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 …

6 Fantastic Ways Seasons Shows How Much We Genuinely 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 …

Mental Health Online Resources for Older Adults

Caring for our mental health is equally as important as monitoring our physical health. This is especially relevant during a stressful period such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. According to Col Helen Wright, Director Mental Health, Canadian Forces Health Services Group, “it’s normal to feel sad, distressed, worried, confused, scared, or angry when experiencing a …

Senior Living Myths Debunked: “I’ll lose my independence.”

Making the move to a retirement living community can be a big decision. It’s important to research your options and ask questions that will help you understand which community is right for you or a loved one. Over the coming months, we will be discussing a number of longstanding myths that exist around senior living …

Group Exercise Linked to Health Advantages

Getting the daily recommended amount of exercise can be difficult on your own. Whether you need a boost of encouragement or simply enjoy having someone to socialize with, having an exercise partner has become popular. A recent study found that 95 percent of people who started a new health and fitness routine with a friend …

Retirement Living: What Does It Cost?

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. Often, people …

2019 Look-back: Seasons Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Disney Magic

When it came time to form the service culture behind Seasons, its leaders looked for an inspirational model and found it in Disney: an iconic company known for its excellent service. Seasons partnered with the Disney Institute for three years to learn their business principles and employee training methods. Since that time, Seasons has seen …

Managing Mental Health at Christmas

Prioritizing your mental health should be important all-year-round. However, the days leading up to Christmas can be extra stressful. The season brings with it a number of added responsibilities and expectations tacked onto existing daily routines; many of which can be emotionally and financially draining. With this, you may have to consider putting some self-care …