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There’s no denying that moving can be stressful for anyone, especially for seniors. Those who choose retirement living, however, can enjoy peace of mind knowing that many senior living residences provide what’s known as a “continuum of care”— setting and services that allow you or a loved one to age in place without the need for a move.
For older people living with cognitive impairment and mild-to-moderate dementia, Chartwell offers a unique Memory Living Program. We sat down with Allison Schindler, Chartwell’s Director of Memory Living, to find out what makes the program special—and how it’s helping seniors and their families to enjoy a good day, every day.
“It was like opening a door that I didn’t know was there. I feel like it’s brought the best out of me.”
Kitty Chong, 85, grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, moving to Canada in 1972 with her husband and three children.
What is hygge (pronounced “hoo-guh”) and why is January the perfect time to make your home a hygge haven?
Are you and your spouse finding it difficult to get on the same page when it comes to your housing situation as you age?
It used to be that moving to a retirement residence meant moving to a single room, with few options as to layout or size.
Now that I’ve reached my senior years, I want to live life on my terms—that’s a statement you’ll often hear from Canadians in their 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond
I still often think of my Uncle John, who lived to the robust age of 95. Although I can’t imagine how he could have lived longer, I do wonder if he could have lived better in his later years.
Unclear about the differences between retirement residences and long term care homes? You’re not alone.
Are you considering what the next chapter in your life will look like? Or perhaps you’re helping a loved one to weigh their post-retirement options?
Chartwell Oakville is a contemporary retirement community in uptown Oakville offering a worry-free lifestyle for independent seniors looking to benefit from convenient services and optional support.

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