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Why Is Winter the Best Time to Move into a New Senior Living Housing?

The cold winds can make the days seem longer as the winter blues set in. For some seniors, the weather can prevent social interactions and make it difficult to get to and from medical appointments. One way to overcome these obstacles is to move into a senior living retirement community. Retirement homes in Welland offer peace of mind for seniors and provide the comforts of home and beyond right at their doorstep.




Keep reading to see why winter is the perfect time of year to move into new senior living housing in Welland.


Delicious and Engaging Dining Experiences


Many senior residences, like The Grand Canal Retirement Residence, offer an array of culinary options and a full restaurant-style menu, prepared by certified chefs. From various appetizers to sides, desserts, soups, fruit, and entrees for each meal, you can dine with neighbours before retiring to the lounge for an after-meal tonic.


Convenient On-Site Maintenance


On-site services mean never having to venture out in the frigid air. Personal services, entertainment, and even medical care is often just down the hall. Say good-bye to shovelling snow and property maintenance, as snow removal, garbage collection, and plowing are taken care of for you.


Personal Care Services and Amenities


Need a haircut or a shave? Professional hairdressers and barbers offer salon and barber shop services within the building. Seniors can also treat themselves to manicures and pedicures, while many retirement communities have podiatrists and foot care services on site. Need a little


Massage Therapy


Trained massage therapists often have scheduled services in most retirement communities. Regular massages have been shown to help improve the immune system, reduce muscle pain, and help improve sleeping patterns.


Lab Services


Senior communities offer transportation to and from medical appointments, including hospitals and labs for specific testing orders. Alternatively, some labs offer at-home services to retirement living residences.


Postal and Notary


Slick paths can make it impossible to get to the mailbox or to the post office. Take advantage of having mail and parcels delivered straight to the door. Need a legal document signed? Some residences have a public commission official working in the building.


Plenty of Social Connection Opportunities and Programs


In addition to vital services, fun times are waiting at senior residences. From social clubs to fitness programs, the benefits of socialization are plentiful! While it’s good to have “me” time to rest and reflect, seniors will never feel lonely when there’s plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy with friends such as skating, curling, hiking, arts and crafts, and more.


Experience Dynamic Community Living at The Grand Canal Retirement Residence


The Grand Canal Retirement Residence is a new senior living housing community in Welland, on the banks of a beautiful recreational waterway. Let our friendly skilled professionals help you battle the winter blues with new adventures every day. We believe in living with a purpose! Contact us today to book your tour today and to learn how you can love winter once again!

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