Alberta Retirement

Summer is here, enjoy in moderation!

Recommendations for elders and caregivers to reduce the risk of heat-related illnesses

We all know that hot weather can be dangerous. For older adults, the risk increases significantly for a variety of reasons, including: aging-related physical changes in the body, chronic health conditions and even side effects of taking some medications.

Federal and Provincial Benefits for Seniors in Alberta

As a Canadian living in the province of Alberta, it’s important that you are aware of government funds that may be available to you.

Top 10 Reasons Why Move to a Retirement Home

Moving to a new home can be one of life’s major milestones. You’ve contemplated relocating to a retirement home but are still on the fence, and we understand that. So we’ve gathered the top 10 reasons that moving to a retirement community may be the perfect option for you.

Retirement Home Costs in Canada

Costs of Retirement Communities in Canada vary greatly depending on location, size of the accommodation, amenities and services offered. Usually retirement home fees include monthly rent, daily meals, utilities as well as access to amenities and services. Most popular amenities offered in retirement residences are 24-hour emergency response system, transportation, on-site nursing services, and exercise facilities.

Outstanding Retirement Homes in Calgary

If you’re currently considering Calgary as the place to spend your golden years, rest assured you’ll find an ample variety of seniors facilities to serve all of your personal, social, and medical needs. Today we’ll take a look a pair of retirement destinations in this incredible city, and see if either proves a perfect fit for you or your loved one.

Should you Retire in Calgary?

Where the foothills of the mighty Rockies meet the rolling plains of Alberta, you’ll find Calgary – an ever-growing metropolis boasting a population of well over a million people. The firs Canadian city to ever hold the Winter Olympics, Calgary has an outstanding reputation for its sunshine, world famous Stampedes, and impressive rate of economic growth.

Retirement Options in Edmonton & Central Alberta

Our next stop lies deep within the heartland of one of our nation’s most majestic provinces – the rich, fertile fields of Canada’s breadbasket, Alberta. Today’s journey will take us to the fascinating communities of Red Deer and Edmonton. Let’s take a moment to explore the unique and exciting retirement options that this gorgeous region has to offer.

Retirement Destinations in Southern Alberta

Nestled against the Rockies, the river rich fields of Southern Alberta are home to countless protected parks and breathtaking vistas. An outdoor paradise, this region beckons to those with a twang in their heart for calm, clean air, and the kind of peace-of-mind which can only come from a countryside environment. Southern Alberta’s cities are vibrant centres that bustle with historic character, offering seniors access to both thriving commerce and small town warmth. Let’s take a moment to review some premier retirement destinations in this exciting part of Alberta.

Choosing the right senior care in Alberta

The goal of Alberta Health Services is that seniors remain in their own homes in the communities they are familiar with for as long as possible. To make that happen, AHS in conjunction with Alberta Health and Wellness and the Alberta Seniors and Community Supports are working to provide levels of care that allow individuals to retain privacy and independence for as long as possible. 

Edmonton Senior Housing Options – Retirement Communities and Retirement at Home

The natural beauty, the sense of culture and a rich history are all things that make the city of Edmonton a great place to explore. If you are considering Edmonton as a vacation destination or as a place to enjoy retirement, Holiday Retirement is already there. The concept of an all-inclusive lifestyle with the option to travel appeals to many, and I personally was happy to find that Edmonton senior housing options include Holiday Retirement. 

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