Enhancing Senior Life: The Remarkable Benefits of In-Home Wellness Companion Services

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 22, 2024 | 2 minute read

As our loved one’s age, their needs evolve, often leading to a crucial decision about their care and well-being. In-home wellness companion services have emerged as a vital solution, offering a blend of support, companionship, and healthcare that enhances the quality of life for seniors.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

Embracing Early Transition to Senior Care Communities: A Pathway to Healthier, Happier Aging

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 01, 2024 | 2 minute read

The decision to move into a senior care community is often seen as a step for the later stages of life. However, making this move earlier can have significant benefits for longevity, health, social connections, and overall quality of life.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Origin Communities

Combatting Social Isolation on Blue Monday and Everyday

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on January 15, 2024 | 3 minute read

Blue Monday, often regarded as the "most depressing day of the year," falls on the third Monday of January. On this day, the combination of post-holiday blues, winter weather, and other factors can increase feelings of loneliness and sadness, particularly among seniors. However, there is hope...

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

Introducing Origin Connect: Building Stronger Communities Through Transparent Communication

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on November 22, 2023 | 2 minute read

In an age where technology has become an integral part of our lives, it's crucial for communities to adapt and find innovative ways to stay connected, informed, and engaged. We are thrilled to announce an important milestone in our quality improvement journey—the launch of Origin Connect; a dedicated website designed to foster stronger communication among family members, community members and our team.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

The Impact of Diets on Aging Seniors' Brain Health

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on August 17, 2023 | 3 minute read

Embracing the golden years with vitality, we discover the key to nurturing our cognitive prowess and celebrating brain health. Among the many wonderful avenues, nutrition stands out as a true champion. Studies illuminate the connection between our dining choices and the vibrancy of our minds, steering the course of memory, mental acuity, and a joyful mental state. In this blog, let's explore the connection between our diets and the graceful aging of our precious minds.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

Origin Celebrates its New Accreditation with Accreditation Canada

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on July 27, 2023 | 2 minute read

We are delighted to announce that Origin has achieved accreditation from the prestigious Accreditation Canada! This remarkable achievement holds tremendous significance for senior communities, and we couldn't be prouder to be a part of this esteemed organization.

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The Power of Connection: How Origin Companions Support an Active Social Life for Seniors.

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on June 19, 2023 | 3 minute read

As we age, it can be easy to become more isolated and less social. However, maintaining an active social life is important for seniors' overall health and well-being. In this article, we'll discuss the benefits of an active social life for seniors, why it's so important, and how Companions can help improve quality of life.

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5 Reasons Why Senior Companionship Is So Important

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on June 14, 2023 | 3 minute read

For many seniors, having a Companion could be the key to living a happy, healthy life. Here are five reasons why an Origin at Home Senior Companion can be so important:

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Top 3 Ways to Age Better

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on May 01, 2023 | 6 minute read

Aging is a fact of life that no one can avoid, but simple healthy choices can make all the difference in how that aging occurs. Daily choices you make to take care of your mind and body can affect your quality of life as a senior. While no one can look like they’re in their twenties forever, by prioritizing a couple of healthy habits, everyone can live a meaningful, active life, with the physical and mental capabilities to enjoy all that entails.

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How Angie Harvey is Bringing a Smile to Her Community's Faces

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on April 01, 2023 | 3 minute read

Angie Harvey and her partner John moved into Origin at Longwood in 2021. A former school teacher she has always had a passion for learning – and when she combine this with her love of bringing cheer to her friends and neighbors, Smile Pages was born. Since her move into Origin at Longwood she has been gracing our shelfs and displays with these learned-funnies and even recently catching the eye of CTV’s Adam Sawatski who did a little exposé on her – taking the story provincial across British Columbia. 

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Topics: Community Member Spotlight