Housing and Residences

Housing becomes a delicate issue as the needs of seniors change.  Negotiating this balance can be strenuous and consuming.  Is it safe for your loved one to be living alone?  What other options are available? Whether moving into more appropriate independent housing or searching for a long-term care facility, choices are difficult to make, especially from a distance. 

Assisted Living Facilities

The cost of senior care varies significantly between care types and locations. This senior care costs analysis compares various costs of senior care across the United States 

Le cout des soins aux personnes agees varie considerablement d'un type et d'un lieu de soins a l'autre. Cette analyse des couts des soins aux personnes agees compare les divers couts des soins aux personnes agees aux Etats-Unis


West Island Community Resource Centre

Excellent links to private and subsidized residences as well organizations responsible for the placement of seniors into residences. Different levels of government-subsidized residences, foster homes and chronic care facilities are listed

Ma Residence Retraite

A listing of several retirement homes

Résidences Québec

A list of different residences available in Quebec depending on seniors' needs

Low-income Housing Alternatives

Les Résidences Enharmonie - Municipal Housing Office of Montreal

Find information and application procedures for low-income housing in Montreal; this is the umbrella organisation for low-cost housing.

Housing Considerations and Information

Eldercare Online's Residential Options Channel

A US-based resource providing information, education and support to families caring for aging loved ones.

Listing of Residences in the Montreal Area

Place Kensington

Luxury residences for Seniors.

4430 St. Catherine St. W, Westmount, QC,H3Z 3E4

Tel: (514) 935-1212

Manoir Westmount

An independent seniors' residence in the heart of Westmount, ranging from the affordable to the more luxurious.

4646 Sherbrooke St. W., Westmount, QC,H3Z 2Z8

Tel: (514) 937-3943

Belvedere Residence

A charitable organization providing affordable housing for independent seniors.

4505 St. Catherine St. West, Westmount, QC, H3Z 1R9

Tel: (514) 937-9653