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Three Tips to Consider When Choosing a Retirement Community in Mississauga

Tuesday Jul 25th, 2023


Whether you are searching for a retirement community for yourself, a parent or a loved one, there are several factors to consider in your research. Nowadays, mature buyers have so many options, including residences that offer independent living options to communities that provide care and support for those who need daily living assistance.

While choosing the perfect Mississauga retirement community may seem overwhelming, there are ways to narrow down your choices and find the place that best serves your needs.

Here are three tips to consider:

1. Decide What’s Most Important to You

When researching different retirement communities, ask yourself: “What services are most important to me?” Knowing which amenities or facilities matter, such as a gym, library, pool, on-site salon and physio, transportation, or ample outdoor space, you can help determine which community best suits your needs and wants.

2. Look into Different Types of Retirement Communities and Care Levels 

Review your options and overall needs before choosing which retirement community is best equipped for you. Independent living in a retirement community is ideal for seniors who do not require daily assistance but would enjoy the convenience of light services, programs and amenities.

If you feel that you or your loved one needs additional daily care, assisted living or extended care homes may be the best option, as these residences not only have the same resources as independent living residences but offer customized support.

3. Determine Your Ideal Location 

Location can also be a deciding factor when determining which retirement community best suits your needs. Many mature buyers choose a location close to their family, friends and community, so they can continue participating and being near the ones they care about.

Your Mississauga Lifestyle55+ Affiliate

If you seek guidance when choosing the perfect retirement community for yourself or a loved one, a Lifestyle55+ Affiliate (formerly an Accredited Senior Agent - ASA), such as myself, can help. For more information, please get in touch with me, Deborah Clerk, Real Estate Sales Representative at Keller Williams Real Estate Associates, Brokerage, in Mississauga, Ontario.

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