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Resources & Frequently Asked Questions

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Considering a new home is no simple decision. We’re happy to provide below a list of common questions and useful resources to help you in your research.


Life in a Retirement Home can be an amazing new chapter in someone’s life. Retirement living can offer new friendships and new experiences.

If you or someone you love has started to think that it is time for a change, …
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We would all prefer to make our decisions at our own pace.  Some like to quickly make a move while others do meticulous research and weigh each option carefully.  Unfortunately, life often has other plans.  For seniors, it may be …
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Life in a retirement home can offer many new experiences. If you or someone you love has started to think it is time for a change, we invite you to use the Retirement Living – Resident Checklist to help guide …
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Long Term Care

Please contact your Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) office.

All applications and admission to long-term care homes are arranged by Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). These services used to be provided through Community Care Access Centres – or CCACs.

Your local LHIN will help you every …
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There are significant wait lists for Long Term Care in most areas of the province. The length of your wait is dependent upon which Home and the type of accommodation you have selected.

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Subsidies are not available in private pay Retirement Residences in Ontario.

Most residences have floor plans available so you can plan what furniture, art and accessories you would like to bring prior to your move.

Retirement Homes are covered under the Residential Tenancies Act. You will sign a Residency Agreement but only 30 days’ notice is required to terminate the agreement.

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