Celebrating Canada virtually this year

Many Canadians are continuing to celebrate Canada Day virtually this year; it’s a time to celebrate the good our country stands for while recognizing the work we still have to do to make Canada a strong and inclusive place for everyone. That said, this month is a great opportunity to discover some of the best …

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 …

Is retirement living or LTC right for me or my loved one?

Choosing the right senior living option for you or your loved one is an important decision. Understanding what these choices mean, however, can be difficult at the best of times, let alone amid a pandemic. One of the most long-standing, common misconceptions is that retirement residences and long-term care homes are the same. This is …

How to celebrate a distanced Christmas with loved ones

It’s guaranteed the holidays are going to be different this year. While it’s strongly recommended that we spend Christmas with the people in our immediate household to reduce the further spread of COVID-19, we can still find fun and meaningful ways to celebrate with those we love from a distance. Many people are choosing to …

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 …

Seasons Retirement Communities: We are ready for what the future holds!

It had been a solid three months of zero cases of COVID-19 in our retirement communities when we got the dreaded news; we had a single case at our Seasons Owen Sound.  Knowing we were prepared for such a situation, our team quickly sprang into action.  The good news is, the resident quickly recovered and …

Seasons celebrates its Remarkable Residents: Here are their stories

Similar to many aspects of life, the 2020 Remarkable Residents program looks different than in years past as we could not film these important stories in person. However, this remote storytelling did not impede the telling of these inspiring messages of hope, resiliency, and the importance of giving back. We decided not to hold a …

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 …