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About Us

Ottawa's premier retirement & senior communities
The Alavida Lifestyle

The Alavida Life

Beautiful, high-quality suites built with distinguished craftsmanship by Ashcroft – Ottawa’s top builder, and outstanding service from staff who truly care – a combination that simply cannot be matched. At Alavida Lifestyles, we offer the ability to seamlessly transition from independent to assisted living in one place so that you can maintain the lifestyle and friendships that you’ve made. Spacious, well-planned layouts that offer excellent, en-suite amenities, and the most reliable security and fire-suppression system. Health-care services such as a dedicated pharmacy, physiotherapy, cognitive care, in-house doctors, a dementia program, foot-care services, 24-hour registered nursing staff support, and an on-call system. Personal-care services such as yoga, massage therapy, hair stylists, and fitness centres. Incredible amenities, activities, events, and friends who are ready to welcome you!



Service Excellence: Associates that aspire to create a caring environment with extraordinary service; 

Inspired Architecture: Passion to create a safe, well-planned, beautiful home, using the highest caliber of materials and offering exceptional en-suite amenities;

A Sense of Community: A vibrant, social lifestyle where residents, their loved ones, and members of the community feel welcomed, where fun and exciting activities take place, special events bring everyone together, and delicious, home-cooked meals are served.

David Choo

Message from our Founder, David Choo

Simply put, Alavida Lifestyles is about authenticity; there is passion and genuine care in everything we do, from the service and food, to the buildings and amenities. My goal is to provide an active, vibrant lifestyle for the retirement community, and I want to bring resort-style living to the city you call home. We are listening to our seniors, we understand what they are looking for, and we adapt – this is why Alavida Lifestyles is the best retirement community in Ottawa.

David Choo

Message from our Regional General Manager, Haisam (Sam) Sourchi

Sam has been with Alavida for the past 9 years as both Hospitality Manager and General Manager at Ravines location and now in his current role as Reginal General Manager at Alavida Lifestyles. In his role as General Manager Sam brings with him 19 years of experience in Ottawa’s busiest restaurants and hotels and during that time Sam has developed a great passion for the food and service industry. Sam has a superior understanding of the business and at the same time he fosters an environment of positive collaboration with his management team and his employees.
As a General Manager Sam graces residents daily with his inviting personality and exceptional interpersonal skills and his passion for making a difference in the life of each and every resident is transparent. Sam has an open door policy and his honest, open communication is truly authentic.

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