Best Assisted Living options near Richmond Hill, Ontario

Discover the top retirement residences with exceptional senior care around Richmond Hill, Unionville and Newmarket.

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From strolling the waterfront at Lake Wilcox Park to visiting Mill Pond art gallery or shopping and dining at Hillcrest Mall, there is so much for seniors to do in Richmond Hill, Ontario. With a population of 202,022 and above-average incomes, Richmond Hill offers fine restaurants, Mackenzie Health Hospital and other healthcare services and a short drive to two international airports. It’s no surprise, then, that MoneySense magazine included Richmond Hill in the upper rankings of Canada’s best places to live. 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 Richmond Hill, Ontario

Conveniently located in York region between Markham and Vaughan, Richmond Hill delivers all the elements of serene retirement living. Take in a show at Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, hit the links at Richmond Hill Golf Club or Bloomington Downs or walk a scenic trail at Bond Lake. (You can always plan an elegant dinner at The School Restaurant or Sarpa later.) Or enjoy a day trip to Toronto, Stratford, Niagara-on-the-Lake or Niagara Falls.

Senior care near Richmond Hill

If you’re researching Assisted Living for you or a loved one, start by reading our Guide to Senior Living Care Options in Ontario. You’ll learn about the differences between private-pay retirement residences and government-subsidized long-term care homes — also known as nursing homes — as well as the various senior care types, from Independent Living to Assisted Living to Memory Care. This information will help you choose a senior living option near Richmond Hill that meets your lifestyle, healthcare and budget 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 Ontario, a Cost Comparison Between Retirement Living Residences and Amazing Activities In Retirement Living.

Comparing retirement home options around Richmond Hill, Ontario

To evaluate the senior care, amenities and costs of different retirement residences near Richmond Hill, Unionville, Newmarket and Thornhill, you need to know what to ask. The following documents will help you learn about safety, care quality, cuisine, lifestyle and more: Top 25 questions: What to ask on a retirement residence tour,  Ask this essential question when touring an Assisted Living residence and Answers to top questions about retirement living.

Assisted Living in Unionville, just 22 minutes away from Richmond Hill

With its historic atmosphere and charming restaurants and shops, plus all the services and attractions of nearby Markham and Toronto, Unionville is an ideal area for seniors. Amica Unionville offers private suites, fully licensed dining and amenities such as a fitness centre, spa pool, home theatre and a gardening centre. (Take a look at our enriching 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. As your needs change, so does our care. Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care options allow Amica Unionville to support every resident’s unique care needs. That range 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 Newmarket, 25 minutes away from Richmond Hill

Nestled in a tree-lined residential neighbourhood, Amica Newmarket features thoughtfully designed private suites and amenities to keep you active and engaged, including an indoor pool, fitness centre, a pub with billiards, a greenhouse and an arts and crafts kitchen. (Check out our social feed to learn about our fun parties and activities, day trips and our resident bunnies, Cadbury and Caramel.) At Amica Newmarket, you have a choice of Independent Living and Assisted Living, with your safety, care and comfort ensured around the clock.

Assisted Living in Thornhill, a short distance from Richmond Hill

Just a 28-minute drive from Richmond Hill, Amica Thornhill is a premium senior living residence complete with private Independent Living and Assisted Living suites, a pool, fully licensed dining, a fitness centre, a pub with billiards, engaging activities, exciting cultural excursions and much more. (See what life is like there on our social feed.) Its central location offers convenient access to parks, services and retail destinations like Centrepoint Mall.

Assisted Living in Markham — only 32 minutes from Richmond Hill

Walk beside tranquil Swan Lake, golf at Angus Glen Golf Club or indulge in a little retail therapy at Markville Mall — Markham has so much for seniors to enjoy. At Amica Swan Lake, you’ll have a private suite, outstanding dining, fitness classes, clubs and billiards, an indoor pool 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 Swan Lake, you have a choice of Independent Living or Assisted Living.

Assisted Living in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton and Pickering, close to Richmond Hill

Finding a 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 Bayview Village and Amica Bayview Gardens in Toronto, Amica Pickering, Amica Erin Mills and Amica City Centre in Mississauga and Amica Peel Village in Brampton all offer Assisted Living within an hour’s drive of Richmond Hill or less. You’ll also find Amica senior living residences in other nearby Ontario towns and cities.

Respite care near Richmond Hill, Ontario

When seniors need extra help to recover from surgery or a 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 learn more.) If you’re looking for respite care near Richmond Hill, Amica Unionville, Amica Newmarket, Amica Thornhill, Amica Swan Lake, Amica Bayview Village, Amica Bayview Gardens, Amica Pickering, Amica Erin Mills and Amica City Centre all offer 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 Richmond Hill area

After researching different Assisted Living options near Richmond Hill, Amica stands out as the top 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.