Things to Consider When Selecting a Vancouver Island Retirement Home or Independent Living Community (Part 2)

Posted on Feb 22, 2018

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.

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Riverside Senior Living Enjoys a Perfect Location for Independent Seniors

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

Future residents are now touring the show suite at Riverside Senior Living in downtown Courtenay and the developers are hearing great feedback about the location of this new Vancouver Island independent living community.

Riverside Senior Living is set in downtown Courtenay, next to grocery and drug stores, and a shopping plaza offering medical lab services, a coffee shop, a travel agency and more. The development is also located next to the paved Riverwalk, the perfect spot for a stroll.

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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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