Golden Sands
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    Seniors’ quality of life is impacted by their living environment. Deanna Cable, co-owner of A Step Up Inc, shares tips and tricks on furnishing your suite, decluttering your space, and making your space a home.

    Watch the episode on December 2nd, 1:30 PST 2:30 MTN here!

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Welcome to Golden Sands

Golden Sands is located in southeast Lac La Biche, Alberta, near the Bold Recreation Center. Golden Sands is in the heart of Lakeland, surrounded by beautiful lakes and nestled in the Northern Boreal Forest of Alberta. Our new and modern residence opened in June 2018 and provides vibrant community living options for Memory Care, Supportive Living, and Independent Living seniors. 

Our two-storey H-shaped building is designed in a cottage motif, with clusters of individual suites connected to three separate cottage kitchens, each with its cozy common room.

Golden Sands is dedicated to promoting maximum independence, choice, and dignity for each resident and encourages the involvement of family, neighbours, and friends. We are accredited through Alberta Senior Citizens Housing Associations (ASCHA).

This is your home, and our team members reflect the rich and diverse culture of the community of Lac La Biche. Our team speaks various languages in addition to English, including French, Cree, Filipino, Arabic, Russian, and the Southeast Asian languages of Malayalam and Tamil. 


People Golden Sands is dedicated to you. This is your home, and we provide dining, amenities, and wellness care to suit all of your desires and needs. 
Place Golden Sands is all about providing the comfort of cottage life. Every suite overlooks a beautiful view and is designed for comfort and convenience.
Community The Golden Sands community is warm and welcoming! Our community blog includes topics ranging from health, family support, community events, and mental health tips.

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