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Choose a retirement home

Choose a retirement home in Quebec and Ontario

Finding the right retirement home for each senior, free of charge

Your mother can no longer climb the stairs of her apartment since her fall. You only have a few days to find a residence for her to move into when she is discharged from the hospital. With the array of establishments to choose from and the complexity of the transition, you quickly feel lost and overwhelmed by the extent of the task.

Looking for a residence is a turning point in both a senior’s life and that of his or her loved ones. You deserve the support of a trusted expert to ensure you make the best decision.

For more than 33 years, Visavie has assisted more than 175,000 families in their search for a seniors’ residence and a retirement home.

Human Companionship

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A free, no-obligation service

All services related to finding a seniors’ residence are offered free of charge and with no obligation on your part. Your counsellor will accompany you in complete impartiality, with the sole purpose of finding a residence where you or your loved one can continue to live life to the fullest.

Accompany, Understand, Suggest

A network of more than 45 senior housing counsellors at your service When you refer to a housing counsellor, you benefit from objective advice and informed guidance to find a living environment that will meet all your needs.
Private senior's residence or retirement home

Tailored support to help you make the right choice

Our 4-Step Method

Choosing a retirement home is a significant step for you and your loved ones. For more than 33 years, our 4-step method has helped us understand your needs and guide you, at your own pace, from the first phone call to the day you or your loved one moves into a residence.


Analyzing your needs

The first phone call is to talk about yours and your elderly loved one’s situation in order to fully understand your search needs and criteria (lodging preferences, lifestyle, type of residence, planned budget, etc.).


Presenting an initial selection of retirement homes

Following the telephone interview, one of our counsellors will visit you at home to show you an initial selection of retirement homes. The step refines your choices and informs you about the various tax deduction programs that you and your loved ones are entitled to.


Visiting the selected retirement homes

After selecting one or more residences together, we contact the establishments for you and we also organize the visits.
If you wish, your counsellor can accompany you during your visits, free of charge. He or she will help you compare the different retirement homes and ensure that all important questions are answered.


Choosing complementary services

Changing a senior’s environment and moving him or her into a new living environment can involve a number of delicate steps.

Do you need a mover, a notary or additional home care support? No problem. Your Visavie counsellor will be happy to assist you with the steps involved in the move. Our trusted partners can assist you in helping your loved one transition smoothly.

Let’s talk about finding the right seniors’ residence for your needs

Our counsellors listen attentively and give you all the support you need to find a retirement home. We will help you make the right choice with our free, 24/7 support services.

of residents prefer their life in a retirement home
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