Quality seniors living on Whyte Avenue, Edmonton
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A new way forward in Seniors Living
A warm and friendly Seniors community in the heart of Edmonton, AB
Garneau Hall Seniors Community offers quality services, assisted and independent living, and a variety of amenities for Edmonton’s seniors. As a non-profit community, we put Seniors first – with quality and care at the heart of everything we do.
“It’s always a pleasant surprise when my expectations are exceeded. And over the past year, Garneau Hall has FAR exceeded them. The staff’s commitment to protecting and taking care of the residents through the COVID-19 pandemic has left me humbled. The staff's timely, personal updates, month after month, has left me in awe of how they have selflessly dedicated themselves to helping me cope with the worry, concern and distancing from my Mom. Detailed e-mails combined with frequent telephone calls left me with no questions - and no doubts - that matters were being handled superbly. Chatting with Mom through regular, staff-assisted FaceTime/Zoom calls was especially wonderful - and made Mom’s day, every time. The lengths the staff went to, to help make Mom’s 92nd birthday an extra special event was …..well, there are no words.
In September of 2015, Mom moved to Garneau Hall. And it’s not her apartment or the food or the activities that make it special (although they’re all great!). It’s the people who have taken care of my Mom when I can’t be there. It’s Lyle who tirelessly lobbied to get the COVID-19 vaccination for all the residents at the earliest possible moment. It’s Brenda who’s been there for my Mom - and me - since Day One. It’s Andrea, who's spent extra time on the phone with me when she’s got many, many more calls to make to other families. It’s these people, like Brodey, Eric, Samantha, Geraldine and many more, who make me sure that Mom couldn’t possibly be in a better place.
So, thank you. Peace of mind: Priceless.”
Comfortable living, outstanding service
courtyard & gardens
spacious dining room
“I am so very content here, I really am. Everyone here is excellent and everyone here is so good to me. The food is also very good! I like the variety of meals and to be able to select weekly. I love the convenience of being close to grocery stores, drug store, and banks to name a few. By moving here “ I did it right”.”
Homestyle, quality cooking
Enjoy 3 freshly-prepared meals daily in our dining room with full windows to the outdoor patio providing natural sunlight, adjacent to the library and fireplace. The dining room has a warm and inviting ambiance. We offer nutritious home-cooked meals served to you daily prepared by our Red Seal Chef and approved by a registered dietitian. Your dietary needs are considered and meals are modified as required. When meals are not possible in our dining room, in-suite is available.
Additional support services are available to Garneau Hall residents on an as-needed basis such as hair appointments, personal care, footcare, and nursing. We are happy to work with you to create a care plan that suits your needs.
24/7 staff & security
“We had to find a place for my Dad, who has Dementia, with very short notice. My husband first contacted Garneau Hall and was put in touch with Andrea. He immediately had a very good feeling and after some research we chose Garneau Hall. Andrea was, and still is, so wonderful and caring. She helped arrange for my Dad to move in within days, and has been in constant contact with me, keeping me informed about all that is going on. I can honestly say that if I didn't have Andrea's help, guidance and endless patience, I don't know how I would have managed. Even through COVID, Garneau Hall has been extremely diligent in following all protocol, even going above and beyond. We would gladly recommend Garneau Hall to anyone who is looking for a well run, attentive facility.”
The recreation programs are designed with the 7 dimensions of health and wellness. Physical, emotional, spiritual, social, intellectual & vocational. Social and recreational activities are co-planned by residents and staff and include things such as:
- A variety of weekly fitness activities
- Walking Programs
- Community Engagement with local schools, daycares and universities
- Religious Services
- 4 Seasons Patio Cafe
- Holiday Light Displays
- Volunteer Programs
- A talk show with guest speakers
- Options for early risers and night owls
- Tranquility Engagement Centre
- Bingo, Trivia, and Games
- Family Video Calls
Garneau Hall is proudly owned by VRS Communities, a non-profit with almost 50 years experience.
VRS Communities is a non-profit organization, meaning every dollar we earn goes back into your quality of living. With an invested business approach, we stand by our commitment to provide quality housing and services and continue to look for new ways forward to improve the lives of our seniors. Service is at the heart of what we do and we’re here to work for you. We stand by our five-star service guarantee and believe in creating an experience that is best-in-class for our residents and their families. VRS Seniors Living is about you. And that’s our promise.