The morning sun reflected on large rocks with lake Ontario and Burlington pier as a backdrop.

From strolling the Burlington Waterfront Trail to visiting the art gallery or grabbing dinner or a gelato at a downtown café, there is so much for seniors to do in Burlington, Ontario. With 119 parks, great shopping, a vibrant arts community and a short commute to Toronto and two international airports, it’s no surprise that Burlington is considered one of the top mid-sized cities and one of the best places to retire in Canada. Seniors and their loved ones also appreciate that there are so many premium senior living residence options nearby with Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Why seniors like Burlington

Part of the Golden Horseshoe and the Greater Toronto Area, Burlington is a walkable and picturesque city that’s perfect for retirement living. Seniors can hit the links at the Burlington Golf & Country Club, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, take in a show at The Burlington Performing Arts Centre or check out the shops at the Mapleview Shopping Centre. Or plan a day trip to the scenic Niagara escarpment, St. Jacob or Niagara-on-the-Lake. With its dreamy lakeside location, services and festivals, it’s no wonder that retirees look for senior living options in or near Burlington.

Senior care options near Burlington, Ontario

Start your Assisted Living search by reviewing our Guide to Senior Living Care Options in Ontario. You’ll discover the differences between private-pay retirement residences and government-subsidized long-term care homes — also known as nursing homes — as well as the range of senior care types, from Independent Living to Assisted Living to Memory Care. That knowledge will help you determine the senior living option near Burlington that reflects your budget, lifestyle and healthcare needs. Other valuable resources include:

Evaluating retirement home options near Burlington

To accurately compare the senior care, amenities and costs of different retirement residences close to Burlington in Oakville, Mississauga, Stoney Creek and elsewhere, you and your loved ones need to ask the right questions. Review these resources before you call or tour any residence.

Assisted Living in Oakville, minutes away from Burlington

Just an 18-minute drive from Burlington, Amica Bronte Harbour is a premium senior living residence complete with private suites, fully licensed dining, a saltwater pool, fitness centre, greenhouse, enriching activities, cultural excursions and much more. (See what life is like there on social media.) It’s located in the West Oakville Bronte Village area, with lovely waterfront views and quaint shops and cafes. 

Amica’s personalized professional care, nurses on-site 24/7, high vaccination rates and comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols let you enjoy life with confidence. At Amica Bronte Harbour, you have a choice of Independent Living and Assisted Living, with your comfort, care and safety ensured around the clock. 

Assisted Living in Stoney Creek, just 21 minutes away from Burlington

With beautiful conservation areas and wineries to visit, plus all the attractions and services of nearby Burlington and Hamilton, Stoney Creek is an ideal town for seniors. Amica Stoney Creek offers private suites and amenities such as a fitness centre, arts and crafts kitchen, billiards and games room, indoor pool, ice cream parlour, hair salon and spa and a home theatre. (Catch a glimpse of our engaging activities on social media.) Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care options allow Amica Stoney Creek to support every resident’s unique 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 Dundas, a short drive from Burlington

Amica Dundas — just 30 minutes away from Burlington — is an elegant senior living residence with private suites, fun activities, fully licensed dining, a saltwater pool, fitness centre, hair salon and spa, home theatre and more. (Find out what we’re up to on social media.) At Amica Dundas, you have a choice of Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care. 

Assisted Living in Mississauga, Brampton or Georgetown, close to Burlington

Finding a premium retirement home that empowers you to live with freedom, like-minded peers and personalized, professional senior care is often worth a short commute for loved ones. Amica Erin Mills and Amica City Centre in Mississauga, Amica Peel Village in Brampton and Amica Georgetown all offer Assisted Living and are all less than an hour’s drive away from Burlington. You’ll also find Amica senior living residences in other nearby towns and cities, with 23 Ontario locations in total.

Respite care near Burlington, Ontario

When seniors need extra help to recover from surgery or a health challenge, or if their usual caregiver needs a break, respite care offers a safe interim solution. (Read Respite Care: 8 frequently asked questions and Why book a respite stay to find out more.) If you’re looking for respite care near Burlington, Amica Bronte Harbour, Amica Stoney Creek, Amica Dundas, Amica Erin Mills, Amica City Centre, Amica Peel Village and Amica Georgetown all offer respite and trial stays. 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, during your stay.

Why discerning seniors choose Amica residences in the Burlington region

Once you’ve had a chance to review different Assisted Living options near Burlington, it becomes clear that Amica is the top choice for those who want the freedom they’ve always maintained, along with the peace of mind they need to enjoy it. Each day at Amica, you’ll have the opportunity to socialize at activities such as cooking demonstrations, Scotch tastings, DrumFIT classes and art and culture lectures. It’s easy to look ahead with possibility when you’re safely savouring each day thanks to Amica’s outstanding dining, amenities, activities, senior care and safety measures. 

Book a virtual or in-person tour to find out what it’s like to enjoy living on your own terms in an elegant Amica residence.