Top benefits of living in a retirement community
Planning for RetirementSeptember 20, 2016
While many seniors see moving into a retirement home as a loss of independence, the actual experience is often quite liberating. Keep reading to find out the top three things seniors appreciate most about living in a retirement community.
Guide to communicating with a loved one who has dementia
Caregiving September 07, 2016
According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, an estimated 564,000 Canadians are living with dementia as of 2016. This number is expected to increase to about 937,000 by 2031, due to about 25,000 new diagnosis cases every year, indicating an increase of 66 per cent. Considering that...
5 things to look for when touring a retirement home
Planning for RetirementSeptember 06, 2016
Each retirement community is unique, so it is important to understand how it meet your needs and wants by going on a tour. However, just like choosing a new home or condo, you need to do your research and go into each tour with a plan. We've identified five key criteria to keep in mind while touring a retirement community:
Welcome to Pearl's Choice
Caregiving May 07, 2016
Our goal at Pearl's Choice is to help Canadian seniors and their families find the right retirement homes in a simple and accessible manner. As many Canadians, including ourselves, know, retirement home planning is an emotionally challenging experience for the entire family. Recognizing a need in our own family, we saw...