Enjoy a higher quality of living at a lower cost in Oxford County. Live on a low maintenance hobby farm in the picturesque countryside, close to urban centres with everything you need. Or own a spacious and comfortable, new or historic home for a much more reasonable rate than in larger urban areas. Spend your retirement money on a golf membership, attending theatre productions or spoiling grandchildren. No longer wish to own your own home? Oxford has many retirement communities that offer every available amenity, freeing up your time and energy to do what you love.
What would your retired time in Oxford County look like?
Be a part of the community
Become an active member of the community by volunteering, sitting on the board of a local charitable organization or joining a church group. Embrace your creativity and join a choir, community theatre group, or take painting lessons at our art gallery. Indulge in culture; attend a theatre production or explore the stops along the cheese trail. In Oxford County there are many opportunities to spend your time amongst other community members learning, laughing and relaxing.
Become a member of the Southgate Center for adults 50+ and utilize their woodworking shop, take part in an exercise class, join a sports team or simply enjoy the company of the other members in a game of cards or shuffleboard.
Enjoy the outdoors
Walk along the Thames River, stroll through one of our conservation trails whilst birdwatching or bike on our extensive trail network. Buy a golf membership at one of Oxford’s 11 different golf courses; our variety offers different lengths and difficulty levels. Check out the Sports and Recreation section for trail maps and more information.
Settle into a Retirement Residence
Oxford County offers retirement villas, budget friendly retirement homes and retirement residences with resort like comforts complete with spas and gardens. We also have a number of very comfortable long-term care facilities which have achieved awards of excellence in quality of care.
This document on Oxford County Senior Services will be useful in answering any questions you might have.