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Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP)

The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta

Workshop Sessions

May include Diabetes the Basics, Craving Changes, Heart Wise, Ready for Change, Stress Less, Time to Move, and Sleep Well:

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).

Diabetes the Basics

Diabetes The Basics is offered as a two-part group session led by AHS professionals who share their expertise, provide information and encourage discussions that can help participants better manage their condition.

  • Rocky Mountain House, June 6, 13 & 20 (details)
  • Olds, June 6 & 13 (details)
  • Drayton Valley, June 12 (details)
  • Drumheller, June 6, 13 & 20 (details)
  • Red Deer, June 3, 4, 10, 11, 18, 24 & 25 (details)
  • Camrose, June 26 & July 10 (details)

Heart Wise

Heart Wise Managing Cholesterol and Blood Pressure is a free, two-part group session offered by Alberta Health Services.

Move Your Mood

Eight-week healthy lifestyle program for children and youth promoting the benefits of physical activity, healthy eating and positive coping to enhance mental and physical wellness.

  • Vermilion, May 2 to June 20 (details)

Sleep Well

Discover tips to help you sleep better, reasons why you may have trouble falling asleep, and the important link between quality sleep and good health.

  • Drayton Valley, June 17 (details)

Stress Less

Learn about the different levels of stress, stress triggers, the effects of stress on the body and ways to remove, reduce, and prevent stress.

  • Rocky Mountain House, June 26 (details)

Supervised Exercise Information Sessions

Teaches participants with chronic conditions how to exercise safely, prevent injury and stay on track for living healthy

Weight Management Workshops

Numerous specialized workshops that offer safe and effective strategies to keep a health lifestyle and weight.

For more information visit our website www.ahs.ca/ahlp (central zone tab).or our service listing for contact information.

The Truth about What Works

Workshops offer safe, effective strategies to keep pounds under control

Balance and Mobility Program

A free eight-week program starts next month to help seniors prevent falls, primarily in the home.

  • Daysland, multiple locations and times from March 6, (details)

Healthy Living Centre / The Fitness Centre

Camrose - offers a variety of health information sessions and classes with a focus on prevention and promotion, clinical rehabilitation and chronic illness and is an extension of the Community Rehabilitation Program. (Partnered with the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services) Various times and dates, see Healthy Living Centre for details.

Mental Health

Ready for Change

Learn about making healthy lifestyle choices to improve health, including the steps involved in making a healthy lifestyle change, and ways to make changes that will work for you.

  • Drayton Valley, June 24 (details)

Nutrition

Eating Away From Home and on Special Occasions

Free workshop led by AHS health professionals. Learn how buffets, parties, vacation and holiday eating can affect caloric intake.

Goodbye Mealtime Struggles

Offers tips and support in dealing with young picky eaters.

  • No listings at this time

Infant Nutrition

Registered dietitians answer questions about introducing solids and textures.

  • Red Deer, June 19 & July 17 (details)

Lifestyle Change: A Toolkit for Success

Free workshop led by AHS health professionals who share their expertise and guide interactive group sessions.

  • No listings at this time

Managing Emotional Eating

Workshops offer safe, effective strategies to form positive food relationships.

  • Rocky Mountain House, June 5 & 12 (details)
  • Red Deer, June 11, 18 & 25 (details)

Nutrition: The Top Five Tips To Reduce Calories

Learn the top five ways to lower calories and practice new strategies.

  • No listings at this time

Nutrition Labels: Reading Between the Lines

Learn about label reading and understanding the nutrition facts table.

Pre and Post Natal

Expectant parents are encouraged to start planning now for their journey from pregnancy to delivery and the arrival of their newborn. Prenatal education is an important tool to help you understand what is ahead. View list of upcoming classes by town / date:

Starting Off Healthy

  • no listings at this time

View our Prenatal Education Programs service listing for more information and contact info.

QuitCore

Quit Core 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.

  • No listings at this time

For more information visit AlbertaQuits.ca.

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

  • no listings at this time

Seniors Fall Prevention - Balance & Mobility

New eight week program

  • no listings at this time