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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

3 Reasons Why Exercise is so Important for Seniors

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on March 15, 2023 | 7 minute read

Exercising is an essential way to maintain your physical and mental wellness. With benefits such as improving bone strength and cardiovascular function, exercise for seniors is especially important. As we get older, the value of regular exercise grows and becomes crucial to minimizing the risks of chronic disease, lowering the risk of injury, and improving mental health. With plenty of community lead workouts available, establishing an exercise routine can be fun and easy! 

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

Kathleen Makes National News After Crocheting +11,000 Toques for Those in Need!

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on March 02, 2023 | 4 minute read


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Topics: Community Member Spotlight

7 Benefits for Seniors That Garden

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on September 01, 2022 | 3 minute read

Fun in the sun while exercising your green thumb has many benefits anyone can enjoy, especially seniors. From increasing the amount of physical exercise to creating a healthier diet, gardening has many positive aspects for one to appreciate. Below are 7 benefits for seniors that like to garden.

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Topics: gardening, Origin Living Green

How Seniors’ Can Keep Themselves Mentally, Physically and Socially Engaged

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on July 06, 2022 | 7 minute read

Becoming a senior really is one of the best parts about life. To simplify it, you get to be retired and go do all the things you want to enjoy! To help maximize these joys and make every day a great day we must be sure to keep our minds sharp and our bodies in shape so we can enjoy all our activities and partake in an active social life. Why is this so beneficial? Keep reading…

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Topics: Independent Living, Senior Care