INDEPENDENT LIVING: ADDING LIFE TO YOUR YEARS
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maintenance and chores. Small pets are welcome.
Living in a retirement residence is just like living in any rental suite or condominium: you remain independent, make your own decisions about what you want to do each day, and can move out at any time - although most of our residents tell us they're having too much fun to leave.
The main difference between a standard apartment and a retirement residence is the level of services offered. Retirement Residences offer served meals, housekeeping and linen laundry, and a range of on-site activities and social events. Sites often include parking and allow pets. For added security, there are staff available 24/7 and an
Residency fees are often all-inclusive and include meals, most utilities, and other services. This is an added convenience for seniors who have better things to do than house-clean, cook, or juggle bills.
Residents and their guests can
Most residents choose a retirement residence to enjoy the socialization and services. It is like being on permanent vacation: meals are served, rooms cleaned, and entertainment/activities provided. There is no loss of independence or control. In fact, a requirement for living in a retirement residence is that the resident must be able to direct his or her own affairs. For those who may need a little extra help, support services can be discreetly provided.
Park Place offers the following Retirement Residences for seniors seeking independent living. Please click on the link to visit each residence's website for more information or to arrange a tour or trial stay.
in Maple Ridge
in Medicine Hat
|Orchards Walk in Kamloops
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