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Highgate Lodge Review Top Rated Retirement Community in Victoria BC

Retire in Beautiful Victoria BC and enjoy the benefits of one of the best retirement communites in British Columbia.

Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is located in the capital of BC, Victoria. Victoria is known across Canada as one of the best places to retire, thanks to its mild climate, beautiful surroundings and slow pace of island life. For those who are not familiar with Victoria, it is situated on Vancovuer Island, which is separated from mainland Canada by a very scenic 2 hour ferry ride from Vancouver. Victoria is an ideal place to retire, and many seniors from across Canada have chosen to make Victoria their home in their senior years. Victoria has all the ammenities of a large modern city, but retains its lovely country feel. Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is a terrific place to consider for those looking to combine the convenience of large city living, but with that friendly feel of a small town.

The Highgate Lodge Retirement Community positions itself as a new direction in retirement living, and for many of the very satisfied residents this speaks for itself. The staff a Highgate Lodge Retirement Community pride themselves in taking over the chores of the day to day so you have the time and energy to relax, make new friends and enjoy your retirement. At this top rated retirement community what is really important is a focus on independent living.

Enjoy top services at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

The services at the Highgate Lodge Retirement home in Victoria BC are among the best and are a full service offering. Some of the many services and ammenities include a comfortable TV lounge, a spacious Billiards and games room, a generously appointed library, great for those avid readers. There is also a craft and hobby room, with regular organized craft activities. One of the favorites among the men at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is the Wood Working shop, so if you had ever thought you would miss out on the convenience of the home ’shed’ you need not worry as Highgate Lodge has it all. There is also a Hair Salon and Barber Shop with regular staffed days. Weekly housekeeping is taken care of which includes cleaning and linen services. To top it off there is regular scheduled transport to and from local shopping, community services and medical appointments. The staff at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community even go to the trouble of reminding you of special dates such as family birthdays, anniversaries and important family events.

First Class Dining at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community Victoria

Let face it, on of the best things about retirement is not having to worry about preparing meals, and at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community you will never have to worry about meals again. The terrific chefs and kitchen staff prepare three delicious meals a day, each served in the wonderful dining room. Meals are prepared and carefully planned with a full range of nutritional considerations. And it is not just about nutrition, but the meals at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community are rated as being some of the best, from their famous lamb roast, to their special event catering the food at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is top notch. You can even enjoy the luxuries of the Highgate Lodge chefs for that special family occasion, and there is a private dining room perfect for such occasions. So next time you are considering where to celebrate your sons birthday, or a milestone anniversary think no further than the private dining room at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community Victoria.

A real bonus at Highgate Victoria is the 24 hour fresh food snack bar. This gives you the real luxury of not always having to plan your meals around the included 3 meals per day in the dining room. So if you are feeling like morning tea, an afternoon snack, or have a midnight craving for cookies the 24 hour snack bar at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is there waiting for you ! - there is a full selection of fruits, cookies, and some tempting treats.

A full range of Activities for Independent Seniors

Highgate Lodge Retirement Community offers residents a full range of well planned and coordinated activities, these include activities that are held in the top retirement home, as well as those that included special trips to local facilities. Some of what you can look forward to included Movie Nights with your friends, social gatherings, live entertainment - both in the lounge as well as in nearby Victoria. There is also gardening in the lovely grounds, games and crafts and the famous Happy Hours which are a great chance to get to know your neighbors. Of course your fitness is also important to the staff at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community so there is a full range of exercise classes specially designed for the needs of active seniors.

Accommodations and Floor Plans at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

When the staff at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community went about planning the suites at this top retirement community, they wanted to consult the professionals. So they brought in the exercise of the Western Interior Design group to ensure that not only were the floor plans practical, but that they felt comfortable and modern at the same time.

1 Bedroom Suite at the Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

1 Bedroom Suite at the Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

bachelor Suite at the Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

bachelor Suite at the Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

The floor plans at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community include spacious bathrooms with safety grab bars, kitchenettes in all suites, personal emergency response buttons, individually controlled electic heating, cable television and a private telephone with built in voicemail. Many of the suites at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community also include private balconies.

Happy Seniors enjoying life at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

Happy Seniors enjoying life at Highgate Lodge Retirement Community

Whether you are looking for a relaxing retirement or a truly active lifestyle in your retirement the choice of Highgate Lodge Retirement Community is a good one. This top rated retirement community in lovely Victoria BC is certainly among the best retirement homes in Canada.

 

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