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Welcome to The Hamlets at Duncan

Connect with nature and thrive in your retirement years at The Hamlets at Duncan. Our community is centred on compassion, love, and hope in order for each individual to enjoy their true health and happiness.

A unique space in Duncan and the Cowichan Valley, BC

The Hamlets at Duncan is a community where every person, regardless of age, race, creed, social status, physical or mental capacity, is valued and loved. We strive to provide a culture centred on compassion, love, and hope so that each individual can enjoy their true health and happiness.

We are a supportive, long-term care community located in Duncan and the Cowichan Valley in British Columbia.

News & Updates

Stay connected with Optima Living. Join us for special celebrations and learn about our ongoing mission to bring smiles and joy to senior's lives.

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    Optima Living Celebrates Seniors' Week

    Seniors' Week was exciting at Optima Living communities across Alberta and BC! Check out how we celebrated the fun at some of our residences.

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    Summer Suite Sale!

    Come live with us this summer and SAVE on your lease! We are offering special suite sales all summer long in various Optima Living communities across AB and BC. Hurry! This offer ends on August 31, 2024.

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    Enriching Lives Through Community Partnerships

    We foster vibrant, engaging, and supportive environments for our residents through pet therapy, daycares, engagement, and creative expression.

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    Elder Abuse Awareness

    June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Learn more about recognizing the signs of abuse and how we're protecting seniors in our communities.

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    Dementia: A Human Experience

    Join us for an enlightening journey into the world of dementia. Gain invaluable insights into communicating with seniors with dementia and firsthand experiences from individuals at our Optima Living Memory Care locations.

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    Optima Living Champions Senior Needs in Central Alberta

    The Senior Leadership team of Optima Living attended the Central Alberta Leaders’ Dinner, fostering key relationships and advocating for the needs of Alberta's seniors and the future of senior living and continuing care.

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    Stay updated with all things Optima Living!

    Join the Optima Living newsletter! It's full of interesting information, updates, and all things useful to seniors and the people who love them.

Let us welcome you home

On a sofa at Hamlets Duncan retirement home, an elderly woman is knitting.


We aim to provide you with a lifestyle where you never have to prepare a meal, one where there are friendly people to socialize with, and all your health needs are taken care of.
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The Hamlets at Duncan sit next to the Somenos Conservation Area. We are situated in a location that provides ample ways to experience and enjoy nature.
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Here, you experience the best quality of life possible and your voice is heard. Our community is built around supporting and empowering
individuals to live their best lives.

Your Home Awaits

Generous studio, one, and two bedroom suites effortlessly accommodate your most cherished pieces and possessions.

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