Considerations on a retirement home tour

There is a lot to consider when choosing a retirement community for yourself or a loved one. At Seasons, our team members want to make the process as easy and comfortable as possible, which is why we’ve put together a list of things to ask and consider before choosing the right accommodation for yourself or …

How to talk about retirement living with a loved one

The thought of having a conversation with an older loved one about retirement living can be intimidating and emotional, but it’s an important one to have. We encourage you to discuss it while your loved ones are in good health and time is on your side, rather than after a crisis. This allows you to …

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 …

Another 8 reasons retirement living is still a great idea

Making a move to a retirement living community is a big decision, and you might be asking yourself if now is the right time for you or your loved one. To help you in your process, here are additional benefits for you to consider: 1. Planned Activities There’s no shortage of fun at Seasons Retirement Communities! Our Fun …

How to celebrate Father’s Day from a distance

Father’s Day is on June 20, and while ideally celebrated in person, many of us are choosing to do so from a distance for everyone’s wellbeing. If you feel hesitant to gather in small groups or are unable to due to your local Public Health restrictions, we’ve put together a list of safe, creative ways …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …