Why Pearl's Choice

Pearl's Choice is Canada’s most comprehensive online resource for senior living. With Pearl’s Choice you can determine your care type, research and read reviews on each retirement community in Canada and book tours. Following your tour you can post a review yourself or ask a question to our experts on Ask Pearl.


Below is our step-by-step guide:


  1. Care Profile

    The care profile is your starting point with Pearl’s Choice. By answering a few confidential questions we will be able to help you find the right retirement community to meet your unique needs.


  2. Search

    Pearl's Choice helps you find, research, and book tours with every retirement community in Canada*. Type in a city, neighbourhood, postal code, or the name of a residence and click search. A list of nearby retirement homes will appear instantly along with an interactive map.

    You can also filter your search by selecting preferred care types and desired amenities, or by searching directly from your care profile.


  3. Shortlist

    If you find a retirement community you are interested in, you can add it to your shortlist by clicking on the heart symbol. Shortlists are convenient ways to keep track, review, and compare your favourite communities.


  4. Book a Tour

    Pearl's Choice will schedule tours on your behalf with any retirement community in Canada. To book a tour, simply click “book a tour” on through community’s homepage which you can access through search or your shortlist.


  5. Reviews

    Have you or a loved one lived at, or recently toured, a retirement community? Write a review of your experience. Your review will help inform other Canadians in their search for the right retirement community, while also providing valuable feedback to retirement home operators.


  6. Send to a Friend

    You can share communities you like with friends and family through the Share with a Friend link on the listing page. Enter up to 5 email addresses and we’ll send them a link to the listing.


  7. Ask Pearl

    Ask Pearl is a community forum for anyone to ask questions or advice on an aspect of senior living. Our team will promptly respond with solutions, suggestions, and resources to any question.