Located on a pine bluff, in close proximity to the South Shore Regional Hospital, and a one hour drive from Halifax’s healthcare facilities, this well planned facility supports carefree residential living.

This twenty-six thousand (26,000) square foot facility includes a spacious diningroom for residents, recreation facilities, a comfortable and spacious community living area surrounded by well appointed guest suites.

Local Amenities include:

  • Banking
  • Shopping
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Convenient Transportation
  • Hospital and Healthcare Services


Our private suites are designed with safety and accessibility in mind. The generously sized rooms are well appointed and able to accommodate personal furnishings in addition to those provided.

Each has a private bathroom with safety features, cable television and spacious closets. All are accessible, offer an abundance of natural light and twenty-four (24) hour communication access.

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Our Beautiful Location and Amenities

Ridgewood Assisted Living is the premier assisted living community of the south shore and the number one choice for a truly home environment.

At Ridgewood Assisted Living we offer:

  • Large, comfortable studio style private suites each with private, spacious three piece bath
  • A truly home environment with non slip wood floors, elegant design and decoration, solid wood furniture, beautiful colour schemes and a cozy fireplace
  • On site daily home cooked nutritious meals and snacks in our professional kitchen
  • Twenty-four (24) hour personal care and assistance (including medication administration)
  • Private clinic for onsite visits with your doctor or health care provider
  • Twenty-four (24) hour emergency response system
  • On site hair salon and stylist
  • On site foot care
  • Housekeeping, linen and laundry services included
  • Full calendar of events and social activities
  • Transportation in our private van
  • Secure entrances and parking
  • Respite Care
  • Full time recreation and leisure staff
  • High speed internet and cable
  • A family like environment where you can dine, socialize and reconnect with your family and friends
  • Direct pharmacy deliveries and medication management
  • Prompt on-site medical equipment assessment and referral


Providing proper nutritional requirements is critical to ensure the health and wellness for our residents. Ensuring each resident is receiving adequate nutrients and healthy food choices is very important to us. We purchase fresh, local foods as the seasons allow.

It’s also important that our food is delicious and prepared to the highest standards. We provide healthy salads, fresh fruits and vegetables and incredible hand-made desserts.

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We strongly believe regular recreation and exercise provide many health benefits and improves the quality of life for our residents.

With daily recreation and exercise, our residents have seen improvements in balance, coordination, spacial awareness and cognitive function. Recreation takes place both in and out of the Ridgewood Assisted Living Facility.

The social interaction with other residents is paramount and we measure this daily with the Nxtgen.  Each resident has a dynamic M Factor reflecting the meaningfulness of care they experience. For example, a lower M Factor suggest someone is at greater risk for loneliness, depression and anxiety. Aware of the trends, the resident/client, their family and friends are better equipped to take action.

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