Hear from the People of Origin

Meet Our Community Members


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Meet Hank and Penny

Meet Hank and Penny who live at an Origin community. Hank and Penny share what it’s like living in their community and how active living has improved their health and made them happier.

Meet Hank and Penny

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Meet Evelynn

Community member Evelynn shares her experience living in an Origin community. Since she moved in, she’s experienced exceptional care, welcoming team members, and made new friends.

Meet Evelynn

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Meet Faress and Juanita

Learn how team members and community members work together to create a better community. One of the ways is through fun activities and being an example to other residents.

Meet Faress and Juanita

Origin meet Mary Ann

Meet Mary Ann

Community member Mary Ann moved into an Origin community after her husband suffered a stroke. She shares her anxiety about moving into a community and how everyone has welcomed her with open arms.

Meet Mary Ann

Origin at Longwood Club O

About Club O

We invite people age 65 and older living in Nanaimo to take advantage of our amenities through Club O. Attend programs, join us on trips, and use our community’s amenities. We’d love for you to join us!

About Club O

Meet Gail at Origin

Meet Community Member Gail

Meet community member Gail and her precious dog, Ruby. Hear why she loves having her pet with her in the community and how her move to Origin helped her heal after her husband’s passing.

Meet Gail

Meet Spring Creek Couple

Meet Spring Creek Couple

Meet this couple who have been married for 61 years and why they love life at Origin. Hear how they met and how their love continues to thrive while living at Origin at Spring Creek.

Meet Spring Creek Couple

Meet Our Team Members


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Meet Jill

Meet team member Jill and learn how she builds meaningful relationships with community members. At Origin communities, we work to employ people who have a passion for caring unlike any other.

Meet Jill

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Meet Hanz

Meet Hanz, an LPN at one of our Origin Communities. Hear how he feels he serves community members, not only taking care of their physical well-being but also the other areas of wellness.

Meet Hanz

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Meet Margaret

Meet Margaret, a receptionist in one of our Origin Communities. She shares what she enjoys about working for Origin and how she includes meditation in her daily work schedule.

Meet Margaret

Meet Thomas at Origin

Meet Thomas

Learn what first attracted Thomas to Origin when he was searching for a new job. Hear from him how it has been being part of the team and how he looks forward to coming to work every day!

Meet Thomas

Meet Zoe at Origin

Meet Zoe

Team member Zoe is just one of the wonderful employees at Origin at communities that bring a passion for caring unlike any other to their job! Hear why she loves working in senior living.

Meet Zoe

Meet Brina at Origin

Meet Team Member Brina

Learn what made Brina decide to choose a career at Origin. Hear how it has been being part of the team and how she looks forward to coming to work every day!

Meet Brina

Meet Helena and Rey at Origin

Meet Helena and Rey

Team member Helena is just one of the wonderful employees at Origin at communities that bring a passion for caring unlike any other to their job! Hear why she loves working in senior living and what community member Rey loves about Origin.

Meet Helena and Rey

The Soul of Origin


It’s Like Magic

It’s Like Magic

“If you can align your physical body with your soul, to be able to find the purpose”… “what I do here at origin is like magic”…

Meet Dilsat

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