Welcome to Hawthorne

We specialize in 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.

Located in the heart of Cochrane, AB

We offer modern amenities and living options for all residents. Our beautiful four-storey community opened in the summer of 2019. Residency at Hawthorne is for Supportive Living and Memory Care seniors, and residency is based on referrals and assessments by Alberta Health Services.

Hawthorne Front Entrance

News & Updates

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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    Join the Optima Food Bank Day Challenge

    Make a big impact with Optima Living’s annual Food Bank Day Challenge! While we care for seniors daily, we also extend our compassion to the broader communities where we live, work, and play.

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    Optima Living Celebrates Seniors' Week

    Seniors' Week was exciting at Optima Living communities across Alberta and BC! Check out how we celebrated the fun at some of our residences.

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    Summer Suite Sale!

    Come live with us this summer and SAVE on your lease! We are offering special suite sales all summer long in various Optima Living communities across AB and BC. Hurry! This offer ends on August 31, 2024.

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    Enriching Lives Through Community Partnerships

    We foster vibrant, engaging, and supportive environments for our residents through pet therapy, daycares, engagement, and creative expression.

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    Elder Abuse Awareness

    June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Learn more about recognizing the signs of abuse and how we're protecting seniors in our communities.

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    Dementia: A Human Experience

    Join us for an enlightening journey into the world of dementia. Gain invaluable insights into communicating with seniors with dementia and firsthand experiences from individuals at our Optima Living Memory Care locations.

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    Optima Living Champions Senior Needs in Central Alberta

    The Senior Leadership team of Optima Living attended the Central Alberta Leaders’ Dinner, fostering key relationships and advocating for the needs of Alberta's seniors and the future of senior living and continuing care.

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Let us welcome you home

A couple of elderly women holding each other in the corridors at Hawthorne residence


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.
Residents of Hawthorne listening to band in the courtyard


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.


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