Bow Valley’s Premiere Memory Care Community
Our memory care services carefully consider every detail of a community member’s personality and care needs to create a specialized program. Our dedicated team members work in conjunction with medical professionals and family members to ensure our memory care residents live a happy and fulfilled life at Origin at Spring Creek.
Welcome to MorningStar House. Our community is designed to create a safe and secure environment for community members living with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia. From monitored and secure entrances to specially-trained staff, and programs designed to engage residents – you can have peace of mind knowing your loved one is safe and thriving at Origin at Spring Creek.
Our MorningStar suites are specially designed to feel like home. These studio suites are fully accessible and equipped with everything the resident needs to feel safe, secure, and healthy in their new environment.
Morning Star House is an intimate neighbourhood of only 15 spacious private suites, each with a private bathroom and kitchenette, in an intimate and elegantly decorated setting. At Origin, our aim is to create a warm, friendly community where each resident is respected for their unique individuality, and where similarities are celebrated.
- a convenient kitchenette with a raised bar fridge, microwave, and sink,
- non-slip flooring
- secure window coverings.
- Private 3 piece bathroom with grab bars, oversized seated shower stall with non-slip surfaces.
- Wheelchair accessible.
- Individual heating climate control.
- Large windows offering a variety of exposures to Spring Creek’s Memory Garden and Canmore’s majestic mountains.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in our Studio Suites at MorningStar House are all-inclusive. Monthly Fees include:
- Heat, hydro and basic cable TV service, telephone and Wi-Fi included. *Long Distance costs are extra.
- Includes assistance with activities of daily living and personal care.
- Meals included. Full breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus afternoon tea.
- Fitness and recreation programs.
To inquire about monthly fees, contact Origin at Spring Creek.
Our goal at MorningStar House is to provide extra care so you can still go out and do the things that you want to do. Thoughtful design and facility choices provide state-of-the-art care equipment as well as a sense of feeling at home. We work hard so you can maintain your dignity and confidence. Our programs like music, exercise, and art set our facility apart from other homes; there’s always something to do at Origin at Spring Creek.
All-inclusive monthly fees for Memory Care community members include full-service dining in the MorningStar dining room for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea every day. At Morning Star House, dining is an enjoyable experience in our beautifully decorated dining room where family and guests are always welcome. Origin is committed to the highest standards of nutrition and meal preparation. Special and therapeutic diets can be accommodated for residents and Origin always features nutritious, healthy living selections at each meal.
For more information about meals visit our dining page.
Dedicated Staff with a Passion For Caring
Hand-picked and highly trained Origin staff are available 24-hours a day to provide assistance in a respectful manner that maximizes our residents’ dignity and independence. Our staff share a common passion for caring and are focused on enriching the lives of our community members. 24-hour supervision and daily support are provided by our caring and attentive staff that includes health care aides, LPN’s and an RN who oversees the Morning Star team.
Live Stress-free when Maintenance is provided.
MorningStar residents can live stress-free knowing that all their home maintenance is taken care of for them. Cleaning, laundry, and landscaping are all provided so you can focus on what you want to do today, and not get overwhelmed by what you have to do.
- 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).
- 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
Security and safety are both top of mind for staff and residents alike at MorningStar House. For memory care residents especially, security is essential for their safety and well-being. 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. 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.
For more information visit our safety & security page.
Memory Care residents at MorningStar House have full access to all the amenities of Origin at Spring Creek. A full life-enrichment program tailored to the abilities of our residents is offered each day. Crafts, gentle fitness, therapeutic relaxation, and outings on our private bus all add to a wonderful enriching retirement experience. Visit our amenities page for more information.
Family, Friends, and Fun
Families are always welcome at Origin’s Morning Star House. 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.