Category: Active Lifestyle

Discover Holistic Wellness

What is holistic wellness and how can it benefit you? Holistic health is an approach to life. Some say it’s part of the quest for “a better quality of life.” Rather than focusing on treating a symptom illness or specific parts of the body, this ancient approach to health considers the whole person, their body,… Read more »

Q&A with the Aster Gardens Team

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Curious about Aster Gardens? Watch our Q&A sessions discussing some of the commonly asked questions about 7 Brower Drive as the time approaches to book suites and make deposits in early July. May 27th, 2020 June 24th, 2020 July 29th, 2020: Memory Care with Yvette Elmquist   Please subscribe to the Optima Living YouTube page… Read more »

Be Agile, Not Fragile: Are You at Risk of Breaking a Bone?

Did you know that up to 73% of seniors have a fear of falling? Many of those people restrict their activities as a result. The best way to protect yourself from a fall is to ensure that you have the strength to overcome it! And that comes from strong bones. Our team wants to help… Read more »

Secrets of a Thriving Garden

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On May 13th, our Online Community Coffee Time Secrets of a Thriving Garden touched on all sorts of interesting topics! Sharon Murphy, owner of Wallish Greenhouses, spoke to gardeners from all over our community and answered their questions about the best spring gardening techniques and ideas, and how to do it all safely. The whole session, full… Read more »

Ageing Fearlessly in the Era of COVID-19

Are you, or someone you love, a senior looking to manage living in a world affected by COVID-19? Aster Gardens is here to help. Watch our April 30th webinar with Dr. Adrian Wagg. With viewers from all over Alberta, Dr. Wagg discussed the best ways to handle these uncertain times, live with confidence, and thrive as… Read more »

Innovative Seniors Living

With you in mind – doing things you like with people you love. Aster Gardens residents will embrace active and enriched living as you enhance your community, friend circle, social engagement, or just live your life to the fullest. Place. Choice permeates every aspect of the building. The site has been architecturally designed to blend in… Read more »

What to Look for When Choosing an Independent Living Home

When the time comes to look for an independent living community, you may not know where to start. There are many choices in the area and at first glance, it may not be obvious which is right for you. We’ve listed some criteria of things to look for to help narrow your search and find… Read more »

When is the Right Time to Look at Independent Living?

Moving into an independent living community is an opportunity to enter the next stage of your life, freeing yourself of daily chores and embracing a lifestyle where you have complete control over your time. Those who have decided to move to independent living are happy they did and have made close connections with their fellow… Read more »