McCowan Residence Care Programs Available

Our McCowan home offers our residents the ability to plan their days as they see fit. We are located in the east end of the city, close to transit, shopping and beautiful walking trails. McCowan residence offers many amenities to keep everyone healthy, happy and entertained.

McCowan offers a wide range of services. Your lifestyle is built around your needs. Our main care programs are our Assisted Living and Metta Memory services. 

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Seniors Gathered in Retirement Home Common Area

Assisted Living

McCowan offers a wide range of services. Your lifestyle is built around your needs. Some of our services include:

  • Medication Management

  • Continence Assistance 

  • Bathing and Showering Assistance

  • Oxygen Management

  • Escorting Services

  • Diabetes Management 

  • Support with morning and evening care

  • Additional one-on-one personal care 


Metta Memory

Our Neighbourhoods

Metta Memory neighbourhoods have been purposefully designed to provide a comforting and secure environment for those residents living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Our specially trained staff offer a compassionate, person-centric approach that focuses on the individual's interests, past life experiences, and customized needs.

Our wide range of recreation and therapeutic programs encourage residents to be engaged throughout their day while reducing anxiety and providing purpose. We have combined best practices from the leading dementia care programs to provide a wholesome plan that includes cognitive fitness, exercise classes, pet therapy, music therapy, sensory activities and much more!

Nurse Engaging Senior Man with Dementia

Metta Memory Services

  • Dedicated 24-hour Nursing staff

  • Medication management and administration up to three times per day

  • Daily suite tidy, and weekly housekeeping, weekly personal laundry, as well as linens and towels

  • Cueing and supervision of continence needs

  • Emergency nurse-call pendant

  • Weekly basic bathing assistance

  • 60 minutes of personal support assistance per day

  • Specialized individualized and small group programs supplied by dedicated Metta Memory Staff

  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a dedicated ground floor dining room with staff supervision

  • 24-hour refreshments and snacks

  • Assistance with meal set-up

Senior man in wheelchair being pushed by a nurse

Respite Care

McCowan offers short-term stays for seniors recovering from an injury or for a caregiver who needs some extended time off. This is also a great option for those who are looking to do a trial of our home. 


You will be able to stay at McCowan and receive all the care options available in the assisted living program.

There is a maximum of 60 days to join the Respite care program. 

Amenities at McCowan

From an onsite bistro to a full selection of wellness amenities, there is so much to do each and every day at McCowan.

  • Fitness Classes run by physiotherapy assistants, including:

    • Chair Yoga

  • Access to foot care nurses

  • Complimentary manicures

  • Complimentary paraffin hand-wax service

  • Hearing clinics, dental hygienists

  • Parking

  • Fitness Room

  • Library

  • Personal laundry on every floor

  • Theatre

  • Chapel

  • Billiards Room

  • Salon

  • On-site bistro café