Resources & Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to purchase a unit to live in a Retirement Home / Residence?
No, accommodations in Retirement Homes are all rentals.Read More
Are Retirement Homes / Residences licensed?
What furniture do I bring to a Retirement Home / Residence?
Most residences have floor plans available so you can plan what furniture, art and accessories you would like to bring prior to your move.Read More
Do I have to sign a lease in a Retirement Home / Residence?
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.Read More
What kind of services are provided in Retirement Homes / Residences?
Services vary widely from retirement home to retirement home. Most offer two or three meals per day plus snacks, a recreation program, hospitality services such as housekeeping & laundry, emergency response service and a variety of health care options fromRead More
Are there waiting lists for Retirement Homes / Residences?
Suite availability varies by residence.Read More
Are subsidies available for Retirement Homes / Residences?
Subsidies are not available in private pay Retirement Residences in Ontario.Read More
How much does it cost to live in a Retirement Home / Residence?
The cost of living in a Retirement Residence varies by location, suite type and service package.Read More
What kind of accommodation is available in Retirement Homes / Residences?
The types of accommodations provided by Retirement Residences vary by location. Most have studio, one-bedroom and two bedroom suites.Read More