From walking by the lake in Victoria Park to shopping at Fairview Park Mall or attending the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, there’s plenty for seniors to do in Kitchener, Ontario. With above-average incomes and a population over 240,000, Kitchener offers close proximity to all the attractions and services of Waterloo and Cambridge and an easy drive to Toronto and its International Airport. No surprise, then, that Kitchener ranked in the top quarter of Canada’s Best Communities, according to Maclean’s magazine. Seniors and their loved ones also appreciate some of the best Assisted Living options near Kitchener, which offer premium senior living, amenities and personalized, professional care.
Why seniors like Kitchener, Ontario
You’ve probably heard of the renowned Kitchener Market and Oktoberfest, but did you know Kitchener also boasts 125 kilometres of trails, a variety of art galleries and numerous music festivals? It’s a wonderful spot for retirement living. Seniors can check out the exhibits at Waterloo Region Museum, perfect their putt at Rockway or Doon Valley Golf Course or watch a free concert at Centre in the Square. (You can always savour a gourmet dinner at Charcoal Steakhouse or Sole’ Restaurant & Wine Bar later.) Or plan a day trip to Toronto, Stratford, Elora or lovely Niagara-on-the-Lake. With its ideal combination of great services and small-town charm, it’s no wonder that retirees look for senior living options near Kitchener.
Senior care options near Kitchener-Waterloo
Are you considering Assisted Living for you or a loved one near the Tri-Cities area of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge? Start by reading our Guide to Senior Living Care Options in Ontario. You’ll discover the distinctions between government-subsidized long-term care homes — also known as nursing homes — and private-pay retirement residences, as well as the varying senior care types, from Independent Living to Assisted Living to Memory Care. That data will help you find a senior living option near Kitchener that meets your lifestyle, healthcare and budget needs. Other valuable resources include:
- The Guide to Senior Living in Ontario
- What is Assisted Living?
- Six myths about the cost of senior living
- 9 amazing activities for seniors in retirement living
- Worksheet: Cost Comparison Between Retirement Living Residences
Comparing retirement home options near Kitchener, Ontario
Confused about how to evaluate different retirement living options? Find out which questions to ask when assessing the senior care, amenities and cost of retirement residences close to Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge in Georgetown, Brampton, Dundas and elsewhere. Review these posts before you call or tour any residence.
- Top 25 questions: What to ask on a retirement residence tour
- Ask this essential question when touring an Assisted Living residence
- How to research senior living residences
- Answers to top questions about retirement living
- Choosing the right retirement community.
Assisted Living in Georgetown, 53 minutes from Kitchener
Amica Georgetown is an elegant senior living residence featuring private suites, fully licensed dining, a fitness centre, an indoor pool, a patio with a greenhouse, engaging activities, cultural excursions and more. (Get a taste of what life is like there on social media.) It’s located across the street from Cedarvale Park and steps away from Georgetown’s Main Street galleries, boutiques and restaurants.
Amica’s personalized professional care, nurses on-site 24/7 and extensive safety protocols let you enjoy life with confidence. Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care options enable Amica Georgetown 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 Brampton, close to Kitchener
With delightful festivals, verdant golf courses and The Rose Theatre, Brampton is a superb city for seniors 53 minutes away from Kitchener. At Amica Peel Village, you can enjoy a private suite, wine or beer with your meals, clubs and accessible fitness classes, swimming in the indoor pool, theme parties, social events, outings and more. (Discover our activities and excursions on social media.) At Amica Peel Village, you also have the choice of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, with your comfort, care and safety ensured around the clock.
Assisted Living in Dundas, 55 minutes away from Kitchener
Seniors flock to the charming town of Dundas —a bedroom community of Hamilton— thanks to its quaint boutiques, cafes and farmer’s market. Amica Dundas is a premium senior living residence complete with private suites, fully licensed dining, a saltwater pool, fitness centre, hair salon and spa, enriching activities, day trips and more. (See our social media posts to find out what life is like there.) As your needs change, so does our care. At Amica Dundas, you can choose between Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory Care.
Assisted Living in Oakville, Mississauga, Stoney Creek and London, close to Kitchener
Finding a retirement home that allows you to live with freedom, like-minded peers and personalized, professional care is often worth a short commute for loved ones. Amica Bronte Harbour in Oakville, Amica Erin Mills and Amica City Centre in Mississauga, Amica Stoney Creek and Amica London all offer Assisted Living and are just over an hour’s drive away from Kitchener. You’ll also find Amica senior living residences in other nearby cities and towns, with 21 Ontario locations in total.
Respite care in or near Kitchener-Waterloo
When seniors need extra assistance to recover from a surgery or health challenge, 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 find out more.) If you’re looking for respite care near Kitchener, Waterloo or Cambridge, Amica Georgetown, Amica Peel Village, Amica Dundas, Amica Bronte Harbour, Amica Erin Mills, Amica City Centre, Amica Stoney Creek and Amica London all offer respite and trial stays. You’ll have the chance to enjoy Amica’s premium lifestyle offering in a private furnished suite and experience all the activities, amenities and services, including dining, during your stay.
Why discerning seniors choose Amica residences in the Kitchener-Waterloo region
Once you’ve scoped out the Assisted Living options near Kitchener, it becomes apparent that that Amica is the leading choice for modern seniors who want more out of life. Every day at Amica, you’ll have the option to socialize at activities such as art classes, theme parties, winery tours, gardening sessions, fitness classes, lectures and concerts. (To name just a few activities.) 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.