Extendicare, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of nursing care, home health care, retirement living, and management and consulting services. It operates through the following business segments: Long-Term Care, Retirement Living, Home Health Care, and Other Operations. The Long-Term Care segment represents long-term care centers the company owns and operates in the country. The Retirement Living segment includes acquired retirement communities, and newly constructed and opened communities. The Other Operations segment is composed of its management, consulting and group purchasing operations. The company was founded by Harold Livergant and John MacKay on August 7, 1968 and is headquartered in Markham, Canada.