Read on for Part 2 of our guide for what to consider when selecting an independent living facility on Vancouver Island. Read Part one here.

At Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay, their team is striving to make your choice to join their retirement community an easy one.

They encourage your family to visit, and make it easy for them to stay.

Your loved ones are always welcome to visit, and with the Best Western Westerly Hotel on site, it’s easy for them to stay for a day, a weekend or more. Your family and guests can choose to dine with you at Riverside, in one of the hotel restaurants, or at one of the many local eateries nearby.

A Full Schedule of Activities

Riverside Senior Living will offer residents a variety of daily activities to keep you engaged and entertained. From computer lessons to cooking, outings and fitness, you’ll always have a selection of activities to choose from.  Enjoy the company of others in the social lounge or games room, pamper yourself at the salon, or enjoy a movie in the media room. The choices are varied and are designed around the interests of the residents.


Riverside Senior Living provides free parking for residents who bring their own vehicles. If you’re no longer driving, their downtown location makes is easy to access public transportation. Additionally, Riverside Senior Living will provide shuttle services to residents. And if it’s further afield you want to go, The Comox Airport (YQQ) is just a 15 minute drive away, linking you directly to Vancouver, Alberta, Mexico and beyond.

Monthly Rent

At Riverside Senior Living, they include many of your day-to-day necessities into one inclusive monthly fee. Included in your residency are three daily meals, including a plated lunch and dinner, weekly housekeeping, self serve laundry, basic cable, Wi-Fi in public areas, a 24-hour front desk/concierge service and on-site security. You can choose from a 320 sq. ft. studio or a 640 sq. ft. one bedroom apartment. Some suites include a balcony with a view of the Courtenay River. Residents also enjoy access to an on-site fitness facility and pool, media lounge and games room.

Book a tour of the show suite, meet the team and learn more about what Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay on Vancouver Island can offer you!

Contact them today at 250.331.4010 or Pre-register online