8 pieces of advice from Seasons residents

This year is the 9th Year of Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents at Seasons Retirement Communities. As a company, we believe that when we take the time to connect with our residents and show them we care, we can positively change their lives and others. The Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents program has a lasting, positive impact …

5 downsizing tips for seniors

It can be challenging to downsize or likewise help an aging parent. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to decide what to keep, donate, sell or throw out, especially if you’ve lived in the same house for a long time. However, after deciding to move into a smaller space like a retirement residence, it becomes necessary. …

Seasons seniors share advice to graduating students

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 …

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 …

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 …

The importance of oral care for seniors

Oral care is about much more than just having an esthetically pleasing smile. Proper oral hygiene is important for maintaining a good quality of life, especially for seniors. The Canadian Dental Association states that poor oral health can directly impact a person’s quality of life. Factors such as infections, pain and missing teeth can influence the …

15 seniors give advice to their younger selves

Since 2012, we’ve hosted the annual Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents program. Every resident in Ontario and Alberta is encouraged to share their story by answering a series of five questions. The selection committee reads each entry and narrows the list down to three finalists. We film each finalist telling their life story and post the …

The best plants for your indoor living space

Even though spring has officially sprung, it’s still a bit too cold and damp to get your outdoor garden in full bloom. If you can’t resist putting your green thumb to use or you’re craving some green in your home, consider adding these indoor plants to your living spaces. Plant experts from www.gardeningknowhow.com share care …

Spring cleaning tips for seniors

The long winter months make it hard to find the motivation to do a deep clean of your home. Once spring finally arrives, days are longer and the air is fresher. The spring season is the perfect time to revive your living space by doing some cleaning. The following five tips will make the spring …