sport and recreation activities availableto seniors:• Visit alberta55plus.ca.
Alberta Council on Aging
Programs and services to help improveseniors’ quality of life:• Visit acaging.ca• Phone 1-888-423-9666.
Edmonton Lifelong LearnersAssociation
ELLA and the University of Alberta’sFaculty of Extension offer courses andprograms on the university’s campus foranyone 50 and older:• Visit my-ella.com.
Edmonton Seniors CoordinatingCouncil
The council’s recreation and wellnessdirectory has information about 1,200group programs, clubs, courses andevents in the city:• Visit seniorscouncil.net• Phone 780-423-5635.
Adult Day Support Program
Programs in the Calgary area,
Lethbridge, Strathmore and Vulcan offer
recreational activities, therapeutic care,
meals and help with health management:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: adult day support
• Phone 811
• See the story Care of All Kinds on page
Bowmont Seniors AssistanceAssociation
Monthly teas and socials allow seniors in
Calgary to connect with one another and
learn about local services:
• Visit bowmontseniors.org
• Phone 403-286-1811.
Calgary Association of LifelongLearners
Lecture series, informal hangouts, hikes,
lawn bowling and in-depth classes are
some of the lifelong learning adventures
organized for people 45 and older:
• Visit calgarylifelonglearners.
Dozens of recreational and social
activities for people 50 and older in
Medicine Hat, including coffee bistros,
movie days, bridge games, billiards, golf,
art classes and fitness programs:
• Visit medicinehat.ca; search:
• Phone 403-529-8307.
Alberta primary care networks
Family physicians who are part of a
network of healthcare providers, and
act as the primary contact and referral
to services such as physiotherapy,
counselling and X-rays through the
• Visit pcnpmo.ca
• Read more about PCNs in Care of All
Kinds on page 16A.
College of Physicians and Surgeons ofAlberta
An online directory of physicians andspecialists:• Visit cpsa.ca; click Find a Physician.
Alberta Aids to Daily Living Program
Helps Albertans with long-term
disabilities and chronic and terminal
illnesses stay independent and live in
their homes by funding basic medical
equipment and supplies:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: aids to daily living
Alberta Healthy Living Program
Education, workshops and information
to manage chronic illnesses and injuries:
• Visit ahs.ca; search: healthy living
Fire safety for seniors
Tips to fireproof a home and prepare for
an emergency evacuation with limited
• Visit edmonton.ca; search: fire safety
Medication tracking tools
An online guide with printable pages,
apps and online programs to track daily
medications and medical history:
• Visit myhealth.alberta.ca; search:
Take Action: Fall Prevention GuideAlberta Health Services’ publication withthe latest research on how seniors canprevent falls and injuries:• Visit ahs.ca; search: take action.