Welcome to Rutherford Heights

The new standard of excellence in luxury seniors' living. We offer the ideal environment and amenities to encourage active and healthy living, tailored to the needs of today’s discerning seniors.

Nestled within a beautiful parkland community in south Edmonton, AB

Rutherford Heights, a 172-suite community, is only a short walk to the shops and professional services on Ellerslie Road. We are a well-established, caring, and family-like environment built in 2008, offering Independent, Supportive, and Memory Care living options. Rutherford Heights is proud to be highly recognized in the community as taking a person-centered care approach.

Exterior view of Rutherford Heights


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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Welcome to Rutherford Heights

Welcome to Rutherford Heights, the new standard of excellence in luxury seniors' living. We offer the ideal environment and amenities to encourage active and healthy living, tailored to the needs of today’s discerning seniors. Nestled within a beautiful heritage community of trees and parklands, Rutherford Heights, a 172-suite community, is only a short walk to the shops and professional services on Ellerslie Road. Rutherford Heights is a well-established, caring, and family-like environment built in 2008, offering Independent, Supportive, and Memory Care living options. Rutherford Heights is proud to be highly recognized in the community as taking a person-centered care approach.

Let us welcome you home

Senior enjoying a shuffleboard

People

Live active and vibrant, enjoying various social, athletic and cultural activities, clubs, dances, and live entertainment.
Exterior view of Rutherford Heights retirement home

Place

Nestled within a beautiful heritage community
of trees and parklands, we are only a short walk to the shops and services on Ellerslie Road.

Community

We offer the ideal environment and amenities to encourage active and healthy living, tailored to your needs.

Your Home Awaits

A variety of spacious one and two bedroom options are available in this 172-suite residence.

Rutherford Heights senior apartments living room with couch, tv, chair, and balcony

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