Care and support - Housing options - Retirement homes

Deciding whether a retirement home is right for you will be easier if you consider some key questions.

  • How much help do I need with everyday tasks (e.g., bathing, dressing, or cooking)?
  • How much can I afford to pay for accommodations?
  • Do I need access to regular nursing care?
  • How much independence is reasonable?

A retirement home might be a good option for you if you do not need regular nursing care, prefer to live independently and can afford to pay for your accommodations. Below are some frequently asked questions about retirement homes.

Frequently asked questions

Helpful links and resources

Tenant Protection Act, 1997  
Regulations for tenancy in supportive housing and retirement homes

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