Our Sunshine Centre, built in 2003, is a licensed retirement community offering a variety of care packages. Ample indoor and outdoor amenities are available, situated on 20 beautiful acres in the heart of Uptown Waterloo.

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Sunshine Centre

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Our 5-storey building is comprised of 148 private suites ranging from studios to spacious two-bedrooms. While some individuals receive minimal services like meals and weekly housekeeping, others receive more comprehensive support. 

Our multidisciplinary team of professional includes RPN's, PSW's, Social Worker, Registered Kinesiologist, Music Therapist and on-site Physician. Enjoy the convenience of having nearly everything you need to support your lifestyle right here on campus. In addition to assistance we offer, we partner with professionals from the community to ensure you have access to comprehensive services.

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    Independent Living

    This living option provides three healthy and delicious meals served daily in our dining room (refreshments available throughout the day), weekly housekeeping with linen and fresh towel service & wireless emergency response pendant.

     

    Assisted Living

    This living option includes all services listed in the independent package. In addition, we provide assistance with activities of daily living from a Personal Support Worker (dressing, bathing and more), medication administration by an RPN, weekly personal laundry service and daily bed making and garbage collection.

     

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    Opportunities within this Lifestyle


    Our goal is to enrich the lives of our residents by building meaningful relationships, fostering growth opportunities and encouraging personal choice in an inclusive environment. This holistic approach is achieved by focusing on all dimensions of wellness.

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    Intellectual

    Educational courses, library, TED Talks & partnership with WLU Lifelong Learning to offer on-site lectures (2021)

    Health
    Physical

    Registered Kinesiologist with daily fitness, visiting Physician, Geriatrician & other medical professionals

    Environment
    Environmental

    50+ garden plots & raised garden beds, outdoor patios & indoor Atrium with skylights & natural greenery year-round

    Emotional
    Emotional

    Registered Social Worker & Music Therapist, new-resident ambassador program, pet therapy & pet-friendly community

    Social
    Social

    Coffee socials, live concerts, movie nights, card playing, off-campus outings & extensive outdoor activities

    Spiritual
    Spiritual

    Two-storey chapel, visiting church services, weekly worship, hymn sings & coordination of diverse spiritual supports

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    Vocational

    Art & painting classes, resident volunteer opportunities, travelogues & specialized activities that challenge the mind

    Nutrition
    Nutritional

    Nutritionist with oversight of menus, cafés & fully-stocked Village Shoppe with snacks & personal items available 

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