Continuing Care: Planning Ahead
Resources to plan for long-term
healthcare, and supports for financial
management, healthy living and more:
Office of the Public Guardian and
Personal and non-financial advance
care planning options for those who are
unable or may become unable to make
decisions for themselves:
Alberta Caregiver College
A virtual college with online courses,
lectures and tools to help caregivers learn
how to care for their loved ones. The
courses were developed by the Glenrose
Rehabilitation Hospital and AHS:
Resources, programs and links to support
groups and organizations for caregivers.
Caregivers can call for one-on-one
support and advice from an advisor:
Long-term care centres and other
facilities across Alberta offer respite care
for family caregivers. A home care case
manager will complete your application:
AND INFORMATION PACKAGES
Directory of Seniors’ Centres in Alberta
A directory of more than 300 seniors’ centres, clubs and nonprofit organizations across Alberta and their services:
• Visit seniors.alberta.ca; search: directory
• Phone 1-877-644-9992.
Family and Community Support Services
Listing of local programs and supports for families and
• Visit fcssaa.org; click on: FCSS Program. Then choose:
Program Contact List from the drop-down menu.
A new online series created by Albertans for Albertans.
Healthcare 101 can help you navigate the system for yourself
and your loved ones. This collaborative project includes
government and non-government organizations, services and
• Visit myhealth.alberta.ca/HC101.
LGBTQ+/Sexual and Gender Diversity
Health-related resources and education to create safer and
more welcoming healthcare environments for LGBTQ+ people:
• Visit ahs.ca/lgbtq.
Seniors’ Programs and Services Information Guide
The government of Alberta’s guide to seniors’ programs and
supports, including financial assistance, housing, health and
recreation, leisure and more:
• Visit seniors.alberta.ca; search: seniors’ program
information guide 2017.