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4 Tips to Increasing Longevity

Posted by The Origin Team on October 15, 2019

At Origin Active Lifestyle Communities, we believe that the quality of life people experience in their later years can drastically improve by staying active and engaged in life. While increasing your longevity may seem difficult, some habits promote a healthy and active lifestyle that can also help increase your longevity!

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Topics: Independent Living, Social Wellness, Active Aging, Health & Nutrition

The Importance of Relationship Building and Living a Socially Active Lifestyle

Posted by The Origin Team on October 01, 2019

An active lifestyle accompanied by socialization are two significant elements of happiness. At Origin Active Lifestyle Communities, we understand the value of socialization amongst seniors. While it can be challenging to get out and meet new people, relationship building is incredibly important and something we promote at our adult active living communities! 

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Topics: Independent Living, Social Wellness, Active Aging, Health & Nutrition

The Modern Retirement Age: When and How to Plan

Posted by The Origin Team on September 15, 2019

The modern retirement age has evolved, and this change has caused many older adults to shift their retirement plans and start to reimagine their retirement. Senior living communities, like Origin Active Lifestyle Communities, have shifted, as well; providing high-quality services and amenities, and upping the quality of life for their residents by encouraging an active lifestyle. 

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Topics: Active Aging, Budgeting & Finances

Alzheimer’s Disease Breakthroughs

Posted by The Origin Team on September 01, 2019

In a previous blog, we answered the question, “What is Alzheimer’s disease?”. While understanding the background and history of the disease is important, being informed on recent breakthroughs is as well. Alzheimer’s disease research is evolving, and we want to help keep you in the loop. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities is here to provide you with a few recent breakthroughs that bring us hope and a further understanding of the disease itself.

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Topics: Memory Care, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Dell & Pat, Community Member Spotlight | Spring Creek

Posted by The Origin Team on August 22, 2019

This month, we would like to highlight Dell and Patricia, who reside at Origin at Spring Creek, in our monthly Community Member Spotlight! They have been outstanding members of our community for over two years, and we would like you to join us in recognizing them!

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Topics: Community Member Spotlight

3 Tips for Enjoying a Healthy & Active Lifestyle This Summer

Posted by The Origin Team on August 15, 2019

With summer upon us, you will likely be spending more time outdoors than usual. As summer brings great, clear weather, it also brings higher temperatures. An active lifestyle during the summer can be a bit harder to maintain due to heatwaves, but that shouldn’t stop you! 

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Topics: Social Wellness, Active Aging, Health & Nutrition

Experience Senior Dining Services at Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Posted by The Origin Team on August 01, 2019

A popular question from those looking for an active, senior living community is about the senior dining services provided. Questions like:

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Topics: Independent Living, Social Wellness, Health & Nutrition

Bert, Community Member Spotlight | Whitehorn Village

Posted by The Origin Team on July 22, 2019

Origin Active Lifestyle Communities is excited to highlight Bert in our July Community Member Spotlight! Bert moved in with us in April 2014 and has been an exceptional part of our community ever since.

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Topics: Community Member Spotlight

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Discoveries and Milestones

Posted by The Origin Team on July 15, 2019

 

As Alzheimer's disease continues to grow and affect more and more people, awareness spreads. With awareness comes a desire to learn and a desire to understand. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities understands this need, and we are happy to be a resource that provides additional information to you and your family.

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Topics: Memory Care, Alzheimer's & Dementia

Senior Transportation: Safety Tips and Options for Active Seniors

Posted by The Origin Team on July 01, 2019

If you live an active lifestyle, it is safe to assume you still love to travel or drive. Senior transportation is a hot topic right now as more transportation options become available. While the tradition of getting in your car and driving is still strong, driving is changing. An active lifestyle sometimes requires active changes in how you operate, and driving a car is no different.

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Topics: Technology, Active Aging

About Origin Active Lifestyle Blog

Origin’s only business is caring for seniors. We design, develop, and operate innovative, industry-leading, active lifestyle communities across Canada. Through our blog, we hope to share content and resources for aging adults and their families that are interested in active living and senior living resources. 

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