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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    Supporting Senior Accessibility at Optima Living

    National AccessAbility Week is May 26 – June 1, 2024. This is a time to celebrate the progress in creating inclusive communities for people with disabilities. Learn how we prioritize accessibility in everything we do.

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    Dementia: A Human Experience

    Join Dr. Adrian Wagg and Allison Schindler for an enlightening journey into the world of dementia. Gain invaluable insights into communicating with seniors living with dementia and firsthand experiences from families 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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    Art Therapy to Combat Stress

    At Optima Living, we believe in the transformative power of hobbies and art to combat stress and enhance well-being. Jim Lewis, a talented woodcarver from Parkwood Place, finds joy and relaxation through creative pursuits.

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    Optima Living Communities Win Resident Satisfaction Award

    We are so honoured to announce that four of our Optima Living communities won the Sensight Surveys 2023 Resident Satisfaction Five Star Award.

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    Alberta Minister of Health Visits Deer Park Village

    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.

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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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    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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Let us welcome you home

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

People

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

Place

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

Community

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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