Revera - Colonel By – Ottawa, ON

Ottawa Retirement Home

43 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1S 5R4 View Map

At Colonel By Retirement Residence, you will find a strong sense of community located in the heart of one of Ottawa south’s oldest and most prestigious neighbourhoods. This beautifully renovated three-story building is situated next to the historic Rideau Canal. It is conveniently located close to public transit, parks, senior-friendly shopping centres, churches, cultural venues, medical services, and many of Ottawa’s well known attractions. Call us today to to schedule a tour and explore this outstanding Ottawa retirement home.

Colonel By offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and special care accommodations for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia - a true Aging in Place environment. With 126 suites, the residence features studios and one-bedroom accommodations, including a 24 hour emergency response system that connects directly to the nursing department.  In-suite amenities also include individually controlled heat and air conditioning, kitchenettes, bathrooms with step in showers, neutral décor, and views of the fabulous outdoor setting.

Colonel By Retirement Residence is part of the Revera family, one of North America’s leading and most trusted providers of seniors’ accommodation, care and services for over 50 years in over 200 locations. Call us today to schedule a personally guided tour of this excellent Ottawa retirement residence.

The Colonel By residence offers a vibrant community with a diverse calendar of activities for both independent residents and residents that require additional support.  Exercise, book and movie clubs, outings to the National Arts Centre and local restaurants and special events featuring local entertainers are just some of the diverse programs offered. Mealtimes are also a pleasure and under the direction of the Red Seal Executive Chef, Colonel Byoffers delicious, fresh selections and a dining experience focused on providing choices and quality service. Whether your days are spent socializing with friends or participating in the activities you enjoy most, Colonel By offers a warm and friendly environment that allows each resident to enjoy life to the fullest.

Special Services: Pharmacy, Social Work (CCAC), Recreation Therapy, Occupational Therapy (CCAC), Visiting Dentist, Denturist, Dietitian (CCAC), Companions, Podiatry, Chaplaincy, Medical Director and Reflexologist. RNs, RPNs and PSWs on staff. Private Duty Care available. Lab service (visiting). Residents can purchase outside resources and use agency of their choice. Short-term respite and trial stays available.

Languages: English, French.

Smoke-free residence.

Please note this community is private pay only.

Care Type: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Enhanced Care, Secure Floor, Retirement Homes, Senior Homes

Accreditation: ORCA

  • Minimum Monthly Rate: $3500
  • Private Pay
  • Assistance with personal care
  • Audiology/hearing clinic
  • Concierge services
  • Continence program
  • Daily calendar management
  • Dentist (visiting)
  • Drinks/snacks provided
  • Foot care/podiatry/chiropody
  • Health and wellness services
  • Health Care Aide
  • Help with daily activities
  • Hospice care available
  • Housekeeping
  • Hoyer lift
  • Lab service (visiting)
  • Levels of care/services
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Linen services
  • MD (can retain own MD)
  • MD (in-house)
  • MD (taking new patients)
  • Medication management
  • Memory/dementia care
  • Mental and physical fitness programs
  • Nursing services
  • Nutritious meals
  • Ongoing health monitoring
  • Personal check-ins
  • Personal Support Worker
  • Personalized service assessment and plan
  • Physiotherapy
  • Recreation therapy
  • Registered Care Aide
  • Registered Practical Nurse
  • Resident council
  • Respite care available
  • Room service available
  • Scheduled transportation services
  • Short term stay
  • Transportation to medical appts
  • Tray service
  • Trial stays
  • Two person lift
  • 3rd party care services on-site
  • Art and crafts classes
  • Educational programs
  • Exercise and fitness classes
  • Family events
  • Gardening
  • Guest speakers and presentations
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Live music and entertainment
  • Parties and socials
  • Recreational activities
  • Religious activities
  • Trips and outings
  • All exterior doors are alarmed
  • Arts and crafts room
  • Beauty salon/barber shop
  • Business office/postal services
  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Chapel
  • Dining room
  • Fire safety system
  • Games room
  • Guest accommodations
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Laundry room
  • Library
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Outdoor garden areas
  • Parking (above ground)
  • Patio
  • Private dining room
  • Recreation room
  • Social activities room
  • Spa
  • Theatre
  • Tuck shop
  • Walking paths
  • Wellness and fitness center
  • Yoga room
Property Info
  • Studio suites
  • 1 Bedroom suites
  • 1 Bedroom plus den suites
  • Ground floor suites
  • Air conditioning/climate control
  • Emergency call system
  • Kitchenette
  • Large closets
  • Private suites
  • Small pets allowed
  • Variety of floor plans
  • Walk-in shower/tub
  • Wheelchair access

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