Age 60+ FAQS


LeRoy Warden and Associates has SRES® accreditation which helps to understand and address the unique real estate needs of seniors. With specialized seniors real estate training, we will guide you through each step, at your pace, providing added resources and our network of experts. Contact us at 780-916-6100 or

Here are the 7 steps:

     Step 1: Explore housing options

     Step 2: Consult a Realtor

     Step 3: Prepare your home

     Step 4: Sell your home

     Step 5: Plan and make your move

     Step 6: Notify services

     Step 7: Unpack and get settled


There are many non-subsidized and subsidized housing options. You can start your research using the 3 links below. It does not mean these units are available right now, but you can learn more about each.

1. Take the Government of Alberta housing questionnaire at which will help you find housing options to suit your situation.

2. Use The Greater Edmonton Foundation Seniors Housing's website at to assist in finding other options.

3. The SAGE Seniors Association can provide information on affordable housing options by calling 780-423-5510 or visit


There are 2 different types of subsidized housing: 

Subsidized Apartments are apartment style accommodations with a kitchen for cooking your own meals. Bachelor, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units are available. Monthly housing costs are calculated at 30% of your gross monthly income. Typically included is heat, water and garbage removal, however there are additional fees for power, laundry, cable TV, parking, housekeeping and tenant insurance. For more information, visit 

Subsidized Lodges are like living with a community of friends where housekeeping, 3 meals per day and snacks are provided. Non-medical staff is available 24 hours a day. There are daily activities and a variety of on-site amenities. Monthly housing costs are calculated at 30% of the gross monthly income plus a support services fee. There are additional fees for laundry, cable TV and parking. For more information, visit


Looking to purchase an Age Restricted Residence, where all the home owners are mature adults?  

If you are an active, fully independent senior and you would like to continue owning your own home, you may be interested in an age restricted residence. You still have the benefits of being a home owner but with little to no home maintenance. It also enables you to travel more often with less worries. Whether an apartment style condo or a bungalow half duplex, there are many options. For a list of current properties for sale in your desired area, contact LeRoy Warden and Associates at 780-916-6100 or


There are a number of questions you should ask when choosing a new home. 

☐ What are the living quarters (ex. 1 bed, 2 bed, studio) and floor plans?
☐ Is there in-suite appliances available?
☐ Do you have a balcony in suite?
☐ What are the care levels & health services available (24 hour care, as per needed)?
☐ What services, programs, activities and amenities are offered?
☐ Is there onsite banking?
☐ What are the meal and snack services (Any special diet concerns)?
☐ Are laundry facilities available or in-suite laundry?
☐ Are pets allowed?
☐ What are the estimated costs?
☐ What utilities are included in the costs?
☐ Is there street parking, underground parking and access to public transportation?
☐ Is there guest parking?
☐ Can you provide some referrals?


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