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Independent Living

Live an Active, Independent Lifestyle in the Heart of Canmore!

Living at Origin

Origin at Spring Creek provides seniors the care they need to continue living a full and active lifestyle. With rental and homeownership opportunities for independent and assisted living, there’s something for everyone at Origin. Our community is safe, secure, and designed with the active senior in mind. All of our services are designed to help seniors live maintenance-free lifestyles so you can focus more on what you want to do and less on maintaining your home.

There are endless things to do at Origin at Spring Creek. Head on down to the dining room and enjoy a home-cooked meal with fellow residents and then choose from a wide array of daily activities to participate in throughout the day. Or, enjoy the outdoors and explore the paved pathways around the neighbourhood to find a bench or picnic table to sit and relax.

Suite Features

Origin suites are bright, spacious, and accessible, providing the perfect balance to make you feel at home and accommodate your needs. Choose between our studio suites, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom with or without den.

Suites include:

  • Classic neutral décor including plush carpeting, modern lighting, and window coverings.
  • Large energy-efficient windows offering a variety of exposures to Canmore’s breathtaking mountain vistas and are openable for summer breezes.
  • Full kitchens equipped with stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, ample counter and cupboard space so you can enjoy cooking your favourite meals any time.
  • Washer and Dryer hookups in all units so you can do your laundry in the comfort of your own space.
  • Telephone, Internet and basic cable TV service with outlets in bedroom(s) and living room.
  • Individual climate controls.
  • Brightly lit, private 3 piece bathroom with grab bars featuring a spacious vanity, an oversized seated shower, toilet, and non-slip floors.

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Rent or Own!

Not interested in renting from someone, but still want to enjoy the lifestyle provided by Origin at Spring Creek? Origin at Spring Creek independent living units can be purchased by those interested in owning their own place. Owners enjoy the same benefits as all other Origin at Spring Creek residents. To learn more about units that are available for sale, check the Spring Creek Real Estate page!

Cost of Living

The monthly residency fee for suites at Origin at Spring Creek includes a wide range of features and services such as breakfast, lunch and dinner served in our elegant dining room, housekeeping, laundry, security, and more. Residency Fees include all taxes and utilities (basic cable, telephone, Internet, heat & hydro).

All residents of Alberta are eligible for assisted living services provided by Alberta Home Care. Residents must coordinate with their AHS case manager to assess what assisted living services they are eligible to receive. If a resident wishes to receive services that are not covered by their Alberta Home Care plan, they can pay for them. To view our services price list click here.

A comprehensive medical assessment will be requested of each prospective resident by
Origin at Spring Creek. Our Lease Agreement is month to month and can be terminated with
one month’s notice by the resident.

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Origin at Spring Creek provides a wide range of benefits. It’s our goal that residents can feel at home, maintain their independence, and live their best here. Our services focus on providing our residents with a maintenance-free lifestyle, so you can focus on doing the things you want to do. With maintenance, safety and security covered, residents can also travel with peace of mind knowing that their homes will be taken care of while they are gone. Independent living residents are part of our exclusive Club O Membership regardless of whether you rent or own!


Club O membership for community members includes 12 meals a month of our full-service dining in the Creekside Dining Room for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea every day. At Origin at Spring Creek, dining is an enjoyable experience in our elegant dining room where family and guests are always welcome. It features an “open kitchen” and a chef’s table for residents’ and guests’ enjoyment. Watch as delicious home-cooked meals are prepared before your eyes by Origin’s red seal chef and kitchen team. Or request a bagged lunch to take with you for the day if you plan to be out and about!

Origin is committed to the highest standards of nutrition and meal preparation. Special dietary requirements are easily accommodated for residents and Origin always features nutritious, healthy living selections at each meal.

For more information about meals visit our dining page.

Home Maintenance

  • Professional on-site management
  • Landscaping of common areas, snow removal, and window cleaning
  • Weekly housekeeping includes vacuuming, light dusting, bathroom cleaning, and garbage removal.
  • Weekly laundering of flat linens (sheets and towels).


Our concierge team has been trained to provide excellent customer service to community members, families and service personnel.

Our Concierge is happy to:

  • Help you with general inquiries.
  • Receive and direct your guests and delivery persons.
  • Direct call, messages and inquiries to the appropriate person.
  • Accept account payments.
  • Sell guest meal tickets and arrange billing to your suites.
  • Receive maintenance requests.
  • Copy, fax or shred documents for you (charges may apply).
  • Take reservations for meals and functions.
  • Manage lost and found.
  • Arrange a taxi for you.


  • Weekly scheduled bus transportation for group outings
  • Shuttle services available (*fee for service) including a complimentary doctor appointment day and reasonable taxi rates.
  • Resident escort service is available upon request. (*fee for service)

State of the Art Security & Safety

Safety and security are top of mind for seniors who need a little extra assistance. Our state-of-the-art security and safety systems provide peace of mind for residents and their family members that their homes are safe and if there’s an emergency they can get assistance as quick as possible. Staff are on-site at all times to monitor residents safety, and each resident has a personal emergency response pendant to wear at all times in case they need assistance.

Our buildings are built to the latest fire safety codes and equipped with fire alarm systems, automatic sprinklers, strobe light and audible public address systems, security cameras, exterior door alarms, and emergency pull cords in individual suite bathrooms.

Alberta Home Care

For seniors who need a little extra help with their daily living activities, Origin at Spring Creek offers health and wellness services. All residents of Alberta are eligible to receive home care services, provided they complete an assessment to determine what services they require.

The Alberta Health Services can provide you with services in your suite. The Home Care program is designed to help you stay in your own environment longer by adding minimal assistance programs. Our Health and Wellness staff are skilled in assessment and will be happy to help you initiate the process of obtaining Home Care from the Province of Alberta.


Residents have full access to all the amenities of Origin at Spring Creek. Take advantage of daily fitness classes, catch a movie in the screening room, or head down to Mineshaft Tavern for happy hour with some friends. The things to see and do at Origin at Spring Creek are endless, view our amenities page for a full list of everything we have to offer here!

Family, Friends, and Fun

Families are always welcome at Origin at Spring Creek. Our residents are encouraged to develop new friendships, experience meaningful and engaging activities and share in the fun and laughter. A full calendar of planned events are led by caring staff who welcome family and friends with a warm smile and encourage participation to make for a delightful and fulfilling retirement lifestyle.

If you’re a family member looking for a new home for your loved one visit our FAQ for Families to answer all the questions you may have about Origin at Spring Creek.

Does Origin at Spring Creek sound like a good fit for your loved one? Book a tour and come visit us! Or contact us to talk to one of our care experts.