4 Things About Independent Living You Didn't Know

Posted by The Origin Team on January 15, 2021 | 7 minute read

The prospect of moving out of your home and into a senior living apartment can bring on a broad range of emotions—you may feel like you’re losing your independence, you may not want to leave your home, or you may feel fearful of change and the unknown.

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Topics: Independent Living

How Independent Living Can Benefit Individuals Working into Retirement

Posted by The Origin Team on August 01, 2020 | 3 minute read

In recent years, it has become common for individuals to work well into their retirement years. “The percentage of seniors who reported working nearly doubled between 1995 and 2015.” According to Statistics Canada, “1 in 5 Canadians aged 65 and older, or nearly 1.1 million seniors, reported working” at some point in the year.

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Topics: Independent Living

Alleviating Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Posted by The Origin Team on March 15, 2020 | 3 minute read

Each season guides in a unique set of weather and climate. While spring may usher in beautiful foliage, and a welcomed respite from the winter months, it can also bring pollen and allergens that can flare up allergies. Allergies can cause discomfort that is similar to the common cold.

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Topics: Independent Living, Health & Nutrition

Choosing a Retirement Community in Canada

Posted by The Origin Team on March 01, 2020 | 3 minute read

Choosing a retirement community is often regarded as the best decision an older adult can make during their retirement. Why? Because these communities are designed to add convenience, amenities, and services that improve your overall quality of life. 

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Topics: Independent Living

Why You Should Choose an Independent Living Community

Posted by The Origin Team on December 01, 2019 | 3 minute read

While some older adults are opting to stay in their homes through their retirement years, many are considering independent living communities. Homeownership can be fantastic, but, as we age, the experience can be marred down by maintenance and chores. Retirement should be about enjoying your time, and moving into an independent living community can help place you on that track.

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Topics: Independent Living, Social Wellness, Active Aging

Winter Safety: 5 Tips to Ensure a Safer Season

Posted by The Origin Team 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

4 Tips to Increasing Longevity

Posted by The Origin Team on October 15, 2019 | 2 minute read

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 & a Socially Active Lifestyle

Posted by The Origin Team 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

Experience Senior Dining at Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Posted by The Origin Team 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

Get Fit with Origin Active Lifestyle Communities

Posted by The Origin Team on January 01, 2019 | 2 minute read

Exercise and physical activity are vital for everyone – whatever your age. Exercise maintains your health, supports weight loss, prevents injuries, and can even lower the risk of heart disease. At Origin Active Lifestyle Communities, we know that staying active can dramatically increase the quality of life as we age. However, staying active can also become more challenging the older we become.

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Topics: Independent Living, Active Aging, Health & Nutrition

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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