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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.


peopleCare’s third-annual Walk to Wellness is in the books and the big story for 2023 is the outstanding level of community spirit and participation!  From high school students to elected officials, business owners to the local fire department – across …
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Fall 2023

What fantastic couple of months for peopleCare and our partners! We’ve been out engaging together on important topics like development and innovation. The new Minister of Long-Term Care and other special guests helped kick off …
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Every year, Giving Tuesday is a day that encourages people all over the world to give back in whatever ways they can. And that’s exactly what peopleCare Communities’ annual Beyond Ourselves campaign is all about.

In our communities, peopleCare’s …
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Long-Term Care

Please contact your Ontario Health atHome branch.

All applications and admission to long-term care homes are arranged by Ontario Health atHome.

Your local Ontario Health atHome Branch will help you every step of the way. Ontario Health atHome staff will:

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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It depends on the residence. Many have fully licensed dining rooms, pubs or other areas. Happy hours are very common. Ask at those Homes you are interested in to determine if this is the case.

People consider a move if:

    they are lonely find themselves with too much time and too little to do find maintaining their home difficult are feeling nervous or insecure in their home would benefit from better nutrition or have …
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The Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA) represents more than 90% of the retirement homes in Ontario and maintains a list on its website:

There are also many websites that can provide information listings such as and …
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