Russell Meadows Retirement Community

Russell Meadows is locally owned and operated. It is expertly designed and offers a full range of Lifestyle Options. These include: Independent Lifestyle, Full Service Lifestyle and our Care & Service-By-Design option.

A variety of amenities and services complement our lifestyle options. Our beautifully appointed dining room features flexible meal plans – 24 hour snacks and an internet café are also available. Whether you have special dietary needs or not, you’ll find a variety of tempting choices presented at each meal.

A Community of Friends - Locally Owned and Operated

  • Vision and Mission Statement


    We are committed to making our residents feel at home and to creating a home they can be proud of.  We pledge to focus on their happiness, comfort, security, independence, peace of mind and care while respecting their principles. We are committed to making a positive difference in our residents’ lives.

    Mission Statement

    We are committed

    • to setting an exceptional standard in retirement living to meet the lifestyle requirements of today’s seniors;
    • to providing a pleasant dining room experience complemented with great food, to offering  a variety of life enriching recreational activities, to meeting individual spiritual needs, to ensuring a clean, safe, secure environment and to providing care and wellness monitoring to all our residents;
    • to providing security, comfort, peace of mind and to promise the families of our residents that their loved ones are cared for with the greatest kindness, understanding and compassion;
    • to recruiting, selecting & retaining staff that love working with seniors; to ensuring that all staff receive the training necessary to improve their knowledge, skills and understanding of our residents’ daily needs and routines;
    • to providing service and care that can be personalized and adapted as our residents’ needs change;
    • to staying competitive in our respective market, measuring quality and value while maintaining profitability for the benefit of every stakeholder;
    • to involving/engaging and embracing the community within the life of our residents with volunteers, friends and relatives, community groups and programs;
    • to fostering the development of a cheerful environment and friendly atmosphere; where each resident has a sense of belonging, where personal and family history is respected and cherished and where each resident is encouraged to develop new relationships and experiences;
    • to providing an experience and lifestyle that has our residents raving about our service-based approach.
  • Location

    Russell Meadows

    475 Church Street, Russell
    ON, K4R 0A9
    (613) 445-5200


  • Our Team

    Lucie, Alain & Francois Lapointe, Proud Owners

    Since their childhood, Lucie, Alain and François have worked in the family enterprises established by their father, Jean-Guy Lapointe. The knowledge and experience acquired through the years enabled them to start Lapointe Developments Ltd. in 1986.

    Continuing with the family tradition of building quality homes, you can be assured that the same fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and excellence in design are reflected at Russell Meadows Retirement Community. Lucie, Alain and Francois are proud builders and owners of Russell Meadows Retirement Community.


    Eric Chartrand, Co-Owner & Managing Partner

    Eric grew up in the Prescott-Russell region and is a graduate of Ottawa University. He brings with him more than 20 years experience, having enjoyed successfully progressive positions in the retirement residence industry. Eric is committed to making a difference in the seniors lives.

    A proud co-owner and managing partner, Eric is responsible for all aspects of operations at Russell Meadows Retirement Community.

  • Affordability & Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance – Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC) 

    In recognition of the sacrifices made by Canadians in our country’s war and peacekeeping efforts, Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC) offers a wide range of benefits and services to qualified Veterans, released and still serving Canadians Forces (CF) members, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) members and certain civilians.  Some of these services may also be available to their dependants survivors.

    If you are qualified members, you may be eligible for a reduced rate on the care portion of your monthly rate at Russell Meadows.

    For more information about services offered by VAC, please go to the VAC website at: or talk to your respective counselor.

    Tax Benefits

    For more information on tax benefits of living in a retirement community please click on the Canada Revenue Agency link.

    Canada Revenue Agency: Attendant care in an establishment claimed as Medical Expenses

    Cost Of Living Comparison

    Our main focus is to make you feel at home!  Your happiness is at the heart of our actions and accomplishments.  Our “Cost of Living Comparison” brings to light how the monthly rate at Russell Meadows is affordable vs. all the cost involved living at home.

    You’re worth the investment in yourself!

    We are confident you will love Russell Meadows Retirement Community