourself, you don’t have the heart to tell mom or dad to throw it out.  You can relate to what your parents are experiencing: when someone …

5 ways seniors can stay social

We know that older adults often experience changes in physical health, but they also experience a change in their social roles (such as retirement or children having grown up) that can influence their opportunities for socializing with people.   This is important to note, as studies suggest that social activities may be particularly important for older …

Seniors and loneliness

Have you noticed a senior in your life becoming increasingly isolated?  Sometimes it can be a hard topic to discuss, as people may be too proud to admit how they are really feeling.  However, the conversation is important as loneliness can have a major impact on a senior’s health and well-being. Isolation and loneliness are …