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Alberta Healthy Living Program

Please note: all Alberta Healthy Living Program group classes have been postponed at this time.

The Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) provides services to those with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta. These services include information, education, techniques, and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition.

Workshops include Better Choices, Better Health®, Nutrition and Weight Wise Workshops:

Better Choices, Better Health

Better Choices, Better Health provides free workshops that offer support to people who have ongoing chronic health conditions, or are at risk of developing a condition (such as high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, obesity, chronic pain, diabetes and others).

Nutrition

Workshops include: Better Bites to a Healthy Pregnancy, Eating Away From Home and on Special Occasions and Goodbye Mealtime Struggles.

Weight Wise Workshops

Group education workshops designed to teach ways to manage weight and adopt healthy lifestyle changes.


Parents of Young Children

Preschool Rehabilitation Services offers free introductory workshops for parents of young children. Workshops include Sleep Tight Baby, Goodbye Bedtimes Battles and Goodbye Mealtime Strugles.

Prenatal

The Prenatal website provides access to many resources available in your area to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.

QuitCore

QuitCore is a free, 6 session, group support program that provides Albertans (18+) with the tools and skills they need to stop using tobacco for good. For more information visit AlbertaQuits.

Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation works to support wellness and quality of life, and improve the ability to participate in meaningful life.

  • Community Rehabilitation refers to services that are available in Albertans’ communities, outpatient clinics or other settings.

Screen Test

Screen Test, offers screening mammograms at two fixed locations – one in Edmonton and one in Calgary. But sometimes getting to a screening clinic isn’t easy or it’s simply too far away. That’s why Screen Test also has two mobile breast cancer screening trailers that travel to about 120 communities throughout rural Alberta. For more information visit screeningforlife.ca.

  • Screen Test will be calling all scheduled clients to cancel their appointments and will rebook once new dates have been confirmed. If you have questions or concerns, please discuss them with your family physicians.

Stroke Program Edmonton Zone

Dedicated to ensuring the public has equitable access to standardized stroke care, provided in the right setting, at the right time, and delivered by the right provider. For more information visit www.ahs.ca/spez

Strike Out Stroke

FREE, 2.5 hour workshop for the general public and people at risk for stroke. Stroke is 80% preventable with the recognition and management of risk factors. Learn the signs of stroke and steps you can take to prevent a stroke. Call 780-401-BOOK (2665) to register.

Living With Stroke (6 consecutive weeks - Spring & Fall only)

FREE. Learn how to cope with changes after your stroke, share your experiences and learn from others. Learn how to problem-solve, set weekly goals and work towards achieving them. Call 780-401-BOOK (2665) to register.