Resources

Provincial Resouces:

logoAlberta Seniors and Housing
The Government of Alberta is raising awareness of elder abuse and how to prevent it.
logoAlberta Health Services
Alberta’s Home Care Program supports Albertans of all ages through health promotion, treatments, rehabilitation and home support for you and your family or caregivers.
logoAlzheimer Societiy
Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories
10531 Kingsway Avenue Edmonton Alberta T5H 4K1
Tel: (780) 488-2266
Toll-free: 1-866-950-5465 (AB and NWT only)
E-mail: info@alzheimer.ab.ca
Web: www.alzheimer.ab.ca

Fall Prevention Alberta

logoFinding Balance
inding Balance is designed to raise awareness of preventing slips, trips, and falls among older Albertans and Canadians.
http://findingbalancealberta.ca/ Bulletin Winter
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/ Fall Prevention Guide
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/ Fpp Resource Guide
http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/ Document Resource Prevention

Elder Abuse:

logoAlberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network
The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network is a network of Albertans dedicated to increasing awareness and supporting a community response to elder abuse.

National Resources:

logoElder Care Resources Canada
Elder Care Resources is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.
logoCanadian Caregiver Coalition
Promote awareness of the role and value of carers. Support a Carer Manifesto that informs and influences government policy and programs.
Elder Abuse Helpline
1-888-489-2287
logoCanadian Mental Health Association
CMHA Edmonton Region offers a comprehensive range of mental health services to support the local community.
Seniors Abuse Help Line
780-454-8888
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Tel: 613-241-3663
Toll Free: 1-800-668-2785
logoCanadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Let’s Talk about Hospice Palliative Care First
Living Lessons® Hospice Palliative Care
Info Line: 1-877-203-4636
logoHeart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
Enable faster, better cardiac emergency response and stroke response and treatment.
logoPublic Health Agency of Canada
To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/seniors-aines/faq/gen/gen-eng.php
logoActive Living Coalition for Older Adults
The Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA) strives to promote a society where all older Canadians are leading active lifestyles that contribute to their overall well-being.
logoCanadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)
CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization that advocates for financial security and improved health care for Canadians as we age.
416-363-8748
logoThe Royal Canadian Legion
Legion members care deeply about supporting the men and women who serve this country and want to make a difference in the lives of Veterans, contribute to our communities, and Remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country.
905-841-7999
logoOlder Women’s Network
Work on a variety of essential and interesting tasks to raise awareness of OWN such as distributing flyers, or developing a multi-media presentation for OWN speakers to use in the community.
416-214-1518
logoIncome Security – Pensions
1-800-277-9914
logoVeterans Affairs Canada
There is a wide variety of services for Veterans and their families—programs to assist you after an injury or during the transition from military to civilian life, and many other services to help you and your family throughout your life.
1 800 647 1822
logoHealth Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
613-957-2991
logoCanadian National Institute for the Blind
CNIB’s vital services include rehabilitation and support, an extensive range of helpful Shop CNIB products.
1-800-563-2642
logoCanadian MedicAlert Foundation
1-800-668-1507
logoCanadian Lung Association
The Canadian Lung Association is the leading organization in Canada working to save lives, prevent and improve lung health through research, advocacy, education and support.
1-888-566-5864
logoCanadian Liver Foundation
The first organization in the world devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnoses, prevention and treatment of all liver disease.
1-800-563-5483
logoCanadian Institute for Health Information
We are upgrading all MicroStrategy products with the most recent version.
416-481-2002
logoCanadian Hearing Society
The Canadian Hearing Society is the leading provider of services, products and information that promote equity for people who are culturally Deaf, oral deaf, deafened and hard of hearing.
416-928-2500
logoCanadian Health Food Association
The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products.
905-479-6939
logoCanadian Diabetes Association
The Canadian Diabetes Association leads the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes, and discovering a cure.
1-800-226-8464
logoCanadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.
416-961-7223
logoThe Kidney Foundation of Canada
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is people working together for a common cause. We are volunteers, individuals living with kidney disease, donors, and staff members — from all walks of life, all across Canada.
1-800-414-3484
logoThe Arthritis Society (Arthritis Answers Line)
Provide leadership and funding for research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by arthritis.
1-800-321-1433
logoOsteoporosis Society of Canada
Osteoporosis Canada, is committed to providing the highest quality services, education and research to help Canadians take care of their bone health.
1-800-463-6842
logoParkinson Society Canada
From diagnosis to discovery, we guide the way for Canadians to live well with Parkinson’s disease through education, advocacy and support services.
1-800-565-3000
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