Retirement Living

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Healthy Retirement NovemberProfiling Our Veterans

This year for Remembrance Day, we interviewed resident veterans living in Sifton Retirement Communities and learned about their experiences serving our country. We sincerely thank them for their dedication in protecting our country and respect the sacrifices they made.
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Healthy Retirement NovemberKeeping the Years Golden

You have successfully navigated through school-years, career, and raising families, and no doubt your “golden years” are well-deserved.  Leisurely meals with families and friends, alarm clock-free mornings, and new opportunities now await.
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Healthy Retirement NovemberThe Power of Music

Whether it’s a big band orchestra, a local school choir or visiting pianist, music plays a major part in our recreation programming - and for good reason.
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Healthy Retirement November

Your Healthy Retirement: Falls Prevention and Osteoporosis Awareness

Retirement represents a new beginning full of possibilities, adventures and most importantly, fun!  Chances are your retirement is the result of goal-setting and hard work, and you have a vision for your future.  
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Honouring our VeteransHonouring our Veterans

Each year on November 11th we take time to reflect and remember the end of World War I and the dedication of the many Veterans who served our country.  This year, we invite you visit your neighbourhood Sifton Retirement Residence between November 4th – November 11th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. 
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You're on the move!

Don’t get overwhelmed – get organized! We want your move to be smooth and we are ready to help. We've put together a comprehensive checklist so you can have a plan and stay organized.
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senagers at longworth

Senager
n: a senior who feels like a teenager

Simply put, a Senager is a senior who enjoys life and feels young at heart.  Are you a senior with a genuine zest for life, who loves to laugh and live in the moment?  Then you are a Senager!
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What are they calling it these days?

Author: D. Pineau R.N, B.A Gerontology 

Whether you know it by independent living, assisted living or retirement residence, understanding the services offered at a retirement community is more important that what it's labelled as.
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moving to retirement lifestyle​Moving to a Retirement Lifestyle: "I should have done it sooner!"

Author: Donald Leslie, Retirement Residence General Manager

You might be surprised to learn how many times we hear residents say those words once they’ve settled into our retirement communities and have experienced our services and support. 
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Seniors Renting Apartments

Seniors Owning vs Renting: When Flexibility Rules

Author: M. Powner, BA Gerontology

There are many reasons why senior retirees prefer renting over owning a home.  Retirees may rent to try out living in a new location, or simply because they desire a more flexible lifestyle. 
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Healthy HabitsHealthy Habits

Author: D. Pineau R.N, B.A Gerontology 

No matter what your age, we all aspire to eat better and exercise more. The difficult part is getting started. Try changing your approach from setting a huge new goal to setting best intention. This eases the stress and enhances the resolve to achieve a small goal.  
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Knowing When It’s the Right Time

Author: D. Pineau R.N, B.A Gerontology 

There is no definitive time to consider seniors living accommodations for yourself or a loved one, but there are a number of signs that may reveal the time is right, or right around the corner for a better lifestyle solution.
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