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Ambiance

50, Place du Commerce
Île-des-Sœurs, QC, H3E 2C3
Contact us (514) 768-2888

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Ambiance invites you to experience an exceptional retirement in a dynamic, inspiring and charming site. Located on Nuns’ Island, this residence enjoys one of the most beautiful settings in the Montreal region. Surrounded by water, parks and hiking trails, Ambiance also offers a wide range of shops and services within walking distance. It’s an idyllic spot nestled between city and nature!

204

Apartments

8

Floors

48

Care units

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Ambiance

The apartments

Note that our units also have many amenities and benefits specific to the residence.

Four appliances
Electricity, heating / air conditioning
Cable TV
Access to common areas
Participation in activities organized by an activity manager
Security 24/7
Studio
385 sq.ft. to 505 sq.ft.
Starting at $1,635 per month
3½ (1 bdr)
577 sq.ft. to à 902 sq.ft.
Starting at $2,230 per month
3½ + den (1 bdr)
1,125 sq.ft. to 1,167 sq.ft.
$3,591 per month
4½ (2 bdr)
902 sq.ft. to 1,408 sq.ft.
Starting at $3,459 per month
5½ (3 bdr)
1,398 sq.ft.
Starting at $4,576 per month

Your kind of comfort

  • Full kitchen with appliances
  • Large bathroom with linen closet
  • Ceramic surfaces in bathroom
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Closed in-unit storage spaces
  • Large windows
  • Superior soundproofing

48 care units to make your daily life easier

Dedicated to those who are semi-autonomous or with a slight loss of independence, the care units offer daily tailored assistance with a team of highly qualified healthcare professionals. Care units are available 24 hours a day and are occasionally accessible for convalescence or to offer a break to the usual caregiver.

Learn more about the care units

 

Optional care services are also offered on an à la carte basis to autonomous residents: Medication administration and management, help with support stockings, change of bandages and dressings, vital signs and weight measurement, partial bath, bathing assistance in the apartment or a therapeutic bath…

Ambiance

Common areas

There aren’t enough hours in a day!

Ambiance offers you the space and opportunities to let your imagination run wild. Its many amenities mean you can enjoy every moment as you see fit.

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Dining room
Dining room
Private dining room
Private dining room
Panoramic lounge
Panoramic lounge
Library
Library
Salon with piano
Salon with piano
Billiards room
Billiards room
Gym
Gym
Indoor swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool
Spa
Spa
Activity room
Activity room
Movie theatre
Movie theatre
Place of worship
Place of worship
Hair and beauty salon
Hair and beauty salon
Gardens
Gardens
Roof terrace
Roof terrace
Petanque
Petanque
Pharmaceutical counter
Pharmaceutical counter
Bistro and convenience store
Bistro and convenience store

Ambiance

Activities and services

Your calendar is full!

At Ambiance, you can choose from all sorts of physical, social, cultural and intellectual pursuits organized by a passionate team. Whether it’s dancing, painting, singing, laughing it up or just having fun… whether it’s reading, engaging in discussions or debates, you’ll always find something to keep both mind and body stimulated!

Stay active with an aquafitness class. There are also painting classes and our special pet therapy program. Time certainly flies when you’re having fun!

You can also take advantage of a wide range of optional services. Don’t hesitate!

Ambiance

Around the residence

The best of Nuns’ Island

Situated in the heart of Nuns’ Island on Place du Commerce Street, the Ambiance residence offers you an urban living environment in a colourful country setting. The residence is strategically located near shops and services, while remaining close to the waterfront and greenery. The proximity to downtown and the banks of the St. Lawrence River, make Ambiance a privileged, warm and ultimately balanced place in which to live.

  • Minutes from shops and services: Provigo, Jean Coutu, SAQ
  • Walking distance to restaurants and coffee shops
  • Easy access to highways and the Champlain Bridge
  • Close to several parks, green spaces, bike paths and parkways

This week at Ambiance

Activities of the week

Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
19:00 - 21:30

Pétanque (Activity room)

Petanque will take place outside on Tuesdays at 7:00pm during the whole summer.

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
10:30 - 11:30

CANCELED - Brain gym French (library)

Do you want to exercise your brain through fun and stimulating activities? The brain gym is for you! (Association games, quizzes on different topics, word games, quizzes, etc.) The goal of this course is to maintain cognitive function for as long as possible. The exercises will focus on various cognitive skills including attention, concentration, memory, creativity, logic and reasoning, and calculations.

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

COme and Join us to the Bridge Game!

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
13:30 - 14:30

Exercises with Siva (activity room)

60 minute exercises class live with Siva

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
15:00 - 17:00

Oasis Lounge and Cocktail (GF living room)

Come and enjoy a moment in good company with a drink and snacks every Wednesday at 3:00.

Wednesday, 21 February 2024
18:30 - 19:30

Bowling Game (activity room)

Come in large number!

Thursday, 22 February 2024

Thursday, 22 February 2024
9:30 - 10:15

Gentle exercise with Laura

Join Laura for a gentle exercise class.

Thursday, 22 February 2024
9:30 - 10:15

Aquafitness with Siva (pool)

You are welcome to come!

Thursday, 22 February 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Thursday, 22 February 2024
10:30 - 11:15

English conversation (Chapel)

Every Thursday at 10:30am as of November 10th.

Tous les jeudis à 10 h 30 à compter du 10 novembre.

Thursday, 22 February 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Aquafitness with Siva

Please reserve at te reception. 

Thursday, 22 February 2024
13:30 - 14:30

Mass (Activity room)

Thursday, 22 February 2024
14:00 - 15:30

Tablet and computer class

Need help with your tablet and mobile phone? 

Certainly! The computer courses will take place on Thursdays from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM at the chapel, starting from September 7, 2023.

  • Course 1 and 2 - Difference between iOS Apple and Android Google operating systems 
  • Course 3 - Wifi and Bluetooth, browsers 
  • Course 4 - Text editing, keyboard: Pages for iPad and Google Docs 
  • Course 5 - Emails, mailbox management, texting applications 
  • Course 6 - App management, external storage 
  • Course 7 and 8 - Camera, photo correction and management 
  • Course 9 - Security issues and how to protect yourself 
  • Course 10 - Questions and answers

Thursday, 22 February 2024
14:00 - 16:00

Pool table (activity room)

We invite you to come by the activity room for a friendly game of pool. 

Thursday, 22 February 2024
16:45 - 21:00

Monthly Birthdays Dinner Party

February Birthday Dinner Party with Christine Quesnel

Theme: La Vie en Rose. Feel free to wear pink attire!You are welcome to wear clothes that shine like the year that will shine! A cocktail will be served at 4:45 PM, followed by dinner at 5:15 PM.

Menu:

Starter: Spinach salad with blood oranges, pumpkin seeds, avocados, and honey-lime vinaigrette.

Main Course: Salmon with raspberry and dill sauce served with lemon-zested parisienne potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Dessert: Rosewater cake with pistachios, white chocolate, and strawberry jam.

Please reserve your spot at the reception!

Friday, 23 February 2024

Friday, 23 February 2024
19:00 - 20:30

Baseball poche (activity room)

Friday, 23 February 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Friday, 23 February 2024
10:00 - 10:45

Yoga with Laura

Yoga class in the activity room. 

Friday, 23 February 2024
14:00 - 17:00

Super Bingo (activity room)

Super Bingo  with Arthur 

Buy 3 cards for 10$ or 6 cards for $15. 

Join us for a lively Bingo activty filled with fun and excitement! 

Saturday, 24 February 2024

Saturday, 24 February 2024
19:00 - 21:30

Cinema - LOVER COME BACK

COMEDY ( SOUS TITRES: FRANÇAIS )

Saturday, 24 February 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Saturday, 24 February 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and join us!

Sunday, 25 February 2024

Sunday, 25 February 2024
19:00 - 21:00

Cards Game Club (chapel)

Come see Siva the day before to get the cards and game rules.

Sunday, 25 February 2024
10:00 - 10:30

Chair yoga (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Sunday, 25 February 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Mass on Radio-Canada

Sunday, 25 February 2024
14:00 - 16:00

Pool table (activity room)

We invite you to come by the activity room for a friendly game of pool. 

Monday, 26 February 2024

Monday, 26 February 2024
19:00 - 20:00

Cards Club : Golf (library)

You can learn this game among us. Minimum 4 players for this game.

Monday, 26 February 2024
9:30 - 10:00

Chair exercise: Cardio (Channel 941 Vidéotron)

Seated exercise to work on the cardiovascular system, arm, core, and thigh muscles. 

Monday, 26 February 2024
10:00 - 11:00

Puzzle Club

A 3 in 1 activity: relaxation, concentration and feeling of belonging in this activity.

1000 pieces puzzle that is doable when together!

Monday, 26 February 2024
13:00 - 15:00

Bridge (Library)

Come and Join

Monday, 26 February 2024
13:30 - 15:30

Classical music concerts (cinema room)

Come and attend the magnificent concert offered by Mr. André Mercure. A perfect meeting for music lovers. Welcome to all!

Monday, 26 February 2024
13:40 - 14:30

Pilates with Laura (activity room)

Monday, 26 February 2024
15:30 - 16:30

Line dancing (activity room)

Beginner, intermediate and advanced dancer are welcome, no registration required and come and meet Michel your dance teacher

On the menu this week

Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Wednesday
21 February 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Nutmeg squash cream
  • Chicken wings

Main course

  • Penne primavera
  • Cabbage rolls

Dessert

  • Chômeur pudding
Wednesday
21 February 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Tomato and barley soup
  • Chicken wings

Main course

  • Turkey hamburger steak with homemade brown sauce
  • Pork stewed with mushroom

Dessert

  • Chômeur pudding

Thursday, 22 February 2024

Thursday
22 February 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Lentil and curry soup
  • Waldorf salad (new)

Main course

  • Cajun Chicken Drumstick (new)
  • Goat cheese and mushroom quiche

Dessert

  • Vanilla pudding
Thursday
22 February 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Birthday

Main course

Dessert

Friday, 23 February 2024

Friday
23 February 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Vegetable soup
  • Mediterranean orzo salad (new)

Main course

  • Tuna and spinach wrap
  • Beef flank steak with Bordeaux sauce

Dessert

  • Pineapple crisp
Friday
23 February 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Garlic cauliflower cream
  • Mediterranean orzo salad (new)

Main course

  • Veal liver with beer and bacon sauce (new)
  • Stir-fried shrimp with roasted garlic sauce

Dessert

  • Pineapple crisp

Saturday, 24 February 2024

Saturday
24 February 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Potato cream with herbs
  • Vegetable imperial rolls

Main course

  • Cheese pepperoni pizza
  • Cheese tortellini with romanoff sauce

Dessert

  • Carrot cake
Saturday
24 February 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Minestrone
  • Vegetable imperial rolls

Main course

  • Portuguese-style cod (new)
  • Hot chicken

Dessert

  • Carrot cake

Sunday, 25 February 2024

Sunday
25 February 2024
LUNCH

Appetizer

  • Beef and rice soup
  • Cucumber, strawberry and feta cheese salad (new)

Main course

  • Gourmet breakfast
  • Chef's choice

Dessert

  • Cherry pie
Sunday
25 February 2024
SUPPER

Appetizer

  • Cream of mushroom
  • Cucumber, strawberry and feta cheese salad (new)

Main course

  • Pork cutlet teriyaki sauce
  • Beef bourguignon

Dessert

  • Cherry pie

Everyday life at your residence, right at your fingertips!

Learn all the news about your residence by downloading the THÉIA app from Groupe Maurice. You’ll discover the activities program, important info of the day, the dining room menu of the week and more. Handy for both residents and their loved ones, THÉIA is easy to use and offers a wealth of practical information. Everyday life in residence is at your fingertips, thanks to THÉIA!