Aster Gardens Newsletter May 2023

Posted on May 28th, 2023

Visiting senior friends and relatives living in Assisted Living communities is an excellent opportunity for children and grandchildren to bond with their loved ones. However, children can sometimes become restless during these visits, leading to boredom for both the child and resident. Therefore, it's essential to keep children engaged. Here are some tips:

Encourage Communication

Encourage children to communicate with the senior resident during the visit. Even if the child is hard to understand, most seniors appreciate the engagement. Encourage the child to share about their day, hobbies, friends, or pets. This helps to keep the conversation going, creating meaningful connection between the child and the senior resident. ...

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This Sunday is Mother's Day! Our community is filled with so many mothers and maternal figures, and we are beyond grateful for them. These women have dedicated so much to their children and those that look up to and rely on them. Join us in showing them how special they are!


Optima Living TV Episode 7 - Super Bones

In this episode, Ali sits down with Dr. Adrian Wagg to talk about how seniors can maintain healthy and strong bones through exercise and diet. Dr. Liang then guides us through some exercises accessible to seniors of all abilities before Dr. Wagg finishes the episode with an easy to remember tip about bone health.

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This Past Month at Aster Gardens

Open House - April 22, 2023

A staff member smiling alongside a senior with multiple flowers in front of them.
Aster Gardens chef smiling while holding some tasters prepared for the open house.

During our Open House event on April 22, our chef created tasters in the demo kitchen, so guests had the opportunity to sample some of our amazing food. We all enjoyed the live music while sipping on signature drinks in the pub. Thank you to all who came.

Did you miss our Open House? You can book a private tour at your convenience. Click HERE.

Read more about the details of the Optima Living Open Houses


Making Friends

Three senior women seated together smiling. One of the ladies has a cup of coffee.

Living at Aster Gardens means making new friends, then being able to spend every day with them. Whether it's swimming, knitting, going on walks, or just sitting together with some coffee, you are bound to create some beautiful friendships here.


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Aster Gardens has suites available now, ready for you to move in. Explore our website to learn more, or if you're ready to visit us, call 780-902-7837 or click the button below!

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