Four Elms Retirement Residence

Furniture to be Provided if Needed (Short-Term Only)
Starting Monthly Cost:


(Care packages available)
Starting Second Person Cost:


HCCSS Area: North East
Apply Directly to Home
Info Required Prior to Move In: Chest X-Ray, Medical Form Completion, Personal Interview, TB Test
Move-In Incentives
Accepts Direct Discharges from Hospital
Social Networks
  • Lobby
  • Main Entrance
  • Activity Room
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Bistro and Pub
  • Billiards Room
  • Private Dining Room
  • Library
  • Main Dining Room
  • Fireside Lounge

Property Description

Four Elms Retirement Residence is a lovely, warm and friendly community located in Thornhill, at Dufferin Street & Steeles Avenue. With 159 suites we offer a variety of styles and sizes including Studio, Alcove, 1-bedroom & 2-bedroom suites, some with den and balcony. We provide Independent and Assisted Living Lifestyles. We are serviced by both TTC Wheel-Trans and Vaughan Mobility Plus.

Within our beautiful community, residents can enjoy art and exercise classes, live entertainment, and exciting outings. In addition to our Independent Living suites, our newly upgraded Premium Assisted Living floor allows our residents to age gracefully in the ideal place for the independence you want with the care that you may need available. Your wellness, safety, and comfort are our #1 priority.

Four Elms Retirement Residence is owned/managed by VERVE Senior Living, the proud recipient of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Award for 2023 for its industry-leading performance, exemplary business practices, and sustained growth.

Levels of Care

Retirement Home (Retirement Centres & Lodges)
Independent Living for Rent
Assisted Living
Short Stays (Cost: $163.00 / Day)
Respite/Convalescent Care
Time Limit for Respite: minimum 1 week
Trial Stays (Minimum Stay: 7 days; Maximum Stay: 30 days;)


Pets Allowed (Restrictions: as per Pet Policy)
Visiting Pets Allowed

Building Amenities

Residence Vehicle/Bus
Private Dining Room
Party Room
Rental Meeting/Party Space for Outside Organizations
Computers with Internet
Fitness Area
Tuck Shop/General Store
Billiards/Pool Table
Hobby Kitchen
Games Room
Craft Room
Raised Garden Beds
Café/Coffee Shop
Public Lounge Areas
Sprinklers in Common Areas
Resident Parking Indoor
    (Indoor Parking Cost per Month: $92.00)
Guest Parking Outdoor
Locked Personal Mailbox
Wi-Fi on Main Floor
Air Conditioning in Common Areas
Scent Free Environment
Home has Back Up Generators
Home has Elevators (6 floors)
Guest Suites (Cost per Day: $136.00)
Laundry Machines
Secured Access Entry
Activity Room
Baker's Kitchen
Card Room
Club Room
Conference Room
Convenience Store
Country Kitchen
Demonstration Kitchen
Fireside Lounge
Grab Rails
Hobby/Art Studio
Internet Lounge
Landscaped Courtyard
Large Activity Room
Multi-Purpose Room
Musician in Residence Program
Outdoor Patio
Patio Off Main Floor Suites
Private Courtyard
Reading Room
Recital Hall/Movie Theatre
Recreation Room
Satellite TV
Senior-Friendly Design Features
TV Room
Walking Path
Window Coverings

General Information

Building Opened: 2010
Owner / Manager: Verve Senior Living
Average Resident Age: 84
Capacity: 159 Residents
Licensed by: RHRA
Membership: ORCA
Brochure Available
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Suite Amenities

Kitchenette in All Suites
Appliances in Suites: apartment-sized fridge, bar fridge, microwave
Private Bathroom in All Suites
Wheelchair Accessible for Manual and Electric Chairs
Scooters Allowed Indoors
Air Conditioning in Suite (Central)
Suites Have Individual Climate Control
Sprinklers in Suite
Fire/Smoke Detector or Alarm per Suite
CO Detector per Suite
Call Bell Pendant
Fixed Call Bell in Suite and Bathroom






     Friendly staff and residents; activities (exercise, musical entertainment, outings, painting and beading classes, writing poetry); opportunity to be helpful by giving piano concerts and health related lectures and serving as resident ambassador.         - Lilian T. - Resident
     I don't like it here, I love it here!         - Rosalie K. - Resident
     Everyone here is very welcoming. The staff and the residents are great. It's fun.         - Velma W. - Resident
     I haven't been so busy since I retired! Staff is friendly and helpful. I have been to all kinds of places like Walmart, Science Centre, Mandarin, bowling.         - Lynn C. - Resident
     The friendship my mom has created with Rosalie there is something special and I am very grateful for it.         - David R. - Resident's son