Best Assisted Living options near Vaughan

Discover the top retirement residences with outstanding senior care around Thornhill, Unionville and north Toronto.

Aerial view of Rutherford road and Islington Ave., detached and duplex house at Woodbridge in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

From walking the leafy trails of Vellore Woods Park to shopping or sipping a cappuccino at upscale retail destination, Vaughan Mills, there’s no shortage of things for seniors to do in Vaughan, Ontario. With a population of 323,103 and above-average incomes, Vaughan offers fine restaurants, a state-of-the-art hospital and a short drive to Toronto and two international airports. No surprise, then, that Vaughan was ranked as one of Canada’s Best Places To Retire by MoneySense magazine. Seniors and their loved ones also appreciate that there are many premium senior living residence options nearby with Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Why seniors like Vaughan, Ontario

Part of the verdant and culturally rich York Region, Vaughan checks all the boxes for happy retirement living. Seniors can check out stunning exhibits at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, hit the links at Eagles Nest or Copper Creek Golf Club, stroll through the Boyd Conservation Area or Black Creek Pioneer Village or enjoy lunch and live shows at Canada’s Wonderland. (You can always plan a gourmet dinner at The Octagon or Giro D’Italia Ristorante later.) Or plan a day trip to Stratford, Elora or scenic Niagara-on-the-Lake. With all its amenities, attractions and services, it’s no wonder that retirees look for senior living options in or near Vaughan.

Senior care near Vaughan

If you’re considering Assisted Living for you or a loved one, begin by reading our Guide to Senior Living Care Options in Ontario. You’ll learn about the distinctions 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. Those tips will help you find a senior living option near Vaughan that meets your lifestyle, healthcare and budget needs. Other helpful resources include:

Comparing retirement home options near Vaughan, Ontario

To accurately evaluate the senior care, costs and amenities of different retirement residences close to Vaughan in Thornhill, Unionville, Toronto and elsewhere, you need to know what to ask. Read these articles before you call or tour any residence.

Assisted Living in Thornhill, minutes away from Vaughan

Just a 20-minute drive from Vaughan, Amica Thornhill is a premium senior living residence complete with private suites, fully licensed dining, a pool, a fitness centre, a pub with billiards, engaging activities, exciting cultural excursions and much more. (See what life is like there on their social feed.) It’s centrally located to take advantage of nearby parks, services and retail hotspots like Centrepoint Mall.

Amica’s personalized professional care, nurses on-site 24/7 and extensive safety protocols let you enjoy life with confidence.  As your needs change, so does our care. At Amica Thornhill, you have a choice of Independent Living and Assisted Living, with your comfort, care and safety ensured around the clock. 

Assisted Living in Unionville, just 26 minutes away from Vaughan

With its historical charm and quaint shops and restaurants, plus all the services and attractions of nearby Markham, Richmond Hill and Toronto, Unionville is a great town for seniors. Amica Unionville offers private suites and amenities such as a spa pool, fitness centre, home theatre and a gardening centre. (Take a look at our enriching activities and excursions on social media.) Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care options allow Amica Unionville 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 Toronto, a short drive from Vaughan

Amica Bayview Village and Amica Bayview Gardens — just steps away from each other and 30 minutes from Vaughan — offer all the attractions and conveniences of North York and Toronto. These elegant senior living residences feature private Independent Living and Assisted Living suites, fully licensed dining, a saltwater pool, fitness centre, home theatre and fun activities, entertainment and day trips. (Find out what we’re up to via our Amica Bayview Village and Amica Bayview Gardens social feeds.) 

Assisted Living in Mississauga, Brampton or Markham, close to Vaughan

Finding a premium retirement home that empowers you with freedom, connection 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, Amica Swan Lake in Markham and Amica Pickering all offer Assisted Living and are all less than an hour’s drive away from Vaughan. You’ll also find Amica senior living residences in other nearby towns and cities, with 23 Ontario locations in total.

Respite care near Vaughan, Ontario 

When seniors need extra help to recover from a health challenge or surgery, or if their usual 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 Vaughan, Amica Thornhill, Amica Unionville, Amica Bayview Village, Amica Bayview Gardens, Amica Erin Mills, Amica City Centre and Amica Peel Village 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 Vaughan region

Once you’ve considered different Assisted Living options near Vaughan, it becomes clear that Amica is the top choice for modern seniors who want more out of life. Each day at Amica, you’ll have the opportunity to socialize at activities such as theme parties, art workshops, wine tastings, yoga classes and art and culture lectures. 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.