5 stress-relieving remedies at home

April is Stress Awareness Month. It offers an opportunity to reflect, understand, and better manage our stress. In today’s world, it’s easy to feel stressed and anxious. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, the stress levels of Canadians have doubled since the start of the pandemic. Fortunately, they continue by saying that most Canadians …

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. …

Types of Care Offered At Seasons Retirement Communities in Alberta

When it’s time to make a change in living situation for your aging loved ones, understanding the available care package options is very important. We offer a range of quality care options to meet all of our residents’ varying needs. (IL) Independent Living – The apartments at Seasons Retirement Communities offer independent living. They are …

Types of Care Offered At Seasons Retirement Communities in Ontario

When it comes to senior care, everyone has their particular needs. That’s why understanding senior living options at retirement communities will help you determine what your loved one may currently need and what to consider as their needs may change over time. Seasons Retirement Communities offer a range of quality care options to meet residents’ …

8 reasons retirement living is still a great idea

Making the move to a retirement living community is a big decision during the best of times. You might be asking yourself if now is the right time for you or your loved one to make the move. The truth is, the need for a supportive lifestyle doesn’t change just because there is a global …

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 …