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Retirement Residences in Ontario

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Why is Ontario a good place to retire?

Canada's most populous province offers retirees a tempting blend of rich heritage and urban living. From the cultural diversity and bustle of Toronto to the charm of historic towns like Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario’s retirement communities are full of interesting and beautiful places for seniors to explore and enjoy. The province's extensive network of parks and recreational facilities caters to active lifestyles, while its arts scene offers endless opportunities for enrichment and entertainment.

Retirees benefit from a wide range of retirement homes in Ontario as well as a robust healthcare system and access to world-class medical facilities, ensuring peace of mind during their golden years. With a diverse range of dining options, shopping destinations, and community events, Ontario offers a sense of belonging and fulfillment for retirees and their families. Whether embracing the buzz of city life or seeking serenity in nature, Ontario promises a retirement rich in experiences and opportunities.

Aspira Retirement Homes in Ontario

Living Options in Ontario

Our seniors’ apartments offer you the height of flexibility

It's like living in a condominium with additional services such as 24/7 on call emergency support, recreation and the option of purchasing chef cooked meals or housekeeping packages, offering you and your loved ones peace of mind.

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The importance of independent living

Live your life fully every day in a welcoming environment that offers: peace of mind, lots to do, attentive service, and 24/7 on-call emergency support.

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Assisted Living

If you require a bit more of a helping hand, Assisted Living gives you the support you need to continue to enjoy your independence.

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Respite Care

Sometimes it’s good to have a place where you can take it easy for a while. We offer short, reasonably priced stays.

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Dementia & Alzheimer Care for the support and peace of mind that you need.

An all-inclusive and supportive environment, this program caters to a small group of women at a time at our Ontario locations and both men and women at our Saskatchewan locations offering essential support.

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Still Unsure of Which Senior Option is Best For You?

Helping your loved one find their new home can come with unique challenges.Retirement Living team is here to help you at every stage of the journey

Getting started withRetirement Living means life filled with joy, new friends, delicious meals and many new activities for you to try and enjoy!

Everything you need to know to pick your new home atRetirement Living in Ontario, British Columbia & Saskatchewan! Learn more today & be prepared!

Frequently Asked Questions Ontario

Ontario offers a variety of retirement destinations that cater to diverse preferences and needs. Urban areas like Toronto and Ottawa provide numerous cultural, healthcare, and social activities for an active retirement. More serene options include smaller towns like Kingston and Barrie and rural areas close to nature, like Perth and Kawartha Lakes, making it ideal for those seeking a peaceful environment and natural beauty.

In Ontario, seniors benefit from healthcare subsidies, the Ontario Drug Benefit Program, Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, and the Guaranteed Income Supplement. They also receive dental coverage, discounted public transit, and tax credits like the Senior Homeowners' Property Tax Grant. Community programs provide further social, educational, and wellness opportunities tailored for seniors.

There is no set retirement age in Ontario. The typical age for commencing pension payments is 65. Nevertheless, you have the option to begin as early as 60 or delay until 70. Choosing to start your pension earlier will result in lower monthly payments, while delaying it will increase the monthly amount you receive.

Retirement residences costs in Ontario can vary widely based on location and the size of the suite. At Aspira retirement living, we offer diverse options tailored to various budgets and needs. Studio suites start at around $2,700 but typically average $4,000, while one-bedroom suites range from $3,500 to $5,000. For those needing more space, two-bedroom suites are available between $5,500 and $8,000, although not all facilities offer two-bedroom options.

In Ontario, seniors benefit from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), which covers many essential medical services including doctor visits, hospital stays, and emergency care. Additionally, the Ontario Drug Benefit program provides coverage for prescription medications for those aged 65 and older. Seniors can also access various preventive care services and assistance programs for vision care, dental care, and hearing aids, though some may require additional private insurance coverage.

To find the best retirement community in Ontario, start by considering your needs and preferences, such as medical care, activities, and location. It is important to consider where family members are living and factor that into your choice. Next, research online to find retirement communities that match your criteria and read reviews to gauge resident satisfaction. Finally, visit a few top retirement homes to experience their atmosphere and speak directly with staff and residents for firsthand insights. If you need help finding a retirement residence in Ontario, contact us and one of our team members will help you find the best retirement community for you.

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