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Due to COVID-19, all Club-O memberships are currently suspended. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at 250-751-7755.

a

How Can We Help You?

A Passion for Caring

See The Studies

Commited To Expansion

Our Approach To Nourishment

Where We Serve

Make A Difference

We Take Care Of Our Team Members

Learn About Senior Living

Education & Information For Families

Blog Articles

Origin Green Living

The People Of Origin

FAQs

Press Room

Why Active Living?

Origin knows that staying active dramatically increases our quality of life as we age, but don’t just take our word for it.

Longtime Supporter of ICAA

Origin Active Lifestyle Communities has been a longtime supporter of the International Council of Active Aging (ICAA). Both our organizations promote active living and active lifestyles for older adults throughout Canada. We believe that the quality of life people experience in their later years can drastically improve by staying active and fully engaged in life. We are committed to making positive changes in Origin communities and throughout the senior living industry in the way people view aging, living, and healthy lifestyles.

Longtime Supporter of ICAA

Origin Active Lifestyle Communities has been a longtime supporter of the International Council of Active Aging (ICAA). Both our organizations promote active living and active lifestyles for older adults throughout Canada. We believe that the quality of life people experience in their later years can drastically improve by staying active and fully engaged in life. We are committed to making positive changes in Origin communities and throughout the senior living industry in the way people view aging, living, and healthy lifestyles.

What is Active Living?

News And Studies on Active Living and Healthy Aging

Looking at the older populations potential is key to embracing Decade of Healthy Aging

ICAA, CEO, Colin Milner discusses how changing the lens we view the older adult through can lead to embracing the potential of an older population…

Making The Case For Sociality

There is an important link between “being social” and “quality aging.” This means that when those unexpected events occur such as falling, illness, disability, relocation, or a death, we can’t afford to let ourselves, or those we care for, retreat into isolation…

Decade Of Healthy Aging

Between 2015 and 2030, the UN predicts that the number of people over 60 years old is globally projected to grow to 1.4 billion. To prepare for the rising aging population, the World Health Organization issued a call to action to change the mindset around aging…

New Nutrition Resources

When we think about malnutrition, the images that often comes to mind are the frail and elderly — and many times the need is for individuals to just eat more. But malnutrition can be caused by a host of factors, from chronic health conditions and use of medications, to one’s ability to shop for and prepare food…

The Dimensions Of Wellness

Lifestyle matters when it comes to aging. Where you live matters, too. When a healthy lifestyle meets a healthy environment, it’s the recipe for wellness. The increasingly popular approach of senior living communities is to integrate various layers of wellness into a working model that can help seniors…

Not As Old As You Think

Everyone is saying it, at least everyone who’s facing their senior years. It’s celebrated on birthday cards, proclaimed on memes on social media, and it comes in a variety of presentations. “50 is the new 40!” “60 is the new 50!” and so on. But a few researchers are out to prove it…

Tech Revolution Benefits Aging

Imagine your frail father dons a virtual reality headset so he can “attend” his grandson’s graduation and feel as if he’s really there. Or your mom, forgetful about her medicine, swallows a teensy sensor encased in medication that will relay the time she took the pill and the dosage to her smartphone…

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Exercise is as good for your brain as it is for your body, and researchers are just beginning to discover why. Human beings evolved to move and our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey….

Patient Immobility May Harm

Despite hospitals’ best efforts, there is little proof that policies to inhibit patient mobility actually prevent falls and may actually increase the risk of serious side effects. In-hospital immobility is one of several factors theorized to give rise to the post-hospital syndrome…

More Resources on Active Aging