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Care & Support Options at Chartwell Glacier Ridge in Thunder Bay

Chartwell Glacier Ridge is focused on independent living for seniors. Active seniors who are contemplating downsizing often discover that an independent living lifestyle is the ideal fit when you’re ready to let go of dealing with grocery shopping, meal preparation and cleanup, and household chores. Instead, you can live a relaxing and social lifestyle doing what truly matters with your time and energy: spending both with the people and activities you love most.

With independent living at Chartwell Glacier Ridge, you can take advantage of our tasty, well-prepared, and nutritious meals and snacks, scheduled leisure programs and activities, and well-kept amenities whenever you like. Or you could skip the planned activities and just drop by for informal get-togethers with your neighbours. Care services are equally flexible. Pick and choose from an à la carte array of care services as you need them. These care services include assistance with your day-to-day routine, such as getting ready in the morning or evening, bathing, dressing, and medication management, all in the comfort and privacy of your own suite. Weekly housekeeping is included as well to keep your private suite tidy and fresh.

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    Independent living

    Care Services available

    Independent living residents and their families find peace of mind knowing that there is an on-site nurse at Chartwell Glacier Ridge, as well as round-the-clock access to professional support staff if you need more assistance to maintain your quality of life. If your health and wellness needs change, so do our services. For example, if your health status evolves or you’re recovering from surgery, an illness, or an injury, you can ask us to adapt our services to meet your needs. Foot care, monitoring of vitals, pharmacy services, and lab services are among the other care options available, as well as an audiology clinic. Our friendly, compassionate staff work with you to deliver customized care that fits your requirements and wishes, so you can comfortably enjoy your retirement.

We’re here to help you or a loved one understand your options and which service level will be the right fit for you. Our Health & Wellness Manager will also conduct an assessment before you move in to ensure you’re receiving the right level of care for your unique needs and preferences.

Care Assist in Thunder Bay at Chartwell Glacier Ridge

Wondering what types of care services are available at Chartwell Glacier Ridge? Chartwell’s Care Assist Program is designed to help you or a loved one achieve the comfort and quality of life you desire in your retirement residence. We collaborate with you or your loved one to provide a customized care experience that reflects your unique healthcare needs, from light to moderate to heavy care. Visit our Care Assist page to explore our various à la carte services and care options.

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Chartwell's Respite Program

is designed for individuals requiring short-term accommodation for respite, recovery, or as a trial stay in our residence.

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Chartwell's Respite Program

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Compare the benefits of retirement living vs. private homecare

Are you trying to evaluate whether to choose retirement living or aging at home with homecare services for yourself or a loved one? There are many senior care options available, and understanding the benefits of each will help you to make a decision that you feel confident in. Download our infographic for a checklist of services and benefits for each living option and decide for yourself which will be the best fit for you or a loved one!

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