The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta
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.
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.
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.
Learn about the different levels of stress, stress triggers, the effects of stress on the body and ways to remove, reduce, and prevent stress.
Supervised Exercise Information Sessions
Teaches participants with chronic conditions how to exercise safely, prevent injury and stay on track for living healthy
Numerous specialized workshops that offer safe and effective strategies to keep a health lifestyle and weight.
The Truth about What Works
Workshops offer safe, effective strategies to keep pounds under control
A free eight-week program starts next month to help seniors prevent falls, primarily in the home.
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.
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.
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.
Registered dietitians answer questions about introducing solids and textures.
Lifestyle Change: A Toolkit for Success
Free workshop led by AHS health professionals who share their expertise and guide interactive group sessions.
Managing Emotional Eating
Workshops offer safe, effective strategies to form positive food relationships.
Nutrition: The Top Five Tips To Reduce Calories
Learn the top five ways to lower calories and practice new strategies.
Nutrition Labels: Reading Between the Lines
Learn about label reading and understanding the nutrition facts table.
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
View our Prenatal Education Programs service listing for more information and contact info.
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.
For more information visit AlbertaQuits.ca.
Rehabilitation works to support wellness and quality of life, and improve the ability to participate in meaningful life
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
New eight week program