Memory Care at Seasons Retirement Communities

At Seasons, our dedicated team is always looking for new ways to improve the lives of our residents. As the Canadian population ages, experts suggest that an increasing number of seniors and their families will be affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, over 500,000 are Canadians living with …

Comparing costs: Retirement residences versus aging at home

Can I afford retirement living? The truth is, there’s no “one size fits all” answer to this commonly asked question. Many people experience “sticker shock” when they first hear the cost of retirement living. For many, it’s hard to comprehend paying a monthly fee when you have worked so hard to become mortgage-free. If you …

How walking can boost physical and mental health

Walking is one of the oldest, most well-known forms of exercise. As we enter the second year of the pandemic, going out for a daily walk can be a refreshing way to boost your physical and mental health, even with stay-at-home orders in place. Here are three examples of how walking leads to healthy aging: …

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. …

Calculating Alberta’s Cost of Living

Cost is one of the main things to consider when searching for the perfect retirement community to meet you and your loved ones needs. There are many factors involved with the overall cost of a retirement community, including food and dining, costs of care and community maintenance. Yet, at Seasons Retirement Communities, all of these …

Calculating Ontario’s Cost of Living

When planning the move to a retirement community, cost is one of the main factors that people often consider. From food and dining to maintenance and accommodations themselves, there are a number of factors that go into the cost of moving to a retirement community. Below, we’ll take a look at how living at a …

Transferrable skills for working in the retirement sector

Working in the retirement sector can be a highly rewarding experience. If you’re a student, looking for a career change, or a mature worker, there are a wide range of jobs available. While certain roles require highly skilled individuals, other roles can be flexible to a variety of skillsets.  Even if you don’t have the …

How to promote brain health ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day

September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day. With it comes many ways to get involved and show support for those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. By definition, “dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life,” according to …

How Seasons has adapted for resident and staff wellbeing

At Seasons, we understand that making the move to a retirement living community is an important decision, especially right now. We want you to know that Seasons has adapted and changed with staff and resident wellbeing in mind. From providing incentives to make our staff know how much they are appreciated to the number of …

6 ways Seasons shows we care

While life may look a little different these days, Seasons team members are working hard to ensure our residents are safe, cared for, and having fun. We have engaged our residents in feel-good charitable initiatives, such as donating to food local banks. We make sure residents feel connected to their loved ones between in-person visits, through …