Frequently Asked Questions



Am I ready to move yet?

Most people feel that they are not ready. Take this quiz to determine if you or someone you know could benefit from retirement living.

Do you mow your lawn and shovel the snow?
Do you cook nutritious meals for just yourself?
Do you shop for groceries on your own?
Do you go out with relatives, friends or neighbors as much as you’d like?
Do you have someone to help you if you fall?
Do you feel safe when you shower and bathe?

If you answered NO to any one of these questions, the time might be right for you. Our home offers maintenance free living, safety and security and the opportunity for social interaction. Although we recognize the decision to move is a difficult one, we can assure you that most people wish they made the decision much sooner. Retirement living can be a rich and fulfilling experience full of fun activities and great friendships.

What services ARE included in the monthly fee?

All rates are inclusive of heat, hydro, water, taxes, 24-hour staff with emergency call system, medication administration, three meals served daily, snacks, weekly housekeeping and social activities.

What if my healthcare needs change?

We endeavour to have you live with us as long as confidently and comfortably possible. Our main focus is not to have you move from the Empire. We appreciate that this has become your home and relocation can be stressful. We are committed to serve you by developing an action plan that addresses your specific needs. Our Manager of Resident Services will meet with you to determine how we can best meet your changing needs. We want to ensure your optimal well-being promoting independence and dignity.

Personal Services are a wonderful option for someone with increased needs. These may include but are not limited to assistance with dressing, bathing and personal hygiene. These services are available and paid for only when accessed. Our trained staff is on site around the clock providing continuous skilled assistance tailored to your individual needs.

These services are designed to help you maintain your independence and privacy for as long as feasible, minimizing or eliminating the need for you to move. You will find comfort in our Aging in Place model, knowing that we strive to meet your every need.