Designed with you in mind

Aster Gardens is where active seniors thrive. We are an innovative seniors’ living community, built to promote active lifestyles and meet the specific tastes and needs of its residents.

A Sherwood Park community hub

The building and all of its amenities were designed from the point of view of a resident, ensuring it will provide them with what they want, when they want it.

An exterior view of Aster Gardens

News & Updates

Stay connected with Optima Living. Join us for special celebrations and learn about our ongoing mission to bring smiles and joy to senior's lives!

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    Supporting Senior Accessibility at Optima Living

    National AccessAbility Week is May 26 – June 1, 2024. This is a time to celebrate the progress in creating inclusive communities for people with disabilities. Learn how we prioritize accessibility in everything we do.

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    Dementia: A Human Experience

    Join Dr. Adrian Wagg and Allison Schindler for an enlightening journey into the world of dementia. Gain invaluable insights into communicating with seniors living with dementia and firsthand experiences from families at our Optima Living Memory Care locations.

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    Optima Living Champions Senior Needs in Central Alberta

    The Senior Leadership team of Optima Living attended the Central Alberta Leaders’ Dinner, fostering key relationships and advocating for the needs of Alberta's seniors and the future of senior living and continuing care.

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    Art Therapy to Combat Stress

    At Optima Living, we believe in the transformative power of hobbies and art to combat stress and enhance well-being. Jim Lewis, a talented woodcarver from Parkwood Place, finds joy and relaxation through creative pursuits.

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    Optima Living Communities Win Resident Satisfaction Award

    We are so honoured to announce that four of our Optima Living communities won the Sensight Surveys 2023 Resident Satisfaction Five Star Award.

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    Alberta Minister of Health Visits Deer Park Village

    We were honoured to host the Alberta Minister of Health, Adriana LaGrange, at our Optima Living community of Deer Park Village, located in Red Deer.

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    Navigate Memory Loss with Care & Confidence

    Are you facing memory challenges? Learn about essential memory loss insights and guidance from a team of specialists, such as brain stimulation techniques and the effects of exercise and music on the mind.

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    Three Ways to Keep Active in 2024

    This new year, let’s have fun and participate in leisure activities! It’s important for seniors to maintain physical health, cognitive function, and emotional well-being. Here are three ways you can plan to play.

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    Stay updated with all things Optima Living!

    Join the Optima Living newsletter! It's full of interesting information, updates, and all things useful to seniors and the people who love them.


We have created virtual tours of Aster Gardens to provide a safe peek into our beautiful community!
The looby of Aster Gardens with a grand piano

With you in mind

Aster Gardens, a Sherwood Park community hub, is where active seniors thrive. We are an innovative seniors’ living community, built to promote active lifestyles and meet the specific tastes and needs of its residents. The building and all of its amenities were designed from the point of view of a resident, ensuring it will provide them with what they want, when they want it.

Entertaining guests, engaging with the community, or booking tee times and restaurant reservations with our concierge are easy at Aster Gardens: Designed with you in mind.


Welcome to Aster Gardens


Let us welcome you home

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People

Here, you have every freedom to book rounds of golf, have a dip in the pool, make reservations with the concierge, go for a stroll in the park, or whatever you like to fill your days with. This is only a small taste of what is available at Aster Gardens. The choice is always yours.
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Place

Surrounded by friends, family, and the care partners who keep your wellbeing at the forefront of their thoughts, you’ll always feel like you belong. Because Aster Gardens was designed with you in mind.
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Community

If you should feel like taking a neighbourhood stroll with your dog, seeing a play, or going on a family excursion, the world is your oyster. With its seamless integration into the neighbourhood, the sight of happy and healthy seniors coming and going will not be an unusual one.

Memory Care

Memory Care is individually focused care, wellness supports, and caring approaches that impact the progression of dementia positively.

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