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Active Senior Living
Origin at Longwood is Vancouver Island’s leading independent living, assisted living, and memory care community. Our active senior living community is nestled in the Longwood area of Nanaimo, British Columbia, near shopping, restaurants, and medical services. We are committed to creating an exciting and active lifestyle for our community members through engaging life enrichment programs, Club O™, Evergreen Salon and Spa™, and first-class care.
Origin at Longwood is located on the East Coast of Vancouver Island just off of Island Highway North. We are conveniently located by shops and activities, including Amsterdam Park, Oliver Woods Community Centre, and Nanaimo North Town Centre. Come experience the Origin Way for yourself at our award-winning community.
What do you want to do today?
A healthy life includes fitness – attend exercise programs or work one-on-one with a personal trainer.
Enjoy fun classes in our aqua-therapy, saltwater pool. After class, relax in our poolside sauna.
All of our healthy and delicious meals and snacks are chef-prepared with you in mind.
We boast a diverse array of recreational activities and other fun pursuits to encourage healthy brain function!
All you need under one roof.
Fitness Studio & Gym
Partake in classes or individually with our state-of-the-art gym and movement studio.
Great movies available just minutes from your suite!
Rusty Mackerel Pub
Happy hour, live music, and sports on the big screen in your very own pub.
Evergreen Salon & Spa
Releax and refresh in the spa and have your hair done just the way you like it in the salon.
Explore the Origin Way
Age in place.
Enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle in your private and spacious suite along with the safety and security of our 24-hour concierge.
We provide a wholistic approach to assisted living through personal care and a nurturing environment, ideal for those who need daily assistance.
We provide high-quality, engaging care in a supportive and safe environment for those living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
If you are considering making a permanent move to a retirement community, experience resort-style living for yourself with a short-term stay.