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Amenities and Activities at Rutherford Heights

At Rutherford Heights, we encourage active and vibrant living. A wide variety of social, athletic and cultural activities, as well as clubs, dances and live entertainment, are available. A full-time Director of Health and Wellness plans activities that challenge, inspire and entertain.

Rutherford Heights boasts a full range of services and activities, creating a stimulating, creative, and active community-based lifestyle for residents and guests. As a resident, you will enjoy the finest amenities, including a theatre, wellness centre, and workout gym; all part of our commitment to supporting the needs of today’s most discerning and active seniors.

We are close to South Common and Windemere shopping complexes, Grey Nuns Hospital, and University Hospital. The community is also within walking distance of various walking trails, grocery stores, banks, and other amenities.

Included Amenities

• Richly landscaped exterior with easy access to many walking trails and parks
• Private movie theatre
• Tranquil library with fireplace
• Piano and organ
• Central post office
• Hair salon and esthetician services available
• Main floor bistro coffee lounge
• Wellness centre, including private therapeutic tub
• Non-denominational chapel
• Pet friendly
• Weekly housekeeping, with linen and towel service
• Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery
• Laundry facilities on each floor, including iron and ironing board
• Walking distance to groceries stores, banks, gas stations, Tim Horton's, and McDonald's
• Close to an eye clinic, dental offices, Grey Nuns Hospital, and University Hospital

Rutherford Heights Activities

• Activities available days, evenings, and weekends
• Transportation for outings, day trips, and resident medical appointments
• Weekly live entertainment events
• Daily physical, spiritual, and mental activities, including popular activities such as Zumba, laughter yoga, chair yoga, and exercise programs
• Monthly national events
• Theatre with large screen and plush chairs
• Non-denominational chapel service
• Workout facilities
• Neurobics challenges and brain games
• Games room with pool table and shuffleboard
• Thursday evening social in our bistro
• Staff and resident-led crafts and hobbies

Safety and Security

• 24-hour on-site clinical staff
• In-house family physicians and pharmacy with prescription delivery
• All suites equipped with 24-hour emergency call systems
• Bathroom grab rails and barrier-free walk-in shower
• Heat, smoke, and CO2 detectors in all suites and common areas
• State-of-the-art sprinkler systems
• Wide, well-lit hallways with grab rails and emergency pull-cords
• Safety checks three times per day, at mealtime
• Wheelchair accessible

The hair salon at Rutherford Heights retirement home
Arm chairs and front desk in the Rutherford Heights retirement home lobby
Rows of chairs and a movie screen in the Rutherford Heights senior living movie room
Exercise room
Grand Piano
Senior playing shuffleboard
Pool table and shuffle board table in lounge room
Stack of puzzle boxes
Senior male reading a book
Theatre area at Rutherford Heights
Theatre area at Rutherford Heights
Seniors in a dining area playing bingo