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Chartwell Empress Kanata Retirement Residence

170 McGibbon Drive, Kanata, Ontario K2L 4H5

“Our close-knit retirement community will make you feel a part of the family.”

Step through the doors of Chartwell Empress Kanata and you’ll find you’re immediately embraced by a sense of warmth and friendship. Our reputable retirement residence in Kanata South offers the surrounding community a number of lifestyle options—from independent supportive living suites to a dedicated Memory Living neighbourhood. As we’re a small residence, you’ll quickly feel a part of our close-knit community of residents and their families.

  • Movie theatre
  • Flexible dining times
  • À la carte menu
  • Cultural activities
  • Exercise
  • Pharmacy

Flexible care and support

To ensure personalized support, our Care Assist program—an offering of à la carte wellness services and all-inclusive care packages—further provides you with the flexibility to add or remove services. This empowers you to create a customized care plan that meets your unique needs, preferences and abilities so you can feel your best each and every day.

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Contemporary suites and amenities

With many amenities and spaces in our home recently updated, Chartwell Empress Kanata has traditional, classic décor and warm wood finishes that make everyone feel right at home. Our suites are equally as appealing—all spacious and freshly-updated—and some even have fireplaces. In addition to social activities and dining options, our independent supportive living suites also include weekly housekeeping and medication administration, if needed.

1 Bedroom

2 Bedroom

Studio Suite

Long-standing community reputation

Well-established in Kanata, our retirement residence enjoys a strong reputation in the community, thanks in large part to our caring, long-service staff. We love to welcome members of our local community into our home, and host regular Bridge Club meetings in our games room. You can also look forward to our always-popular Thursday Happy Hours, ice-cream socials in the summers, reading in our well-stocked library, and peaceful strolls along our outdoor walking paths, shaded beneath mature and blooming trees. Our home also boasts a theatre, chapel, salon, planters for gardening, and a newly renovated bistro!

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