From admiring the cherry blossoms at Burnaby Mountain Park to visiting Burnaby Art Gallery or indulging in retail therapy at Metropolis at Metrotown, there’s no shortage of things for seniors to do in Burnaby, BC. With a population of 249,000 and above-average incomes, Burnaby offers close proximity to Vancouver’s cultural charms, healthcare centres and international airport. Seniors and their loved ones also appreciate that there are many premium senior living residence options near Burnaby with Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Memory Care.
Why seniors like Burnaby, BC
With fine restaurants, fascinating museums and 25 percent of its land designated to stunning parks and open spaces, Burnaby defines idyllic retirement living. Buy some butter tarts at the Burnaby Artisan Farmers’ Market, take in a show at the Michael J Fox Theatre or hit the links at Riverway or Burnaby Mountain Golf Course. (You can always book dinner at Hart House Restaurant or Atlas Steak + Fish later.) Enjoy local festivals like Burnaby Blooms and the Festival of Lights or take a day trip into Vancouver and stroll through Stanley Park, Granville Island or the Vancouver Aquarium.
Senior care near Burnaby
Wondering whether Assisted Living or Long-Term Care is right for you or a loved one? Find out by reading our Guide to Senior Living Care Options in British Columbia. You’ll learn about the differences between publicly funded nursing homes and private-pay retirement residences — as well as the various senior care types, including Independent Living, registered Assisted Living, Long-Term Care, Memory Care and end-of-life care. This information will help you choose a senior living option near Burnaby that meets your healthcare, budget and lifestyle needs.
For more insights about senior living, activities in Assisted Living and the costs of retirement living, bookmark other resources such as our Guide to Senior Living in British Columbia, a Cost Comparison Between Retirement Living Residences and Amazing Activities In Retirement Living.
Comparing senior living options around Burnaby, BC
To assess the senior care, costs and amenities of different retirement residences near Burnaby, Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver and Surrey, you need to know what to ask. The following documents will help you learn about care quality, safety, lifestyle, cuisine and more:
- Ask this essential question when touring an assisted living residence;
- Top 25 questions: What to ask on a retirement residence tour; and
- Answers to top questions about retirement living.
Assisted Living in Vancouver, just 27 minutes away from Burnaby
Frequently ranked as one of the best cities to live in worldwide, Vancouver is an ideal spot for seniors. Amica Arbutus Manor is centrally located on Vancouver’s west side and offers elegant private suites, fully licensed dining and amenities such as a fitness centre, arts and crafts kitchen, home theatre, a hair salon and spa. (Take a look at our engaging activities and excursions on social media, too.)
Amica’s personalized professional care, nurses on-site 24/7 and extensive safety protocols let you enjoy life with confidence. At Amica Arbutus Manor, you have a choice of Independent Living and Assisted Living.
Assisted Living in North Vancouver, 37 minutes from Burnaby
Surrounded by the North Shore Mountains, Amica Edgemont Village features thoughtfully designed private suites and amenities to keep you engaged and active, including an indoor pool, fitness centre, spa, home theatre and gardening centre. (Bookmark our social feed to catch a glimpse of our vibrant parties, activities and day trips.)
As your needs change, so does our care. An Independent Living neighbourhood, Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Memory Care options allow Amica Edgemont Village to support every resident’s personalized care needs. That continuum of care means you don’t have to move if your needs change, plus spouses with different care requirements can live in the same building.
Assisted Living in West Vancouver, a short distance from Burnaby
Just a 39-minute drive from Burnaby, Amica Lions Gate is a premium senior living residence complete with gorgeous ocean views, private Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Memory Care suites, fully licensed dining, a fitness centre, a home theatre, enriching activities, stimulating cultural excursions and more. (See what life is like there on our social feed.) Centrally located in an upscale area, it offers easy access to downtown Vancouver and the ferry to Vancouver Island.
Around the corner, Amica West Vancouver boasts a similar seaside lifestyle. Here, you’ll enjoy a private suite, outstanding dining, fitness classes, clubs and a range of optional recreational, social and creative activities and outings. (Take a look at our social media to see what we’re up to.) At Amica West Vancouver, you have a choice of Independent Living, Assisted Living or Long-Term Care.
Assisted Living in Surrey, 43 minutes away from Burnaby
Professional care, premium amenities and a rooftop terrace with views of Mount Baker and the ocean? Amica White Rock offers all these, along with architecturally designed private suites, fully licensed dining, a pool, clubs and the freedom to join movie nights, creative workshops, social events and excursions. (Get inspired by our social media posts.) At Amica White Rock, you have a choice of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Long-Term Care and Memory Care, with your comfort, care and safety ensured around the clock.
Assisted Living in Sidney and Victoria, BC
Finding a retirement home that empowers you to live with freedom, like-minded peers and personalized, professional senior care is often worth a commute for loved ones. Amica Beechwood Village in Sidney and Amica Douglas House, Amica on the Gorge, Amica Somerset House and Amica Jubilee House in Victoria all offer Assisted Living and other senior living options.
Respite care near Burnaby, BC
When seniors need extra help to recover from a health challenge or surgery, or if their regular caregiver needs a break, respite care offers a safe interim solution. (Read Why book a respite stay and Respite Care: 8 frequently asked questions to learn more.) If you’re looking for respite care near Burnaby, Amica Arbutus Manor, Amica Edgemont Village, Amica Lions Gate, Amica West Vancouver and Amica White Rock all provide respite and trial stays. During your stay, you’ll have a chance to experience Amica’s premium lifestyle offering in a private furnished suite and try all the amenities and services, including dining.
Why astute seniors choose Amica residences in the Burnaby area
After reviewing different Assisted Living and Long-Term Care options near Burnaby, Amica stands out as the leading choice for seniors who want more out of life. Every day, you can socialize and thrive, enjoying your choice of excursions, learning workshops, volunteering opportunities, live music events, theme parties and much more. Book a virtual or in-person tour to learn more about what it’s like to live life with optimism thanks to Amica’s outstanding dining, amenities, events, senior care and safety measures.