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Find More Freedom During Your Retirement by Renting Instead of Owning

January 25, 2024

When you retire, you’re ready to enjoy life much more. It’s a time when you are expected to have your life in order and let go of some responsibilities. Many…

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4 Steps for Finding the Right Retirement Residence

November 8, 2023

Choosing a retirement home is a decision that can enhance the lives of you and your family. A retirement residence provides the safety and socialization necessary for you to thrive…

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Mindful Aging: Practices for Cognitive Health and Wellness

October 4, 2023

By being able to refocus the mind on the present moment, seniors can benefit from mindful aging practices in their daily lives. By decreasing worry, mindfulness can contribute to decreased…

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Embrace the Golden Years: How to Recognize When Moving to a Retirement Home Is Right

September 14, 2023

Whether you are considering a change for yourself or a loved one, planning a move to a retirement home is an important decision. Seniors seek to maintain their independence for…

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5 Entertaining Things to Do for Seniors at Emerald Gardens

August 17, 2023

A safe and stimulating retirement community awaits seniors at Emerald Gardens in Northern Alberta. We designed our amenities to help you stay active, enjoy your hobbies, and make friends. Whether…

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Summer Activities To Do With Your Family At Independent and Assisted Living In Grande Prairie.

June 26, 2023

Grande Prairie is an excellent city that offers a wide range of activities suitable for individuals of all ages. It is an ideal destination for seniors who desire to remain…

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How to Beat the Heat in Retirement Communities in Grand Prairie.

June 15, 2023

During the summer, we relish the warm weather and longer daylight hours. However, it’s crucial to be well-prepared for excessively humid days and take extra care of ourselves, especially those…

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How to beat the heat: Summer activity Ideas for Seniors and their families

May 25, 2023

During the warm summer months, it is often encouraged that seniors stay at home or in cool areas as they are more prone to heat-related illnesses. As summers are trending…

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Financial Planning & Budgeting Tips for Seniors who are About to Move Into a Seniors Community

May 8, 2023

Many seniors are choosing Emerald Gardens seniors community after retirement to free themselves of excess household responsibilities and have a more social environment. If you are thinking about moving into…

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Tips for Gardening While Living in a Northern Alberta Independent or Assisted Living Community

April 20, 2023

If you love to garden, you’re sure to be in good company among Northern Alberta retirement community residents. Gardening is a fabulous hobby for all ages — but is particularly…

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4 Benefits of Volunteering at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community as a Senior

April 14, 2023

Entering retirement is an exciting time for seniors. You’ve worked hard, and now get to welcome a period of life centred around enjoyment and relaxation. Retirement is a great opportunity…

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Fun Things to Do in Grande Prairie, While Living in an Independent Living Community This Spring

March 30, 2023

If you’ve recently made the move into a Grande Prairie, independent or assisted living community, congratulations! This is an exciting period of your life where you get to relax and…

How to Spring Clean Your Home Before Moving into a Retirement Community in Greystone Manor

How to Spring Clean Your Home Before Moving into a Retirement Community in Grande Prairie

March 28, 2023

Spring is a season of fresh starts for many. The weather could be starting to warm and, with it, you might feel the desire to make some long-awaited life changes…

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5 Ways Seniors Can Improve their Heart Health at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

February 16, 2023

February is “Heart Month” the month of paying a little extra attention to your cardiovascular health and raising awareness so others can also prioritize their heart health. According to the…

Benefits of a Medical Alert System at a Retirement Community

Benefits of a Medical Alert System at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

January 23, 2023

As you grow older, the concern for your safety becomes more and more important to your loved ones. You never want to be caught in a situation where you require…

Top 4 Reasons to Move into a Independent Living Community

Top 4 Reasons to Move into a Northern Alberta Independent or Assisted Living Community

January 18, 2023

After hearing about all the great things that come with retirement living, it is finally your chance to enjoy what it’s all about. After you take some time out to…

5 most thoughtful gifts for seniors living at an independent or assisted living community in northern alberta

5 most Thoughtful Gifts for Seniors Living at an Independent or Assisted Living Community in Northern Alberta

December 20, 2022

With Christmas just around the corner and it being the season of giving, you might be stuck on what to give your senior loved one. Whether it’s your grandparent, mom…

5 most thoughtful gifts for seniors living at an independent or assisted living community in northern alberta

How to Prepare for the Cold Weather Season at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

December 14, 2022

With the official start to winter just around the corner, on December 21st, you might be excited for the Holiday season and all the cozy activities and family gatherings that…

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5 Fun Indoor Activities for Seniors at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

November 24, 2022

With the cold season upon us, you might not have that same desire to step outside of your Northern Alberta retirement community and do activities like you used to during…

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6 Ways to Boost your Immunity at an Independent or Assisted Living Community in Northern Alberta

November 10, 2022

Now that the temperature has become substantially more cooler in Northern Alberta, it’s time to keep your winter jackets and scarves nearby. It’s no surprise that there are many people…

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Your Frequently Asked Questions about Independent or Assisted Living at Northern Alberta Answered

October 26, 2022

When it comes to moving into an independent or assisted living community at Northern Alberta, you may have a lot of questions about this Park Place senior community. The answers…

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4 Safe and Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

October 19, 2022

If you have just recently moved into a retirement community in Northern Alberta, you might be wondering how different holidays will look in a new environment. As Halloween approaches quickly,…

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5 Benefits of Exercise for Seniors at a Northern Alberta Independent or Assisted Living Community

September 28, 2022

As we approach the Fall, you might be finding it to be a bit more difficult to incorporate exercise into your daily routine. Whether that is because it seems the…

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4 Foods Seniors Can Eat to Lower Risk of Falls at a Retirement Community in Northern Alberta

September 21, 2022

As you begin to age and get over the age of 65, you will notice that your balance may not be as good as it once used to be. CDC…

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Northern Alberta Retirement Residence Spotlight: Emerald Gardens

August 19, 2022

Retirement living may be something you are looking into especially if your needs have changed, or if you would like a change in scenery or lifestyle. If you are located…

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What You Find at a Northern Alberta Independent or Assisted Living Seniors Community

August 17, 2022

Are you thinking of moving into an independent or assisted living seniors community? Choosing the perfect place to retire may seem like a difficult decision if you are not sure…

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4 Benefits of Owning a Pet at a Retirement Community in Northern Alberta

August 15, 2022

Are you thinking of adopting a new pet to keep you company while you live at the Northern Alberta retirement community? Maybe you owned a pet either by yourself or…

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4 Summer Activities for Seniors at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

July 20, 2022

Now that summer is officially here, there are many things you one can look forward to. With the warmer weather, longer days, and endless vacations, it may be a bit…

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5 Ways a Positive Outlook Leads to Healthy Aging for Seniors at Independent or Assisted Living Facilities in Northern Alberta

July 18, 2022

If you have recently just moved into an independent or assisted living facility in Northern Alberta, you may be going through various emotions as you adjust to their new home.…

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Seniors Guide to Beating the Heat at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

June 30, 2022

The first day of summer has passed by and we are all ready for the longer, brighter, and warmer days and nights here at Emerald Gardens. This may be something…

5 reasons you may prefer independent living at northern alberta over assisted living

5 Reasons You May Prefer Independent Living at Northern Alberta over Assisted Living

June 29, 2022

Are you looking for extra care for yourself? You might be looking at alternative living arrangements such as assisted living or independent living at Northern Alberta, but may have some…

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Why Exercise is Important for Seniors While Living in a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

May 25, 2022

We all know exercising is important as you age, due to you becoming more prone to various health risks and medical conditions. By regularly exercising and staying fit, you can…

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6 Common Myths about Assisted Living at a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

May 24, 2022

If you are moving into a retirement community, you may have made that decision based on a change in the type of seniors housing you need. If you or your…

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Your Checklist for Choosing a Retirement or Assisted Living Community in Northern Alberta

April 27, 2022

Have you started to look into a retirement or assisted living community? We won’t ask why you’re considering the move into a Northern Alberta retirement community because there could be…

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5 Benefits of Moving to a Northern Alberta Retirement Community this Spring!

April 26, 2022

Each year spring brings new beginnings, which makes it a great time to have a new beginning of your own! Spring can be a great time to move. Housing sales…

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Five Things to Look for in a Northern Alberta Retirement Community

March 24, 2022

Thinking of making the move to a seniors community? Choosing the perfect place to retire can be a daunting task. You want to move somewhere that will help you enjoy…

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What is the difference between Assisted Living and Independent Living in Northern Alberta?

March 9, 2022

Navigating the different levels of senior care in Northern Alberta can be challenging. What kind of support does my loved one need? What do all the different care levels really…