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The Grand Canal Retirement Residence
Lifestyle & Wellness Services

The Grand Canal Retirement Residence provides offers a lifestyle based on your personal needs. The qualified and compassionate team members provide safe living accommodations, healthy meal plans, social activities, and customized wellness services.

Unlike many retirement residences, independent senior living in Welland focuses on the lifestyle of the person with an emphasis on freedom and choice. For many seniors, moving towards retirement community services allows for more freedom from the responsibilities of being a homeowner. This opportunity provides time for seniors to focus on what matter most to them, whether that means developing new hobbies, cultivating new friendships, or taking adventures within a senior-friendly community.


Concierge can provide a wide range of services to make your retirement as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. They can help with anything from arranging transportation to providing information about local services. They can also help residents make the most of their time in the retirement home by arranging social activities and providing support with daily tasks

24/7 On-site staff

Our retirement home offers 24/7 on site staff to ensure your safety and well-being and are available 24/7 to provide support and assistance as needed.

Having 24/7 on-site staff is an essential aspect of our commitment to providing a safe and secure living environment for our residents.

Housekeeping & Laundry

As part of The Grand Canal’s personal services, linen laundry services are provided on a weekly basis with personal laundering available at an extra cost. Team members also offer weekly housekeeping services. Daily cleaning and seasonal cleaning are available for a small cost.

Salon & Nail Care Services

Pamper yourself in the onsite salon hosted by certified beauticians. From skin treatments, manicures, pedicures, and hair services, seniors can have it all to feel their best!

The grand canal also provides scheduled specialized diabetic foot care by registered nurses.

Weekly Calendar of Activities

Providing a calendar of activities for our residents is a wonderful way to promote engagement, socialization, and overall well-being. At our retirement home, we offer a variety of activities and events that are designed to meet the diverse interests and abilities of our residents.

Our calendar of activities may include exercise classes, games and puzzles, arts and crafts, book clubs, musical performances, and social events such as parties and happy hours.

Supportive Care Services

We offer a full variety of supportive care services.  Have peace of mind knowing you can choose a service when or if you need it.  We are here to offer flexibility to adapt to your needs should they change. Some of our supportive care services are: 

  • Medication support, 

  • AM/PM personal care

  • Assistance with bathing

  • Continence support

  • Escorting and mobility support 

  • Other Nursing and Personal Care Services customized to suit your needs

Personalized Wellness and Care

Organized transportation for specialty recreation events

Personalized wellness plans are designed to maintain one’s active lifestyle with fitness programs, learning classes, and social groups. A wellness plan can also include scheduling alone time for reflection and rest.

The Grand Canal Retirement Residence in Welland offers safe and accessible transportation for residents to attend certain recreational activities organized by our director or recreation.

Volunteer Programs

In addition to senior-friendly activities, the City of Welland offers a volunteer program for The Grand Canal residents to join. They match volunteers with like-minded local organizations based on their abilities, needs, and interests. Each program recipient receives training and recognition by the city.

Free Recreation

As part of the retirement community services at The Grand Canal, seniors have full access to free recreation plans. Whether it’s taking part in the walking club or performing yoga alongside the canal, keeping active has never been easier!

Direct indoor access to the Welland wellness centre

The complimentary recreation program is extended with direct indoor access to the Welland Community Wellness Complex. Free membership at the community centre provides access to fitness, learning, and social programs. Some of the fitness programs at the complex include chair and seniors’ yoga, low impact aerobics, OsteoFit, tai chi, Zumba and swimming in the therapeutic pool (Accessible by ramp, stairs and personal lift).

At The Grand Canal Retirement Residence, our independent living services are designed to support seniors to live their life to the fullest! Customized lifestyle and wellness programs aim to keep seniors healthy, happy, and fulfilled! Contact us at (289) 480-0125 or fill out the form on our website to book a tour today.

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