equipment and supplies:
Alberta Healthy Living Program
Education, workshops and information
to manage chronic illnesses and injuries:
Fire safety for seniors
Tips to fireproof a home and prepare for
an emergency evacuation if you have
Injury Prevention Centre
Located at the University of Alberta, thisprovincewide centre offers a programcalled Finding Balance, which aims toprevent seniors’ falls:•;Visit;injurypreventioncentre.ca.
Medication tracking tools
An online guide with printable pages,
apps and online programs to track daily
medications and medical history:
Take Action: Fall Prevention Guide
An Alberta Health Services’ publicationwith the latest research on how seniorscan prevent falls and injuries:•;Visit;ahs.ca;;search:;take;action.
Alberta Blue Cross
Premium-free supplementary seniors
health benefits that are not covered by
the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan,
for seniors benefit
Alberta Seniors Benefit
Additional healthcare benefits for people
65 and older on a low income. This can
be a monthly income supplement to the
Old Age Security pension, as well as
Dental and optical assistance
Government of Alberta subsidies for
dental and optical care for low-income
seniors 65 and older:
dental and optical.
and food access
Guide to making healthier food and
Recipes and information about how toeat healthy, read labels, set achievablegoals for a balanced diet and more:•;Visit;ahs.ca;;search:;healthy;eating.
Food hampers for low-income seniors
and discounted grocery, bread and
People on a fixed income in Edmontoncan order a monthly grocery basket offruits, vegetables and meat at a discount:•;Visit;wecanfood.com•;Phone;780-413-4525.
Community Kitchen Program ofCalgary, Good Food Box
A Good Food Box delivery includes fresh
fruits and vegetables once a month at a
services tab; then Good Food Box
Thrive grocery delivery serviceVolunteers with the Kerby Centre inCalgary deliver groceries andprescriptions to seniors with mobilityissues. The program also createsopportunities to socialize for seniors wholive alone:•;Visit;kerbycentre.com•;Phone;403-234-6571.
Help to end
Alberta;Elder;Abuse;Awareness;CouncilAlbertans who raise awareness aboutand build community responses to elderabuse. Links to services, resources andsupports in communities across Alberta:•;Visit;albertaelderabuse.ca.
Family Violence Line
and referrals—available in 200 languages: