Continuing Care: Planning Ahead
Resources to plan for long-termhealthcare, and supports for financialmanagement, healthy living and more:•;Visit;ahs.ca/continuingcare.
Office of the Public Guardian andTrustee
Personal and non-financial advancecare planning options for those who areunable or may become unable to makedecisions for themselves:•;Visit;alberta.ca;;search:;public;guardian•;Phone;1-877-427-4525.
Alberta Caregiver College
A virtual college with online courses,lectures and tools to help caregivers learnhow to care for their loved ones. Thecourses were developed by the GlenroseRehabilitation Hospital and AHS:•;Visit;caregivercollege.ca.
Resources, programs and links to supportgroups and organizations for caregivers.
Caregivers can call for one-on-onesupport and advice from an advisor:•;Visit;caregiversalberta.ca•;Phone;1-877-453-5088.
Long-term care centres and otherfacilities across Alberta offer respite carefor family caregivers. A home care casemanager will complete your application:•;Phone;811.
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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 andindividuals:
• 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 yourselfand your loved ones. This collaborative project includesgovernment and non-government organizations, services andresources:
• Visit myhealth.alberta.ca/HC101.
LGBTQ+/Sexual and Gender Diversity
Health-related resources and education to create safer andmore 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 andsupports, including financial assistance, housing, health andrecreation, leisure and more:
• Visit seniors.alberta.ca; search: seniors’ programinformation guide 2017.