February 9th, 2017

Choosing a seniors home can be a difficult task for any family. There are many points to consider when reviewing options including quality of life, standards of care, location factors and cost and value. Meeting the needs of care for your loved one, defining quality of life and how that can be fulfilled in a residential care or retirement home are additional considerations. You can be assured that living at the Hamlets at Cedarwood Station in Airdrie, Alberta takes the worry out of senior retirement living.

Here are some factors to consider when choosing seniors home location:

  • As you arrive at the facility, do you like the location and it’s appearance?

  • Entering the facility and touring the lobby, do you feel the décor is warm and home like?

  • Are there exterior spaces available for the residents such as outdoor verandas or patios to use?

  • Is the location convenient for family and friends to visit? What are visiting hours?

  • Are there outings and activities scheduled for residents?

Quality independent living services for seniors should truly feel like home, allowing the resident independence and comfort in their environment. Location is an important factor to consider as it can affect how often the patient is visited by family and friends. Frequent visits are important for a patient’s mental and emotional well being. As well, being in close proximity to the resident can alleviate stressors for family members should a problem arise.

What makes Airdrie and Cedarwood Station a great location of choice for seniors?

Airdrie Alberta is a city with a population of over 60000 people, located 30 kms north of Calgary. The city has it’s own recreational activities and is a perfect spot to consider for a retirement location. There are an abundance of public services in the city, such as health care professionals and services, mental health services and many walk-in clinics, and doctors’ offices. The Hamlets at Cedarwood is located on 1st Avenue Northwest, easily accessible from Calgary on Highway 2.

Life at Cedarwood in assisted living or retirement care means that you will have quality of life in this beautiful community. Our resident-centered philosophy gives our residents personal choice and a chance for an abundant life full of activities and happiness. Airdrie offers plenty of natural attractions such as Nose Creek Park and Big Hill Springs Provincial Park both which offer trails and scenery to enjoy. Other activities in the area include the Airdrie Festival of Lights in December, the Airdrie Rodeo and the Canada Day parade in the summer.

At the Hamlets at Cedarwood, our distinctive floor plan promotes socialization so that each resident has the chance be their personal best. Whether they want to be in the lounges, social spaces, landscaped gardens or outdoor verandas and patios, there are plenty of places to enjoy life in Airdrie. Other amenities include activities for all levels of resident, fitness classes, and scheduled transportation to events and shopping. There are also on-site services such as laundry, a hair salon and regular church services and spiritual support.

Finding a home for a loved one at a senior community can be a daunting yet important decision. Location and quality of life are two of the most important factors to consider. At the Hamlets at Cedarwood Station in Airdrie, your loved one will have access to multiple events, activities and services that both the facility, and the city of Airdrie have to offer.

Cedarwood Station is one of the finest independent communities in the Airdrie area, serving families from Alberta and Calgary. The health and happiness of our residents through services that are individualized to their own needs and experiences is what our independent living community is all about.