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.

An exterior view of Hamlets Duncan retirement home


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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    Dementia: A Human Experience

    Join Dr. Adrian Wagg and Allison Schindler for an enlightening journey into the world of dementia. Gain invaluable insights into communicating with seniors living with dementia and firsthand experiences from families 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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    Art Therapy to Combat Stress

    At Optima Living, we believe in the transformative power of hobbies and art to combat stress and enhance well-being. Jim Lewis, a talented woodcarver from Parkwood Place, finds joy and relaxation through creative pursuits.

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    Optima Living Communities Win Resident Satisfaction Award

    We are so honoured to announce that four of our Optima Living communities won the Sensight Surveys 2023 Resident Satisfaction Five Star Award.

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    Alberta Minister of Health Visits Deer Park Village

    We were honoured to host the Alberta Minister of Health, Adriana LaGrange, at our Optima Living community of Deer Park Village, located in Red Deer.

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    Navigate Memory Loss with Care & Confidence

    Are you facing memory challenges? Learn about essential memory loss insights and guidance from a team of specialists, such as brain stimulation techniques and the effects of exercise and music on the mind.

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    Three Ways to Keep Active in 2024

    This new year, let’s have fun and participate in leisure activities! It’s important for seniors to maintain physical health, cognitive function, and emotional well-being. Here are three ways you can plan to play.

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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.

People

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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Place

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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Community

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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