Live Balanced-Live Better

Are you or your loved ones thinking of transitioning to retirement living? Taking the leap is a big decision. It is important to choose a retirement community that is more than just a place to live in. It should have an atmosphere that will allow you to live a life of vitality and purpose.

Livita Parkway in Pickering, Ontario, believes that a balanced lifestyle is a better lifestyle. Through this philosophy, we are dedicated to providing you with programs and services that promote vibrant, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

What Makes Livita Parkway Different?

Our boutique-style residence in Pickering, Ontario, is designed for people who want to maintain their active, independent lifestyle. We allow our residents to thrive, participate, and enjoy access to our in-house supportive programs as well as local shopping and community services. We have a selection of recently-renovated, bright studio and one-bedroom suites that will make anyone feel right at home. This, along with engaging activities and a friendly ‘at home’ atmosphere, is why Livita Parkway is the choice of many Pickering seniors. Our caring staff knows the names of each resident and their family. Here you’ll discover a supportive and engaging lifestyle that suits your individual needs, now and in the future. Wellness services are delivered in the privacy of each resident’s suite by long-standing staff who are committed to providing personalized support. Here at Livita Parkway, you are not just a resident but part of a community that feels like family.

Leisure and Recreation

There are plenty of benefits to being active and pursuing your interests as you age. According to research, engaging in activities that you enjoy results in better health and wellbeing. As such, our senior home in Pickering always strives to create meaningful events for our active seniors.

You can always expect something to be going on at Livita Parkway. Many of our most popular programs, activities, and social events occur on-site in our modern amenities. Enjoy a wide range of activities that allow you to live an enriching life. Pursue various hobbies and interests in the company of friends or sit back and relax.

  • Billiards
  • Bistro
  • Happy Hour
  • Krispy Kreme Days
  • Town Hall Committee
  • Clubs
  • Crafts
  • Community Participation Program
  • Theme Days and Dinners
  • Day Trips
  • BBQ’s and Picnics
  • Local Restaurant Visits
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • TV Lounge
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Dining

Relax and enjoy home-style cooking served in our beautifully appointed dining room. Our attentive staff ensures every meal is balanced, nutritious, and delicious. Our Red Seal Chef Dexter San Andres leads our food service team. His passion for cooking and his hospitality experience provides our residents with an unparalleled dining experience.

Look forward to scrumptious and healthy meals every day through our dining services:

  • Three (3) meals included
  • À la carte menu
  • Bistro
  • Central dining room
  • Private dining room
  • Diabetic diet/vegetarian diet
  • Diversified menu/special diets accommodated
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On-Site Services

One of the advantages of senior living is having access to various on-site services. These allow you to enjoy certain daily conveniences, should you need them.

Enjoy a lifestyle filled with purpose and vibrance here at Livita Parkway. We offer many on-site and in-room services to make you feel right at home.

  • Concierge
  • In-house Pharmacy
  • Weekly in-house visiting doctor.
  • Activities Coordinator
  • Weekly Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • The Salon: offering hairdressing and barbering
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Enhanced Living

Our needs can change as we get older. When choosing the right retirement residence for you or your loved one, this is something to consider. It is essential to know if the retirement residence offers assisted living services for seniors. This kind of service ensures they can cater to your changing needs.

As a key part of our Live Balanced, Live Better philosophy, Livita Parkway’s Enhanced Living Program is dedicated to promoting your mental and physical wellbeing. Our Pickering residence offers a mix of packages from bundled to optional à la carte services. We can cater our programs to your specific needs and adapt to any changes. Flexibility and responsiveness are built into the program. We are committed to building a personal relationship with you and creating a strong bond and sense of trust between our staff, yourself, and your loved ones. Some of our packaged or a la carte services include:

  • 24/7 Professional care
  • Shower assistance
  • Incontinence care
  • Mobility assistance
  • Diabetic foot-care
  • Palliative care
  • Escort service
  • Meal tray room service
  • Medication administration
  • Enhanced cleaning packages
  • Medication dispensing and tracking
  • Ordering medication’s from our pharmacy
  • Consulting with family doctor
  • Bloor sugar monitoring and insulin administration
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Accommodation Options

Livita Parkway offers spacious, well-lit studio and one-bedroom suites. Each suite has a spacious sitting room and a comfortable bedroom space.

We want these rooms to be more than just the place you sleep. As such, we design each suite to create an atmosphere that will make you or your loved one feel right at home.

Take a look at our accommodation options:

Studio
290 SQUARE FEET
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Deluxe Studio
258-376 SQUARE FEET
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Deluxe Studio
258-376 SQUARE FEET
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Large Studio
310 SQUARE FEET
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One Bedroom
620 SQUARE FEET
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Community

Retirement living in Pickering, ON, offers many benefits for older adults. From accessible amenities to vast, green spaces, it is truly a great place to spend your retirement in.

Located just above Highway 401 near the Brock Road exit in Pickering, Ontario, Livita Parkway offers easy access to all of Pickering’s many amenities within a few minutes’ radius. Shopping on Brock Road includes Sobey’s, Wal-Mart, LCBO, and Dollarama. Grabbing a coffee or eating out could mean Tim Horton’s, Cora’s, Mandarin, or Swiss Chalet. Green space is abundant, too: just one block over, residents can take a stroll in Village East Park or Diana Princess of Wales Park. With its Civic Centre, library, Durham/Centennial College campus, and GO Train station, Pickering’s city center is minutes away. For waterfront shopping, picnics and parks, Nautical Village is also a short drive away. Enjoy a good mix of urban and suburban living at our location.

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Your Top Choice for Retirement Communities in Pickering

Choosing the right retirement community is an important decision. You have to consider many factors, like how much accommodation at a retirement home costs in Pickering, the amenities and services offered, housing options, and more.

Moreover, it’s always best to choose a community that will allow you to pursue activities you are passionate about.

Here at Livita Parkway, we believe that living a life of vitality is the only life worth living. Our team offers a wide variety of programs and services geared towards enhancing the physical and mental wellbeing of our residents.

Learn more about our community by giving us a call today!

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FAQs – Livita Parkway

Who inspects retirement homes in Ontario?

The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority (RHRA) inspects retirement homes in Ontario. They are an independent, self-funded, non-profit regulator. The government has tasked them to regulate retirement homes by enforcing care and safety standards. This ensures the safety and wellbeing of residents under the Retirement Homes Act of 2010.

What is the difference between a retirement home and a nursing home?

Retirement homes are perfect for older adults who want to live an independent lifestyle. Aside from accommodation options, these communities offer amenities and services that support the needs of active seniors. Nursing homes offer round-the-clock care for older adults. Skilled nurses provide different types of care like medical supervision, daily support, and more.

Are retirement homes subsidized in Pickering?

Retirement homes are not subsidized. This means that they do not receive any government funding. The residents of retirement communities pay for housing, care services, and more. However, long-term care or nursing homes do get subsidies from the government. They are regulated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

What does a retirement home do in Pickering?

A retirement home offers an alternative living option for active seniors in Pickering. These often include accommodations, various amenities, and services. They ensure that residents can live independently while giving them support when needed. Retirement homes also offer a lot of programs and activities. This ensures older adults have plenty of opportunities to thrive and live with purpose however they see fit.

What is the biggest expense in retirement?

Retirement is a big decision that requires a certain level of preparation, especially since plenty of expenses are involved. Apart from your everyday needs, there are several other key considerations. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute (ERBI), the three most significant expenses in retirement are:
  • Healthcare
  • Housing
  • Transportation

Get To Know Us

Christopher Jung – General Manager

Livita Parkway, Pickering, ON

14+ years experience in senior care, both in the Greater Toronto Area and Queensland, Australia. I am passionate about caring for others, and I strive every day to improve myself and create a warm environment to live and work for others. I love the outdoors – camping and hiking. I also play and enjoy watching a variety of sports.

  • I really enjoy the activities here. I love to play scrabble, do crafts 
    and easy exercises. I love to go for walks everyday with my little 
    dog Maggie. Having Maggie with me has been very good for my 
    health.
    Janet S.
  • The staff are friendly, and my room feels like home.
    Mary Ann C.
  • I love my room, it is perfect! It faces the courtyard with all the flowers, 
    birds and sun.
    Ann G.
  • I feel like this is my home. The people are friendly, and the staff are very 
    lovely and helpful.
    Annetta M.
  • I would highly recommend Livita Retirement Residences As soon as you 
    enter Livita Retirement Residences, you will find yourself in a very 
    welcoming lobby. The recent renovations on the main floor, which include 
    a sitting area with a fireplace, as well as a bistro, are very inviting. The 
    apartments are spacious and well laid out. The best part of Livita 
    Retirement Residences is the staff! All of the staff, including housekeeping, kitchen, administration, and especially the PSW and nursing care staff have become like family. The attention to personal safety and well-being is highly apparent. During this uncertain time, I had full confidence in the goings on of Livita Retirement Residences.
    Peter N.
  • Bridge Street Retirement has everything one could want – location, a five minute walk to the market place, banks and the centre of downtown. You will find professional staff, second to none. I like living here and so would you.
    Madalyne R.

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