I said to my daughter, it’s not that I can’t manage, it’s that I don’t want to; I don’t want to worry, and I don’t want to work anymore. Nothing’s altered in my life, I have everything at my fingertips.

Shirley, Empire Crossing Resident
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Location & Floor Plans

In addition to having full access to all amenities, individual units are spacious 1 or 2 bedroom apartment-style suites which include individually controlled heating and cooling systems, large windows, a private balcony, and a range of amenities from walk-in showers, full kitchenettes, ample closet space, emergency response systems and more.

Health & Wellness

At Empire Crossing, the care of our residents in paramount to us. Offering independent and enhanced living, we provide amentities and services that will enhance out residents’ lives , focused on keeping them independent and thriving well in their retirement years.

Our activities are designed to stimulate the mind, nurture the soul and strengthen the body. It has been shown that community engagement, social interaction and working muscles daily are some of keys to retiring well. We are on a quest to bring out the very best in you daily.

Our health care programs are customized to ensure you get the exact care you need, but that’s not all. Included are all meals, snacks and beverages, housekeeping weekly, bed linens and towel service, free parking and professional 24 hour care and emergency alert service.

Discover the freedom of living here, without the daily chores.

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Our care center is open 24 hours a day, ensuring our registered professional workers are on site and available whenever you need them.

All of our residents have a wearable emergency response system, and have peace of mind knowing we are always close by.

We are able to draw blood, manage medication and monitor most medical conditions. We invite you to call us to discuss.

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We take pride in bettering the lives of our residents and their families. We invite families and residents to suggest ways in which can make their lives better while living in the community, and encourage active participation at all times. Excursions with private transportation, The Beauty Salon, two deluxe massage chairs and exclusive activities for residents ,friends and families just add to the feeling of comfort expected at Empire Crossing.

Fitness & Activities

At Empire Crossing, we believe that active residents are happy residents. We provide a variety of fitness options and activities that are led by staff, residents and members of the local community.

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Empire Crossing provides a variety of group and individual exercise classes to keep our residents active and happy. Fitness activities include physical exercise, falls prevention classes, and brain health facilitated by professional staff.

Residents can enjoy exercise programs designed especially for seniors by our Wellness Coordinator

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The activities at Empire Crossing are selected with our residents’ interests in mind. From small groups playing cards to larger community activities including movie nights, concerts and field trips, there’s always something going on.

Additionally, Empire Crossing invites local Port Hope arts groups to engage and perform for our residents connecting Empire Crossing with the local Port Hope community and culture, building bonds and forming lasting relationships.

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Food & Hospitality

The food and hospitality services at Empire Crossing are second to none. Residents can enjoy delicious meals in the dining room and a continental breakfast on every floor. There are also 24/7 coffee and juice bars that connect to quaint outdoor patios for a sunset tea or late night snack on a summer’s eve. The food and hospitality is of restaurant quality and incorporates many elements of the fine dining and traditional regional fare.

Culture & Community

Community and independence are at the core of our philosophy. With this in mind, Empire Crossing helps seniors play an active role in the local culture.

Our location, in the heart of Port Hope was carefully chosen with the surrounding community and region in mind to enhance our residents’ lives and to enrich the surrounding culture. Just a short walk away is the picturesque downtown area, the Ganaraska River and a vibrant local community that has all the amenities, cultural activities and services that help our residents thrive.

Our residents thrive in a vibrant residential retirement community. We are proud to provide an environment where community members can pursue their passion in music, art, games, and the art of good, friendly conversation.

Port Hope has excellent shopping and restaurants, picturesque walks and hosts festivals and events throughout the year. With transportation provided and coordinated events a vibrant lifestyle is part of the Empire Crossing experience.

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Find the peace of mind you have been looking for right here in Port Hope at Empire Crossing.

Connect with us today! Email emason@empirecrossing.ca

Give us a little information online and we'll get back to you within a business day with more information. If you'd prefer to speak to us personally, give us a call at (905) 885-9898

I wanted more socialization and security in my life, but I never expected to be so busy when I retired, I love it here.

Margrette, Empire Crossing Resident
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