Why retire to Calgary, Alberta

What’s on your wish list for the ideal place to retire?   dry and sunny all year round – damp plays havoc with your joints! warm in the summer – but not too hot (or humid!) crisp, clean winter air – and a clean city location to match efficient transport and all-year round facilities good healthcare   In Calgary Alberta, …

Celebrate Old Stuff Day and Keep Memories Alive

Old stuff. Our closets, attics and basements are full of it.   Broken toys, fading photo albums, dog-eared school report cards, ice hockey pennants, items that wouldn’t even raise a dollar at a garage sale.   Yet they represent precious memories, key moments in time that bridge the generations and link grandparents, parents and grandchildren together.   What is Old …

Keeping your brain young with music

If you love listening to music, and especially if you play an instrument too, you’re already helping keep your brain active and improving your thinking skills too.   At The Manor Village, our Mosaic lifestyle enrichment program includes lots of music and musical activities, from singing sessions and performances by live musicians to musicals at film night and trips out …

Ensuring a Happy Halloween for all ages

Halloween is almost upon us with all the fun that involves for the younger generation from apple bobbing to trick and treating around the neighbourhood.   Over the Halloween holiday, numerous ghosts, ghouls and witches looking suspiciously like next door’s kids will be knocking on doors, hoping for candy to add to their bags, buckets or sacks.   What’s the …

Aging in place with The Manor Village

There’s a quiet revolution happening in the way we are planning for our senior years. All over Canada and America, state and provincial governments are encouraging seniors and near-seniors to think ahead and plan for aging in place.   In their guide, the Government of Canada states: ”Aging in place means having the health and social supports and services you …

Manor Village Spotlight; why retire to Scottsdale Arizona

Our Manor Village Life Centers offer exceptional senior living in four lovely locations:   Calgary, Alberta London, Ontario Scottsdale, Arizona Phoenix, Arizona In the first of our Spotlight series, we’ll share the reasons why Scottsdale is such a superb location for senior independent living and assisted living.   Retirement and senior living in Scottsdale, Arizona With year round warmth, and …