Pursue a supportive and fulfilling retirement in a desirable neighbourhood you’ll be happy to call home.
Chartwell Griesbach is a welcoming retirement community in north-east Edmonton that blends in seamlessly with its established, historic neighbourhood. Featuring an abundance of trees, greenery, and parks—not to mention a man-made lake and walking paths down the street—it’s a beautiful area to call home. Our proximity to Griesbach Village, branded “Edmonton’s best community,” makes our retirement residence’s location a convenient one too. You can take advantage of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, places of worship and a YMCA, with bus transit available steps away from our front door. The Kipnes Centre for Veterans long term care home is also connected via a covered pedway, making it easy for residents with a spouse living there to visit each day.
With dining options, housekeeping, leisure activities, and social opportunities—as well as a variety of funded and non-funded care options like independent living, Private Supportive Living, Designated Supportive Living (assisted living) and memory care (DSL4D)—you can choose how you want to live your retirement years at Chartwell Griesbach.
Large suites with full kitchens
Indoors, our retirement community has a lot to offer individuals who desire an active and independent lifestyle. We offer spacious and bright one- and two-bedroom suites, all enjoying courtyard or neighbourhood views. What makes them particularly unique is that they feature full kitchens with a stove and fridge, with many also featuring private balconies.
The warmth and character of a true home
As soon as you walk through our doors, you’ll enjoy our inviting ambiance, where residents, staff, and family have created a real sense of community. The character and open-concept layout of our home puts everyone at ease, as it’s bright, warm, and easy to navigate. If you aren’t cooking or baking in your private suite, you may find yourself chatting with friends over a delicious, freshly-prepared meal in our dining room, working out in our fitness room, or perhaps pursing a cherished hobby in one of our many other amenity spaces. You'll love our large interior courtyard with comfortable seating, manicured gardens, and a serene water feature, as well as our heated underground parking.
The dining experience
At Chartwell Griesbach, you will enjoy delicious, nutritious meals each day that contribute to a healthy, worry-free retirement lifestyle. We offer a wide range of food choices that include daily features and popular favourites from our à la carte menu, so you can look forward to flavourful chef-prepared meals served by friendly staff in our dining room. We also have a bistro for you to enjoy a coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or baked goods.
Activities and amenities
Our retirement residence is a lively, comfortable place in a neighbourhood with an abundance of trees, greenery, and parks. We feel like home not only because of our residents and staff, but the many optional activities we offer. Consider joining us for a gentle relaxation class, gardening, book club meeting, art class, live entertainment, billiards, bridge, or shuffleboard, themed dinners, guest speaker presentations, a glass of wine in our interior courtyard, or outings to restaurants, shops, or the nearby YMCA. You’re in charge of what you want to do each day, and there is always something interesting happening, whether you like socializing with friends, being physically active, or stimulating your mind.
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $3,279/month
At Chartwell Griesbach, we have a wide range of pet-friendly suite plans for you to explore. These include spacious and bright one-bedroom and two-bedroom layouts featuring full kitchens with a stove and fridge, and private balconies or patios, all enjoying courtyard or neighbourhood views.
Senior living in Edmonton
Located on McCrae Avenue in an established, historic neighbourhood in northeast Edmonton, our welcoming retirement community is surrounded by an abundance of trees, greenery, and parks, adjacent to a man-made lake and walking paths down the street. It’s also close to local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, places of worship, and a YMCA. We offer heated underground parking for residents who drive and transportation services for appointments, errands, and fun outings to arts, cultural, recreational, and sporting attractions.
Things to do in Edmonton
Edmonton is Alberta’s capital city, situated on the North Saskatchewan River with its spectacular river valley and boasting the highest amount of parkland per capita of any Canadian city. It’s a wonderful place to call home not only because of its natural scenery, but its vibrant city attractions. The Old Strathcona neighbourhood contains the Theatre District, site of the Edmonton International Fringe Festival, The Walterdale Playhouse, and five other theatre companies. The city is also known for West Edmonton Mall, University of Alberta, the historic Whyte Avenue retail and nightlife strip, Francis Winspear Centre of Music, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, and the Edmonton Oilers. Don’t forget popular attractions like the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, Royal Alberta Museum, Citadel Theatre, Fort Edmonton Park, Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Elk Island Park, K-Days, Alberta Railway Museum, Muttart Conservatory, Alberta Legislature Building, and Art Gallery of Alberta.
Shopping for retirement homes?
There are many important factors to consider when trying to find the best retirement community for yourself or a loved one. Practical considerations like location, cost and the right support or care services for your unique needs, emotional considerations like how the residence made you feel and your interactions with staff, and so much more. Read our helpful guide today for questions to ask during a tour, topics to discuss with family, and how to make a decision you can feel confident in..