Aviva Senior Living


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March 1, 2024

The Aviva Approach to Holistic Senior Living

At Aviva Senior Living, the philosophy extends beyond providing basic care. It's about crafting a holistic experience that nurtures the body, mind, and spirit of each resident. This comprehensive approach is evident in every aspect of life at Aviva, from health and wellness initiatives to social and cultural activities.

This article explores how Aviva Senior Living cultivates an environment that not only attends to the physical needs of its residents but also enriches their emotional and spiritual well-being, creating a vibrant, caring community.

Integrating Physical Health in Everyday Life

At the heart of Aviva’s holistic approach is a strong emphasis on physical health and well-being.

• Personalized Fitness Programs: Understanding that each resident's needs are unique, Aviva offers personalized fitness programs that cater to different levels of ability and interest, from yoga and Tai Chi to more vigorous exercise routines.

• Nutritional Wellness: Nutritious, chef-prepared meals are tailored to meet dietary needs and preferences, with a focus on balancing health with the joy of dining.

Mental Wellness: A Pillar of Holistic Care

Recognizing that mental health is as important as physical health, Aviva has developed programs specifically aimed at supporting the mental and emotional well-being of its residents.

• Mindfulness and Meditation: Regular sessions help residents reduce stress and improve their overall sense of well-being.

• Cognitive Stimulation Activities: From book clubs to puzzle groups, activities are designed to keep the mind active and engaged.

Fostering Social Connections

A sense of community is integral to the holistic approach at Aviva, with numerous opportunities for social interaction and building relationships.

• Community Events and Social Gatherings: Regularly scheduled events encourage residents to socialize, celebrate, and enjoy each other's company.

• Interest-Based Clubs and Groups: Whether it’s gardening, arts and crafts, or a technology club, these groups allow residents to connect over shared interests.

Cultural and Spiritual Enrichment

Aviva respects and nurtures the cultural and spiritual needs of its diverse community.

• Cultural Programs: Events and activities that celebrate various cultures and traditions are regular features, fostering an inclusive community environment.

• Spiritual Support: Various religious and spiritual services cater to the diverse faiths of the residents, providing comfort and a sense of connection.

Empowering Through Education and Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is a key component of the holistic approach at Aviva.

• Educational Workshops and Lectures: Regularly scheduled sessions on various topics keep residents informed, engaged, and intellectually stimulated.

• Technology Training: Classes on using digital devices and the internet help residents stay connected with the wider world.

Emphasizing Personal Autonomy and Independence

Aviva’s approach prioritizes the independence and personal choice of each resident.

• Customizable Living Options: From independent living to assisted living, each resident can choose the level of care and support they require.

• Resident-Led Initiatives: Encouraging residents to lead and participate in community initiatives fosters a sense of ownership and involvement.

A Focus on Safety and Accessibility

Safety and accessibility are crucial components of holistic care, ensuring peace of mind for both residents and their families.

• Safe and Accessible Environment: The facilities are designed to be safe and easily navigable, with staff available to provide assistance as needed.

• Emergency Response Systems: Advanced systems are in place to ensure quick and effective responses to any emergencies.


At Aviva Senior Living, the commitment to holistic care is not just a philosophy; it's a way of life. By addressing the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of its residents, Aviva creates a nurturing environment where seniors can thrive. The community is a testament to the belief that senior living should be a journey of continual growth, joy, and fulfillment. This holistic approach makes Aviva not just a place to live, but a place to live well.

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