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Finding a Sense of Purpose

Helping seniors maintain good mental health is of vital importance to us at Optima Living....
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Construction
Construction

Meet Dan, the Aster Gardens Construction Site Superintendent

Dan is the Superintendent for Aster Gardens, an Optima Living community built by Pagnotta ...
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Health and Safety
Mental Health Tips
Mental Health Tips

Q&A with Aster Gardens and Dr. Moussavi

In this Q&A, we discussed Dementia Memory Care and the innovative Mind Triggers app de...
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Blog

Coping With Alzheimer’s with Dr. Moussavi

Alzheimer’s disease affects thousands of families across the country. Helping your affec...
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Blog

Optima Living hosts local MLA Jordan Walker on tour of Aster Gardens

In a tour of Optima Living’s most recent seniors’ living community in Alberta, Jordan ...
Active Lifestyle
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Health and Safety
Health and Safety

Safe Exercises for Seniors

As you gracefully age, you may notice your body does not move the way it used to. But that...
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Blog

The Aster Gardens Apple Watch Contest

Enter our contest to win an Apple Watch! Aster Gardens invites seniors to stay fit and sta...
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Mental Health Tips
Mental Health Tips

Achieving Mental and Physical Health

As we age, maintaining our bodies only becomes more important and more challenging. But wi...
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Health and Safety
Health and Safety

Discover Holistic Wellness

What is holistic wellness and how can it benefit you? Holistic health is an approach to li...
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Mental Health Tips
Mental Health Tips

Living With Dementia

Does one of your loved ones have dementia, or are you living with dementia yourself? Watch...
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Mental Health Tips
Mental Health Tips

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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Health and Safety
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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Health and Safety
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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Family Support
Health and Safety
Health and Safety

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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Family Support
Mental Health Tips
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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Health and Safety
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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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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Blog

Aster Gardens in the News

Sherwood Park News reporter Travis Dosser is helping keep Strathcona County informed about...
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Family Support
Health and Safety
Health and Safety

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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Family Support
Health and Safety
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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Family Support
Health and Safety
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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Family Support
Health and Safety
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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Family Support
Health and Safety
Mental Health Tips
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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