A beautiful home with friendly staff for the best retirement living experience
Located in a building formerly occupied by the Redemptorist fathers in Old Aylmer, Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer will delight you with its rich heritage and history. This bilingual residence provides flexible, continuum of care, offering both independent living for active seniors and assisted living for those who require more services as their needs change. We have a wide range of apartments available, as well as a secure care centre designed for seniors with cognitive impairment.
A warm and friendly atmosphere in an idyllic setting
From the moment you arrive, you’ll be charmed by our magnificent front hall with its fireplace, refined woodwork and incredible stained glass, as well as the newly renovated Salon des Outaouais. Meanwhile, retirees will be relaxing and going about their business in their cozy apartments. You’ll be warmly welcomed by our trained, dedicated staff, who will always ensure your well-being and safety.
Enjoy the best of both worlds
Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer offers the benefits of city living in Old Aylmer, with its rich history, culture and entertainment, combined with the tranquility of nearby green spaces. You’ll find a few easily accessible shops and services that will satisfy all your needs. Just a five-minute drive or a short walk from the residence is the well-known Aylmer Marina, a great place to relax by the water with family and friends. Back at the retirement home, our residents have access to several common areas equipped for various recreational activities, including a movie room, game room, exercise room and pool table. We also have a library, an indoor pool and a beautiful chapel, where residents and their guests can enjoy a moment of quiet contemplation. The superb indoor courtyard is also a favourite space for residents to socialize and relax in complete tranquility. For seniors who want to stay in shape, we have a fitness trail designed especially for you. This beautiful setting makes Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer a preferred location for retirees in the area.
The dining experience
Our luxurious dining room will blow you away. At Chartwell, we treat our residents like kings and queens, and you will be received like the royalty that you are! Every day, you’ll enjoy delicious, hearty, nutritious meals in a welcoming atmosphere. Our food services team designs a variety of à la carte menus full of delicious, mouth-watering dishes. And they are all served by our friendly, caring staff—because we understand that a great dining experience goes far beyond the meal itself!
Activities and amenities
Our activities and services are tailored to your needs so you can enjoy a worry-free lifestyle by socializing with your peers and our friendly staff. No matter what your interests are, our environment and programs will appeal to you whether you prefer a game of billiards, darts or bocce, pet therapy, yoga, gardening or crafts. Feel free to attend any social and recreational programs, join a class, discover an on-site performance or take a group outing or excursion – the choice is yours!
A selection of inviting suites
Starting from $1,732/month
Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer offers both independent living for active seniors and assisted living for those who require more daily services. We have a wide range of cozy studios and one- and two-bedroom apartments available, as well as a secure care centre designed for seniors with cognitive impairment.
Senior living in Gatineau
Let yourself be charmed by the unique character of this luxurious retirement residence in the heart of Old Aylmer, in the Gatineau area. Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer will delight you with its rich history and magnificent green spaces. Whatever your needs, you will have access to many common areas, including a movie room, game room and billiard room. We also have a library, an indoor pool and a beautiful chapel, where residents and their guests can enjoy a moment of quiet contemplation.
Things to do in Gatineau
Chartwell Monastère d’Aylmer brings the best of urban senior living to your doorstep, with many nearby shops and services to meet all your needs. At the same time, nature is never far, with the magnificent Des Cèdres Park and the Aylmer Marina both located within driving or walking distance, so you can easily get some fresh air on the shores of Lac Deschênes. Our residence is located on Principale Street in the heart of Aylmer, where you will be close to craft breweries, gourmet grocery stores and Les Galeries d’Aylmer shopping centre. In the summer, stop by Memorial Park to visit the farmers’ market. Take a trip to the Symmes Inn Museum, a local gem that documents the history of the Aylmer community. Just a short drive from the Gatineau, Hull and Ottawa areas, Aylmer is the perfect place to retire in style.
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.