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Discover Holistic Wellness

What is holistic wellness and how can it benefit you? Holistic health is an approach to li...
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Living With Dementia

Does one of your loved ones have dementia, or are you living with dementia yourself? Watch...
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Tips for Caring For Loved Ones With Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging, yet so rewarding.  They may beco...
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Mental Health Tips
Mental Health Tips

Preparing for Transition

Deciding to move into an active living residence for the first time is a major decision in...
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Health and Safety

Healthy Relationships and Longevity

The old saying goes “happy wife, happy life.” But, as we now know, the truth of the ma...
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The Aster Gardens iPad Contest!

Congratulations to Brittany, winner of the Aster Gardens iPad contest! Sign up for our new...
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Health and Safety

Seniors and Sex: Debunk the Myths

As we age, sexuality and intimacy continue to be important for a full, meaningful, and hea...
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Mental Health Tips

Capturing Memories: Remembering Your Life and Family

Why is photography important? Whether it’s from your phone or a camera, it is more cruci...
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Family Support

Q&A with the Aster Gardens Team

Curious about Aster Gardens? Watch our Q&A sessions discussing some of the commonly as...
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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 restri...
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Mental Health Tips

Downsizing: Discovering Happiness Through Simple Living

Discover the joy in downsizing Live a life surrounded by nothing but that which truly make...
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Secrets of a Thriving Garden

On May 13th, our Online Community Coffee Time Secrets of a Thriving Garden touched on al...
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Health and Safety

Maintaining Bladder Health

As part of our ongoing effort to supply our community with information that will benefit t...
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Now Online: Aster Gardens Videos

New to the Aster Gardens website: our videos page! Click here to have a look at all of our...
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Family Support
Family Support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is different about your community compared to retirement homes? Active living, not re...
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Mental Health Tips

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 COV...
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Aster Gardens in the News

Sherwood Park News reporter Travis Dosser is helping keep Strathcona County informed about...
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COVID-19 Questions with Dr. Adrian Wagg: Should I Go to the Hospital?

In conjunction with Optima Living Communities, Dr. Adrian Wagg—the Alberta Health Servic...
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Health and Safety

COVID-19 Questions with Dr. Adrian Wagg: What Precautions Should I Take?

In conjunction with Optima Living Communities, Dr. Adrian Wagg—the Alberta Health Servic...
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Health and Safety

COVID-19 Questions with Dr. Adrian Wagg: How Long will the Pandemic Last?

In conjunction with Optima Living Communities, Dr. Adrian Wagg—the Alberta Health Servic...
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Health and Safety

COVID-19 Questions with Dr. Adrian Wagg: What is the Purpose of Social Distancing?

In conjunction with Optima Living Communities, Dr. Adrian Wagg—the Alberta Health Servic...
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Mental Health Tips

COVID-19 Questions with Dr. Adrian Wagg: How to Stay Socially Connected

In conjunction with Optima Living Communities, Dr. Adrian Wagg—the Alberta Health Servic...
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Health and Safety

Choosing to Live in a Seniors’ Community

Those of us with parents in seniors’ living communities will likely have seen sensat...
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Mental Health Tips

How to Declutter Your Space During Isolation

During a time such as this, when most of us are staying inside and getting closely acquain...
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Be Smart, Keep Apart

Aster Gardens, an Optima Active Living Community, is hosting a series of informative sessi...

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