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Winter Safety: 5 Tips to Ensure a Safer Season

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on November 01, 2019 | 4 minute read

During the winter months, ice, snow, and colder temperatures can make day-to-day activities difficult for anyone. These harsh elements can make trekking outdoors a hazard, traveling a challenge, and can negatively impact your overall mood.

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Topics: Independent Living, Active Aging, Health & Nutrition

The Importance of Relationship Building & a Socially Active Lifestyle

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on October 01, 2019 | 2 minute read

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

3 Tips for Enjoying a Healthy & Active Lifestyle This Summer

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on August 15, 2019 | 2 minute read

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 at Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on August 01, 2019 | 2 minute read

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

The Value of An Active Living Community for Older Adults

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on June 01, 2019 | 3 minute read

As retirement communities begin to focus on enhancing the lifestyle of their community members, the value of living in one of these communities steadily increases. Many older adults are unaware of the luxuries and benefits that Origin can provide to them.

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Topics: Social Wellness, Health & Nutrition

Preparing for Your Doctor Visit

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on May 01, 2019 | 3 minute read



When preparing for a visit to the doctor, remembering all of the things you will need to bring along to the visit can be challenging. On top of that, you’ll also have to present medical history, clinic visits, personal information, and other essential documents upon arrival. Not only is finding and remembering all of this information hard to do, but it’s also frustrating when you’re not prepared.

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Topics: Social Wellness, Health & Nutrition

Nourish Your Body & Spirit with Evergreen Salon and Spa

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on March 08, 2019 | 2 minute read



Typically, overall wellness encompasses seven areas: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, spiritual, environmental, and occupational. Physical health is perhaps the dimension most commonly associated with wellness, but Origin Active Lifestyle Communities wants community members to flourish in all areas of wellness. One way to assist with this is through our Evergreen Salon and Spa!

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Topics: Social Wellness, Health & Nutrition

Recognizing Anxiety in Older Adults

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on March 01, 2019 | 2 minute read



According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), “more than 1.8 million people over 60 years of age were living with a mental health problem or illness in Canada in 2016.” The term “mental disorder” can encompass a variety of conditions including anxiety disorders, and like a physical ailment, mental health problems can worsen without proper treatment.

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Topics: Social Wellness, Health & Nutrition

New Technology in Senior Care

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 08, 2019 | 2 minute read



Origin
designs, developments, and operates innovative, industry-leading, active lifestyle communities throughout Canada. Our goal is to always stay up-to-date with the changes and new technologies introduced to the senior living industry to continually improve our level of senior care. 

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Topics: Technology, Health & Nutrition

Maintaining Proper Senior Nutrition

Posted by Origin Active Lifestyle Communities on February 01, 2019 | 2 minute read

 

Healthy eating promotes healthy aging, but you must to understand that, as we age, the body’s nutrition needs change. Origin Active Lifestyle Communities understands the importance of senior nutrition which means the need for calories decreases while the demand for nutrients increases.

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Topics: Health & Nutrition, Soul Café