Welcome to Hawthorne

We specialize in Supportive Living and Memory Care, creating a cozy and inviting environment that ensures residents feel right at home. With a focus on independence, choice, and dignity, Hawthorne is among the best places for seniors in Alberta.

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Stay connected with Optima Living. Join us for special celebrations and learn about our ongoing mission to bring smiles and joy to seniors' lives!

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    Spring 2024 Optima Living Community Open House

    You're invited to our Open House events! Friday, April 12th & Saturday, April 13th 1 - 4 PM

    Discover what makes Optima Living communities the perfect places to call home. Join us at a community near you for a special tour, refreshments, live entertainment, and prizes.

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    Navigate Memory Loss with Care & Confidence

    Are you facing memory challenges? Learn about essential memory loss insights and guidance from a team of specialists, such as brain stimulation techniques and the effects of exercise and music on the mind

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    Happy 5th Anniversary to The Hamlets at Red Deer

    On February 1, 2024, The Hamlets at Red Deer celebrated its 5th anniversary. They celebrated this occasion with our community members by cutting a cake and singing "Happy Birthday!"

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    Three Ways to Keep Active in 2024

    This new year, let’s have fun and participate in leisure activities! It’s important for seniors to maintain physical health, cognitive function, and emotional well-being. Here are three ways you can plan to play.

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    Dive into Vibrant Living with Our Special Mini-Documentary

    Be Free, Be You features residents living their best lives at Optima Living communities. Discover how to thrive and enjoy a fulfilling lifestyle rediscovering their interests or exploring new ones. 

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    Alberta Minister of Health Visits Deer Park Village for the Holidays

    We were honoured to host the Alberta Minister of Health, Adriana LaGrange, at our Optima Living community of Deer Park Village, located in Red Deer.

Welcome to Hawthorne!

We are located in the heart of Cochrane, AB, and offer modern amenities and living options for all residents. We are dedicated to promoting maximum independence, choice, and dignity for each resident. The involvement of family, neighbours and friends is greatly encouraged. Our beautiful four-storey community opened in the summer of 2019.

Residency at Hawthorne is for Memory Care and Supportive Living seniors and residency is based on referrals and assessments by Alberta Health Services.

Let us welcome you home

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Live life with maximum independence, choice, and dignity. You can take advantage of a host of personal support services to experience a full and independent lifestyle.
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We are in the warm community of Cochrane, AB. Newly built with a modern design, our residence was designed with your comfort in mind.
Elderly hands making flower bouquet in a cup at Hawthorne


Our cozy, country-cottage atmosphere will make you feel comfortable and at home with easy access to convenient household services and amenities.

Living options

Living options designed for you

At Hawthorne, we provide Supportive Living (SL4) and Memory Care (SL4D) living options. Choosing the right care can seem like a daunting task, and there are many unknowns to deal with. But the team at Optima Living can provide guidance.

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Memory Care

Specialized care that caters to residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias and memory concerns.
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Supportive Living

Supportive living is independent living with supports available if needed, such as providing inclusive meals and housekeeping.


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