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The Lighthouse Retreat, Inc. is a private organization operating in Ajax Ontario. We are committed to providing a quality experience and maintaining the dignity and independence of our seniors. 

We have been serving seniors and our community since 2013. Our staff are trained professionals dedicated to helping seniors live more independently in their homes. 


Our Mission

Providing a quality aging experience while maintaining the dignity and independence of seniors in our community.

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Our Vision

Deliver safe, high quality health care services to seniors which improves health outcomes and wellness.


Our Values

Respect, collaboration, evidence-based research, Integrity, Best practices guidelines.

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A Message from our CEO

Cerita Miller, RN.

Our Team

Get to know our caring and supportive staff

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Cerita Miller

President & CEO

Cerita Miller is a registered Nurse and owner of The Lighthouse Retreat, Inc. 


She has over 23 years of nursing experience. Cerita is an active participant in various community initiatives, including the town of Ajax.


Cerita is a distinguished recipient of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Pin for her outstanding community service in Ajax, ON.


She sits as a member with the town of Ajax Age Friendly Steering Community and also provides education on health related issues affecting the senior population to different organizations.


She has partnered with multiple community

organizations that will provide care and support to her clientele.

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Melanie De Geer

Activation Coordinator

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Casssandra Garnett

Assistant Coordinator

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Eva Musta


Eva joined The Lighthouse Retreat in 2017, bringing with her extensive experience in the healthcare field for more than 16 years.


She brings to our company her motivation and ability to carry out complex tasks, her positive outlook, and strong managerial and organizational skills. In her role as Care Coordinator Eva is responsible for coordinating and assessing clients' care needs, care plan implementation and monitoring.

She defines Lighthouse Retreat as a company that brings light to people’s lives and she enjoys being part of this amazing and caring team.

Resources & Additional Programs

Access to valuable resources within The Lighthouse Retreat and third-party organizations


Mobile Day Program (by The Lighthouse Retreat)

This program brings our Seniors together to help with building meaningful relationships.

Respite Services, Telephone Reassurance & Friendly Visiting

Dedicated staff to help with providing relief and care.

Hot Meal Program

Providing a hot and nutritious meal to Seniors every Thursday at the lighthouse retreat centre 

845 Westney Rd S.

Unit 5

Ajax, ON L1S 3M4

Fall Prevention Exercise Ages 60+ (FREE)

The lighthouse retreat Inc. is providing FREE fall prevention classes for seniors ages 60+ in collaboration with Community Care Durham and CE-LHIN.


These classes are open to the public and is 45 minutes in length. Our classes are executed
by qualified instructors.

Classes are held at 11:00am to 11:45 am on:

  • Tuesday 

  • Wednesday 

  • Thursday 

  • Friday

Prior Registration is Require to Attend. Space is LIMITED.


Our seniors are an important part of our communities, and we should do whatever we can to ensure their wellbeing


In-Kind Donations 

Your donation is greatly appreciated by us and our seniors. Please consider donating food products, craft supplies, cleaning and sanitizing supplies.

Please see instructions below for in-kind donations to our senior centre. 

Cash Donations

With your monetary donation to us, you're directly contributing to the wellbeing of our seniors. It aids our efforts to continue our mission in the Greater Toronto Area.

Please see instructions below for cash donations to our senior centre. 

Special Contributions

In Memory Of and Tribute Donations

Corporation Donations and Sponsorships

Please see instructions below for special donations to our senior centre. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Ready to make a difference? Join our team of Volunteers Today!


Kindness Ambassador Program

Volunteer Ambassadors to our centre help raise awareness of our work by attending events to talk about our work and encourage others to get involved in fundraising activity. This is a really important role as it helps us to reach new people, inspire new fundraising activity, and thank our supporters for the work they are doing for our seniors.

Other Volunteer Opportunities

We're constantly looking for volunteers to join this amazing and noble cause. Please reach out to discuss current opportunities. 

Not-For-Profit Partner

Partnerships to support our organization


Homebound Wellness Centre Inc. 

Homebound Wellness Centre Inc. is a not-for-profit organization located in and serving the Durham Region.  We provide a wide range of services for individuals and their families which helps to maintain their independence and dignity.  

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