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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

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

How Origin is Elevating Senior Living Dining Experiences

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 01, 2022 | 4 minute read

When looking for a senior living community that fits your lifestyle and preferences, it’s common to wonder about the care provided, the apartment sizes, and the additional amenities. However, it’s also essential to consider the food and dining options available. There are many misconceptions that senior living communities offer bland, standardized meals in a cafeteria-style setting, but this couldn’t be further from the truth!

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Chef Spotlight

Get Cooking This Summer: Promoting Healthy Aging with Seasonal Recipes

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on July 15, 2021 | 4 minute read

As things open up this summer and social gatherings become more commonplace (while remaining safe), it’s time to enjoy some much-needed family time. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities took the hard work out for you and shared our favourite summer recipes full of seasonal local produce.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

Understanding & Practicing Mindful Eating

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on April 15, 2021 | 4 minute read

Eating well is about more than just the foods you eat; it’s about how you eat them. In today’s fast-paced world, it’s all too common for people to eat while working, driving, or watching television. These distractions can lead to people mindlessly eating, not paying attention to what or how much they’re consuming.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition

5 Easy Ways to Sneak Fruits & Vegetables into Your Diet

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 01, 2021 | 4 minute read

A healthy, balanced diet is a crucial component of overall wellness and leading an active lifestyle. At any age, what we fuel our bodies with determines how we feel, look, and function on a daily basis but nutrition recommendations and needs change with age.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Health and Wellness