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MacLeod Cares. It’s what we do.

With 14 locations in Atlantic Canada, MacLeod Cares is a trusted name in retirement living & senior care services. We take pride in providing safe, high-quality care while paying special attention to the little things you love. Come live or work with us now and experience the difference for yourself.

Caring is top of mind in everything we do. And, we take great pride in doing it well. Whatever the type of care and style of living you are looking for, the MacLeod Cares difference is evident:

Discover the MacLeod Cares difference. Contact one of our locations now to schedule a tour.

About The MacLeod Group

The MacLeod Group was founded in 1981 with a vision to become the recognized leader in high-quality retirement living and senior care by building on a solid foundation of family values and a sense of community. Today’s MacLeod Group still holds fast to our founder’s vision as we operate in the following divisions.

The MacLeod Group owns and operates 14 long-term care facilities and retirement living communities under the MacLeod Cares banner. The MacLeod Group also develops and manages a portfolio of commercial properties under our MacLeod Commercial Properties division.

Our Founders – Brian and Irene MacLeod

The late Brian and Irene MacLeod founded MacLeod Group Incorporated in 1984 which is now one of the largest nursing home operators in Atlantic Canada. He completed his BA from Mount Allison University, majoring in philosophy and psychology. Prior to the creation of the company, Brian served as Band Administrator of the Whycocomagh Band for three years and was later honored as an Honorary Chief for his service. In addition to being the founder of MacLeod Group, Brian has shared his experience with the local community, remaining active in several organizations including the St. James United Church Board, the Board of Directors for the Antigonish Affordable Housing Society, establishing the Festival Antigonish Foundation, serving on numerous committees at Mount Allison University, and being a member of the Board of Governors of Nova Scotia Community College and contributing a major gift to establish Mawio’mi place, a presentation and cultural space for Mi’kmaq students at the NSCC Campus in Port Hawkesbury. In 2023, Brain was awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal for Nova Scotia, an award that recognizes individuals who significantly impact their community, reflect a strong community spirit, volunteerism and service to others.

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Supporting Your Community

The MacLeod Group is proud to support local Maritime communities and the organizations that make living better for Maritimers. These include local organizations like the Mahone Bay Volunteer Fire Department or the South Shore Community Health Centre in Capaud, PEI.

Philanthropic Partners

MacLeod Group proudly supports many organizations in the arts, culture, education and research sectors.  Current philanthropic partnerships include: Antigonish Highland Games, Festival Antigonish, Mount Allison University, Nova Scotia Community College, St. Martha’s Hospital Foundation and the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation.

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