Optima Living May 2024 Newsletter

Posted on June 4th, 2024

Episode 12:

Dementia: A Human Experience

In our latest episode, explore dementia from three unique perspectives. Allison Schindler, Regional Director of Memory Care, Lifestyles & Programs, shares her expertise in providing specialized care for individuals with dementia. Gail Jennings bravely shares her personal experience as a family member of someone living with dementia, offering a unique perspective on the challenges and triumphs faced by families. Dr. Adrian Wagg, Alberta Health Services Chair in Healthy Ageing at the University of Alberta, provides valuable insights into the medical aspects of dementia and healthy ageing.

This video offers a comprehensive look at dementia from multiple perspectives, highlighting the importance of understanding and support for those affected by this condition.

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Five Things to Expect In Your
Retirement Community  

Discover the Perfect Retirement Community

Imagine living in a place where your family feels right at home, where your children and grandchildren can join you for great activities and events. Optima Living offers the highest quality of life, enabling each resident to enjoy a full and independent lifestyle. Here are five things you can expect in our residences:

  • A Welcoming Environment
  • Social Activities and Events
  • Convenient Amenities
  • Healthcare, Beauty, and Wellness Services
  • Carefree Living

Uncover the essence of Optima Living, where each day brings opportunities for connection and fulfillment. Learn more about what you can expect at Optima Living and find your perfect community today. 

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Celebrating Nurses Week

A small token of our appreciation for the wonderful Aster Gardens Nurses. We are thankful for everything they do for us all!

Happy Vyshyvanka Day!

Vsyshyvanka Day, also known as Embroidered Shirt Day, is celebrated every third Thursday of May. The embroidered shirt holds deep significance as it symbolizes Ukrainian heritage, dignity, and represents the resilience of the Ukrainian people in the face of adversity.

Muttart Conservatory

Seniors from Wild Rose enjoying a serene visit to the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton, where the glass pyramids provided a tranquil escape into lush greenery and vibrant floral displays.

Artfull Enrichment

Residents showcased their artistic talents in a fun and creative bunny painting session during our wonderful Easter celebration. Thank you to all who participated and made the event a success!

Residents Building DaVinci Models

A Wild Rose resident builds a Da Vinci model, showcasing creativity and craftsmanship in a hands-on project.

Enjoying Happy Hour at Country Cottage!

It's a delightful time when we come together to enjoy light refreshments, lively conversation, and plenty of laughter.

Lunch at Pasu Farms

Nothing soothes the soul more than a leisurely lunch with friends, taking in the beautiful vista from the PaSu Farm Restaurant. A perfect blend of nature, great company, and culinary delight!

Jerry Proppe Jazz Trio

Enjoying a soulful evening at The Edward with the smooth sounds of the Jerry Proppe Jazz Trio. A night of exquisite music and ambiance! 

International Tasting!

Exploring the flavors of Japan at this month's international tasting event! A culinary journey filled with authentic dishes and delightful discoveries. 
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