May 31, 2019
EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is looking for volunteers to facilitate Better Choices, Better Health, a six-week series of workshops designed to support people living with chronic disease.
Offered by the AHS Alberta Healthy Living Program, these workshops are held for 2.5 hours a week for six weeks throughout the Edmonton area. They are led by two trained volunteer leaders, many of whom live with a chronic disease. This approach ensures an understanding of the challenges participants face and provides a supportive and welcoming environment. The program includes information on lifestyle changes, dealing with difficult emotions, developing communication skills, using medications, and working with healthcare teams.
AHS is looking to train volunteer workshop leaders who:
Please contact program co-ordinator Christina Lucente at 780-735-1080 for further information and registration forms.
Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.
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