What to Look For When Selecting a Vancouver Island Independent Living Community

Posted on Jan 29, 2018

Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay encourages you to consider several things when selecting a Vancouver Island Retirement Community, knowing that sometimes the small things that make a big difference. At Riverside, they’ll look after the details so that you can fully enjoy your day-to-day activities.

Fresh, Local and Tasty Food:
The culinary team at Riverside Senior Living is dedicated to using the fresh, local ingredients that the Comox Valley is known for, to provide healthy, fresh and tasty food to their residents. At Riverside Senior Living, you will be provided with three delicious meals a day, as well as a selection of healthy snacks.

The Perfect Location:
It’s important to know that the community you choose to live in is safe, friendly and full of easily-accessed amenities. Riverside Senior Living is set in downtown Courtenay, a small city of the beautiful east coast of Vancouver Island. A pharmacy, medical and dental offices, grocery store, travel agency, coffee shop and more retail stores are all located next to or near Riverside Senior Living. The new state-of-the-art hospital is only minutes away. Just steps from the paved Riverwalk, shops and services, Riverside Senior Living enjoys an idyllic setting in a friendly, active community.

Wellness and exercise:
You will find what you need for recreation, socialization and your general well-being on site.  Riverside Senior Living offers a dedicated social lounge, games room and indoor pool for residents. Classes and group activities are arranged for residents based on their needs and interests. A wellness spa and fitness facility will be open in 2018.

Contact Riverside Senior Living for a tour of the show suite and learn about the services and amenities. Phone 250.331.4010 or Pre-register online

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Residents Moving in This Spring to The Comox Valley’s Newest Independent Living Suites

Posted on Jan 18, 2018

Renovations have begun at the Best Western Westerly Hotel in downtown Courtenay to create the Riverside Senior Living independent living community.

Phase 1 of renovations will see 48 hotel suites converted into Independent Living for seniors.

These new retirement living suites offer a choice between 320 sq ft studio units and 640 sq ft one bedroom spaces. All of the suites feature a full kitchenette with a full size fridge, and the 1 bedroom units have in-suite storage.

Included in the monthly fee at Riverside Senior Living are a host of amenities such as: heat, hydro and basic cable; housekeeping; three prepared meals daily; social areas including a media lounge; fitness facility; indoor pool; games room; and three onsite dining options as well as scheduled activities.

The renovated studio and one bedroom independent living suites will be available for occupancy in the Spring of 2018. Future phases will include an additional 48 units in a four-storey building and a separate seniors’ amenities building located alongside the river.

Book a tour today to view the show suite at Riverside Senior Living in Courtenay and learn about the amenities and services of the Comox Valley’s newest seniors’ independent living community.

The show suite at Riverside Senior Living is now open. Call 250.331.4010 or register on their website to arrange a tour.

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Tour Riverside Senior Living With Family This Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 26, 2017

The Comox Valley has been bustling with out of town guests this holiday season. Are you hosting friends and family from out of town this holiday season? Or are you traveling to the Comox Valley to visit loved ones?

If you are visiting elderly parents, you may be having conversations about their living arrangements as they begin to need more assistance.

Riverside Senior Living, Courtenay’s newest Independent Living Community for Seniors, will be open and offering tours of their show suite through the holiday season. Renovations have now begun to convert a section of the Best Western Westerly Hotel into senior living residences, and Riverside Senior Living will be ready to welcome residents in Spring 2018.

Learn how convenient it would be for friends and family to visit and stay at the hotel, while enjoying everything the community has to offer. Enjoy the many holiday activities in the Comox Valley and plan to return year after year.

To arrange a tour and learn more about the amenities at Riverside Senior Living, contact them today.

Phone 250.331.4010 or Pre-register online

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Enjoy Resort-Style Amenities at Riverside Senior Living

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

Riverside Senior Living is creating a resort-style, amenity-filled retirement community in downtown Courtenay.

The Comox Valley’s newest Seniors’ Independent Living community will offer many amenities beyond the new studio and one-bedroom suites.

Residents can choose to keep active in the dedicated fitness facility and the swimming pool, both of which will feature a variety of instructor-led programs and classes. Or simply enjoy a stroll along the Courtenay Riverwalk, along which Riverside Senior Living is set.

Afterwards, enjoy some pampering in the on-site spa and salon.

The social lounge and games room will offer entertaining and educational opportunities, as well as space to visit with friends and guests.

Dining options at Riverside are also plentiful. You’ll never be bored with chef-prepared lunches and dinners, the option of in-room dining and multiple restaurants on-site, and the downtown Courtenay location means plenty of neighbourhood restaurant choices as well.

The show suite is now open at Riverside Senior Living. They will welcome the first residents in the Spring of 2018. Book a tour of the suite and learn more about all of the amenities today.

Call 250.331.4010 or register on their website.

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Welcome Your Guests To Your New Home at the Riverside Senior Living Seniors’ Community in Courtenay

Posted on Nov 10, 2017

Riverside Senior Living in downtown Courtenay is set up to make the transition of moving from your own home into a retirement community easier – for you and your loved ones.

Set adjacent to the Best Western Westerly Hotel, a unique partnership allows friends and family of Riverside residents to stay at the hotel, and enjoy the amenities while visiting their loved ones.

Once a resident has moved into the Riverside Senior Living retirement home, family members of all ages of are welcome to come and visit, and stay as long as they wish. Your guests can enjoy their room in the adjacent hotel, eat in the restaurant or pub, or join you to visit and have a meal.

Riverside Senior Living, the hotel and the surrounding community offer many activities for all ages to enjoy. Enjoy the swimming pool, billiards room, and social lounge where family members can gather to play cards or just visit and have afternoon tea.

Riverside Senior Living is located in downtown Courtenay, in the Comox Valley on beautiful Vancouver Island.

The Comox Airport (YQQ) is located 10 minutes away and has direct daily access to Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, and other locations. Friends and family can travel quickly and easily to visit!

Contact them today to book a tour of our new show suite and learn more about the amenities for residents and guests at Riverside Senior Living.

Call 250.331.4010 or register on their website.

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New Retirement Living Community Enjoys Benefits of Downtown Courtenay Location

Posted on Oct 25, 2017

Riverside Senior Living, a new independent living community for seniors, is set in downtown Courtenay, just steps from grocery and drug stores, and a shopping plaza offering medical lab services, a coffee shop, a travel agency and more.

The Comox Valley offers many of the benefits of big city living, all in a friendly, small town setting. The City of Courtenay is the largest of three municipalities in the valley, and is the hub for shopping and services.

The city boasts a brand new hospital (opened October 2017), and an airport with expanding service thanks to increasing passenger numbers.

A vibrant, walkable downtown shopping street leads to the Sid Williams Theatre and the Florence Filberg Centre, which is home to the Evergreen Club. Seniors in the Comox Valley can also take advantage of the course offerings at ElderCollege is hosted by North Island College.

With a growing senior population in the Comox Valley, there are many services set up to cater to this group. Riverside Senior Living is the newest independent retirement living community in Courtenay, and features a host of amenities, including a social lounge, three dining venues, a swimming pool and hot tub, a fitness facility, and a busy activity schedule.

Contact them today to book a tour of their show suite and learn more about the amenities at Riverside Senior Living.

Contact 250.331.4010 or register on their website.

 

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